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Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler
Birth: 1734
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: 1803
Albany County
New York, USA

Folklore Figure. Wife of General Philip John Schuyler, mother of eight surviving children. Catherine, or "Kitty", is most famous for her bravery in burning her own crops to prevent British troops from acquiring the food resources they could provide. Devoted wife and mother, she was well respected in the society of New York, in which the Van Rensselaers have a deep rooted and long history. (bio by: The Raven) 
Family links: 
  Johannes van Rensselaer (1708 - 1783)
  Engeltie Livingston Van Rensselaer (1698 - 1747)
  Philip Schuyler (1733 - 1804)
  Angelica Schuyler Church (1756 - 1814)*
  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)*
  Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler Cochran (1781 - 1857)*
  Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1734 - 1803)
  Jeremiah Van Rensselaer (1738 - 1764)*
  Robert H van Rensselaer (1740 - 1802)*
  Hendrick I van Rensselaer (1742 - 1814)*
  James J. Van Rensselaer (1746 - 1827)*
*Calculated relationship
Albany Rural Cemetery
Albany County
New York, USA
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Originally Created by: The Raven
Record added: Mar 19, 2003
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Catherine <i>Van Rensselaer</i> Schuyler
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Catherine <i>Van Rensselaer</i> Schuyler
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Catherine <i>Van Rensselaer</i> Schuyler
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D.A.R. Patriot Ancestor #: A101177 Service: NEW YORK Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
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