Jefferson Campbell Van Dyke

16 January 1801–1861 (Age 59)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jefferson Campbell Van

When Jefferson Campbell Van Dyke was born on 16 January 1801, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas John Van Dyke, was 24 and his mother, Penelope Smith Campbell, was 17. He married Eliza R. Cocke on 12 October 1829, in Greene, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1861, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Campbell Van Dyke
1801–1861
Eliza R. Cocke
1806–
Marriage: 12 October 1829
Sarah Gille Van Dyck
1831–
Vandalia Van Dyck
1833–
Caroline van Dyck
1835–
Vandalia Ruffin van Dyke
1838–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1829
Greene, Alabama, United States
children

(4)

    Sarah Gille Van Dyck

    Female1831–Female

    Vandalia Van Dyck

    Male1833–Male

    Caroline van Dyck

    Female1835–Female

    Vandalia Ruffin van Dyke

    Female1838–1916Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English diche, dike, Old English dīc ‘dike’, ‘earthwork’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a ditcher or a topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or dike. The medieval dike was larger and more prominent than the modern ditch, and was usually constructed for purposes of defense rather than drainage.2 Americanized spelling of Dutch Dijk ( see Dyck ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jefferson C. Van Dyke, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Jeff Van Dyke in entry for Vannie Ruflin Pegrom, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Jefferson C. Van Dyke, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"

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