Joseph Clifford Bloomer

Brief Life History of Joseph Clifford

When Joseph Clifford Bloomer was born on 24 February 1732, in Rye, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Bloomer, was 25 and his mother, Mary 'Mercy' Merritt, was 22. He married Sarah Weigand on 24 February 1755, in Marlborough, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1792, in Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Saint John Cemetery and Mausoleum, Middle Village, Queens, New York City, New York, United States.

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Joseph Clifford Bloomer
Sarah Weigand
Marriage: 24 February 1755
Joseph Bloomer
Lois Bloomer
Daniel Bloomer
James Bloomer
Benjamin Bloomer
Phebe Bloomer
Jesse Bloomer
James Bloomer
Joseph Bloomer
George Uriah Bloomer
William Bloomer
Benjamin Bloomer
Joseph Bloomer
Joseph Bloomer

Sources (5)

  • Joseph Bloomer to Michael Wygant, 1784 - Ulster Co. NY Mortgage 4:553
  • Joseph Bloomer to Michael Wygant, 1784 - Ulster Co. NY Mortgage 4:540
  • Joseph & Sarah (Weygant) Bloomer, family info in "The Bloomer Family in America 1655-1988" (Bloomer, 1988)

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


New York is the 11th state.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an iron worker, from Middle English blomere (see Bloom 4).

Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer (see Blumer ).

Irish (Tyrone): unexplained. MacLysaght says that it is a synonym of Gormley .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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