Richard DeWitt

July 21, 1839 - February 20, 1901

Catharine Hammond

March 13, 1840 - August 22, 1908

John Ten Eyck DeWitt

September 22, 1867 - February 21, 1936
Born Guilford Parish, Ulster County, New York (present-day Gardiner)
Buried in Hackensack Cemetery, Hackensack, New Jersey

Adaline Veldran

Married October 31, 1894 at Flatbush Reformed Church in Saugerties, New York, by the Rev. Richard DeWitt
January 4, 1867 - June 7, 1945

Mary Veldran DeWitt

August 8, 1895 - December 28, 1979
Died unmarried

Anna ("Anne") DeWitt

August 9, 1896 - February 7, 1964
Spouse Name

John Willard DeWitt

March 25, 1898 - February 11, 1992
Sarah Bell Silver

Douglas Holden DeWitt

July 1, 1899 - March 26, 1983
Helen East Holliday

Dorothy Hammond ("Dot") DeWitt

July 1, 1899 - January 19, 1993
Gwynne Trevor Lewis

Margaret ("Peg") DeWitt

July 18, 1903 - December 22, 1957
Died unmarried


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John Ten Eyck DeWitt and Adaline Veldran DeWitt behind their house at 683 Lotus Avenue in Oradell, New Jersey. Date and photographer unknown. Picture provided by Mary Sarah Bradley. Click on the picture to see it in a larger format. For a more recent picture of the same house, see his son Douglas’ page.

John and Adaline

I sure don’t remember where I found this one. John and Adaline, and two others. Displayed at 1/10 size; open photo in a new browser window to see it full size.

john ten eyck lacrosse rutgers 1887

Before the beard: John Ten Eyck De Witt with the Rutgers lacrosse squad. The arrow points at him. Reprint from a Rutgers alumni publication, decades later.

john ten eyck nyc

Taken in a New York City studio, date unknown. (See Adaline’s page for a set of photos of her, probably from the same sitting.) View the image in a new browser window for a much larger version.

rutgers class photo

Also before the beard. Probably labeled in his own handwriting? Rutgers 1887.

John Ten Eyck headstone

(Picture by Doug Bradley)

(Photo by Doug Bradley)
The family plot at Hackensack Cemetery. Most of the children are buried here. The twins Douglas and Dorothy were buried elsewhere.

Anna DeWitt headstone

(Photo by Doug Bradley)

Sarah Silver and John Willard DeWitt headstones

(Photo by Doug Bradley)

Margaret ("Aunt Peg") DeWitt headstone

(Photo by Doug Bradley)

(Photo by Mary Sarah Bradley)
The old Oradell train station, on Kinderkamack Road, near where Lotus Avenue runs into it.


Sources go here.

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