Bernard/Barendt Keyser

12 March 1753–20 October 1837 (Age 84)
Stone Arabia, Palatine, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Bernard/Barendt

When Bernard/Barendt Keyser was born on 12 March 1753, in Stone Arabia, Palatine, Montgomery, New York, United States, his father, Michael Keyser, was 30 and his mother, Dorothy Elizabeth Jung, was 31. He married Gertraut about 1778. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 20 October 1837, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84.

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Bernard/Barendt Keyser
Mary Bernard Seberin
Marriage: 28 April 1790
Mikeal Bernard Keysor
John Petter Keysor
Henry Bernard Keysor
Benjamin Kajser

Spouse and Children

28 April 1790
Palatine, Montgomery, New York, United States


    Mikeal Bernard Keysor


    John Petter Keysor



    Benjamin Kajser


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World Events (6)


Age 23

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

Age 23

New York is the 11th state.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 44

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: from keyser ‘emperor’, modern Dutch keizer (from Latin Caesar). Keyser is a 17th-century spelling. Compare German Kaiser . In addition to the meanings of the German name (nickname, house name, etc.), this was also a status name for the head of a society of marksmen.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Barendt Kajser in entry for Benjamin Kajser, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Bartholom. Keyser in entry for Margaretha Keyser, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Barent Kaiser, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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