Person:Elizabeth Schuyler (6)

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Name Elizabeth Schuyler
Alt Name Eliza
Alt Name Betsey
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 9 Aug 1757 Albany, New York, United States
Death[1][2] 9 Nov 1854 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reference Number? Q5363475?
Burial[2] New York City, New York, United StatesTrinity Church
  1. 1.0 1.1 Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

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    Elizabeth Hamilton (née Schuyler) (August 9, 1757 – November 9, 1854) was the wife of Alexander Hamilton. She was born in Albany, New York, the second daughter of Philip Schuyler, an American Revolutionary War general, and Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler. The Rensselaers of the Manor of Rensselaerswyck were one of the richest and most politically influential families in the state of New York. She was a sister of Angelica Schuyler Church.

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Reynolds, Cuyler. Hudson-Mohawk genealogical and family memoirs: a record of achievements of the people of the Hudson and Mohawk valleys in New York state included within the present counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Washington, Saratoga, Montgomery, Fulton, Schenectady, Columbia and Greene. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub., c1911), 1:28-41.

    ... Elizabeth, born at Albany, August 9, 1757; died at Washington, D. C., November 7, 1854; married, in the Schuyler Mansion at Albany, December 14, 1780, Alexander Hamilton, first Secretary of the U. S. Treasury under appointment by President Washington. He was born on the island of Nevis, in the West Indies, January 11, 1757, and was mortally wounded in a duel fought with Aaron Burr, at Weehawken, New Jersey, on the morning of July 11, 1804, dying at his home, "The Grange," in New York City, July 12th. His father was a proprietor planter in the West Indies, named James Hamilton, the son of Alexander Hamilton, of Grange, Scotland. He and his wife, Elizabeth Schuyler, are buried in the graveyard of Trinity Church in New York City, to the south of the edifice. She lived to be ninety-seven years old, and when she died her husband's last letter to her was found in a receptacle worn attached to her neck. They had the following issue: ...