James Van Arsdale

New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Van Arsdale was born in 1838, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Williamson Van Arsdale, was 25 and his mother, Hettie Matilda White, was 24. He lived in Raritan Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1850.

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Williamson Van Arsdale
Hettie Matilda White
Lucretia Van Arsdale
Elizabeth Van Arsdale
Edward B. Van Arsdale
Arnet Nash Van Arsdale
Jane Van Arsdale
James Van Arsdale
Stephen Tunis Van Arsdale
Joseph E. Van Arsdale
George Washington VanArsden
John Van Arsdale
Thomas Burrows Van Arsdale
Matilda Van Arsdale

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World Events (8)

Age 6
The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 32
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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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  • James Vanarsdolen in household of Williamson Vanarsdolen, "United States Census, 1850"

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