Maria Van Arsdalen

Birth
Harlingen, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 31 Jan 1824 (aged 24)
Harlingen, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 104151467 · View Source
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Maria, the daughter of Abraham van Arsdalen and Elsie Baird, had the misfortune to have married an abusive drunk. After she left him, he accused her of serial infidelity and stabbed her repeatedly in the dooryard of her parents home. The story was reported in newspapers up and down the eastern seaboard.


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  • Created by: Tony Kaney
  • Added: 25 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104151467
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maria Van Arsdalen (17 Feb 1799–31 Jan 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104151467, citing Harlingen Reformed Church Cemetery, Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Tony Kaney (contributor 47505044) .