Auke Amerman

1747–
Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Auke

When Auke Amerman was born on 19 July 1747, in Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, his father, Paules Amerman, was 35 and his mother, Alida Reynierson Van Hengel, was 32. He married Seitie Ditmars in 1773, in Somerset, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Auke Amerman
1747–
Seitie Ditmars
1748–1832
Marriage: 1773
Aleda Amerman
1778–
Aeltie Amerman
1780–
Neltie Amerman
1781–
Gertie Amerman
1784–
Janite Amerman
1786–
Poulus O. Amerman
1787–1840
Wilimte Amerman
1791–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1747–Male

  • Seitie Ditmars

    Female1748–1832Female

MARRIAGE
1773
Somerset, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

  • Aleda Amerman

    Female1778–Female

  • Female1780–Female

  • Neltie Amerman

    Female1781–Female

  • Gertie Amerman

    Female1784–Female

  • Janite Amerman

    Female1786–Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 28

"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 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780

Age 33

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a charcoal burner.2 Americanized spelling of German Ammermann ( see Ammerman ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Ouke Amerman in entry for Aleda Amerman, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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