Charity Gitte Geertje Amerman

1741–1822 (Age 80)
Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Charity Gitte Geertje

When Charity Gitte Geertje Amerman was born on 2 September 1741, in Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, Paules Amerman, was 29 and her mother, Alida Reynierson Van Hengel, was 26. She had at least 5 sons and 7 daughters with Hendrick Gulick. She died on 3 May 1822, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Franklin Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States.

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Charity Gitte Geertje Amerman
Hendrick Gulick
Derrick Hulick
Jane Gulick
Pourval Gulick
Alida Gulick
Charity Geertje Gulick
Powell Gulick
Catharine Gulick
Arreante Gulick
Anna Gulick
Gilbert H. Gulick
Magdalena Gulick
Hendrick Gulick

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World Events (6)


Age 34

"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."

Age 35

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 45

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a charcoal burner.2 Americanized spelling of German Ammermann ( see Ammerman ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Gerte in entry for Magdelna Gulek, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Gerte in entry for Anna Geulek, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Gerte in entry for Catrina Gulik, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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