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Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Five Brothers

 
 
Five Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
1. Five Brothers Marker
Inscription.
In honor of
Five Brothers
from Staten Island who served
in the Revolutionary War

Joshua Mersereau, 3rd Quarter Master General
Col. Jacob Mersereau
Cornelius Mersereau, soldier
Capt. John Mersereau
Paul Mersereau, sailor

Erected by the Staten Island Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution † June 19, 1925
Rededicated November 14, 1998

 
Erected 1998 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Staten Island Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.381′ N, 74° 7.937′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Port Richmond Avenue and Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Port Richmond Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is attached to the front of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (here, next to this marker); Burial Place (a few steps from this marker); Founding of the Dutch Church
Staten Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
2. Staten Island Marker
(a few steps from this marker); St. James Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Sullivanís Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Faber Park and Pool (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pelton House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Egbert Square (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Port Richmond Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
3. Marker on Port Richmond Avenue
The marker can be seen here to the right of the doorway.
Reformed Protestant Dutch Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
4. Reformed Protestant Dutch Church
The Five Brothers marker is on the front of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (seen on the right). The original church at this location was destroyed by the British during the Revolutionary War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 732 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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