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 Mary Ann <I>Abeel</I> Williamson

Mary Ann Abeel Williamson

Birth
New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 29 Apr 1864 (aged 73)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Plot: Section 120, Lot 1468, and Lot 1469
Memorial ID 13754302 · View Source
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Mary Ann Abeel was born on July 5, 1790 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey. Her parents were Capt. David Abeel and Jane Hassert. She married Douw Ditmars Williamson Sr. on November 1, 1810 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey.

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Mary Ann Abeel Williamson's Obituary:
(Source: New England Historic Genealogical Society transcription of a May 26, 1864 Christian Intellingencer of the Reformed Dutch Church)

"Died on the 29th of April, in this City, Mary Ann Abeel, the wife of Douw D. Williamson, Esq., aged 73 years. Her family named Abeel is that of one of the early and more respectable Dutch families in this City. The Rev. John N. Abeel, who for many years was one of the pastors of the Collegiate Church...died in 1812...(mentions a nephew as David Abeel, the only brother of Mrs. Williamson)... Mr. and Mrs. Williamson were married in new Brunswick, N.J. in 1810...In 1851, a servere domestic affliction occured. Their son, George R., with his wife and two children had taken passage to Albany on the steamboat Reindeer. During the day, an explosion occured, which caused the death of a considerable number, amonst whom were Mr. and Mrs. Williamson and their eldest child...During the last two or three years of her life, domestic bereavements occured in the death of two sons (Nicholas and Edwin) and of grandchildren..."

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

Date of Death: April 29, 1864
Marital Status: Married
Age at Time of Death: 73 years
Place of Birth: New Jersey
Late Residence: 134 East 24th Street, New York
Place of Death: New York
Cause of Death: Disease of the Heart
Funeral Director: W.J. Schoonmaker
Interment no. 104135



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  • Created by: Richard Anderson
  • Added: 27 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13754302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Abeel Williamson (5 Jul 1790–29 Apr 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13754302, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Richard Anderson (contributor 46613539) .