Angenietje Van Brunt

Brief Life History of Angenietje

When Angenietje Van Brunt was born on 9 February 1735, in Marlboro, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Nicholas Corneliuse Van Brunt, was 50 and her mother, Geesje Hendrickson, was 32. She married Albert Garretse Schenck on 13 April 1755, in Freehold Borough, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 8 March 1814, in Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 79.

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Albert Garretse Schenck
Angenietje Van Brunt
Marriage: 13 April 1755
Garret Albertse Schenck
Maria Schenck
Mariah Schenck
William Schenck
Catharine Albertse Schenck
Nicholas Albertsen Schenck
Ana Schenck
Hendrick Albertsen Schenck
Albert Albertsen Schenck
Abraham Albertse Schenk
John Albert Schenck
Anna Schenck
Cornelius Schenck
Angenietje Schenck
Rachel Schenck
Isaac Albertsen Schenck

Sources (11)

  • Angenietje V Brunt, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Angienietie V Brunt in entry for Nicolas Schenck, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Anginietie Van Brunt in entry for Catrina Schenk, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

World Events (5)


"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


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


New Jersey is the 3rd state.

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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