Joseph Bloomer

24 February 1732–1792 (Age 59)
Rye, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Bloomer was born on 24 February 1732, in Rye, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Bloomer, was 24 and his mother, Mercy Merritt, was 22. He married Sarah Weigand on 24 February 1755. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1792, in Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in New York City, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bloomer
1732–1792
Sarah Weigand
1738–1792
Marriage: 24 February 1755
Joseph Bloomer
1756–1812
Lois Bloomer
1756–
Daniel Bloomer
1760–
James Bloomer
1762–1862
Benjamin Bloomer
1764–
Phebe Bloomer
1766–
Jesse Bloomer
1768–
Joseph Bloomer
1762–
George Uriah Bloomer
1764–1854
William Bloomer
1770–
Joseph Bloomer
1772–1812

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1755
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Bloomer

    Male1708–1794Male

    Mercy Merritt

    Female1710–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1732–1792Male

    Thomas Bloomer

    Male1734–1833Male

    William Bloomer

    Male1736–1826Male

    Abigail Bloomer

    Female1737–1785Female

    Martha Bloomer

    Female1737–1813Female

World Events (4)

1776

Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 44

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 49

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

1 English: occupational name for an iron worker, Middle English blomere ( see Bloom ).2 Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer ( see Blumer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • 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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