Schuyler family

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The Schuyler family was a prominent family in New York and New Jersey. Notable family members include:

  • Philip Pieterse Schuyler (1628-1683), married Margarita Van Slichtenhorst
    • Geertruy (b. 4 February 1654), married Stephanus van Cortlandt
    • Alida (b. February 28, 1656), married Nicholas van Rensselaer
    • Pieter Schuyler (1657 1724), first mayor of Albany
    • Brandt Schuyler (b. 1659), married Cornelia Van Cortlandt. He died of smallpox in 1702.
    • Arent Schuyler (1662-1730), married Jannetje Teller
    • Philip Philipse (b. 1668)
    • Col. Johannes, led an attack on La Prairie, Quebec in 1690
      • Philip Johanes, killed during the French and Indian raid on Saratoga on November 28, 1745.[1]
      • John Schuyler Jr., married his first cousin, Cornelia van Cortlandt.
      • "Madame" Margaret (b. 1701), married her first cousin, Phillipus Schuyler
      • Catalentie (b. 1704), married Cornelis Cuyler
        • Hendrick C. Cuyler (b. 1735), royalist
        • Margarita Cuyler Low (b. 1738) married royalist Isaac Low
          • Isaac Low, became a field officer in the British army.
          • Helena Low, married Dirck Hansen, who operated the Albany-Greenbush ferry
        • Abraham C. Cuyler (b. 1742), royalist mayor of Albany, imprisoned in Fishkill, New York
        • Elizabeth
        • Peter
    • Margritta (b. January 2, 1672), married Jacobus Verplanck
  • David Pieterse Schuyler married Catharina Verplanck, died as a result of the Schenectady massacre of 1690
    • Myndert Schuyler married Rachel Cuyler
      • Anna Schuyler married Johannes De Peyster
    • Pieter Davidse Schuyler (b. 1659)
    • Margaret
    • Jacobus Schuyler (b. 1675)
    • Catharina (b. 1678), married Johannes Abeel
      • Christopher Abeel
      • Catalina (b. 1698), married Vincent Matthews
      • Cornelia (b. 1701), married Goose Van Schaick
        • Anthony Van Schaick, Jr. (b. 1721)
          • Anna Van Schaick (b. 1754)
        • Catharina (b. 1723)
        • David Abeel (b. 1705)


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