Series 1: Kinderhook Years (Dec. 1782-Dec. 1811)

Series 1 covers the period from Van Buren's birth on 5 December 1782 through the end of 1811. During these years, Van Buren began his career as a lawyer and local politician. He also married Hannah Hoes in 1807, a union that produced two sons in this period: Abraham (1807) and John (1810).

Published Series 1 documents

Note: While the editors have made every effort to provide accurate transcriptions and metadata, these documents are verified first-pass transcriptions and may contain errors.