Cornelius Bergen

1775–1831 (Age 55)
Roycefield, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Cornelius

When Cornelius Bergen was born on 29 April 1775, in Roycefield, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, his father, John Bergen, was 28 and his mother, Altje Rapalje, was 31. He married Nancy Ann Hart on 5 November 1811. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 31 January 1831, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Bergen
1775–1831
Nancy Ann Hart
1791–
Marriage: 5 November 1811
Aletta Bergen
1812–1875
Susanah Bergen
1816–1840
John C Bergen
1820–1864
Cornelius Bergen
1822–1907
James C Bergen
1823–1866
Maria Bergen
1825–
Abigail Bergen
1828–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1775–1831Male

  • Nancy Ann Hart

    Female1791–Female

MARRIAGE
5 November 1811
children

(7)

  • Aletta Bergen

    Female1812–1875Female

  • Susanah Bergen

    Female1816–1840Female

  • John C Bergen

    Male1820–1864Male

  • Cornelius Bergen

    Male1822–1907Male

  • Male1823–1866Male

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 1

New Jersey is the 3rd state.
1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 15

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.2 German: inflected variant of Berg (originally after a preposition, as in an or zu Bergen).3 Swedish: variant of Berg .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Descendants of Hans Hansen Bergen
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970

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