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Dr. Isaac Daniel Roosevelt

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: October 23, 1863 (73)
Hyde Park, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacobus Roosevelt, III and Maria Eliza Roosevelt
Husband of Mary Rebecca Roosevelt
Father of James Roosevelt, Sr. and John Aspinwall Roosevelt
Brother of Grace Walton Roosevelt; James Roosevelt; Walton Roosevelt; Edward Roosevelt; Hamilton Roosevelt and 1 other
Half brother of Richard Varick Roosevelt; James Barclay Roosevelt and Susan Roosevelt

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About Dr. Isaac Daniel Roosevelt


Isaac Daniel Roosevelt (September 29, 1790 – December 24, 1863) was an American businessperson, and the paternal grandfather of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.


He was born in Hyde Park, New York to Jacobus Roosevelt III (1760–1847) and Catherine Welles (1762–1829). In 1825 he married Mary Rebecca Aspinwall, daughter of John Aspinwall and Susan Howland. They had two sons:

James Roosevelt I

His eldest son James Roosevelt I was the father of diplomat James Roosevelt Roosevelt and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Younger son John was the father of tennis players Grace Walton Roosevelt and Ellen Crosby Roosevelt.


Isaac D. Roosevelt died on December 24, 1863, at the age of 73. He was buried in the churchyard of St. James Episcopal Church in Hyde Park, New York.


His house, the center of his Rosedale estate, still stands on Riverview Circle in Hyde Park. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993, along with a cottage and boathouse on the Hudson River nearby.

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Dr. Isaac Daniel Roosevelt's Timeline

March 21, 1790
New York, New York, United States
July 16, 1828
Age 38
Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, United States
July 27, 1840
Age 50
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, USA
October 23, 1863
Age 73
Hyde Park, NY, USA