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John J TUERS

John J TUERS

Male 1865 - 1929  (63 years)

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  • Name John J TUERS 
    Born 2 Oct 1865  Washington Township, Bergen, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1929 
    Buried Westwood Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I581  The Turses
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2010 

    Father John TUERS,   b. 13 Nov 1819, Franklin Township, Essex, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1882, Washington Township, Bergen, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Maria SIP,   b. 16 Jan 1827,   d. 23 Jun 1907, Westwood, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1846  Passaic Co. NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maggie May PETERSON,   b. 13 May 1874,   d. 24 Sep 1940  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1892  RDC Pascack Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • From Book 2

      Marriages by the Revd. Stephen Goetschius
      John J. Tuers
      Maggie May Peterson
      Witnesses: Mrs. Ellen Peterson, Mrs. Maria Tuers
      November 10, 1892 [3]
    Children 
     1. Melvin J TUERS,   b. 23 Aug 1894,   bur. Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Chester TUERS,   b. 17 Jan 1896,   d. 1960  (Age 63 years)
     3. Elmira TUERS,   b. Mar 1898
     4. Elmer Ellsworth TUERS,   b. 4 Mar 1898,   d. 16 May 1970  (Age 72 years)
     5. John J TUERS, Jr,   b. 23 Jun 1900
     6. Floyd TUERS,   b. 27 Sep 1903,   d. 15 Aug 1983, Westwood, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1865 - Washington Township, Bergen, NJ Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    John J. Tuers & Maggie May Peterson
    John J. Tuers & Maggie May Peterson

  • Notes 
    • John J Tuers served as a musician in the Spanish American War.

      Elmira and Floyd were unconfirmed in the Blauvelt Genealogy, but found living with John and Maggie in Westwood Borough, listed on the 1920 Census. John’s sister, Annie, is living with the family in 1920.

      1900 Census list:
      John J Tuers Head b Oct 1865
      May Wife b May1874
      Chester Son b Jan 1896
      Elwina Dau b Mar 1908 part illegible
      Maria Mother b Jan 1827
      Anne Sister b July 1855
      Peterson Ellen Mother in Law b Apr 1834
      Melvin and Elmer were listed in the Blauvelt Genealogy, but may be incorrect. There is no record of Melvin or Elmer in this family in 1900. Names/family unconfirmed.

      Unnamed child death in Hackensack Republican 1895-6-20, Pg. 3 Col. 7
      ▪ Event Date: 6-16
      ▪ Town: Westwood
      ▪ Type of Notice: Local
      ▪ Remarks: died in Eastwood [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S55] John J. Tuers Headstone.

    2. [S54] Joan Turnure Genealogy Report.

    3. [S12] RDC Pascack.

    4. [S21] Blauvelt Genealogy, Louis L. Blauvelt.