Abraham Bogart Conger

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Abraham Bogart Conger

  • Birth 5 Jul 1814 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 24 May 1887 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Plot Lot 600, Section:116
  • Memorial ID 21221519

Abraham Bogart Conger was the son of John Smith Conger and Sarah Bogart. On Nov. 1, 1836 he married Mary Rutgers McCrea Hedges in New York City. They had 13 children and lived in Waldberg, Rockland Co. He was active in the town and donated land for the rail station and a school. Later Waldberg, NY was renamed Congers, NY in his honor. He was a lawyer by training and had an office at 20 Nassau St., NYC for many years. In 1851 he was elected a New York State Senator from Rockland Co. He was in practice briefly with his brother-in-law, Leander V.E. Robinson, in New York City around 1861-62. Around 1875 he and his wife divorced and there after he resided in NYC.


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  • Created by: Steve Ullrich
  • Added: 28 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21221519
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham Bogart Conger (5 Jul 1814–24 May 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21221519, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Steve Ullrich (contributor 46930200) .