Maria Lawyer

24 October 1766–13 September 1828 (Age 61)
Schoharie, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Maria

When Maria Lawyer was born on 24 October 1766, in Schoharie, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Johannes I Lawyer Jr, was 41 and her mother, Christina Sternberg, was 34. She married Bartholomeus Swart on 28 November 1786, in Schoharie, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 September 1828, in Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bartholomeus Swart
1767–1832
Maria Lawyer
1766–1828
Marriage: 28 November 1786
Josiah Swart
1786–1846
Christina Swart
1789–1801
Gertruid Swart
1792–1801
Johannes Lawyer Swart
1795–1859
Adam Vrooman Swart
1797–
Peter Snyder Swart
1801–1875
Jacob Mone Swart
1803–1878
Batholomew Swart
1806–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1786
Schoharie, Albany, New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Male1748–1827Male

    Christina LAWYER

    Female1751–1754Female

    Johannes Lawyer III

    Male1751–1818Male

    Female1752–1824Female

    David Lawyer

    Male1757–1833Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 10

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 17

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

Anglicized form of Dutch Lauwer, occupational name for a tanner or leather worker.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria Lawyer, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Maria Lawyer, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Maria Lawyer, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

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