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Remsen and Schenk family papers

Call Number



1698-1837, inclusive


Dickerson, Barbara (Role: Donor)
Remsen family
Schenk family


0.3 Linear Feet in four folders and one oversize box

Language of Materials

English .


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).

Conditions Governing Access

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Remsen and Schenk family papers, 1985.017, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barbara Dickerson, 1982.

Collection processed by

Matthew Gorham

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Language: English


Brooklyn Historical Society


Box: 1 (Material Type: Text)
Box: A0098 (Material Type: Text)
Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201