Vroom Cemetery
Somerset County, New Jersey
Originally published in the Somerset County Historical Quarterly, Volume 3,
1914, pages 52-54.

Located on the bank of the Raritan river on the Raritan river road, less than a
mile east of South Branch, on a farm formerly owned by Peter D. Vroom.  
Subsequent owners, Dr. Davis, John Quick, T. Sexton Wyckoff, and now Mr. N.
H. F. Randolph, of Plainfield.  Many other families besides those of the
Vrooms are buried there; others of the Vroom family being in the Dumont
burying-ground. The older part of the ground is enclosed.  There are various
old, brown-stones, without names or even initials, besides those wherein
names and dates appear, as given below.

Bogart, Guysbert, d. July 28, 1785, aged 65 yrs.

"Dinah, faithful slave of John J. Schenk", d. Dec. 20, 1860, aged 52 yrs.,
11 mos., 8 dys.

H., F. (Initials "F.H." only).

Hoagland, Ann Quick (wife of Martin A.), d. Feb. 22, 1861, aged 80 yrs.,
5 mos., 5 dys.
Hoagland, Martin A., d. March 16, 1867, aged 78 yrs.

Quick, Aletta, d. July 27, 1845, aged 16 yrs., 5 mos., 25 dys.
Quick, Aletta Peterson (wife of Peter), d. May 6, 1838, aged 76 yrs.,
3  mos., 17 dys.
Quick, Catherine, d. Oct. 18, 1855, in 73rd yr.
Quick, Frederick D. (son of Jacob P. and Mary), d. April 9, 1845,
aged 9 mos., 19 dys.
Quick, Jane Van Middlesworth (wife of Joakim G.), d. Jan. 22, 1844,
aged 57 yrs., __ mos.
Quick, Joakim G., d. Sept. 28, 1860, aged 75 yrs., 10 mos., 20 dys.
Quick, Mariah, d. Sept. 23, 1846, aged 54 yrs., 5 mos., 28 dys.
Quick, Peter Sr., d. Aug. 29, 1842, in 85th yr.
Quick, Peter P., b. June 27, 1795; d. June 14, 1884.

Schenk, Alletta Ann Stevens (wife of George V. N.),d. May 4, 1852,
aged 34 yrs., 11 mos., 16 dys.
Schenk, Ann V. D. (dau. of John J. and Elizabeth), d. Dec. 11, 1821,
aged 18 yrs., 1 mo., 5 dys.
Schenk, Ann Van Der Spiegel (wid. of John J.), d. Jan. 11, 1812,
aged 63 yrs., 1 mo., 21 dys.
Schenk, Elsie Jane (dau. of John and Elizabeth), d. Sept. 18, 1827,
aged 19 yrs., 22 dys.
Schenk, Elizabeth Vroom (wife of John J.), d. July 3, 1813, aged 33 yrs.
Schenk, John Van Der Spiegel (son of George V. N. Schenk and
Aletta Ann Stevens), d. April 9, 1841, aged 2 yrs., 5 dys.
Schenk, Sarah G. Van Nest (wife of John J.), d. May 14, 1860, aged 79 yrs.,
7 mos., 6 dys.
Schenck, Sarah Van Doren (wid. of Arthur), d. Nov. 9, 1859, aged 78 yrs.,
7 mos., 4 dys.
Slover, William B., of N. Y. City, d. Sept. 24, 1814, aged 21 yrs., 10 mos.,
12 dys.

Ten Eyck, David L., d. Sept. 6, 1885, aged 7 yrs., 11 mos.
Taylor, Jane Bogart (wife of Willet), d. Oct. 2, 1839, aged 77 yrs.,
10 mos., 12 dys.
Taylor, Mary, d. Sept. 30, 1841, aged 44 yrs., 10 mos., 18 dys.
Taylor, Willet, d. Mar. 3, 1846, aged 86 yrs., 8 mos., 2 dys.

V.D., J. (initials "J. V. D. only).
Van Doren, Sarah (relict of Joseph), d. Nov. 10, 1884, aged 79 yrs.,
3 mos., 17 dys.
Van Nest, Phœbe, d. Mar. 18, 1849, in 74th yr.
Van Nuyse, Nelly Quick (wife of Peter), d. July 12, 1818, aged 30 yrs., 18 dys.
Vroom, Catalina De La Mate (?) (wife of Guysbert B.), d. March 8, 1836 (?),
in 54th yr.
Vroom, Elsie Bogart (wife of Peter D.), d. April 17, 1823, aged 67 yrs.
Vroom, Guysbert Bogart, d. June 17, 1824, aged 45 yrs., 10 mos., 17 dys.
Vroom, Peter D., d. Nov. 17, 1831, aged 86 yrs., 8(?) mos., 10 dys.

   (Outside regular enclosure)

Brokaw, John L., d. Aug. 25, 1815, in 58th yr.
Brokaw, Phœbe Van Middlesworth (wife of John), d. Oct. 8, 1841, aged 82 yrs.

Quick, Catherine Hellena (dau. of Garret J. and Adaline),
d. April 28,1850, aged 10 (?) yrs., 5 dys.
Quick, Hannah (dau. of Joakim G. and Jane), d. Dec. 26, 1816, aged 18 yrs.,
and ___.

Taylor, Gilbertis, d. June 9, 1822, aged 9 mos., __dys.
Taylor, Samuel D. (son of Gilbertis B. and Lydia), b. July 9, 1823;
d. at Princeton Aug. 6, 1839. [Latin throughout].
Ten Eyck, Abraham (son of Joseph S. and Mary), d. July 16, 1840,
aged 9 yrs., 10 mos.
Ten Eyck, Elizabeth (dau. of Joseph S. and Mary), d. April 21, 1838,
aged 11 yrs.,
Ten Eyck, Joseph S.,d. April 11, 1862, aged 61 yrs., 1 mo., 19 dys.
Ten Eyck, John, d. May 12, 1852, aged 34 yrs.
Ten Eyck, Mary Lane (wife of Joseph), d. May 2, 1836, aged 31 yrs.

V. A. (Initials "A.V." only).
V., E. (Initials "E.V." only).
V., M. (Initials "M.V." only).
Van Middlesworth, Daniel (son of Henry and Elizabeth),
d. June 10, 1812, aged 6 mos., 14 dys.
Van Middlesworth, John (son of Henry and Elizabeth), d. Aug. 8, 1813,
aged 4 yrs., 2 mos.
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