Pvt. Abraham van Beuren

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Pvt. Abraham van Beuren

Birthplace: New Brunswick, Middlesex, NJ, United States
Death: August 14, 1825 (63)
Place of Burial: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Abraham van Beuren and Eve van Beuren (Ouke)
Husband of Mary van Beuren (Swift) and Sarah van Beuren
Father of Mary van Beuren; Phebe van Beuren; Emeline Osbourn; Henry van Beuren; Frances van Beuren and 2 others
Brother of John van Beuren; John van Beuren; Dr. William van Beuren; Peter Van Buren and Eve Schenck

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About Pvt. Abraham van Beuren

• Abraham Van Beuren, b. 11 Nov 1761; bp. 20 Dec 1761 New Brunswick Ref Ch http://njgsbc.org/files/BCFamilies/BCFam-VanBuren.pdf
DAR A117254

Although born in New Brunswick, NJ he became a merchant in Philadelphia.

• at some time during the Revolution: Abraham served in the NJ Militia

• married twice to women from Lower Dublin township, PA


• His first wife's mother's maiden name was Swift. His second wife's maiden name was Swift... These two wives were 1st cousins.

• in the reference work

French Spoliations: Report of the Secretary of State Relative to the Papers on File in the Department of State Concerning the Unpaid Claims of Citizens of the United States Against France for Spoliations Prior to July 31, 1801

we see mentioned several claims of Abraham Van Beuren the ship Pearl captured in 1799...


• evidently lived at:

315 FLORIST ST 19 Branch St (historical) Philadelphia, PA

Google Maps reveals that this location is now covered by the western side of the approach to the Ben Franklin bridge. http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org/pab/app/pj_display.cfm/797694

•SWIFT, JOHN. Moreland Twp. Phila. Co. Farmer. December 27, 1813. January 11, 1814. 5.167. Provides for wife Phebe. To grandsons Samuel and Edward Swift. To John Swift(?). To Charles Swift(?). Son-in-law Abraham Van Beuren. To granddau. Mary van Beuren. To sister-in-law Patience Swift. Rem. to grandchildren, the children of son Edward, December'd. Execs: Kinsman Edward Duffield of Moorland township and grandson Joseph K. Swift. Wit: William Maghee, Joshua Comly.

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Pvt. Abraham van Beuren's Timeline

November 11, 1761
New Brunswick, Middlesex, NJ, United States
December 31, 1801
September 5, 1805
April 6, 1809
July 19, 1812
March 28, 1814
April 4, 1819
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, United States
April 6, 1821