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William Boerum Wetmore

Male 1849 - 1919  (69 years)


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  • Name William Boerum Wetmore  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 7 Dec 1849  [5
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Mar 1919  [5
    Person ID I16076  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2017 

    Father Samuel Wetmore,   b. 3 May 1812, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1885  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sarah Taylor Boerum,   b. 1820,   d. 22 Mar 1899  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1848  Old Point Comfort, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F10059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annette Wetmore,   b. Feb 1862, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1962  (Age ~ 99 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1882  Grace Church, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 9
    Divorced Apr 1892  [10
    Children 
    +1. Dagmar Wetmore,   b. Abt 1885,   d. Nov 1984, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 99 years)
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F10056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to "vanboerum2", he was an art and coin collector.

      The Army and Navy Journal report of his wedding to Annette Wetmore describes him as "of the 9th N.G.S.N.Y., and formerly of the 6th U.S. Cavalry [...] Major Wetmore has a large acquaintance in the Army, having served as an officer of the 6th U.S. Cavalry from 1872 to 1876, and since maintained pleasant associations with his former comrades."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1533] An Historical and Genealogical Account of Andrew Robeson: Of Scotland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and of His Descendants from 1653 to 1916, by Susan Stroud Robeson and Caroline Franciscus Stroud. Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott, 1916.

    2. [S1532] The Rotches by John M. Bullard. New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1947.

    3. [S1690] "MARRIED: WETMORE-WETMORE." Philadelphia Inquirer, 14 Apr 1882.

    4. [S1691] "The Notable Matrimonial Alliances of Yesterday." The New York Times, 13 Apr 1882, p. 2.

    5. [S1692] "vanboerum2", 14 Aug 2008, post to WETMORE-L.

    6. [S1692] "vanboerum2", 14 Aug 2008, post to WETMORE-L., date only.

    7. [S1695] Find a Grave page for Samuel Wetmore.

    8. [S1589] The Wetmore Family of America and Its Collateral Branches, by James Carnahan Wetmore. Albany, New York: Munsell & Rowland, 1861.

    9. [S1693] Army and Navy Journal, 15 Apr 1882, p. 828.

    10. [S1897] "Decision for W. B. Wetmore." The New York Times, 15 Jun 1899, p. 14.