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 Teunis Garrett Bergen

Teunis Garrett Bergen

Birth
New Utrecht, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 24 Apr 1881 (aged 74)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 79, Lot 267
Memorial ID 3848 · View Source
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US 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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  • Find A Grave Memorial 3848
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .