Sarah Anne <I>Dowdney</I> Bokee

Sarah Anne Dowdney Bokee

Death 2 Jun 1888
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 133 Sec 119
Memorial ID 94211444 · View Source
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Interred on 5 Jun 1888.

Sarah Anne Dowdney, one of a Carolinian family of Huguenot descent, and who died June 2, 1888, was married August 10, 1825 to David Alexander Bokee, who was born October 6, 1805, and died suddenly in Washington, D.C., March 15, 1860. His career had opened in Georgetown, South Carolina, where he practiced law, and married, but after his return to Brooklyn, until absorbed by public offices, he was a shipping merchant in South Street. …. He was a State Senator, Member of Congress, Naval Officer, a Trustee of the New York Life Insurance Co.

Children of David A. Bokee and Sarah Anne Dowdney Bokee:
Frederick William Bokee (Oct.5, 1828-Feb.28, 1895) married Mary Maria Tuttle
Margaret Swanston Bokee (Aug.16, 1831-Feb. 26, 1894) unmarried. (Meml.#94211352)
Joseph Moore Bokee married Isabella Donaldson Hazard
Helena Stevens Bokee (Nov 13, 1838-Mar., 1907) married Victor Emanuel Steiger. (Meml.#58034978)
David Alexander Bokee, Jr. (Dec. 31, 1840-Feb. 23, 1884) Married 1.Elizabeth Knight 2.Mary Ellen Boynton (Meml.#9119899)
William Blossom Bokee (Jun. 9, 1844-May 13, 1895) married Amelia Crommelin (Meml.#94211486)

(Source / excerpts: The Bockée Family (Boucquet) 1641-1897 -
By Martha Bockée Flint) including many spelling variants i.e. Bokee)

This bio was provided by C Wegner #46779528.

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