Margaret Edmunds

1784–1845 (Age 61)
Duanesburg, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Edmunds was born in 1784, in Duanesburg, Schenectady, New York, United States, her father, Caleb Edmonds, was 39 and her mother, Margaret, was 39. She married Harmanus Van Vranken in 1802, in Duanesburg, Schenectady, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 September 1845, in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Edmunds
1784–1845
Harmanus Van Vranken
1779–1852
Marriage: 1802
Garrett L. Van Vranken
1803–1840
Caleb Van Vranken
1807–1873
Alida Van Vranken
1808–1873
Louise Van Vranken
1810–
Fidelia Van Vranken
1814–
Edmunds Van Vranken
1825–1852
Fidelia Van Vranken
1827–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1784–1845Female

  • Harmanus Van Vranken

    Male1779–1852Male

MARRIAGE
1802
Duanesburg, Schenectady, New York, United States
children

(7)

  • Male1803–1840Male

  • Caleb Van Vranken

    Male1807–1873Male

  • Alida Van Vranken

    Female1808–1873Female

  • Louise Van Vranken

    Female1810–Female

  • Fidelia Van Vranken

    Female1814–Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Caleb Edmonds

    Male1745–1797Male

  • Margaret

    Female1745–1797Female

siblings

(5)

  • Joseph Edmonds

    Male1770–Male

  • Robert Edmonds

    Male1775–Male

  • Mary Edmonds

    Female1779–Female

  • Female1784–1845Female

  • Sarah Edmonds

    Female1788–1865Female

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.
1803

Age 19

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English (also common in South Wales): patronymic from the personal name Edmund ( see Edmond ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Van Franken in entry for Caleb Van Franken, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Margaret Van Vraken, "Find A Grave Index"

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