Abraham Van Arsdalen (d. ca 1825)

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Person Record Title
Abraham Van Arsdalen (d. ca 1825)
Identifier
NJS-PER-00276
Given Name
Abraham
Family Name
Van Arsdalen
Death Date
1825
Sex
Male
Occupation
Government
Biographical Description
Abraham Van Arsdalen was an official in Middlesex County, NJ, and held several different positions in the early decades of the 19th century, including County Sheriff and Overseer of the Poor for the Township of North Brunswick. In his role as Overseer of the Poor, his job included examining and certifying manumissions.

Van Arsdalen Papers (1794-1869) contain documents relating to his duties as sheriff of Middlesex County and tax collector for North Brunswick Township. The manuscript collection is held at Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Place of Significance
North Brunswick
Bibliographic Citation
Van Arsdalen Papers (1794-1869), Manuscript Collection XX(3279530.1), Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Clayton, W. Woodford, ed. History of Union and Middlesex Counties, New Jersey: With Biographical Sketches of Many of Their Pioneers and Prominent Men. Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1882.
Record Contributor
Isaac Guzmán
Jesse Bayker

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