Abraham (Abram van Damme) van Dame, geb. te Zuidzande 2 nov 1836, ovl. te Alton 12 jun 1909, THE RECORD SODUS Friday 18 june 1909:
Roy Brown and daughter Vada of Marion were in town Saturday to attend the funeral of her grandfather Abram Vandane. Mr. Vandane died Saturday at the County Home and was brought here Sunday. His funeral was held Monday, and burial made in the local cemetery. He was a lifelong resident of Alton and is the last of his family, his wife and two daughters died before him. He was seventy years of age and had been ill for some time.
(Vandane = Vandame)
, begr. 14 jun 1909, zoon van Pieter van Damme en Magdaleena van der Boegh
Abraham is op 30 april 1851 vertrokken naar Noord Amerika. Het schip "de Eensgezindheid" vertrok uit Amsterdam en kwam op 21 juni 1851 aan in New York. Hij reisde met 5 van zijn nog levende broers/zussen, zijn vader en zijn zwager. Abraham is in Noord amerika getrouwd.
Abraham is vermeld op de census van 1860 als wagonmaker met als woonplaats Sodus, Wayne, NY, 22 jaar oud.

Newark union july 24, 1886:
Adv. New Departure !
Having secured the services of Abram VanDame, a FIRST-CLASS WOOD WORKMAN. We are now prepared to do all kinds of work in that line, We also have NEW PATTERN for STEEL HORSE SHOES for road horses. Give us a call and see for yourselves. BREWER BROTHERS.

Directory Sodus, Wayne co., NY, US 1901:
Abram VanDame, general workman and canvasser.

Gehuwd voor 1865 met:
Antonette Chamberlin, geb. te NY, US 1840, ovl. te Alton 15 mrt 1898, The death of Mrs. Abram Van Dane occurred on March 17. She died of dropsy after an illness of several weeks. Mrs. V. was about 60 years of age. She was a most estimable woman, and her bereaved husband and daughter have the sincere sympathy of all.

The Arcadian Weekly Gazette, March 22, 1899:
The funeral of Mrs. Abram Van Dane, of Alton, who died on the 17th inst., was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. She leaves a husband and one daughter, Mrs. Leroy Brown, of York Settlement. Her age was 58. She had been an active member of the Methodist PRotestant church here for many years.
, begr. te Epenscheid Cemetery, town of Sodus, Wayne county, NY, US 17 mrt 1898, dochter van Benjamin Chamberlin en Mary
1) Dealia van Dame, geb. te Sodus, Wayne, NY 1864, ovl. 9 sep 1891, Mrs. Delia Hatcher died Friday morning at four o'clock. The deceased was highly respected.
Her kind, pleasing manner won the respect of all who came in contact with her.
She leaves a husband, father, mother and sister to mourn her loss who have the sympathy of all,
Her funeral was attended at 11 o'clock on Sunday. Rev. H. Tre..? of Sodus officiated.
, begr. te Epenscheid Cemetery 11 sep 1891 met:
E.H. Hatcher
2) Alma E. (van Damme) vanDame, geb. te Sodus, Wayne, NY, US 1873, begr. te Epenscheid Cemetery 11 aug 1900
Gehuwd 23 dec 1894 (gescheiden te Wayne 3 nov 1897) met:
Elroy G. (Roy) Brown, geb. te NY 1864, zoon van Gilbert Brown en Arloa N.N.
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