Stephen de Lancey, Governor of Tobago

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Stephen de Lancey (Delancey), Governor of Tobago

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: December 6, 1798 (50)
Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. Gen. Oliver de Lancey, Sr. and Phila de Lancey
Husband of Cornelia Delancey
Father of Col. William Howe De Lancey; Susan Lowe; Colonel Sir William Howe Delancey Kcb; Susan Johnson-Lowe; Charles FitzRoy de Lancey and 5 others
Brother of Susan Draper; Anne Cruger; General Oliver de Lancey; Charlotte Dundas; Maria Dickson and 1 other

Occupation: Governor of Tobago, 1797-1799
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Stephen de Lancey, Governor of Tobago

Stephen was Governor of Tobago from 1797 to 1799.


Stephen DeLancey (1748–1798) was clerk of the city and county of Albany, New York in 1785, lieutenant-colonel of the 1st New Jersey loyal volunteers in 1782, afterwards chief justice of the Bahamas, and in 1796 governor of Tobago.

family

see: parent, Oliver DeLancy


Stephen de Lancey was Chief Justice of the Bahamas and Governor of Tobago.

De Lancey was the son of Major-General Oliver De Lancey, Sr. (1708–1785) and Phila Franks, and a great-grandson of Etienne de Lancey, also known as Stephen Delancey (1663–1741).His brother was Oliver deLancey

De Lancey was a lawyer who served as: Clerk of the city and county of Albany, New York in 1765 Lieutenant-colonel of the 1st New Jersey loyal volunteers in 1782 Member of the Nova Scotia Council in 1786 Chief Justice of the Bahamas from 1790 to 1797 Governor of Tobago from 1797 until his death in 1798 Stephen de Lancey was married to married Cornelia Barclay (the daughter of the Rev. Henry Barclay, Rector of Trinity Church, New York).[3][4]. He had two children, William Howe De Lancey, an officer in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars, and Susan De Lancey, wife of Hudson Lowe.

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Stephen de Lancey, Governor of Tobago's Timeline

1748
1748
New York, New York, United States
1778
1778
Age 30
New York, New York, United States
1778
Age 30
1782
August 22, 1782
Age 34
1798
December 6, 1798
Age 50
Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
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