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Demarest in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Douwe Talema

 
 
Douwe Talema Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 26, 2013
1. Douwe Talema Marker
Inscription.
“Here lies the
remains of
Douwe Talema,
who died on the 11th day of May 1779
in his Ninetieth Year.
This aged Man at his Residence
near this Place was wilfully and
barbarously murdered by a Party
of Tories. Traitors to their country
who had taken refuge with the Troops
of Britain then in New York and came
thence to murder and plunder.
To pay a Tribute of Respect to his
memory and also to commemorate
the manner of his death, several of
his relatives have erected this Stone.”

 
Location. 40° 57.662′ N, 73° 57.422′ W. Marker is in Demarest, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Everett Road and Bogert Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in the Sautes Tave’s Begraven Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Demarest NJ 07627, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sautes Tave’s Begraven Ground (a few steps from this marker); The Closter Horseman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walter Parcells Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Demarest Railroad Station (approx.
Douwe Talema Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 26, 2013
2. Douwe Talema Marker
0.4 miles away); Closter Public School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Reformed Church of Closter (approx. one mile away); Hilderbrant Naugle House (approx. one mile away); The Nauglel / Auryansen Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Demarest.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Douwe Talema Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 26, 2013
3. Douwe Talema Marker
Marker in in the Sautes Tave’s Begraven Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 26, 2013
4. Marker in in the Sautes Tave’s Begraven Ground
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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