Casparus Blank

26 March 1758–
New York City, New York County, New York, United States

The Life of Casparus

When Casparus Blank was christened on 26 March 1758, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Johannes Blank, was 32 and his mother, Anna Devoe, was 22. He died in United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Blank
1726–1788
Anna Devoe
1736–1759
Johannes or John Blank
1755–1788
Jasper Blank
1756–
John Blank Jr.
1756–
Joseph Blank
1757–
Casparus Blank
1758–

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World Events (3)

1776

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

New York is the 11th state.
1776 · New York Declares Independence

The Declaration of Independence is signed by the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia, however, New York does not sign it. On July 5, 1776, New York's Fourth Provincial Congress meets and endorses the Declaration. The Fourth Provincial Congress officially declares New York's independence on July 9, 1776.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from Middle Low, Middle High German blanc ‘bright’, ‘shining’, ‘white’, ‘beautiful’, Middle Dutch blank ‘fair’, ‘white’.2 Variant spelling of the English and Jewish (Ashkenazic) cognate Blanc or the German cognate Blanck .

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

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