Michael Tremper Jr1,2

#1530, (30 October 1778 - 18 September 1815)
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Michael Tremper1 (c 1745 - c 1788)
Mother*Louisa Van Deusen1 (1748 - 1826)


Mary Brown b. 1779, d. 1852
Children 1.Leah Tremper+9 (c 1809 - 1857)
 2.Harman Tremper2
 3.Michael Tremper2
 4.Robert Tremper+10
 5.Jacob J Tremper2 (1812 - 1846)
Birth*30 October 1778He was born on 30 October 1778 at Fishkill, Dutchess Co., New YorkG.1 
1785He removed with Michael Tremper and Louisa Van Deusen to New York City, New York, in 1785 from Dutchess County.3 
21 April 1800Named a Fireman on 21 April 1800 at New York, New York.4 
Marriage*26 April 1801He married Mary Brown on 26 April 1801 at Old St. Paul's R.C. Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; see also Old St Pauls Church Philadelphia: 26 April 1801, img 138.5 
between 1810 and 1815He was Sailmaker between 1810 and 1815 at New York.6 
Death*18 September 1815He died on 18 September 1815 at New York at age 36; "in his 37th year", reported Oct 21, 1815.7,8 


  1. [S368] Frank Munsell and Thomas P. Hughes, compilers, American Ancestry, twelve volumes (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887-1899), XI:61, "Michael, b. in Fishkill Oct. 30, 1778."
  2. [S411] New York, Death Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1890 (Barber Collection), Gertrude A. Barber, compiler, online Ancestry.com, New York Evening Post, 1846, p. 19, Monday Dec 21, 1846: "Dec 19, Jacob J Tremper 34y[ears] 8m[onths] s[on] late Michael, brothers Harman, Michael, Robert B 160 Mott St."
  3. [S2615] David Franks and Noah Webster, The New York Directory 1786 (New York: The Trow City Directory Co., 1886), Annals, p. 89. "Michael Tremper peruke maker and hair dresser 26 Little Dock St. returns thanks for custom since his return to the city, and has for sale the most fashionable Wigs for gentlemen."
  4. [S509] Ancestry.com, compiler, Minutes of the Common Council of the City of New York, 1784-1831 (New York: The City, 1917), "Ordered that Jonah Tilly of the 3d Ward Grocer be appointed a fireman to Engine No. 25 vice Wm Post resigned And John Rutzer 2d Wd Shoemaker And Michael Tremper 3d Ward Sailmaker vice James Gosman & Robt Sneedon resign'd"; p. 620.
  5. [S204] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online Ancestry.com, Tremper Longman to FL SAR 30 Sep 1966; nat'l no. 94852, state no. 1940.
  6. [S219] New York Genealogical Records 1675-1920, online Ancestry.com, Michael Tremper, 1815, New York City; Sailmaker. Source: Longworth's American Almanac, New-York Register, and City Directory; Publisher: D. Longworth; Publication info: NY, NY, 1815. Page: 412.
  7. [S217] Index of Marriages and Deaths in New York Weekly Museum 1788-1817, American Antiquarian Society (1952), online Ancestry.com, image 813.
  8. [S218] New York City Deaths, 1814-16 (record type), Howard Jensen, compiler, online Ancestry.com, Age 37.
  9. [S1527] New York Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999, online Ancestry.com, Will of Mary Tremper, wid. of Michael Tremper, 1839, and Probate Proceedings, in the matter of Mary Tremper, 1853, q.v.
  10. [S410] Longworth's American Almanac, New-York Register, and City Directory 1839 (New York: Thomas Longsworth), p. 656: "Mary Tremper, widow of Michael"; other entry for Robert Tremper, tailor (same Address).