Sarah Streit Riker Van Blarcom

Birth: 6 Feb 1882 · Newark, Essex, New Jersey
Death: 28 Nov 1962 · Newton, Sussex, New Jersey

Sarah Streit Riker was born in 1882 daughter of Joseph M Riker and Sarah Ellen Streit of Newark. Sarah attended school in Newark and eventually attended Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

On May 9, 1906, Sarah married Andrew Van Blarcom, son of Captain Lewis William Van Blarcom and Mary Thompson Van Blarcom of Newton. Andrew and Sarah had five children; Andrew (1907-1934), Sarah Hunter (1909-1989), Mary Thompson (1913-1953), Joseph Riker (1916-2000) and Anne Brackenridge (1921-2008).

Sarah died in 1962 and is buried with her husband in a large Van Blarcom plot in Newton Cemetery in Newton, Sussex, New Jersey