Elizabeth Van Deussen

14 April 1784–15 September 1861 (Age 77)
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Deussen was born on 14 April 1784, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Abraham William Van Deursen, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 39. She had at least 4 daughters with Isaac Nichols. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 15 September 1861, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Nichols
1748–1835
Elizabeth Van Deussen
1784–1861
Anne Nichols
1808–
Elizabeth Nichols
1810–1892
Susan Nichols
1812–
Caroline Nichols
1814–

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Anne Nichols

    Female1808–Female

    Elizabeth Nichols

    Female1810–1892Female

    Susan Nichols

    Female1812–Female

    Caroline Nichols

    Female1814–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham William Van Deursen

    Male1743–Male

    Elizabeth Phillips

    Female1745–Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 13

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Nichols in household of Joseph L Brown, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Elizabeth Van Deursen, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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