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1051 Well liked, George served as a volunteer for many community organizations, and served as Chief, Park Ridge Fire Department from 1918 through 1920, and again in 1924.

*The Ascension Church on South Street in Jersey City was an Episcopal Church that stood until May 17, 1986, when fire severely damaged the Ascension Church. The building was insured for $847,477. On May 17, 1986 the insurance company paid $574,115 the Newark Diocese. The balance was to be paid if construction was completed by Jan. 1, 1989. The Diocese decided not to release the funds, in effect closing Ascension Church.

Obituary - Orangetown Telegraph, Pearl River, NY June 25, 1948, page 6.

Mr. George J. Granger, Sr„ a resident of Park Ridge for nearly 60 years died June 10, aged 72 years.
Mr. Granger was well known volunteer firman in Rockland and Bergen counties. He was a charter
member and a past president of the New Jersey and New York Volunteer Firemen's Association, a past
president of the Park Ridge Exempt Firemen's Association, and chairman for twenty-four years of the auditing committee of the Bergen-Passaic Exempt Firemen's Association.

Mr. Granger had been building superintendent of the Park Ridge schools for thirty-seven years. He was at one time chief of the Park Ridge police department. (Ed. note - he was chief of the Fire Department)
Mr. and Mrs. Granger celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last December 22. She survives
him. He also leaves a son, George F. Granger, Jr., of St. Petersburg, Fla., a daughter, Mrs. E. J. Turse of Park Ridge; six grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Florence Cooper of Spring Valley. 
GRANGER, George Francis Sr. (I9)
 
1052 When Dolores Granger and her twin sister Genevieve were born on May 29, 1920, in New York, their father, Robert, was 36 and their mother, Elizabeth, was 35. She had one son with Albert Robert Sipe on November 20, 1945. She died on July 22, 1981, in Pasco, Florida, at the age of 61, and was buried in Elfers, Florida. 

Source: Find a Grave 
GRANGER, Dolores (I3932)
 
1053 White Pages Residence 2011

100 Lexington Dr
Loveland, OH 45140-7126

(513) 683-5552 
DYKSTRA, Michael (I4840)
 
1054 Widow of Robert Hampstead, daughter of Isaac Willey HEMPSTEAD, Joanna (I1869)
 
1055 Widow of Tyman Van Valensyn/Valentyne VAN DEUSEN, Marytje (I2669)
 
1056 Widow, married name PARISH BONNELL, Eliza G (I4221)
 
1057 Widower of Geertruy Fredrickx at the time of his marriage. SICKLES, Hendrick (I313)
 
1058 Will ARIANSEN, Maritje (I677)
 
1059 Will dated 22 Sep 1869, Probated 10 Jan 1870 Mentions 6 Children:
Abraham
Margaret
Jacob
John
Samuel
Debby Ann
Executors: Sons Abraham and Jacob
Witnesses:
Albert G Zabriskie of Hohokus, NJ
Jacob T. Straut of Rockland County
Source: Abstract of Wills Rockland County, NY from June 3 1867 to December 24, 1870, p 501 
STRAUT, John J. (I273)
 
1060 Will is at Hackensack Y-380 DEMAREST, Aaron (I936)
 
1061 Will mentions minor children, John and Lawrence but does not give their last name. TOERS, Marytje (Polly) (I945)
 
1062 Will: Dated 20 June 1835, proved 16 Mar 1836, witnesses sworn, Trenton, 4592 B
Mentions sons Nicholas and John (?) and daughter Jane, wife Effie.

1830 Census, Bergen, NJ Living in household:
1 Male 40-50 years old
1 Male under age 5
1 Female under age 5
1 Female 20-30 years old
1 Female 50-60 years old
1 Femail 80-90 years old 
TOERS, Arent Nicolsen (I386)
 
1063 William Clarke RAE was a 2nd Lieutenant in Company B, 14th NY State Militia (Fighting Fourteenth) at the time of his death. He also served as a Sergeant in the 84th NY Infantry Regiment. The family records note he died at Laurel Hill, best known as part of the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. One officer and 6 enlisted men died during this engagement. The unit only existed for a few more weeks, for late in May the 14th Militia was ordered to return to Brooklyn and were mustered out, their three year term of enlistment complete.

