Elsje Vandewater

1698–1802 (Age 104)
Greene, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Elsje

Elsje Vandewater was born in 1698, in Greene, New York, United States. She married Wiensan Bresee about 1716, in Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1802, at the age of 104, and was buried in Churchtown, Taghkanic, Columbia, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wiensan Bresee
1695–1750
Elsje Vandewater
1698–1802
Marriage: about 1716
Christina Bressie Brusie
1717–1757
Margaretha Brussi
1717–
Andres Brussy
1722–1825
Jan John Bressie
1724–1758
Jannetje Bresee
1719–
Peter Bresee
1721–
Tuenis Anthony Bressie
1723–
Catharina Bresie
1725–1766
Margaret Bresee
1726–
Antje Bresse
1727–1768
Jan Bresee
1730–
Cornelis Bresy
1733–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1716Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1776
    Age 78
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 78
    New York is the 11th state.
    1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution
    Age 79
    The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch (Van de Water): topographic name for someone who lived next to a water.

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

    Sources (5)

    • Elsgen in entry for Margreth Bruschi, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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