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Isaac Lucas Voorhees
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Abraham Voorhees


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Abraham Voorhees
  • Born: 18 Sep 1817, Six Mile Run, Somerset, NJ
  • Died: 9 Jun 1892, New Brunswick NJ

  General notes:

Jeweler and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark the remnant of an ampersand seen in both these marks indicates a cut-down punch. It is not known that Voorhees had any partnerships, but it may have originally read "& CO" which was removed due to damage or a change of business name.
  • He worked circa 1837 as a jeweler and watchmaker in New Brunswick NJ he gradually left his trade in mid-life, becoming involved in various financial interests. He was president of the Old State Bank of New Brunswick.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at North Brunswick, Middlesex, NJ, listed as a watchmaker.

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