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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Cornelis W Van Etten
Heyltjen Westbrook
Antie Van Etten
Johannes Van Etten
Gideon Van Etten
Magdalena Van Etten
Magdalena Van Etten

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World Events (8)


Age 14

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

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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