In March 1721, an "Abraham Vosburgh, Jr." purchased a lot at the foot of Gallows Hill, east of the street and on the north side of Isaac Fryer's lot. In April 1728, he received a fifty year lease for two acres on Gallows Hill for a brick kiln at the rate of twelve shillings a year. Additional transactions for city real property followed.
In 1729, he was appointed firemaster for the first ward.
One time Albany resident Abraham Vosburgh is said to have died shortly thereafter.
Sources: The life of Abraham Vosburgh is CAP biography number 6540. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources. His life has been recounted in some detail in the best of the traditional family histories.
first posted: 1/10/11