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Guilderland in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain Jacob Van Aernam

 
 
Captain Jacob Van Aernam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 1, 2011
1. Captain Jacob Van Aernam Marker
Inscription.
Captain Jacob Van Aernam
1732 - 1813
Revolutionary hero buried here
Courageous always he fought for
his beloved Country's independence

 
Location. 42° 41.279′ N, 74° 1.045′ W. Marker is in Guilderland, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Brandle Road 0.6 miles north of Altamont-Voorheesville Road (New York State Route 156), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Just south of the railroad grade crossing. Marker is in this post office area: Altamont NY 12009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Van Aernam (approx. mile away); Frederick Crounse (approx. half a mile away); Family Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Altamont High School (approx. one mile away); Severson House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Plank Road (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr F. Crounse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Knower House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guilderland.
 
More about this marker. The marker is at the end of a narrow roadway that leads back to a small cemetery about a dozen yards back from Brandle Road
 
Regarding Captain Jacob Van Aernam.
Captain Jacob Van Aernam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 1, 2011
2. Captain Jacob Van Aernam Marker
Looking south along Brandle Road, with the Helderberg Escarpment in the distance.
On the Captain Jacob Van Aernam farm of 1760, now Oakley Crounse, and adjacent to the south side of the D & H railroad tracks enclosed by an iron fence, are nineteen stones;

Capt. Jacob Van Aernam, died May 5, 1813 aged 80 years. A Captain in the Revolution
Catharine Banker, his wife, died February 15, 1805 aged 70 years
Hester Van Aernam, wife of C.H. Haldron, died 1835 aged 65 years
Thomas Van Aernam, died 1858 aged 84 years
John Van Aernam, died 1831 aged 72 years. A soldier in the Revolution
Mary Vrooman, his wife, died 1852 aged 88 years
Nancy Van Aernam, wife of Richard Waldron, died 1849 aged 72 years
VanVechten Van Aernam, son of Thomas, died 1843 aged 1 year
Sanford Van Aernam, son of Thomas, died 1853 aged 5 years
Nellie Van Aernam, daughter of Thomas, died 1847 aged 2 years
Abram Van Aernam, son of Jacob, died 1840 aged 1 year
Thomas Van Aernam, son of Jacob, died 1841 aged 4 years
Catharine Van Aernam, died 1872 aged 53 years
N.V.A. died 1773 aged 9 years
W.V.A.
Nellie M. Van Aernam, died 1872 aged 53 years
 
Also see . . .  Capt Jacob Van Aernam on Find A Grave.com. (Submitted on July 2, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Captain
Captain Jacob Van Aernam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 1, 2011
3. Captain Jacob Van Aernam Marker
The view north towards the Village of Altamont, along Brandle Road. The railroad crossing is just beyond.
Jacob Vanaernam Vanaernam Burial Ground Van Aernam Burial Ground Van Aernam Burial Grounds

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Van Aernam Burial Grounds off Brandle Road image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 1, 2011
4. The Van Aernam Burial Grounds off Brandle Road
Captain Jacob Van Arnam Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 8, 2013
5. Captain Jacob Van Arnam Grave Marker
CATHARINE BANKER,
Wife of Jacob Van Arnam,
departed this life
February 15th, 1805,
aged 70 Years, 4 Months
and 9 Days.

JACOB VAN ARNAM,
departed this life
May 5, 1813,
aged 80 Years, 8 Months
and 8 Days.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   5. submitted on September 8, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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