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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jacob T. Eckerson
1740–1810
Annatje Demarest
1757–1847
Marriage: 1 May 1786
Jan Eckerson
1787–1873
Jannytie Eckerson
1796–

Spouse and Children

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

(2)

    Jan Eckerson

    Male1787–1873Male

    Jannytie Eckerson

    Female1796–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Samuel Demarest

    Male1752–1821Male

    David P. Demarest

    Male1755–1820Male

    Female1757–1847Female

    Petrus Demarest

    Male1759–1819Male

    Cornelius N. Demarest

    Male1761–1845Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

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."
1776

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.