Marta Colesberg

22 February 1750–
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Marta

When Marta Colesberg was born on 22 February 1750, her father, Henrick Colesberg, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Guest, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Henrick Colesberg
1702–1760
Elizabeth Guest
1709–1771
Rachael Kalsberg
1728–
Mary Anna Colesberg
1730–1800
Elizabeth Colesberg
1732–1785
Jacob Colesburg
1734–1797
Swen Colesburg
1736–
Hendrich Colsberg
1739–
William Kalsberg
1742–1783
William Colsberry
1742–
Susanna Colesberg
1744–
Susanna Kalsberg
1744–
Marta Kalsberg
1750–
Marta Colesberg
1750–
Ann Kalsberg
1751–1786
Isaac Colesberg
1752–

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World Events (8)

1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

Age 4

From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 31

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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Sources (2)

  • Marta Colsberg, "Delaware Baptisms, 1697-1886"
  • Marta Colesberg, "Delaware Births and Christenings, 1710-1896"

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