Cornelis Rapalje

1722–1777
New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Cornelis

When Cornelis Rapalje was christened on 1 July 1722, in New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jeronymus Teunisen Rapalje, was 24 and his mother, Altjeallette Vanarsdalen, was 30. He married Mary Anderson on 17 October 1743. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 5 October 1777, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Cornelis Rapalje
1722–1777
Mary Anderson
1722–1777
Marriage: 17 October 1743
Altje Rapalje
1744–1815
Jeromis Rapalje
1749–
George Anderson Rapalje
1747–
Jakamintje Rapalje
1749–1777
Mary Rapalje
1751–
Saertie Rapalje
1754–1813
Jeromus Rappelyea
1757–1831
Elisebet Rappelye
1760–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 October 1743
children

(8)

  • Female1744–1815Female

  • George Anderson Rapalje

    Male1747–Male

  • Jakamintje Rapalje

    Female1749–1777Female

  • Jeromis Rapalje

    Male1749–Male

  • Mary Rapalje

    Female1751–Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Tunis Rapalje

    Male1710–1734Male

  • Female1720–Female

  • Female1720–Female

  • Sarah Rapelje

    Female1720–Female

  • Male1722–1777Male

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1775

"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."
1776

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

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelius Rappleyea, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Cornelus Rapelle in entry for George Anderson Rapelle, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Cornelus Rapelle in entry for George Anderson Rapelle, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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