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Peter Van Imburgh
  • Born: 1689, Kingston NY
  • Died: 27 Aug 1740, New York City NY
  • Buried: 28 Aug 1740, New York City NY

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  Events in his life were:

  • Tankard, c 1710-1725
    Yale University 13
    h: 7 1/16
    d: 5 7/16 (base)
    wt: 35 oz, 9 dwt
    Engraved "JHB" on lid and "H over IB" on handle (re-cut "AB over GB") for Jan and Hannah Boggaert, married in 1716
  • Appointed in 1717 as Constable of the South Ward in New York City NY 38
  • Appointed in 1719 as Collector of South Ward in New York City NY 38

  • Indenture, 30 Oct 1739
    New York City NY 38
    This Indenture Made the Thirtieth day of October in the thirteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second . . . And in the year of our Lord Christ One thousand Seven hundred and thirty nine Between Peter Van Inburgh of the City of New York Gold Smith of the one part and Andrew Brested of the Same City Joiner and Carpenter of the other part Witnesseth that ... the Said Peter Doth hereby . . . Bargain & Sell unto the Said Andrew Breste One full and Equal third part ... of Eleven Lotts or parcels of Ground and a Street that runs through the Said Lotts Scituate Lying & being within the City of New York, in the Westward of the Same City on the West Side of the Broadway (which Said Lotts & Street are part of Sixteen Lotts lately laid and Surveyed and heretofore belonging to Peter Janse Mesier deceased Grandfather of the Said Peter) . . . In Witness Whereof the partie first above named hath hereunto Sett his Hand and Seal the day and year first above Written.
    Peter Van Inburgh
    Sealed and Delivered
    In the presence of
    Stephen Bourdett
    S. Johnson.

    Stephen Bourdett (1698-after 1752) was also a goldsmith.

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