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 Eleanor <I>Van Tassel</I> Brush

Eleanor Van Tassel Brush

Birth
Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 27 Oct 1861 (aged 97)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6837668 · View Source
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Literary Figure. She was the model for the character of 'Katrina' in the book, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving.


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[Monument]
[West Side]

.... In Memory of
.... CALEB BRUSH, Sen
.... Departed this Life
.... November 29th 1856
.... In the 93d Year of His Age

.... Also
.... ELEANOR VAN TASSEL
.... His Wife
.... Died Oct. 27th 1861
.... In the 98th Year
.... Of Her Age

[South Side]

.... In Memory of
.... JOSHUA BRUSH
.... Eldest Son of
.... Caleb Brush Sen
.... Died April 27th 1869.
.... Aged 79 years, 2 months & 21 days

Behold, thou hast made my day as a hand breadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee.

Psalm XXXXIX.V.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6837668
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Van Tassel Brush (4 Jun 1764–27 Oct 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6837668, citing Old Dutch Burial Ground, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .