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Guide to the Remsen and Schenk family papers 1985.017

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 18, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Remsen family
Creator: Schenk family
Title: Remsen and Schenk family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1698-1837
Abstract: The Remsen and Schenk family papers are comprised of various land documents land documents, including deeds, mortgages, wills, and conveyances to land primarily in Brooklyn. Most documents concern property owned by the Remsen and Schenk families. The collection relates to the following farmers: Jacob Remsen (1719-1794), Joris Remsen (1721-1794) Martin Schenk (1796-1823) and Lambert Schenk (1796-1815).
Quantity: 0.3 Linear feet in four folders and one oversize box
Text [Box]: 1985.017 Oversize 1 of 1
Text [Box]: A0098
Call Phrase: 1985.017
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.