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Remsen, Edward


27 Feb. 1800–24 Nov. 1878. Merchant, grocer. Born in New York Co., New York. Son of Henry J. Remsen and Sarah. Married first Mary Van Wyck, 18 Apr. 1826, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., New York. Married second Matilda White, 11 Apr. 1832, in Fishkill, Dutchess Co. Partner in firm of Bailey & Remsen, 1825–1831, in New York City. Partner in firm of Bailey, Keeler & Remsen, 1833–1840, in New York City. Plaintiff with partners Bailey and Keeler in lawsuit against JS and Oliver Cowdery, 12 Oct. 1836–26 Sept. 1837, in Geauga Co, Ohio. Grocer, 1844–1846, in New York City. Moved to Poughkeepsie, by 1850; to Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, by 1860; and to Fishkill, by 1870. Buried in Fishkill.