Maria Bogert Pruyn
Maria Bogert was born in June 1681. She was the daughter of Jacob C. and Jannetje Quackenbush Bogert. She grew up a member of a large family in a house on Market Street that in 1697 still included seven children.
These Pruyns lived on Maiden Lane where Samuel had a smithy and served as alderman from 1729 to 1732.
Samuel Pruyn filed a will in March 1752. It named Maria and three sons as heirs to his house in the second ward and personal property. He died in June.
Sources: The life of Maria Bogert Pruyn is CAP biography number 6126. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 7/25/07