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Rachel (VanEtten) Ostrander (1749 - abt. 1825)

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Rachel Ostrander formerly VanEtten
Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, USamap
Profile manager: Vivian Kahn private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 13 Dec 2017
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She was baptized on 21 Aug 1749 at Rhinebeck Flats Reformed Dutch Church in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York. [1]

Rachel VanEtten married Elias Ostrander [p248 #6934] & they had about 9 children.

She died about 1825 & was buried at Ithaca Cemetery in Ithaca, New York.


  1. Rhinebeck Flats Reformed Dutch Church Record for baptism on 21 Aug 1749 of Rachel Van Etten with sponsors Benjamin Steenbergen & his wife Rachel Seiland.
  • Concerning the Van Bunschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America: A Genealogy & Brief History p771 by William Henry Van Benschoten published=1907 by West Park-On-Hudson


* Van Etten-102 was created through the import of 124-DeCoursey.ged on 14 Sep 2010.

* Van Etten-154 was created through the import of MASTER2011WIKITREE.GED on 27 Jan 2011.

* Vanetten-58 was created through the import of LJM Family File 10.1.ged by Vivian Kahn on 28 Oct 2012.

* VanEtten-450 was created on 13 Dec 2017 by G. Redmond.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Rachel by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Rachel:

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On 13 Dec 2017 at 11:57 GMT G (Redmond) R wrote:

Vanetten-58 and VanEtten-450 appear to represent the same person because: duplicate profiles with same parents & husband

Rachel is 17 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 22 degrees from Katy Jurado and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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