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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Peter Vroom: Birth: 5 JUN 1819 in Raritan, Somerville Co., New Jersey.

  2. Guysbert Bogart Vroom: Birth: 17 FEB 1828 in Somerville, Somerset Co., New Jersey (Raritan).


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Peter Dumont Vroom: Birth: 18 APR 1842.

  2. Garret Dorset Wall Vroom: Birth: 17 DEC 1843. Death: 4 MAR 1914

  3. James Walter Vroom: Birth: 13 AUG 1846.

  4. Gouverneur Rutgers Vroom: Birth: 3 NOV 1848. Death: NOV 1870


Sources
1. Title:   Sharpin, Armida, Rapelje Rasters, a genealogy (Valparaiso, Indiana : A. Sharpin], 1994 )
 Somerset County Historical Society, Somerset County Historical Quarterly (Somerville, N.J. :1912-19)
 Cemetery Photo or Info. from internet
 Find A Grave, internet
CallNumber:   CS / 71 / C989 1889
 F129 / K4 / K45 /1985
Givenname:   Ancestry.com
 FHL, Salt Lake City, Utah
Name:   Ancestry.com
 FHL, Salt Lake City, Utah
RepositoryId:   R2
 R23
Repository:   R5
 R2
Note:   Vol. IV.-1915
 Book also in NY, Allen County Lib. There is also an index done in 1999
Note continued:   .

