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 Henry Boerum

Henry Boerum

Birth
Long Island City, Queens County, New York, USA
Death 7 May 1868 (aged 74–75)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot 47 Ocean View
Memorial ID 19995 · View Source
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A major Brooklyn landowner, who acquired his land by marrying it. His father Jacob, married Adrianna Remsen, and had eight children, Henry being the second youngest. The family worked a farm, near Boerum place in what is today Boerum Hill (this classy moniker was substituted for 'Gowanus' - the old name of the area - in the 1960s).

Bio by: Joe Fodor


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19995
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Boerum (1793–7 May 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19995, citing The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .