Tinners to Tinkers

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  • ID: I1450
  • Name: Anthony Lispenard BLEECKER
  • Prefix: MJR
  • Given Name: Anthony Lispenard
  • Surname: Bleecker
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 3C5E120B5EEB9B41A181D3076291BCDC63D8
  • Change Date: 16 Nov 2003
  • Note:
    New York City named Bleecker Street in his honor. His vault is southw est of the church at the vestry entrance. George Washington hailed Ant hony as one of his closest friends .He was a marshal at the first ina uguration of George Washington He was a warden at the Trinity Church i n 1741 when he died. He wa a 19th century writer.
    Very wealthy and influential in New York, He was pall bearer for 1st w ife of Comfort Sands,who was distinguished in public service. . Propri eter of the Bleecker Estate of 20 acres through which Bleecker Street r uns and which he named. He was a member of the Tontine Society
    ZIZn May of 2001 New York City put up new street signs. They spelled i t Bleeker. They apologized to the people of the street and had to in stall new signs. Thge 8 brown signs, imprinted with the word Bleecker. w ill cost $150.00 to replace. It was deeded to the city in 1807.Street e was named for him.
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  • Birth: 13Jun 1741 in New Rochelle, Westchester Co., N.Y.
  • Note: or 6/18
  • Death: 26 APR 1816 in 74 Broadway, New York City, N.Y.
  • Burial: 27 APR 1816 Vault in Trinity Churchyard in lower Broadway
  • Note: all of his 13 children were buried there too.
  • Occupation: Shipping Merchant and Auctioneer/ Real Estate New Rochelle/ New York City
  • Residence: 74 Broadway opposite Rector St. New York City, N.Y.
  • Note: spacious house with gardens & stables attached. He received his childr en & grandchildren here on Sundays.
  • Event: Military Major in Continental Army
  • Note: Commisioned in the Continental Army. People often remarked that he res embled Colonel Washington, of whom he was a personal friend.
  • Event: Bleecker Farm Owned NYC, N.Y.
  • Note: Bleecker St. there was named after him ran through the farm.
  • Event: Church Member Vestryman at Trinity Church, Broadway and WallStreet, N.Y.C.
  • Note: also a warden there when he died



    Father: James ( Jacobus) Rutger BLEECKER b: 9 DEC 1716 in Albany, N.Y.
    Mother: Abigail LISPENARD b: 27 JUN 1718 in New Rochelle, Westchester Co., N.Y.

    Father: James Rutgers BLEECKER b: 9 DEC 1716 in Albany, , N.Y.
    Mother: Abigail LISPENARD b: 27 JUN 1718 in New Rochelle, Westchester Co., N.Y.

    Marriage 1 Mary NOEL b: 5 NOV 1743 in Cadiz, Spain
    • Married: 4 MAY 1763 in New York City, N.Y. 1st & 2nd Presbyterian Church
    • Note: or 5/4/1763 or 5/10
    Children
    1. Has Children James Noel. BLEECKER b: 10 DEC 1764 in New Y ork, N.Y.
    2. Has Children Frances BLEECKER b: 14 OCT 1766 in New York, NY
    3. Has Children Garret Noel BLEECKER b: 30 OCT 1768 in N.Y.C, N.Y.
    4. Has No Children Anthony L BLEECKER b: 27 OCT 1770 in New York City, N.Y.
    5. Has Children William BLEECKER b: 12 JUL 1772 in New Y ork, N.Y.
    6. Has Children John BLEECKER b: 6 MAR 1774 in New Y ork, N.Y.
    7. Has Children Alexander Noel BLEECKER b: 5 JUL 1775 in New York, NY
    8. Has No Children Mary BLEECKER b: 15 JUN 1777 in Morristown, Morris, NJ
    9. Has Children Abigail BLEECKER b: 16 JUL 1779 in Morristown, Morris, NJ
    10. Has Children Elizabeth DeHart BLEECKER b: 2 AUG 1781 in Morristown, Morris, N.J.?
    11. Has No Children Alice BLEECKER b: 13 NOV 1783 in New York, , N.Y.
    12. Has Children Leonard Augustus 1 BLEECKER b: 14 OCT 1786 in Scarsdale or NYC, N.Y.
    13. Has No Children Josepha Matilda BLEECKER b: 25 DEC 1788 in New York, , N.Y.

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: My story
      Title: Gwen McCabe, GEDCOM file imported on 1 Nov 2000.
    2. Abbrev: Imported GEDCOM Internet Bleecker file
      Title: Jim Bouden, GEDCOM file imported on 5 Apr 2000.
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