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Cornelia Genêt (Clinton)

Birthdate: (35)
Death: March 28, 1810 (35)
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Daughter of George Clinton, 4th Vice President of the US and Sarah Cornelia Clinton
Wife of Edmond-Charles Genêt
Sister of Catherine Van Cortlandt; Rep. George W. Clinton (DemRep-NY); Elizabeth Tallmadge; Martha Washington Clinton and Maria Beekman

Managed by: David Plauché Cain
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About Cornelia Genêt

Cornelia Tappen (Clinton) Genet was born Jun. 29, 1774 in Orange County, New York to George and Cornelia (Tappen) Clinton. She married Edmond Charles Genet, a Frenchman, who served as Consul General from France to the United States. They were the parents of Edmond C., George C., Henry J., Charles A., and Cornelia T. Also had a daughter Maria Louisa b. 1802 d. 1888 and md. Cornelius van Rensselaer's 2nd wife.

Cornelia moved in powerful circles with her father serving as Vice President in the Thomas Jefferson and Madison Presidencies and her husband as Consul General. She died on Mar. 23, 1810 in East Greenbush, New York.

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Cornelia Genêt's Timeline

June 29, 1774
March 28, 1810
Age 35