Cornelius C. Schoonmaker, U.S. Congress

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Cornelius C. Schoonmaker

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Wallkill, Ulster County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Wallkill, Ulster County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Schoonmaker and Ariaantje Schoonmaker
Husband of Sarah Hoffman
Father of Sarah Schoonmaker and Zachariah Schoonmaker
Brother of Abraham Schoonmaker and Lydia Sammons

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About Cornelius C. Schoonmaker, U.S. Congress

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK. DAR Ancestor #  A101065 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelius_C._Schoonmaker

Cornelius Corneliusen Schoonmaker (June 1745 – 1796) was a United States Representative from New York.

Life

Born in Shawangunk (now Wallkill), Ulster County, New York, he received a limited schooling, became a surveyor and was engaged in agricultural pursuits. During the American Revolutionary War, he was a member of the committees of vigilance and safety. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Ulster Co.) from 1777 to 1790 and was a member of the State Convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1788. In April 1790, Schoonmaker was elected to the 2nd United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1791, to March 3, 1793. He was again a member of the State assembly in 1795.

Schoonmaker died in Shawangunk in the spring of 1796, and was interred in Old Shawangunk Churchyard at Bruynswick, in Shawangunk.

Congressman Marius Schoonmaker (1811–1894) was his grandson.

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Cornelius C. Schoonmaker, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1745
June 1745
Wallkill, Ulster County, New York, United States
1775
1775
Age 29
1784
1784
Age 38
Kingston, New York
1796
February 1796
Age 50
Wallkill, Ulster County, New York, United States