Memoir of Living at Hauxhurst in the 1870s

Title

Memoir of Living at Hauxhurst in the 1870s
Written by Eleanor Theodora Duer Larocque

Subject

Life of the Duers at Hauxhurst in 1874 Weehawken

Description

A memoir written in 1945 by a granddaughter of Denning Duer, Eleanor Duer Larocque, of her years spent in Weehawken in the 1870s and 1880s. Grandfather Duer was the owner of Hauxhurst mansion which was built by his father-in-law James Gore King for his daughter, Caroline King and Denning Duer. Denning's son, James Gore King Duer, and Elizabeth Wilson Meads Duer moved their family from Staten Island to Weehawken in 1874 and lived there for 10 years until they relocated to Manhattan.

This manuscript was given to Helene Hasbrouck Anderson (nee Eagan), who lived at 38 King Avenue and met the author in Bernardsville in 1950.

Creator

Eleanor Theodora Duer Larocque

Date

1874 -1884

Contributor

Dorothy Riley

Type

PO

Identifier

WH00128

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Citation

Eleanor Theodora Duer Larocque, “Memoir of Living at Hauxhurst in the 1870s,” The Weehawken Time Machine, accessed August 8, 2022, https://weehawkentimemachine.omeka.net/items/show/3649.