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Married: 01 Apr.1905 Brooklyn, NY

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Birth: 19 July 1879 Brooklyn, NY
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Death: 6 June 1947 Elizabeth General Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ, of pneumonia
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Sarah Helena12 Nesmith
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Birth: 12 May 1879 Brooklyn, NY
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Death: 6 Apr.1959 54 West 74th St., Manhattan, NY, son’s apt. 1:00 AM
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  1. Marriage: marriage certificate, New York City cer #2478/1905: m. at Sarah’s parents home at 265 Washington Ave., added by Michael Wolfe
  2. Marriage: Newspaper, NY Herald Tribune June 8?,1947 p.?: m.1905., added by Michael Wolfe
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       Children:

1.+Frederick Miller Van WICKLEN Jr.,  b.18 June 1906 New York City, d.6 Sep.1982 New York City,

2.  Lois Van WICKLEN,  b. Apr.1916 Brooklyn, NY, d.5 Apr.1917 120 Gates Ave., Brooklyn, NY,

 

        NY Archives death certificate index lists “Sarah H. Nesmith” instead of Sally.

       Parents lived 41 Willow ? St. ( on b.c.) Father also listed as “Jr”.

       Resided at 265 Washington Ave., Brooklyn just before marriage as listed on m.cer. 2478/1905.

       Married Frederick at the home of her parents 265 Washington Ave, Rev. Dr. John Humpstone of the Emmanuel Babtist Church officiated.  Lived in Englewood NJ, bridesmaid was Miss. Ethel Nesmith (Helenas sister), Mrs. Jessie Van Wicklen, sister of Frederick attended [all NYTimes clipping]. 

       Resided at 54 West 74th St., Manhattan, NY at tiome of death.

       1880 Federal census, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY, roll T9-0840, p.28c. 

 

       Wedding announcement [Brooklyn newspaper clipping - name unknown] In the Social World - “A wedding solomized last night was that of Miss Sarah Helena Nesmith, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry E. Nesmith, of 265 Washington avenue, and Frederick M. Van Wicklin, a broker, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Van Wicklen, of 424 President Street, Brooklyn.  the ceremony was performed in the parlors of the bride’s home, which were decorated with hyacinths, roses, cut flowers, palms and potted plantes, the Rev. Dr. John Humpstone, minister of the Emanuel Baptist Church, officiating.  the bride was given away by her father.  The bride’s gown was of white messaline satin trimmed with duchesse lace.  She wore a bridal veil and carried a shower bouquet of lillies of the valley.  Her only jewel was an amethyst and pearl pin, a gift of the groom.  The Maid of honor, Miss Jessis Van Wicklen, a sister of the groom, wore a white India silk gown trimmed with Valenciennes lace, and carried a shower bouquet of hyacinths.  Miss Ethel Nesmith, a sister, was bridesmaid.  She was gowned in a cream India silk, trimmed in Valenciennes lace, and carried a bouquet of hyacinths.  The best man was Albert Markm well of Brooklyn.  After a reception had been held Mr. and Mrs. Van Wicklen left for an extended trip  --- the South. When they return they will probably reside in Brooklyn for ---.  About three hundred guests were present at the reception.  The groom is a graduate of Yale College ... and a menmber of many clubs ....”

 

 


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