Barney Van Arsdalen

1809–
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Barney

When Barney Van Arsdalen was born in 1809, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, his father, Simon Van Arsdalen, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Verbryke, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Simon Van Arsdalen
1772–
Sarah Verbryke
1772–1859
Abraham Van Arsdalen
1807–
Barney Van Arsdalen
1809–
Simon Van Arsdalen
1810–
John Brooks Van Arsdalen
1812–
Garrett B. Van Arsdall
1817–1871

Parents and Siblings

    Simon Van Arsdalen

    Male1772–Male

    Female1772–1859Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 3

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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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