1891 - 1892 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT NOTE BOOK OF THE MAN WHO WAS MAYOR OF TRENTON NEW JERSEY

By: WESLEY CREVELING

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On offer is an interesting, original 1890s manuscript notebook handwritten by Wesley Creveling who was the Mayor of Trenton New Jersey in 1875 to 1877. The 5½" x 2½" book has about 70 pages of handwritten notes on architecture, hotels in various cities, facts, banking, remedies, genealogy, personal notes, etc. The book is somewhat worn but overall G. BIO NOTES: one on line source: Birth: Oct. 7, 1845 Broadway Warren County New Jersey, USA Death: Apr. 16, 1920 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Wesley Creveling married Clara Bradway (b.1853 in Clarksboro, NJ.-d.July 10, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA.) on April 23, 1884 at her home in Woodbury, NJ. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Dr. Samuel M. Studdiford. Clara Bradway Creveling was the daughter of Hon. John H. and Mary Elizabeth (Tonkin) [Clark] Bradway. Clara Bradway Creveling was a Daughter of the American Revolution. She was a descendant of Thomas Clark (1737-1809). Thomas Clark was on the Committee of Safety and a Deputy to the Provisional Continental Congress. Thomas Clark was born and died in Gloucester, NJ. Wesley Creveling was a prominent Democrat and served as the Mayor of Trenton, NJ. from 1875-1877. He was an attorney and had an office at 45 East State St. in Trenton. He led the Centennial Parade in Trenton on July 4, 1876. During his term in office the first post office in Trenton was built. He was a member of the 3rd. Presbyterian Church of Trenton. After his retirement, he wintered in Florida and spent the summers in the mountains of New York. The Wesley Creveling Family resided at 48 Clinton Avenue in Trenton, Mercer County, NJ. They had one child. Mary Bradway Creveling, their daughter was borrn on February 24, 1885 in Trenton, NJ. She died on September 7, 1885 in Trenton, NJ. Her funeral was conducted from her parents Clinton Avenue home. Mary Bradway Creveling was originally interred in the Mercer Cemetery with her grandparents. She was later reinterred in the Riverview Cemtery in the Wesley Creveling Family Plot. Mary Bradway Creveling is Find-A-Grave Memorial Number 39190093. Mary Bradway Creveling's grandparents were also reinterred in the Wesley Creveling Burial Plot Number 571. Wesley Creveling's last address was 911 South 47th. St. in Philadelphia, PA. Wesley Creveling died of a cerebral hemorrhage.

Title: 1891 - 1892 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT NOTE BOOK OF THE MAN WHO WAS MAYOR OF TRENTON NEW JERSEY

Author Name: WESLEY CREVELING

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: TRENTON NEW JERSEY, 1891

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall

Seller ID: 0001963

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