John Van Buren

10 February 1810–13 October 1866 (Age 56)
Hudson, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Van Buren was born on 10 February 1810, in Hudson, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, President Martin Van Buren, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Goes, was 26. He married Elizabeth Van Der Poel on 22 June 1841, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in New York County, New York, United States in 1860. In 1830, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as lawyer. He died on 13 October 1866, in At Sea, at the age of 56, and was buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States.

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John Van Buren
Elizabeth Van Der Poel
Marriage: 22 June 1841
Sarah Anna Vanderpool Van Buren

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1841Albany, Albany, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 2
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 15
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Story Highlight

    President Martin Van Buren

    President Martin VAN BUREN From:Biographical Sketches of the Distinguished Men of Columbia County, NY, page 70-71"MARTIN VAN BUREN was born at Kinderhook, on the 5th day of December, 1782. His father, …

    Sources (10)

    • John Van Beuren in household of Abm Van Beuren, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John M. Van Buren in entry for Sarah Van Buren, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
    • John Vanburen, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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