Simeon (van Bunschoten) Van Bunschoten

Simeon E (van Bunschoten) Van Bunschoten (1782 - 1868)

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Simeon E Van Bunschoten formerly van Bunschoten
Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 2 Sep 1803 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 22 Nov 2019 | Created 2 Jan 2016
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Simeon was born August 29, 1782 and baptized at the Poughkeepsie Reformed Church.[1]

3820. II. SIMEON E. V.B. m. Sep. 2, 1803, Catlineche Eckert, b. in 1790, dau. of John P. and Mary (Garretson) Eckert. He lived for many years south of Hyde Park, New York, on the Post Road in an old stone Dutch house, now torn down; later he removed to Poughkeepsie. He was a small man, a carpeter by trade. He was drafted in the War of 1812, but sickness interfered with his going. After the death of his wife he lived for a time with his daughter Jane Roff in New York, then went west and made his home with his daughter Sarah Griffen in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he died July 31, 1868, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery there. Catlineche had died May 13, 1839, at Poughkeepsie, and was buried in the old Jefferson St. Graveyard.[2]


  1. Arthur C. M. Kelley, Baptism Records - Poughkeepsie Reformed Church, 1716-1824 (Rhinebeck, N.Y.: Kinship, no date) p. 63. 1782.9.8. No. 1248. Egones Van Buschoten, Jacomyntje Freer; Simeon, b. 8.29. Sponsors: Simeon Freer, Catherine Freer.
  2. William Henry Van Benschoten, Concerning the Van Buschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America, p.p. 715-716.
  • William Henry Van Benschoten, Concerning the Van Buschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America, A Genealogy and Brief History (West Park-On-Hudson: 1907) pp. 711, 715-716.
  • "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 January 2016), Jacomijntje Freer in entry for Simeon Van Bunschoten, 08 Sep 1782; citing POUGHKEEPSIE,DUTCHESS,NEW YORK, reference ; FHL microfilm 17,847.
  • "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2017), Simeon Benschoter, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States; citing 327, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 104; FHL microfilm 17,164.
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Simon A Van Barshutt, 1860.
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #175313923

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