Winfield Van Steenbergh

Maleabout 1863–

Brief Life History of Winfield

When Winfield Van Steenbergh was born about 1863, in Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Abraham Van Steenbergh, was 52 and his mother, Ann Smith, was 45. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States in 1880.

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Abraham Van Steenbergh
Ann Smith
Emeline Van Steemburgh
Winfield Van Steenbergh
John Henry Van Steenbergh
Alvaretta Van Steenburg
Sarah Irene Van Steenbergh
John B. Van Steenbergh
Walter Van Steenbergh

Sources (3)

  • Winfield Van Steenburgh in household of Abram Vansteenburgh, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Winfield Van Steenberg in household of Abraham Van Steenberg, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Winfield Van Steenburg in household of Abram Van Steenburg, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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