Schuyler family

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Schuyler
Current region United States
Place of origin Netherlands
Members Philip Schuyler
Connected families Livingston family
Van Cortlandt family
Van Rensselaer family
Estate Schuyler Mansion
Name origin and meaning "scholar"

The Schuyler family was a prominent Dutch family in New York and New Jersey in the 17th and 18th centuries, whose descendants played a critical role in the formation of the United States, in leading government and business in North America, and served as leaders in business, politics and society in the United Kingdom. Notable family members include:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bielinski, Stefan. "Philip J. Schuyler", New York State Museum
  2. ^ Cowen, Phoebe Strong. "The Herkimers and the Schuylers", Albany New York, 1903