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
Elsje Vandewater
Marriage: about 1716
Christina Bressie Brusie
Margaretha Brussi
Andres Brussy
Jan John Bressie
Jannetje Bresee
Peter Bresee
Tuenis Anthony Bressie
Catharina Bresie
Margaret Bresee
Antje Bresse
Jan Bresee
Cornelis Bresy

Spouse and Children

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


    +7 More Children

    World Events (4)

    Age 78
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    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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