Gerret A. ECKERSON

Male 1775 - 1862  (87 years)


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  • Name Gerret A. ECKERSON  [1
    Born 2 Jul 1775  Clarkstown, Rockland Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 961336E0ECE541D5A288DEBA82433B066EAA 
    Died 16 Dec 1862  Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Wright Cemetery, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16756  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 

    Father Abraham ECKERSON,   b. 2 Mar 1747, Tappan, Rockland Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 28 Sep 1834, Wesley, Washington Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Dirkie WESTERVELT,   b. 5 Oct 1750, Schraalenburg, Bergen County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1818, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Tappan, Rockland Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F6079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marya ECKERSON,   b. 16 Aug 1778, Schraalenburg, Bergen County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1859, Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1799  Tappan Reformed, Rockland Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Dirckje ECKERSON,   b. 29 Dec 1800, Clarkstown, Rockland Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edward ECKERSON,   b. 23 Oct 1802, Clarkstown, Rockland Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1886, Waterford Twp, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Katherine ECKERSON,   b. 23 May 1806,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Abram ECKERSON,   b. 7 Nov 1808, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1868, Liverpool Twp, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Jacob ECKERSON,   b. 5 Apr 1809,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth ACKERSON,   b. 26 Apr 1812, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1890, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Mary Ann ECKERSON,   b. 17 May 1819, Licking Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 
    Family ID F6145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1775 - Clarkstown, Rockland Co, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Dec 1862 - Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !BIRTH: "The Blauvelt Family in Nova Scotia," compiled by Robert Brook Blauveldt, 1939

      !DEATH: "The Blauvelt Family in Nova Scotia," compiled by Robert Brook Blauveldt, 1939

      BAPM:
      DATE 6 Aug 1775
      PLAC Clarkstown Reformed Dutch Church, Rockland Co, NJ SOUR "The Blauvelt Family in Nova Scotia," compiled by Robert Brook Blauveldt, 1939

      !BURIAL: "The Ackerson/Eckerson Family in America," Compiled by Ethel Konight Kolenut, 1991

      WILL: (dated); filed in Fulton Co, IL

      _FA1:
      PLAC War of 1812; Major
      SOUR "The Ackerson/Eckerson Family in America," Compiled by Ethel Konight Kolenut, 1991

      _FA2:
      PLAC Witnesses at bapt: Gerret Westervelt, Maria Westervelt SOUR "The Ackerson/Eckerson Family in America," Compiled by Ethel Konight Kolenut, 1991

      War of 1812 military record as follows:
      Colonel John Dodd's Regiment of Infantry, NJ;
      Detailed Militia, 1814;
      Brigadier-General Wm. Colfax's brigade stationed at the Highlands, near Sandy Hook, NJ;
      Major, enrolled 1 Sep 1814;
      Discharged 28 Nov 1814.
      ________________________________________________________________________________
      ____

      1850 IL Census: Fulton Co. Lewistown Twp. Family #35:

      Garret Ackerson 74 M Farmer $2000 NY
      Mary 70 F NJ
      Maria Keeler 14 F IL ________________________________________________________________________________
      ____

      !MARRIAGE: "The Ackerson/Eckerson Family in America," Compiled by Ethel Konight Kolenut, 1991 [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S299] Daniel Clark Smith Gedcom, Daniel Clark Smith (Reliability: 2).