Date: April 19, 1893
Description: In 1893, John Lefferts, heir of the family's Flatbush homestead, died suddenly. This obituary portrays him as one of Flatbush's wealthiest and most prominent citizens.
Citation: "Death of John Lefferts," April 19, 1893; Lefferts family papers, ARC.145, box 5, folder 34; Brooklyn Historical Society.
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