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 Teunis Garrett Bergen

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Teunis Garrett Bergen

  • Birth 6 Oct 1806 New Utrecht, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 24 Apr 1881 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Plot Section 79, Lot 267
  • Memorial ID 3848

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Erasmus Hall Academy, Flatbush, engaged in agricultural pursuits, surveying and was supervisor of New Utrecht, Kings County, New York, (1836-59). In addition, he was also a member of the New York State constitutional conventions, (1846, 67-68) and a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1860. In 1865, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress, serving until 1867. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed agricultural pursuits and surveying, until his death at age 74. He also served as a Colonel of the 241st Regiment, New York State Militia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Teunis Garrett Bergen (6 Oct 1806–24 Apr 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3848, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .