Romeyn, Theodore, 1810-1885

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Romeyn, who lived in Detroit, Michigan, served on the Committee on Immigration of Dutch to Michigan.

From the description of Papers, 1847. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30535747

Theodore Romeyn was born in Hackensack, N.J. on Aug 22, 1810. he studied law at Rutgers University, and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1832. Romeyn moved to Detroit in December 1835, where he lived until 1848 when he went to New York for ten years. He practiced law with Alexander D. Fraser in Detroit. Romeyn married Anna Mills Woodruff of Albany on Dec. 3, 1834; they had three children. Theodore Romeyn died in Detroit on July 22, 1885.

From the description of Theodore Romeyn papers, 1836-1886. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 298323685

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creatorOf Romeyn, Theodore, 1810-1885. Poems by Theodore Romeyn [manuscript], ca. 1865. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Philoclean Society (Rutgers University). Records, 1825-1927 (bulk 1825-1890). Rutgers University
creatorOf Romeyn, Theodore, 1810-1885. Theodore Romeyn papers, 1836-1886. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Romeyn, Theodore. Papers, 1847. Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center
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associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Van Raalte, Albertus Christiaan, 1811-1876. person
associatedWith Ward, Eber B., 1811-1875. person
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Birth 1810

Death 1885



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