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 Elizabeth “Eliza” <I>Schuyler</I> Hamilton

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Elizabeth “Eliza” Schuyler Hamilton

  • Birth 9 Aug 1757 Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
  • Death 9 Nov 1854 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Plot Unavailable at this time.
  • Memorial ID 6838274

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.

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  • Created by: The Raven
  • Added: 7 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6838274
  • Linda Ferrigno
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Eliza” Schuyler Hamilton (9 Aug 1757–9 Nov 1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6838274, citing Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by The Raven (contributor 46552111) .