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Elizabeth Schuyler

Elizabeth Schuyler

Female 1757 - 1854  (97 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Schuyler 
    Born 9 Aug 1757  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Nov 1854  District Of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34394  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2016 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Catherine Van Rensselaer,   b. 1734, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F11080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton Birth: Aug. 9, 1757 Albany Albany County New York, USA Death: Nov. 9, 1854 Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA Wife of Alexander Hamilton. She was the daughter of Revoluntionary War Continental General Philip Schuyler and sister to Angelica Schuyler Church. She was the mother of eight children, including Philip Hamilton, who died in a duel at Weehauken on the same field on which her husband would later lose his life. She was a remarkable woman, outliving her husband by fifty years and fiercely defendeded his honor after his death. After his death, she moved to Washington to be with close friend and confidante Dolly Madison, with whom she raised funds for local orphanages and poor houses until her death in 1854 at the age of 97. (bio by: The Raven) Family links: Parents: Philip Schuyler (1733 - 1804) Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1734 - 1803) Spouse: Alexander Hamilton (1755 - 1804) Children: Philip Schuyler Hamilton (1783 - 1801)* Angelica Hamilton (1784 - 1857)* Alexander Hamilton (1786 - 1875)* James Alexander Hamilton (1788 - 1878)* John Church Hamilton (1792 - 1882)* William Stephen Hamilton (1797 - 1850)* Elizabeth Hamilton Holly (1799 - 1859)* Phillip Hamilton (1802 - 1884)* Siblings: 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)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Trinity Churchyard Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA Plot: Unavailable at this time. Created by: The Raven Record added: Oct 07, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6838274