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1875 Guysbert Bogart Vroom & John Nicholl Vroom CDV Photo NJ, CO, MO


On reverse: "Guysbert Bogart Vroom, 7 years and 2 months" and "John Nicholl Vroom, 10 years and 7 months, 1875" is handwritten in beautiful old dip pen ink. Photo type: Original Vintage Victorian CDV or Carte de Visite Photograph. Photographer: Scholten, No. 920 and 922 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis County. (known to be photographer John A. Scholten, John Scholten, who worked in Saint Louis Missouri from 1859-2894) 

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Book: THE VAN DOORN FAMILY (Van Doom, Van Dorn, Van Doren, Etc.) IN HOLLAND AND AMERICA 1088-1908 BY A. VAN DOREN HONEYMAN: Author of " Joannes Nevius and His Descendants," "The Honeyman Family in Scotland and America," "Bright Days in Merrie England," Published in PLAINFIELD, N.J. Copyright, 1909, by A. Van Doren Honeyman, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J.:   "Eliza Hervey Cameron Van Doren, of Jersey City, N.J., daughter of Jacob, born Mar. 26, 1810; died, in Jersey City, Mar. 15, 1861 ; married May 14, 1832, Peter DeLamater Vroom, physician (son of Guysbert Bogart Vroom and Catalina Maria De Lamater Vroom), who was born Jan. 23, 1800, and died Oct. 16, 1865.
Dr. Vroom graduated at Rutgers College in 1827; was a physician and surgeon. Several years afterward he abandoned the practice of medicine, and, in 1842, moved to Jersey City. He immediately took a deep interest in the welfare of the community, and was elected alderman. He was prominent in the organization of the Board of Education of Jersey City in 1851. In 1857, he was elected city treasurer, which office he held until his death. He managed with peculiar skill the various and intricate questions of finance which arose, especially during the Civil War. He always took a commanding position in the government of the First Dutch Reformed Church, of which he was an elder when he died. Dr. Vroom was descended from Cornelis Peterson Vroom, who came from Holland in the early part of the 17th century, and settled on Long Island or New Amsterdam. His great-great-grandson, Peter Dumont Vroom, who was b. Jan. 27, 1745, m., June 1, 1775, Elsie Bogart, and their son, Guysbert Bogart Vroom, was the brother of Governor Peter D. Vroom, and the father of Dr. Peter D.L. Vroom.

His Children:
1. John Boyd Vroom, of 1804 Grant Ave., Denver, Colorado, born Nov. 27, 1833; living; married Dec. 3, 1862, at Washingtonville, Orange County, N.Y., Juliana Thompson Nicholl. Children: (1) Guysbert Bogart Vroom, born at Washingtonville, Aug. 17, 1868; died at Los Angeles, California, Feb. 24, 1890; unmarried. (2) Doctor John Nicholl Vroom, Physician, of Denver, Colorado,, born Mar. 24, 1865; living; unmarried.

2. Alfred Hine Vroom, of Wyoming, Minnesota born Aug. 19, 1835; died at Wyoming, Oct. 29, 1872. He served in the Civil War as 1st Lieutenant, Co. A, 21st NJ Volunteers.

3. Guysbert Bogart Vroom, of Jersey City, born at Raritan, N.J., Aug. 27, 1837; died at Jersey City, Mar. 12, 1864; married Dec. 23, 1862, Kate Brown Riddle Vroom, of Jersey City. Children Elizabeth Riddle Vroom, who married Rev. W.W. Jordan of Clinton, Massachusetts. 

4. George Augustus Vroom, of Hackensack, N.J., produce commission merchant (firm George A. Vroom & Co., 128 Eighth Ave., N.Y. City), born in N.Y. City, July 14, 1840; living; married Dec. 10, 1885, at Jersey City, Mary Flanagan (daughter of John J. Flanagan and Elizabeth Shupp), who was born Jan. 31, 1854, and d. Nov. 22, 1906. Children: Helen Cameron Vroom, born Mar. 12, 1890.

5. Pierre De Lamater Vroom, of Jersey City NJ, born Feb. 1, 1844; died Sept. 4, 1863.

6. David Gould Vroom, of Hackensack, N.J., born at Jersey City, June 8, 1847; married Apr. 25, 1894, Pauline Fischer (daughter of Gustavus Fischer, of New Brunswick, N.J.). No children.

7. Catalina Maria Vroom, of Washingtonville, N.Y., born at Jersey City, Aug. 1, 1850; living; married June 13, 1877, Charles Nicholl. Children: (1) Isaac Nicholl, born Dec. 14, 1878. (2) Alfred Vroom Nicholl, born June 20, 1881. (3) Elizabeth Howell Nicholl, born Oct. 18, 1889.

8. Robert Cameron Vroom, of San Diego, Cal., born at Jersey City, New Jersey."

     This is a stunning portrait of 2 Vroom family brothers. It is clearly dated, with full names and surnames, has a beautiful decorative backmark in excellent condition. We wish all of our ancestors could be this clearly identified with exact dates and ages. The photograph is one of two stunning looking Vroom boys, taken by a skilled photographer. This active family with early Holland or Dutch roots, seems to have moved often, and lived in many states. It was found in Catskill, Greene County, New York.

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy   Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)

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