Elizabeth Van Orden

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Van Orden was born on 7 October 1765, in New York, United States, her father, Matheus Vanorden, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Ruttan, was 32. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with John Burnett. She died on 8 August 1836, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 70.

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John Burnett
Elizabeth Van Orden
Matthew Burnett
John Nelson Burnett
Hannah Burnett
Catherine Burnett
Thomas Wellington Burnett
Mary Burnett
Martha Burnett

Sources (5)

  • Elisabeth Van Orden, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Elizabeth Sarah in entry for Elizabeth Burnett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elisabeth Van Orden, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

World Events (8)


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


New York is the 11th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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