Martin Van Buren

Early Life and Family

Did Martin Van Buren have any siblings?

Yes, Martin Van Buren had seven brothers and sisters—three half-siblings and four full siblings. His mother had three children by her first marriage before she married Martin Van Buren’s father. One of these half-siblings was James Isaac Van Buren. Abraham and Maria then had five children together, including young Martin. The other Van Buren children were: Dircke, Hannan, Lawrence, and Abraham.


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