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


Vroom Genealogy: Lost Family Photo: Vintage Victorian 19th c. Photo of Guysbert & John Vroom St. Louis MO #613:

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: CDV or Carte de Visite Photograph. Photographer: Scholten, No. 920 and 922 Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis County. (known to be John A. Scholten, who worked in Saint Louis from 1859-2894) 

Found in Public Records:
Text From 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., dau. of Jacob (1138), b. Mar. 26, 1810; d., in Jersey City, Mar. 15, 1861 ; m. May 14, 1832, Peter De Lamater Vroom, physician (s. of Guysbert Bogart Vroom and Catalina Maria De Lamater), who was b. Jan. 23, 1800, and d. 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 185 1. 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 1st 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, b. Nov. 27, 1833; living; m., Dec. 3, 1862, at Washingtonville, Orange Co., N.Y., Juliana Thompson Nicholl. Children: (1) Guysbert Bogart Vroom, b., at Washingtonville, Aug. 17, 1868; d., at Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. 24, 1890; unmarried. (2) Doctor John Nicholl Vroom, physician, of Denver, Colo., b. Mar. 24, 1865; living; unmarried.

2. Alfred Hine Vroom, of Wyoming, Minn., b. Aug. 19, 1835; d., 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, b., at Raritan, N. J., Aug. 27, 1837; d., at Jersey City, Mar. 12, 1864; m., Dec. 23, 1862, Kate Brown Riddle, of Jersey City. Ch. Elizabeth Riddle Vroom, who m. Rev. W.W. Jordan, of Clinton, Mass.

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

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

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

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

8. Robert Cameron Vroom, of San Diego, Cal., b., at Jersey City,

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 Dutch, Holland roots, seems to have moved often, and lived in many states. Found in Greene County NY. .

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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