Andrew Ellicott Douglass

Andrew Ellicott Douglass

West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 30 Sep 1901 (aged 81)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot section 50, lot 6521
Memorial ID 96713310 · View Source
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Buried 10/02/1901

Surname Given Name Age Month Day Year Certificate Number County Born FHL roll number
Douglass Andrew E 81 y Sep 30 1901 29736 (1901) Manhattan 1819 - 1820 1322997

NY Times - October 1, 1901

DOUGLASS, Andrew E., Buckingham Hotel ... 81 | 20

DOUGLASS - On Monday, Sept. 30, Andrew Ellicott DOUGLASS, in the eighty-second year of his age.
Funeral at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, West 46th St., on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 10 AM

ANDREW ELLICOTT DOUGLAS, A.M. [son of David], born at West Point, NY., Nov. 18, 1819; graduated from Kenyon College in 1838, receiving degree of Master of Arts in 1841; married May 13, 1847, Sarah Cortelyon, daughter of George L, CORNELL, Esq., of Brooklyn, and later of Rye. Mrs. CORNELL was Isabella Woodbridge SHELDON, daughter of Charles SHELDON, of Hartford, Conn. Mr. DOUGLAS entered the office of the Hazard Powder Co., New York, in 1843, as secretary; was vice-president and acting president from August, 1867 to June 1876; retired from active business; resides ('78) in New York city.
Child: --
Isabel, b. in Brooklyn, May 6, 1848; m. Aug. 23, 1876, Charles B. CURTIS, NY city.

Page 433-4; A collection of family records: with biographical sketches, and other ...
edited by Charles Henry James Douglas


Note from photographer:

***INSCRIPTION, principal monument:
In Memory of David Bates Douglass
Who departed this life October 21st 1849, aged 59 years.
This monument is erected by the Corporation of the Green-Wood Cemetery to commemorate the zealous services of its first president, who from the incorporation of the cemetery in 1838, until his resignation in January 1841, earnestly devoted his abilities to promote its establishment.

***Small plaque at the right base of the foregoing:
Henry Douglass
Maj US Army
Civil War
1827 1892
West Point Class of 1847

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