Elizabeth Spraker ( Sprecher) ( Spregler)

about 1778–1880 (Age 102)
Stone Arabia, Palatine, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Spraker ( Sprecher) ( Spregler) was born about 1778, in Stone Arabia, Palatine, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, George Spraker Sr, was 42 and her mother, Maria Elizabeth Haus, was 44. She married Martin VanBuren IV about 1800, in Kinderhook, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1880, at the age of 102.

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Martin VanBuren IV
Elizabeth Spraker ( Sprecher) ( Spregler)
Marriage: about 1800
Martin VanBuren V
Joseph Spregler Van Buren
Marten Spregler Van Buren
Mary Ann Spregler Van Buren

Spouse and Children

about 1800
Kinderhook, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

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.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 19

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 30

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Spreker ‘speaker’, an occupational name for someone who acted as the speaker on behalf of a community, or for a poet. Compare Sprakers, name of a place east of Canajoharie in the Mohawk Valley.

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

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