Cornelia Gaine (van Dam) (c.1734 - d.)

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Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Managed by: John Foster Ringwalt
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About Cornelia Gaine (van Dam)

Cornelia Van Dam was baptized in 1734 and is likely the daughter of Richard Van Dam and Cornelia Beekman. Richard was a son of Rip Van Dam which makes Rip Van Dam (b. cirica 1760), the once interim governor of New York, her grandfather, not her father.

Cornelia Van Dam first married a John Wallace in 1757.

Widowed, she married her 2nd husband, Hugh Gaine, in 1769. It was Hugh Gaine's 2nd marriage as well, his wife, Sarah Robbins, having passed.

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Cornelia Gaine's Timeline

New York, New York, United States
August 31, 1757
Age 23
New York, New York, NY, USA

John Wallace and Cornelia Van Dam married Aug. 31, 1757.

September 5, 1769
Age 35
New York, New York, NY, USA
March 15, 1770
Age 36