Printije van Winkle

1747–1815 (Age 68)
Bergen, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Printije

When Printije van Winkle was born in 1747, in Bergen, New Jersey, United States, her father, Johannis Simeon Van Winkle, was 24 and her mother, Janneke Reyersen, was 27. She married Mr. Post about 1788, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 July 1815, in Wyckoff, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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Mr. Post
Printije van Winkle
Marriage: about 1788
Abraham Post

Spouse and Children

about 1788
Essex, New Jersey, United States


    Abraham Post


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+1 More Child

World Events (6)


Age 28

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 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 36

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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