Magdalena Van Etten

April 1762–
Machackemeck, Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Magdalena

When Magdalena Van Etten was born in April 1762, in Machackemeck, Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Cornelis W Van Etten, was 38 and her mother, Heyltjen Westbrook, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Cornelis W Van Etten
1724–1830
Heyltjen Westbrook
1719–
Antie Van Etten
1746–1815
Johannes Van Etten
1751–1830
Gideon Van Etten
1754–
Magdalena Van Etten
1759–1760
Magdalena Van Etten
1762–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 14

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

Age 14

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 32

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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  • Magdalena Van Etten, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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