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52 years, 9 months and 17 days
Husband of Susana Anna Maria Verkirk, buried at Chinsurah. His daughter had married Thomas Scott.
Hier rust Pieter Brueys, in leeven Opperkoopman en Hoofde, Administrateur te Chinsurah, Overleeden den XXIII Augustus MDCCLXXXIII oud zynde LII jaaren IX maanden en XVII dagen. [The epitaph roughly translates to: “Here rests Pieter Brueys, Chief Merchant and Administrator of Chinsurah, deceased on 23th August 1783, at the age of 52 years, 9 months and 17 days.”]
"Grand Master of the Chinsurah Grand Lodge some time before the year 1774. Chief merchant and Chief administrator during his death." Governor of Chinsurah in 1783.
He was also once the Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge at Chinsurah.
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