Abraham Colyer Obituary

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Abraham Colyer Obituary - OBITUARY. Another Old ttroolt I j ulte Gone....
OBITUARY. Another Old ttroolt I j ulte Gone. Abraham Colyer, a resident of Brooklyn tot ality years, and father of ex - Supervisor C. F. Colyor, of Now Lots, died at his residence, No. 321 Myrtle avenuo, yesterday, in tho 83rd yoar of his age. He was burn near Huntington, L. I., lu 1801. His father, Charles Colyer, was one of the best known anrveyors on Long Island. Sixty ycara ago tho deceased settled iu Brook lyn, aud purchased some lots on the old Fleet farm, then running from Fleet placo to Hudson avenue and Johnson street. Ha furnished his new house 111 elegant style, and, just beforo ho occupied II, it wnB entered by burglars, who carried off every article of value, including his wife's wedding suit. Mr. Colyer was of gwi! Knickerbocker stock. Ho was a member of the Society of Old Brooklynltes, The funeral will take place on Suuday next.

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 09 Nov 1883, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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