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Albert Rolaz Gallatin
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Birth: Jan., 1800
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1890
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Born with the century, in January, 1800. Mr.
Albert R. Gallatin, second son of Albert Gallatin, one ot the fathers of the American Republic expired yesterday at his residence, 10
East Seventeenth Street in his ninety-first year.
Mr. Gallatin never aspired to public office
and for over half a century lived the retired life of a private gentleman. His later
years beIng devotea to a study of the sacred
Scriptures. The burial will take place on
Friday next in the family vault of the new
Trinity Cemetery, One Hunfred and Fifty
third-street and Tenth-avenue. The funeral
services Will be held in Calvary Episcopal
Church on Fourth Avenue.
The deceased was born In Philadelphia while
his distinguished father was a member of the
American Congress that met in that city.
His mother was Hannah Nicholson, daughter of Commodore Nicholson, the first
naval officer to hold that tltle during the revolutionary war. He entered
Princeton College in 1812, but left there in his
Junior year and was sent to Paris by his father,
where he entered the School of Mines and pursued
his studies under the greatest savants of
that age.
After graduation he returned to Amerca, and
took up hiS residence at Friendship Hill, the
old Gallatin homestead, near Uniontown, Penn.,
where he studied law and was admitted to the
Bar. He bagon the practice of the law in Baltimore, Md.
Abandoning the law, Mr. Gallatin came to
this city about 1830 and decided to make it hIs
permanent home. He engaged in the stock
brokerage business, and was one of the founders
of tho old Open Board of Brokers. For several years he transacted most ot John Jacob
Astor's business, but retired from active commercial life on his marriage in 1837 .
His wife was Mary L. Stevens. daughter of
Gen. Horatio Gates Stevens and granddaughter
or Col. Ebenezer Stevens, a distinguished officer
of the Revolution.
Mr. Gallatin leaves a widow and three sons.
Albert H., Frederick, and James 
 
Burial:
Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
 
Created by: Craig Evans
Record added: Jul 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94342748
 

 
 
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