Isaac Roosevelt (businessman)
|Isaac Daniel Roosevelt|
|Born||September 29, 1790
Hyde Park, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 24, 1863 (aged 73)
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||Unspecified|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Rebecca Aspinwall
(m. 1825–1863; his death)
|Children||James Roosevelt I
John Aspinwall Roosevelt
|Parent(s)||Jacobus Roosevelt III
In 1825, he married Mary Rebecca Aspinwall, daughter of John Aspinwall and Susan Howland. They had two sons:
- James Roosevelt I (1828–1900), who first married Rebecca Brien Howland (1831—1876). After her death, he married Sara Ann Delano (1854–1941)
- John Aspinwall Roosevelt
His eldest son, James Roosevelt I, was the father of diplomat James Roosevelt Roosevelt (1854–1927), with Howland, and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882– 1945), with Delano. Younger son John was the father of tennis players Grace Walton Roosevelt and Ellen Crosby Roosevelt.
His house, the center of his Rosedale estate, still stands on Riverview Circle in Hyde Park. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993, along with a cottage and boathouse on the Hudson River nearby.
- "Isaac Roosevelt," findagrave.com, accessed 22 November 2012; includes photographs of tombstone.