Other Names: Combats at Laurel Hill and Corbin’s Bridge (May 8); Ni River (May 9); Laurel Hill, Po River, and Bloody Angle (May 10); Salient or Bloody Angle (May 12-13); Piney Branch Church (May 15); Harrison House (May 18); Harris Farm (May 19)
Location: Spotsylvania County, VA
Campaign: Grant’s Overland Campaign (May-June 1864)
Date: May 8-21, 1864
Principal Commanders: Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade [US]; Gen. Robert E. Lee [CS]
Forces Engaged: 152,000 total (US 100,000; CS 52,000)
Estimated Casualties: 30,000 total (US 18,000; CS 12,000)
Description: After the Wilderness, Grant’s and Meade’s advance on Richmond by the left flank was stalled at Spotsylvania Court House on May 8. This two-week battle was a series of combats along the Spotsylvania front. The Union attack against the Bloody Angle at dawn, May 12-13, captured nearly a division of Lee’s army and came near to cutting the Confederate army in half. Confederate counterattacks plugged the gap, and fighting continued unabated for nearly 20 hours in what may well have been the most ferociously sustained combat of the Civil War. On May 19, a Confederate attempt to turn the Union right flank at Harris Farm was beaten back with severe casualties. Union generals Sedgwick (VI Corps commander) and Rice were killed. Confederate generals Johnson and Steuart were captured, Daniel and Perrin mortally wounded. On May 21, Grant disengaged and continued his advance on Richmond.
Result: Inconclusive (Grant continued his offensive.)
CWSAC Reference #: VA048

Summary of Service: Rae, William C. Age 23 years. Enrolled, April 18, 1861, at Brooklyn, to serve 3 years; mustered in as sergeant, Co.B, May 23, 1861; promoted first sergeant, February 15, 1862; mustered in as second lieutenant, August 29, 1862; killed i n action, May 10, 1864, at Spottsylvania, Va,; commissioned second lieutenant, October 24, 1862, with rank from August 29, 1862, Vice E. Pearce, promoted. #4

U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 about William C Rae
Name:   William C Rae
Residence:      Brooklyn, New York
Age at Enlistment:      23
Enlistment Date:        18 Apr 1861
Rank at enlistment:     Sergeant
Enlistment Place:       Brooklyn, New York
State Served:   New York
Survived the War?:      No
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, New York 84th Infantry Regiment on 23 May 1861.Promoted to Full 1st Sergeant on 15 Feb 1862.Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 29 Aug 1862.Mustered out on 10 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
Birth Date:     abt 1838
Sources:        New York: Report of the Adjutant-GeneralHistory of the Fighting Fourteenth 
RAE, William Clarke (I295)
 
1064 William H. volunteered to serve in the Civil War, joining the 48th N.Y. on August 19,1862, alongside his brother Thomas. Both served through the war. William H. was discharged on June 27, 1865 at Raleigh NC Thomas was wounded in the leg, and later discharged from Mower Hospital July 7, 1865

He outlived his wives and most of his children. 1900 Census shows William living alone. He is a boarder, at 181 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York and working as a bartender.

On 25 Aug 1906 he checks himself into U.S. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at Bath, New York. Miss Margaret Granger, living at Ocean St. Brooklyn, NY, is given as next of kin.

On 22 Nov 1906 checks himself out of the home. A few short weeks later, just prior to Christmas, he checked himself into St. Catherine Hospital in Brooklyn on 15 Dec 1906. A few days later, on 19 Dec 1906 William passed away of a cerebral stroke.

