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Guide to the Martin Schoonmaker family papers ARC.090

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 22, 2013
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schoonmaker family
Creator: Schoonmaker, Martin
Title: Martin Schoonmaker family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1793-1889
Abstract: Martin Schoonmaker was a resident of the town of Gravesend in Kings County, N.Y. In the 1840s he served as Gravesend's first postmaster. He later served as the Gravesend Assessor, as Kings County Deputy Commissioner of Juries, and as secretary of the Ocean Parkway Owners Association. This collection spans the period 1793 to 1889 and contains materials relating to Schoonmaker and his family. Materials mainly include accounts, receipts, indentures, deeds, bonds, agreements, and other property and legal documents.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet in 28 folders, housed in 1 manuscript box.
Mixed materials [Box]: ARC.090 1 of 1
Call Phrase: ARC.090
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.