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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Rare Watercolor Marriage Registry for John J. Berdan (1790-1862) and Eliza Goetschius (1794-1870), Jacob Goetschius (1756-1831), Saddle River Landing, Bergen County, New Jersey, December 11, 1816
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Rare Watercolor Marriage Registry for John J. Berdan (1790-1862) and Eliza Goetschius (1794-1870), Jacob Goetschius (1756-1831), Saddle River Landing, Bergen County, New Jersey, December 11, 1816
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 USD
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Rare Watercolor Marriage Registry for John J. Berdan (1790-1862) and Eliza Goetschius (1794-1870), Jacob Goetschius (1756-1831), Saddle River Landing, Bergen County, New Jersey, December 11, 1816
with the names and dates of the bride and groom; signed at the bottom wrought by Jacob Goetschius, December 11th 1816; in a heart and diamond carved frame. 
9 1/2 by 10 in.
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Exhibited

Lincroft, New Jersey, Monmouth Museum, Masterpieces of American Folk Art, September 26 - November 29, 1975;
River Edge, New Jersey, Steuben House, The Tree of Life: Selections from Bergen County Folk Art, October 15-23, 1983.

Literature

Betty Schmelz, Charles B. Szeglin, Kevin Wright, and Irene Fitzgerald, The Tree of Life: Selections from Bergen County Folk Art, (Bergen County Historical Society, 1983), p. 25, fig. 49. 

Catalogue Note

The backing inscribed Nov. 3-1816 married by W. Eitenge at Saddle River Landing, Bergen County Marriage Re(gistry). In 1824-Jacob Goetschius had a school house on Division St., now Main St., Paterson - 40 scholars-1827-105 scholars (...census of Paterson).

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