Cornelia Tappen <I>Clinton</I> Genet


Cornelia Tappen Clinton Genet

Death 23 Mar 1810 (aged 35)
East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 111776262 View Source
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Cornelia Tappen (Clinton) Genet was born Jun. 29, 1774 in Orange County, New York to George and Cornelia (Tappen) Clinton. She married Edmond Charles Genet, a Frenchman, who served as Consul General from France to the United States. They were the parents of Edmond C., George C., Henry J., Charles A., and Cornelia T. Also had a daughter Maria Louisa b. 1802 d. 1888 and md. Cornelius van Rensselaer's 2nd wife.

Cornelia moved in powerful circles with her father serving as Vice President in the Thomas Jefferson and Madison Presidencies and her husband as Consul General. She died on
Mar. 23, 1810 in East Greenbush, New York.

From Pat Perrella of Tallahassee, FL: "Here is the list of their children [from] Citizen Genet's journal that is with the collection at the New York Historical Society.

The only deaths he noted were Edmond Charles (1802) & George Clinton (1817) as the other children outlived him.

George Clinton Genet b.1795 d.1817 in NYC gravesite unknown, possibly with his grandmother Sarah Cornelia Petrus Tappen in Trinity Church vault, NYC.

Edmond Charles Genet b.1797 d.1802 burial at Prospect Cemetery, Jamaica, LI

Henry James Genet b.1800 d.1872 buried in EG family plot
Mary Louisa Genet (Van Rensselaer) b. 1802 d.1888 buried in Van Rensselaer plot, EG

Charles Alexander Genet b.1805 d.1838 buried in EG family plot

Cornelia Tappen Genet (Hale-Getty) b. 1808 d.1877 buried in EG but not in Family plot. There is a listing here as "Cornelia Tapan Hale" but Tappen is spelled incorrectly and she died as the wife of Dr. Andrew Getty."


husband-Edmund Charles Genet

Gravesite Details --father-George Clinton-34y-b. Blooming Hope


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelia Tappen Clinton Genet (29 Jun 1774–23 Mar 1810), Find a Grave Memorial ID 111776262, citing East Greenbush Cemetery, East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Pam (contributor 47212213) .