Cornelia van Rensselaer (Paterson) (1780 - 1844) MP

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Birthplace: Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
Death: Died in Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
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About Cornelia van Rensselaer (Paterson)

Cornelia was the daughter of William Paterson, signer of the U.S. Constitution, and wife of General Stephen Van Rensselaer, III. She was one of three children Paterson had by his first wife, Cornelia Bell.


Birth: Jun. 4, 1780 Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA Death: Aug. 6, 1844 Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA

second wife of Stephen Van Rensselaer m. May 17, 1802 at New Brunswick, New Jersey and daughter of Cornelia (Bell) and William Paterson. They were the parents of: William Paterson Van Rensselaer; Catherine Wilkins; Philip Stephen Van Rensselaer; Cortlandt Van Rensselaer; Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; Cornelia Paterson Turnbull; Alexander Van Rensselaer; Euphemia White Cruger and Westerlo Van Rensselaer. (bio by: D C McJonathan-Swarm)

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 Stephen Van Rensselaer (1764 - 1839)*

 William Paterson Van Rensselaer (1805 - 1872)*
 Philip Stephen Van Rensselaer (1806 - 1871)*
 Cortlandt Van Rensselaer (1808 - 1860)*
 Henry Bell Van Rensselaer (1810 - 1864)*
 Euphemia White Van Rensselaer Cruger (1816 - 1888)*
 Westerlo Van Rensselaer (1820 - 1844)*
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Burial: Albany Rural Cemetery Menands Albany County New York, USA

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Cornelia Bell Paterson Van Rensselaer's Timeline

June 4, 1780
Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
September 17, 1787
- September 17, 1787
Age 7
Independence Hall, Philadelphia,

The Signers of the U. S. Constitution

New Hampshire
John Langdon
Nicholas Gilman

Rufus King
Nathaniel Gorham

Roger Sherman
William Samuel Johnson

New York
Alexander Hamilton

New Jersey
William Livingston
David Brearley
William Paterson
Jonathan Dayton

Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Mifflin
Robert Morris
George Clymer
Thomas FitzSimons
Jared Ingersoll
Gouverneur Morris
James Wilson

George Read
Gunning Bedford, Jr.
John Dickinson
Richard Bassett
Jacob Broom

James McHenry
Daniel Carroll
Dan of St. Thomas Jenifer

John Blair
James Madison, Jr.
George Washington

North Carolina
William Blount
Richard Dobbs Spaight
Hugh Williamson

South Carolina
John Rutledge
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
Charles Pinckney
Pierce Butler

William Few
Abraham Baldwin

Biographies of the Founding Fathers

Colonial Hall now contains 103 biographical sketches of America's founding fathers. At this time we have divided them up into 3 groups:
As you will see there are still many biographies that need to be added to our site, including a new category: Other Founding Fathers.

The biographies on this site are primarily from 1 of the following 2 sources:
Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, by the Rev. Charles A. Goodrich. Published in 1829.
The United States Manual of Biography and History, by James V. Marshall. Published by James B. Smith & Co., in Philadelphia in the year 1856.

May 26, 1808
Age 27
Albany, Albany, NY, USA
May 14, 1810
Age 29
Albany, NY, USA
Age 33
August 6, 1844
Age 64
Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
August 6, 1844
Age 64
Albany Rural Cemetery Menands Albany County New York, USA