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Various early spellings of this surname include: Beermore, Baarmoel, Baermoer, Bearmore, Barrymore.
This family is said to have been at Rahway, NJ in 1704 and spread north
to the Paramus area, then Rockland County (Haverstraw) to Dutchess and Westchester
Counties, and into Connecticut (Greenwich).
Lief Baremore married 17 Oct 1735 Hackensack Reformed Dutch Church
17 Oct. 1735, Rachel Van Zile.
Lief Baremore was born at Lisbeth Town (Elizabeth, NJ). Rachel Van Zile
was born at or near Paramus. At the time of their marriage, "Lieving
Baelmore" was living "in the Cloof" (the Clove) and "Rachel
Van Seyl" was living at Paramus.
From The Minutes of the Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of
New Jersey from 1725 to 1744, Perth Amboy: 1960; (Re: Ramapo Tract; paraphrased
unless in quotes)
----- (Vol. II, p. 124)...18 August 1741...A number of settlers on the Ramapo
Tract requested that Leef Baremore might have no lease for that they said
he was a thief and a liar and there was no living near him.
----- Vol. II, p. 173)...23 June 1742...19 June instant, Gerrit Vanblercum,
one of the tenants, came in the name of Leaf Baremore and requested that
the Proprietors would grant a lease to said Baremore for 50 acres woodland;
Prop. executed said lease...
----- (Vol. II, p. 278, chart)...40. Lief Bearmore, lease date 29 June 1742,
50 acres at Garit Vanblercum, 5 shill. year rent...
Children of Lief Barrymore & Rachel Van Zile:
----- Johannis Beermoor,
bp. 28 June 1740 Paramus (wit: Gerrit & Hillegont Van Blercom)
----- Hendrickus Baarmoel, bp. 26 June 1742 Paramus (wit: Hendrick
& Maretje Bertholf)