Charles Bloomer

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Bloomer was born in 1808, in North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, Robert Bloomer, was 48 and his mother, Susannah Angevine, was 40. He married Anna Palmer about 1843, in North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 6 September 1875, in Peach Lake, Southeast, Putnam, New York, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Westchester, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Bloomer
Anna Palmer
Marriage: about 1843
Frances A. Bloomer

Sources (4)

  • Charles Bloomer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Bloomer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charles Bloomer, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (7)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

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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