Notes
a. Note:   e 3, 1914, pages 54-56. The Dumont family burying-ground is located on the south side of the Raritan river about one mile southwest of the village of Raratin. Peter Baptist Dumont received, by inheritance from his father, John Baptist Dumont (who inherited it from his father, Peter), the land on which the burying-ground was laid out. Peter the first, who died in 1744, is the oldest interment there. He purchased, June 10, 1702, a large tract, containing 2,000 acres (see Quarterly, Vol. I, pp. 110, 111). As the Dumonts married into the Vroom, Frelinghuysen and other families, the tombstones represent not only those of the Dumonts, but also others of the Elmendorf, Frelinghuysen, Loomis, Van Arsdale, Van Middlesworth, Vroom, Waterman, etc., families. The grounds are surrounded by a substantial brick wall, and is the best kept family burying-ground in somerset County of which we have any knowledge. The wall was built by Peter B. Dumont in 1827, and in 1911 was repaired by the Loomis family. At the latter date, as an extra protection, the wall was covered with plaster. The date of the wall appears on the outside of the west wall. Cox, Magdalen Van Middlesworth (wife of Robert), d. June 4, 1826, in 32nd yr. Cox, Sarah (dau. of Robert and Magdalen), d. Dec. 12, 1822, aged 1 yr., 8 mos., 12 dys. Dockerty, Mary, d. Sept. 10, 1834, aged 74 yrs. Dockerty, Sarah, d. Feb. 13, 1814. Dumont, Denise and Peter (heirs of John B.), d. Feb. 4, 1752, "the first 5 yrs., the other 3 mos. of age." Dumont, Hannah (consort of Peter B.), d. Feb. 9, 1842, aged 79 yrs. Dumont, John B., d. Dec. 18, 1776, aged 57 yrs. Dumont, John Baptist (son of Peter B.), d. Nov. 11, 1792, aged 4 mos., 11 dys. Dumont, Maria Van Duyn (wife of John B.), d. Nov. 15, 1763, aged 39 yrs. Dumont, Mary (dau. of Peter B.), d. Nov. 15, 1792, aged 10 yrs., 1 mo., 11 dys. Dumont, Peter B., d. May 10, 1846, aged 86 yrs., 6 mos., 25 dys. Dumont, Peter, d. 17__. [full date undecipherable; small, very old]. Dumont, Susan Van Middlesworth (consort of Peter B.), d. Mar. 16, 1813, aged 51 yrs. Dumont, Tunis (son of Peter B.), d. Nov. 15, 1792, aged 3 yrs., 18 dys. Elmendorf, Anna V. (dau. of William C. and Maria D.) b. April 9, 1818; d. Dec. 23, 1884. Elmendorf, Charles Dudley (son of William and Maria), d. July, 1823, aged 9 mos. Elmendorf, Maria Dumont (wife of William C.), b. Jan. 1, 1794; d. Sept. 22, 1861. Elmendorf, Martina (dau. of William and Maria), d. Nov., 1824, aged 21 mos. Elmendorf, Mary Dear (dau. of William and Maria D.), d. July 18, 1832, aged 6 mos. Elmendorf, Susan D. (dau. of William and Maria D.), d. Aug. 29, 1829, aged 7 wks. Elmendorf, William (son of William and Maria), d. Sept. 23, 1825, aged 3 mos. Elmendorf, William C., b. Feb. 24, 1786; d. July 30, 1832. Frelinghuysen, Jane Dumont (dau. of Peter B. and Susan Dumont; wid. of Frederick Frelinghuysen), b. Dec. 1, 1791; d. May 28, 1875. Leigh, Terresa Van Middlesworth (wife of Wilson J.), d. July 7, 1859, aged 24 yrs., 8 mos. 7 dys. Loomis, Edward Elmendorf (son of Edward F. and Elizabeth R.), d. March 3, 1865, aged 1 yr., 18 dys. Loomis, Edward F., b. Oct. 13, 1820; d. Oct. 15, 1896. Loomis, Elizabeth R. Elmendorf (wife of Edward F.), b. May 10, 1824; d. Oct. 27, 1893. Loomis, William Elmendorf (son of Edward F. and Elizabeth R.), d. Aug. 28, 1849, aged 1 yr., 2 mos. Van Arsdale, Nancy Oppie (wife of Peter G.), d. Jan. 6, 1875, in 82nd yr. Van Arsdale, Peter G., b. Nov. 4, 1794; d. Oct. 20, 1886. Van Arsdalen, Tunis, d. Sept. 11, 1810, aged 16 yrs., 2 mos., 11 dys. Van Arsdalen, _____ Van Middlesworth (wife of Robert?), d. Nov. 1, 1827, aged 28 yrs., 10 mos., 27 dys. Van Middleswarth, Magdalene Brokaw (wife of Tunis), d. July 4, 1793, aged 28 yrs., 9 mos. Van Middlesworth, Garret, d. Sept. 25, 1844, aged 47 yrs., 11 mos., 16 dys. Van Middlesworth, Jane (dau. of Tunis and Rebeckah), d. Nov. 23, 1821, aged 15 yrs., 11 dys. Van Middlesworth, Rebecca Probasco (wife of Tunis), d. Feb. 18, 1845, aged 74 yrs., 6 mos., 28 dys. Van Middlesworth, Samuel I. (son of Tunis and Catherine), b. Sept. 22, 1823; d. Nov. 12, 1826. Van Middlesworth, Tunis, d. Jan. 9, 1828, aged 69 yrs., 4 dys. Vroom, Anna Dumont (wife of Peter D. Jr.),d. Sept. 1, 1829, aged 38 yrs. Vroom, Elsie Bogart (dau. of Peter D. and Ann), d. Oct. 22, 1826, aged 3 yrs., 8 mos. Vroom, Frederick (son of Peter D. and Ann), d. Aug. 8, 1824, aged 4 mos., 10 dys. Vroom, Guysbert Bogart (son of Peter D. Vroom and Ann Dumont), d. Sept. 10, 1828, aged 8 mos., 26 dys. Vroom, John P., d. May 27, 1865, aged 35 yrs., 11 mos., 16 dys. Vroom, Maria Elmendorf (dau. of Peter D. and Anna D.), b. Aug. 27, 1825; d. Aug. 13, 1904. Vroom, Peter D., b. Dec. 12, 1791; d. Nov. 18, 1873. Vroom, Peter Dumont (son of Peter D. and Ann), d. April 24, 1822, aged 3 yrs., 6 dys. Vroom, Susan Dumont (dau. of Peter D. and Ann), d. Nov. 6, 1826, aged 5 yrs., 15 dys. Waterman, Charlotte Bradley (wife of William), d. Jan. 12, 1863, aged 77 yrs., 16 dys. Waterman, Susan D. Frelinghuysen (wife of William Dwight Waterman), d. Aug. 11, 1863, aged 70 yrs., 10 mos., 26 dys. Waterman, William, d. June 10, 1861, aged 84 yrs. ___________________________ Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs Manuscript Group 20, Peter D. Vroom (1791-1873), Governor of New Jersey and U.S. Congressman Papers, 1783-1890 (Bulk date: 1820-1870), 20 linear feet / 42 boxes Call Number: MG 20 + Box number ·Summary ·Related Collections ·Box/Folder List Summary: Correspondence, diaries, and case files of Peter Dumont Vroom, a prominent New Jersey lawyer and politician born in Hillsborough Township, Somerset County. Admitted to the bar in 1813, Vroom practiced law at Schooleys Mountain, 1813; Hackettstown, 1814-1816; Flemington, 1817-1821; Somerville, 1822-1841; and, thereafter, Trenton. He served as a member of the New Jersey Assembly, 1826-1829; Governor and Chancellor, 1829-1832, 1833-1836; U.S. Congressman, 1839-1841; delegate to the 1844 State Constitution Convention; U.S. Minister to the court of Prussia, 1854-1857; and law reporter for the New Jersey Supreme Court, 1865-1873. Vroom was active in the Whig Party and the Dutch Reformed Church. There are also some papers of his father, Peter D. Vroom (1745-1831); and his son, Garret D. W. Vroom (1843-1914), a lawyer and mayor of Trenton from 1881-1884.
Note:   Originally published in the Somerset County Historical Quarterly, Volum
b. Note:   New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931 New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931 No Image Text-only collection Add alternate information Report issue Name: Peter D Vroom Gender: Male Birth Date: 1791 FHL Film Number: 542528
c. Note:   New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971 New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971 No Image Text-only collection Add alternate information Report issue Name: Peter D Vroom Death Date: 18 Nov 1873 Gender: Male FHL Film Number: 542528
d. Note:   U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=FindAGraveUS&h=3117056&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=vXh231&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&rhSource=2539 Go to website Want to get involved? Click here! Report issue Name: Peter Dumont Vroom Birth Date: 12 Dec 1791 Birth Place: Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA Death Date: 18 Nov 1873 Death Place: Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA Cemetery: DuMont Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Raritan, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA Has Bio?: Y Spouse: Matilda M. Vroom Father: Peter Dumont Vroom Sr Mother: Elsie Vroom Children: Gouverneur Rutgers Vroom Elsie Bogart Vroom Frederick Vroom Guysbert Bogart Vroom Peter Dumont Vroom Susan Dumont Vroom James Walter Vroom Ltc Garrett Dorset Wall Vroom John P. Vroom Maria Elmendorf Vroom Peter Dumont Vroom Jr


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