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Stephen van Rensselaer, IV
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1789
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: May 25, 1868
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA

The Last heir to Rensselaerswyck.
Married Harriet Elizabeth Bayard, on January 2, 1817, in New York City.
New York State Militia general.
Father-in-law of Colonel John Schuyler Crosby.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Van Rensselaer (1764 - 1839)
  Margaret Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1758 - 1801)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Elizabeth Bayard Van Rensselaer (1799 - 1875)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Schuyler Van Rensselaer Johnson (1819 - 1897)*
  Cornelia Patterson Van Rensselaer Thayer (1823 - 1897)*
  Justine Van Rensselaer Townsend (1828 - 1912)*
  Harriet Van Rensselaer Crosby (1838 - 1911)*
  Eugene Van Rensselaer (1840 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1784 - 1787)*
  Stephanus Van Rensselaer (1786 - 1787)*
  Stephen van Rensselaer (1789 - 1868)
  William Paterson Van Rensselaer (1805 - 1872)**
  Philip Stephen Van Rensselaer (1806 - 1871)**
  Cortlandt Van Rensselaer (1808 - 1860)**
  Henry Bell Van Rensselaer (1810 - 1864)**
  Euphemia White Van Rensselaer Cruger (1816 - 1888)**
  Westerlo Van Rensselaer (1820 - 1844)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Lot I
 
Created by: Seward R. Osborne
Record added: Sep 02, 2005
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Stephen van Rensselaer, IV
Added by: Seward R. Osborne
 
Stephen van Rensselaer, IV
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Stephen van Rensselaer, IV
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Your father Stephen III was the last patroon. He was also known as the "good patroon" because he was so lenient with his tenants it essentially collapsed the idea of a 'patroonship'. The Anti-Rent War sealed it fate. Stephen IV did have an inheritance. Mu...(Read more)
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