NEWTON, N.J., Feb. 21.—Capt. Lewis Van Blarcom, a prominent lawyer of this place, died yesterday from paralysis. He was born at Sparta, this county, July 19, 1835. He served in the civil war in the Fifteenth Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers. He was wounded and captured, and spent four months in Libby Prison. He was admitted to the bar in 1865, and in 1869 formed a partnership with Joseph Colt, now of Newark. Capt. Van Blarcom served five years as Prosecutor of the Pleas and for two years as a Chosen Freeholder. He is survived by a widow, two sons, and a daughter.
Source: New York Times, February 22, 1904.