Captain James Delancey

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James de Lancey

Birthdate: (68)
Death: April 8, 1800 (68)
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Gov. James de Lancey and Anne de Lancey
Husband of Margaret Delancey
Partner of Mary Delancey
Father of Charles Stephen de Lancey; Margaret Clifton; Ann de Lancey; Susan de Lancey; James de Lancey and 3 others
Brother of Mary Walton and John Peter Delancey

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additional partner: Mary Livingston

Evidence "There are speculations with supporting evidence of tombstone inscriptions that De Lancey had a previous (?) union with a connection of the Livingston family"

Comparing records it seems that James may have had two partners simultaneously...

"De Lancey was, with the possible exception of Frederick Philipse, the wealthiest man in the Province of New York, and for a number of years devoted himself to increasing his landed properties." &
" The estate of James De Lancey is often regarded as a classic illustration of the democratic effects of the Revolution, as his East Side property alone was repurchased from the Commissioners by some 275 owners."