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 Douw Ditmars Williamson, Sr

Douw Ditmars Williamson, Sr

Birth
Neshanic, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 24 Aug 1869 (aged 80)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 120, Lot 1468, and Lot 1469
Memorial ID 13754035 · View Source
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New York City Comptroller

Douw Ditmars Williamson son of Nicholas and Alche (Ditmars) Williamson, was born at Neshanick, N. J., Jan. 4, 1789. He served in the War of 1812-15, and was stationed at Paulus Hook, now Jersey City. He was Comptroller of New York, and served under several administrations. He was connected with the Western railroads, and some little time before his death (Aug. 24, 1869), was President of the Farmers' Loan and Trust Co. In religion he followed in the footsteps of his ancestors. He was long a member and Elder of the Collegiate Reformed Dutch church of New York. He married Nov. 1, 1810, Mary Ann Abeel, daughter of Capt. David Abeel and his wife, Jane Hassert, son of Col. James Abeel, son of David, son of Johannes, son of Christopher Janse Abeel, the ancestor.

By this marriage he had issue: Nicholas, born Sept. 17, 1811; John Neilson Abeel, Feb. 13, 1814; James Abeel, April 12, 1816; Jane Hassert, June 23, 1818; David Abeel, Feb. 8, 1821; George Rogers, May 17, 1823; Leonard Bleeker, Feb. 4, 1826; Douw Ditmars, born Nov. 15, 1830; Edwin, March 9, 1829

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Douw's Green-Wood Cemetery burial record gives the following information:

Date of Death: August 24, 1869
Marital Status: Widow
Age at Time of Death: 80 years, 7 months, 20 days
Place of Birth: New Jersey
Late Residence: 124 Elliot Place, Brooklyn
Place of Death: Brooklyn
Cause of Death: Nephritis [Inflammation of the kidney]
Funeral Director: H. B. Burill
Interment no. 141205



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  • Created by: Richard Anderson
  • Added: 27 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13754035
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Douw Ditmars Williamson, Sr (4 Jan 1789–24 Aug 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13754035, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Richard Anderson (contributor 46613539) .