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  (b. 5 December 1782 Kinderhook, Crown Colony of New York   d. 24 July 1862 Kinderhook, New York, USA )  
Cause of Death: catarrh of the throat and lungs

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Martin VAN BUREN was born 5 December 1782 in Kinderhook, Crown Colony of New York. Martin VAN BUREN was the child of ?   and   ?

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Martin  married  Hannah HOES 21 February 1807 in Coxsackie, Greene, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Hannah HOES  was born 8 March 1783 in Kinderhook, New York, USA.  Hannah died 5 February 1819 in Catskill, New York, USA. 

Martin VAN BUREN died 24 July 1862 in Kinderhook, New York, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States

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Did You Know?America - Did you know? January 1, 1892 - Ellis Island becomes chief immigration station of the U.S.
Did You Know?New York was named after the English Duke of York and Albany (and the brother of England's King Charles II) in 1664 when the region called New Amsterdam was taken from the Dutch. (

Prior to 1664 - New Amsterdam
1664 - 1687 - New York Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1788 - Crown Colony of New York
July 26, 1788 - Virginia becomes 11th U.S. state

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Martin VAN BUREN


Martin VAN BUREN married flag female ancestor Hannah HOES-- Date: 21 February 1807 Place: Coxsackie, Greene, New York, USA

Children of Martin VAN BUREN and Hannah HOES:

flag male ancestor Abraham VAN BUREN (b.27 November 1807, Kinderhook, New York, USA  d. 15 March 1873, Manhattan, New York, USA )

flag male ancestor John M VAN BUREN (b.18 February 1810,  Columbia County, New York, USA  d. 13 October 1866, Atlantic Ocean / Pacific Ocean )

flag male ancestor Martin VAN BUREN (b.20 December 1812, Hudson, New York, USA  d. 19 March 1855, Paris, France)

flag baby boy ancestor Winfield Scott VAN BUREN (b.abt. 1814, Columbia, New York, USA  d. abt. 1814, Columbia, New York, USA)

flag male ancestor Smith Thompson VAN BUREN (b.16 January 1817, Hudson, New York, USA  d. 10 December 1876, Columbia, New York, USA)

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1782 Birth
5 December 1782
Kinderhook, New York, USA
MARTIN VAN BUREN, the eighth President of the United States, was born at Kinderbook, N. Y., December 5, 1782. He died at the same place, July 24, 1862. His body rests in the cemetery at Kinderhook. Above it is a plain granite shaft, fifteen feet high, bearing a simple inscription about half-way up on one face. The lot is unfenced, unbordered or unbounded by shrub or flower.

There is but little in the life of Martin Van Buren of romantic interest. He fought no battles, engaged in no wild adventures. Though his life was stormy in political and intellectual conflicts, and he gained many signal victories, his days passed uneventful in those incidents which give zest to biography. His ancestors, as his name indicates, were of Dutch origin, and were among the earliest emigrants from Holland to the banks of the Hudson. His father was a farmer, residing in the old town of Kinderhook. His mother, also of Dutch lineage, was a woman of superior intelligence and exemplary piety.

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
1807 Marriage / Partner
Martin VAN BUREN and Hannah HOES 21 February 1807, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, USA
1807 Birth of Child
Abraham VAN BUREN was born 27 November 1807, Kinderhook, New York, USA
1810 Birth of Child
John M VAN BUREN was born 18 February 1810, Columbia County, New York, USA
1812 Birth of Child
Martin VAN BUREN was born 20 December 1812, Hudson, New York, USA
1817 Birth of Child
Smith Thompson VAN BUREN was born 16 January 1817, Hudson, New York, USA
1819 Death of Spouse/Partner
Hannah HOES died 5 February 1819, Catskill, New York, USA
1837 - March 4 - Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) becomes 8th President of the United States
In 1832, Van Buren became vice president; in 1836, president. The Panic of 1837 overshadowed his term. He attributed it to the overexpansion of the credit and favored the establishment of an independent treasury as repository for the federal funds. In 1840, he established a 10-hour day on public works. Defeated by Harrison in 1840, he was the leading contender for the Democratic nomination in 1844 until he publicly opposed immediate annexation of Texas, and was subsequently beaten by the Southern delegations at the Baltimore convention. This incident increased his growing misgivings about the slave power.

After working behind the scenes among the anti-slavery Democrats, Van Buren joined in the movement that led to the Free-Soil Party and became its candidate for president in 1848. He subsequently returned to the Democratic Party while continuing to object to its pro-Southern policy.

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
1855 Death of Child
Martin VAN BUREN died 19 March 1855, Paris, France
Martin VAN BUREN - Grave
Kinderhook Reformed Church Cemetery Kinderhook Columbia County New York, USA
1862 Death
24 July 1862
Kinderhook, New York, USA
died at Kinderhook, New York

Martin is buried at: Kinderhook Reformed Church Cemetery Kinderhook Columbia County New York, USA
Name: Martin Van Buren
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1862
Event Place: Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 05 Dec 1782
Death Date: 24 Jul 1862
Affiliate Record Identifier: 1054
Cemetery: Kinderhook Reformed Church Cemetery

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 June 2015), Martin Van Buren, 1862; Burial, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States of America, Kinderhook Reformed Church Cemetery; citing record ID 1054, Find a Grave,
Added: 7/8/2014 11:31:30 AM - Updated: 3/1/2023 11:14:06 AM

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