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SCHERMERHORN Derrick L.

SCHERMERHORN Derrick L.

Male 1775 - 1855  (80 years)Deceased

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  • Name  SCHERMERHORN Derrick L. 
    Born  16 Apr 1775  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Physical Description  weighing 300 lbs and being of a very large size  [2
    Occupation  builder of woolen mills and forges  [3
    Residence  Lexington, Greene, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  20 Aug 1855  [4
    Age  80 years 
    Buried  North Chatham, Columbia, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
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    Person ID  I1361  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 

    Father  SCHERMERHORN Capt. Lucas Jacob,   c. 15 Oct 1732, Kinderhook Reformed Dutch Church, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1787, Albany, Albany, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: ~ 54 years 
    Mother  FITZGERALD Wyntje,   b. Abt 1734,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 10 Jun 1758 
    Family ID  F326  Group Sheet

    Family  VAN VALKENBURG Eva,   b. 16 Jul 1778,   d. 13 Oct 1817  Age: 39 years 
    Married  4 Feb 1797  Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. SCHERMERHORN Lucas D.,   b. 17 Jun 1798,   d. 11 Jun 1849  Age: 50 years
     2. SCHERMERHORN Jacob D.,   b. 4 Nov 1799, Windham, Greene, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1864  Age: 64 years
     3. SCHERMERHORN Lavina,   b. 28 Sep 1801,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. SCHERMERHORN John D.,   b. 13 Oct 1805,   d. 31 Oct 1880  Age: 75 years
     5. SCHERMERHORN Lavina,   b. 16 Sep 1807,   d. 1871  Age: 63 years
     6. SCHERMERHORN Hiram,   b. 10 Apr 1809,   d. 13 Oct 1865  Age: 56 years
     7. SCHERMERHORN Catherine,   b. 26 Dec 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. SCHERMERHORN Polly,   b. 27 Nov 1812,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. SCHERMERHORN Nancy,   b. 26 Nov 1814,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. SCHERMERHORN Cornelius,   b. 5 Nov 1816,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F500  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Lexington, Greene, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Feb 1797 - Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - < - - North Chatham, Columbia, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Derrick L. Schermerhorn
    Derrick L. Schermerhorn

  • Notes 
    • Derrick L. Schermerhorn lived in Lexington, Greene Co., and established the first woolen mill for dressing homespun clothes on the Schoharie Kill in 1823. He also built the first forge in the place. He was a man of gigantic size, weighing 300 pounds. [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Schermerhorn Genealogy and Family Chronicles, Richard Schermerhorn, (NY: Tobias A. Wright, 1914.), 198. (Reliability: 3), 4 Apr 2010.

    2. [S14] Schermerhorn Genealogy and Family Chronicles, Richard Schermerhorn, (NY: Tobias A. Wright, 1914.), 220. (Reliability: 3), 5 Apr 2010.

    3. [S14] Schermerhorn Genealogy and Family Chronicles, Richard Schermerhorn, (NY: Tobias A. Wright, 1914.), 219. (Reliability: 3), 5 Apr 2010.

    4. [S14] Schermerhorn Genealogy and Family Chronicles, Richard Schermerhorn, (NY: Tobias A. Wright, 1914.).