He was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery 
GRANGER, William H Sr. (I1479)
 
1065 William Risdale letter refers to him being in the service during WWI and possibly being wounded. He is listed in the census as a vet. Except for name and birth date everything else is from the 1930 census. He died shortly after my mother met him which would be some time after 1940. I never met him but did meet his widow as a child.
The date was confirmed at NJ State Archieves. 
SPOHN, William H (I734)
 
1066 William Slater, age 9, stepson, is living in the household of James Davy in 1880 Census Paterson, NJ indicating Catherine married James Davy after the death of Marshall Slater. Cannot confirm date of marriage - note March 2011. TUERS, Catherine A (I1275)
 
1067 William was a Baptist minister, and is described as the only child who remained close to his father after his move to New Jersey. William is listed in 1872 as the minister of Ebenezer Baptist Church, 154 West 36th Street, New York, receiving a salary of $800/year. He also presided over the two weddings of his sister-in-law, Helen Blauvelt according to the Blauvelt Genealogy. THORP, William J (I4435)
 
1068 Williow Point Nursing Home RITTER, Anna (I290)
 
1069 wit Abraham Cornelis and Treyntje Pieters SPIER, Geertruyt Jansen (I223)
 
1070 wit Abraham Toerse, Beiletje Toers KOGH, Joost (I1040)
 
1071 wit Adriaen Post and Catreyna Michielse SPIER, Jannetje (I966)
 
1072 Wit Albertue Terheun and Anna Maria Akkerman TOERS, Aaltje (I208)
 
1073 Wit Arie Toers and Anna Immet TOERS, Lourens Cornelisen (I204)
 
1074 wit Arie Vanderbeek, Annatje Vanderbeek TOERS, Annaatje (Hannah) (I951)
 
1075 wit Claes Arentzen and Marritie Ariaens TOERS, Arent Louwerns (I222)
 
1076 wit Claes Van Elslant, de Oude, Mr. Gysbert and BARBER Gysbert SPIER, Jan/Johannes Hendricksen (I338)
 
1077 wit Cornelis Vrelant and his wife VAN HOUTEN, Aagtje (I983)
 
1078 wit Cornelus Toors and Leeja Spier TOERS, Maritie (I228)
 
1079 Wit David ACKERMAN and Catryn ACKERMAN AKKERMAN, SARA (I207)
 
1080 wit Dirck D. Dey and his wife TOERS, Thomas (I947)
 
1081 wit Dirk Dey, Saartje Dey TOERS, Thomas (I205)
 
1082 wit Enoch Michielsen Vreelant and Jacommeyntje Van Nest, wife of Claes TOERS, Thomas Laurensen (I333)
 
1083 wit Fredrick Cadmus, Saartje Cadmus TOERS, Sara (I950)
 
1084 wit Hannes Van Houte, Lena Van Houte TOERS, Lena (I946)
 
1085 wit Helmet Roelofszen and Gerritie Cornelis VAN HOUTEN, Roelof Cornelis (I967)
 
1086 wit Helmich Post and Franceyntje Toers VAN VORST, Arie (I1070)
 
1087 Wit Hendrik Siggels & wife Sara ACKERMAN TUERS, Sarah (I835)
 
1088 wit Hessel Peterse and Leah Bruyn KIP, Cathinely (I369)
 
1089 wit Jacob Spijr, Egje VAn Houte TOERS, Rachel (I1078)
 
1090 wit Jacob Toers, Catlyntke Kip TOERS, Jacob (I2928)
 
1091 wit Jacob Vrie Landt and Antie Toors TOERS, Abram or Abraham (I229)
 
1092 wit Jan ACKERMAN, Styntje ACKERMAN TOERS, Jan (John) (I949)
 
1093 wit Jan Spier and Francintie Toors TOERS, Francintie (I224)
 
1094 wit Joahnnes Michielse Vreelant and Catreyna Hendrickse Spier, YW SPIER, Magdalaentie Janse (I402)
 
1095 wit Johannis Toors and Marytje Toors TOERS, Louwerence (I225)
 
1096 wit Johannis Van Houten, Aeltie Sickles, his wife TOERS, Cornelius (I432)
 
1097 Wit Johannis Van Houten, Aletie Sickels TUERS, Cornelius (I1213)
 
1098 Wit Jurrien & Marytje Vanderbeek TOERS, Arie (I948)
 
1099 Wit Lambert Zickels, Abel Riddenaes and Maria Jans SICKLES, Hendrick (I313)
 
1100 wit Louwerence Toors and Marrya Spier, prob grandfather and grandmother TOERS, Johannis (I226)
 

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