Margarita Janse Viele

29 April 1753–20 July 1840 (Age 87)
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life of Margarita Janse

When Margarita Janse Viele was born on 29 April 1753, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States, her father, Johannes Cornelise Viele, was 33 and her mother, Debora Abrahamse Glen, was 31. She married Eldert Ament after 1768. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 20 July 1840, at the age of 87, and was buried in Nunda, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eldert Ament
1751–1798
Margarita Janse Viele
1753–1840
Marriage: after 1768
John Viele Ament
1783–1815
Hannah Ament
1788–1873
William Ament
1788–
Maria Ament
1790–1863
Edward Lewis Ament
1792–1847
Rebecca Ament
1797–1872

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
after 1768
children

(6)

    John Viele Ament

    Male1783–1815Male

    Hannah Ament

    Female1788–1873Female

    William Ament

    Male1788–Male

    Maria Ament

    Female1790–1863Female

    Edward Lewis Ament

    Male1792–1847Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Debora Janse Viele

    Female1750–1837Female

    Female1753–1840Female

    Maria Janse Viele

    Female1755–Female

    Cornelis Janse Viele

    Male1759–Male

    Susanna Janse Viele

    Female1760–Female

World Events (6)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 23

New York is the 11th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 47

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname from Old French vieil, viel ‘old’.2 variant of German Viel .3 Southern Italian (Apulia): unexplained.

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

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  • Margarita Janse Viele Ament, "Find A Grave Index"

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