b. 4-1856 NY
m1. abt. 1875 to Mr. LOSEE
m2. abt. 1888 to Vair CLIREHUGH
Father born NY, mother born Scotland or NY (census says both).
A descendant of Jan Dyckman, born Bentheim, Westphalia (near Netherlands border) who immigrated to NY about 1663. He played a key role in establishing Harlem. He became one of the most prosperous and wealthiest of the colonists. At one time the family owned the single largest tract of land in the history of Manhattan.
In 1870 a Catherine Dyckman, age 11 born NY, lived in Cortlandtown, Westchester County, NY with parents Wm (?), 35, and Eliza, 35, both born NY.
In 8-4-1877 son Jacob D. Losee born in Ardsley, Westchester County, NY. He died 12-7-1915 and was buried Cedar Hill Cemetery in Montrose, Westchester Co., NY.
In 1880 a widowed Catherine M. Losee, age 24 born NY, lived in Peekskill, Westchester County, NY with son Jacob Losee, age 3 born NY, Corney [likely spelled Corne] Dyckman, 66 born NY, and Leeah A. Dyckman, 52 born NY.
In 1900 lived in Cortlandt, Westchester County, NY with husband Vair and son Jacob Losee.
In 1910 lived in Cortlandt, NY at 19 New York and Albany Post Road as widow and head-of-household with son Jacob D. Losee and niece Lealia Dyckman (age 27 born NY), with no occupation.
In 1914 a marriage record for Jacob Dyckman Losee was issued in Westchester County as County Clerk No. 15999.
In 1920 she lived in Cortlandt, NY on Albany Post Road as widow. Next door was a Losee family.
Could not find in 1930 census.
The book Jan Dyckman of Harlem and his Descendants by H. Dorothea Romer and Helen E. Hartman, 1981 names Catherine Clirehugh as a Dyckman.
From "The family of Vair Clirehugh"
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