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Catherine Van Rensselaer

Catherine Van Rensselaer

Female 1734 - 1803  (69 years)

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  • Name Catherine Van Rensselaer 
    Born 1734  Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1803  Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34393  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2016 

    Father Johannes Van Rensselaer,   b. 3 Jan 1708, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1783, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Engeltie Livingston,   b. 17 Jul 1698, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1747, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Family ID F11081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Philip Schuyler,   b. 22 Nov 1733, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1804, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
     1. Angelica Schuyler,   b. 20 Feb 1756, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1814, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Elizabeth Schuyler,   b. 9 Aug 1757, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1854, District Of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F11080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler Birth: 1734 Albany County New York, USA Death: 1803 Albany County New York, USA Folklore Figure. Wife of General Philip John Schuyler, mother of eight surviving children. Catherine, or "Kitty", is most famous for her bravery in burning her own crops to prevent British troops from acquiring the food resources they could provide. Devoted wife and mother, she was well respected in the society of New York, in which the Van Rensselaers have a deep rooted and long history. (bio by: The Raven) Family links: Parents: Johannes van Rensselaer (1708 - 1783) Engeltie Livingston Van Rensselaer (1698 - 1747) Spouse: Philip Schuyler (1733 - 1804) Children: Angelica Schuyler Church (1756 - 1814)* Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (1757 - 1854)* Margaret Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1758 - 1801)* Cornelia Schuyler (1761 - 1762)* John Bradstreet Schuyler (1763 - 1764)* John Bradstreet Schuyler (1765 - 1795)* Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768 - 1835)* Rensselaer Schuyler (1773 - 1847)* Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler Cochran (1781 - 1857)* Siblings: Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1734 - 1803) Jeremiah Van Rensselaer (1738 - 1764)* Robert H van Rensselaer (1740 - 1802)* Hendrick I van Rensselaer (1742 - 1814)* James J. Van Rensselaer (1746 - 1827)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Albany Rural Cemetery Menands Albany County New York, USA Plot: Not known at present. Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: The Raven Record added: Mar 19, 2003 Find A Grave Memorial# 7275660