Annatje Demarest

8 March 1757–28 November 1847 (Age 90)
Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Annatje

When Annatje Demarest was born on 8 March 1757, in Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, her father, Peter John Demarest, was 31 and her mother, Maria Demarest, was 23. She married Jacob T. Eckerson on 1 May 1786, in Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 28 November 1847, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saddle River, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob T. Eckerson
Annatje Demarest
Marriage: 1 May 1786
Jan Eckerson
Jannytie Eckerson

Spouse and Children

1 May 1786
Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States


    Jan Eckerson


    Jannytie Eckerson


Parents and Siblings



    Samuel Demarest


    David P. Demarest



    Petrus Demarest


    Cornelius N. Demarest


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World Events (8)


Age 18

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 24

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

French: regional variant of Desmarais .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annatje Demarest, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Annatje DeMarest Eckerson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hannah Ackerson in entry for John J. Ackerson, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"

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