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Title [Summary about Abraham Rycken land grant]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.204
Date 1907
Description Abraham Rycken or de Ryke received in 1638 an allotment of land from Governor Kieft at the Wallabout in 1654 he obtained a grant of land at the Poor Bowery (formerly of the Dutch Reformed Church of New Amsterdam), he died in 1689. His son Abraham erected a tenement, which forms the center rooms of the house later owned by Charles Rapalye, the family cemetery at the Poor farm was in all subsequent sales of the farm reserved to the families Ryker and Lent. [handwritten on page]

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn
Subject Headings Land grants
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain