Betsey Bloomer

1802–22 October 1883 (Age 81)
Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Betsey

Betsey Bloomer was born in 1802 as the daughter of Robert Bloomer and Elizabeth Purdy. She married John Bloomer about 1876, in North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States. She lived in Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1850 and North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 October 1883, at the age of 81, and was buried in Westchester, New York, United States.

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John Bloomer
Betsey Bloomer
Marriage: about 1876

Spouse and Children

about 1876
North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Purdy




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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Betsey Bloomer in household of William Bloomer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Betsy Bloomer in household of Charles Bloomer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Betsey Bloomer in household of Wm J Bloomer, "United States Census, 1860"

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