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Henry Killiaen Van Rensselaer
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1744
Death: Sep. 6, 1816
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA

General during the American Revolution.

The following information was submitted by Find A Grave member, #47687144.

Author George W. Schuyler wrote in his: Colonial New York - "..eighteen males, sixteen belonged to Hendrick Van Rensselaer's branch, and of these, five were of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer's family."

Henry Van Rensselaer battled alongside a notable amount of family during the American Revolution. His nephew Philip P. was the youngest of this branch. His brothers were Nicholas and Philip K. while Kiliaen K. served in Congress. This family had a rare distinction having three generations -- brothers in arms.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Kiliaen van Rensselaer (1717 - 1781)
  Harriet Schuyler van Rensselaer (1720 - 1763)
 
 Spouses:
  Alida Bradt Van Rensselaer (1742 - 1795)
  Nancy G. Van Rensselaer (1775 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Catharine Van Rensselaer Schermerhorn (1773 - 1846)*
  John H. Van Rensselaer (1778 - 1838)*
  David S. Van Rensselaer (1797 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Killiaen Van Rensselaer (1744 - 1816)
  Philip Van Rensselaer (1747 - 1798)*
  Nicholas van Rensselaer (1754 - 1848)*
  Elsie van Rensselaer Lansing (1758 - 1796)*
  Maria van Rensselaer Gansevoort (1760 - 1842)*
  Killian K van Rensselaer (1763 - 1845)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 56 Lot 65
 
Created by: Marte
Record added: Mar 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87313945
Henry Killiaen Van Rensselaer
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a distant cousin
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014

- #47687144
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012
 
 
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