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Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
Birth: Aug. 9, 1757
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1854
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Wife of Alexander Hamilton. She was the daughter of Revoluntionary War Continental General Philip Schuyler and sister to Angelica Schuyler Church. She was the mother of eight children, including Philip Hamilton, who died in a duel at Weehauken on the same field on which her husband would later lose his life. She was a remarkable woman, outliving her husband by fifty years and fiercely defendeded his honor after his death. After his death, she moved to Washington to be with close friend and confidante Dolly Madison, with whom she raised funds for local orphanages and poor houses until her death in 1854 at the age of 97. (bio by: The Raven) 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Schuyler (1733 - 1804)
  Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1734 - 1803)
 
 Spouse:
  Alexander Hamilton (1755 - 1804)
 
 Children:
  Philip Schuyler Hamilton (1783 - 1801)*
  Angelica Hamilton Knott (1784 - 1857)*
  Alexander Hamilton (1786 - 1875)*
  James Alexander Hamilton (1788 - 1878)*
  John Church Hamilton (1792 - 1882)*
  William Stephen Hamilton (1797 - 1850)*
  Elizabeth Hamilton Holly (1799 - 1859)*
  Phillip Hamilton (1802 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (1757 - 1854)
  Margaret Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1758 - 1801)*
  Cornelia Schuyler (1761 - 1762)*
  John Bradstreet Schuyler (1763 - 1764)*
  John Bradstreet Schuyler (1765 - 1795)*
  Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768 - 1835)*
  Rensselaer Schuyler (1773 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Unavailable at this time.
 
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Originally Created by: The Raven
Record added: Oct 07, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6838274
Elizabeth <i>Schuyler</i> Hamilton
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Elizabeth <i>Schuyler</i> Hamilton
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Elizabeth <i>Schuyler</i> Hamilton
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You were in fact, a wonderful. A competent wife & mother. You stood by your husband's side through thick & thin. You even defended his honor after he died. I know you loved him very much. I'm sorry that you had to struggle with 7 children after Alex's...(Read more)
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