Stuyvesant, Elizabeth

Stuyvesant, Elizabeth

Female 1775 - 1854  (79 years)

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  • Name Stuyvesant, Elizabeth  [1
    Born 11 Feb 1775  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Sep 1854  [2
    Buried Saint Mark's Church-In-The-Bowery Churchyard, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6319  Sackett
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2021 

    Father Stuyvesant, Peter / Petrus,   b. 13 Oct 1727, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1805, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Livinston, Margaret,   b. 20 Jun 1738, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1818, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children
    +1. Stuyvesant, Elizabeth,   b. 11 Feb 1775,   d. 6 Sep 1854  (Age 79 years)
     
    Family ID F27169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fish, Col. Nicholas,   b. 28 Aug 1758, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1833, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1803  [3
    Children 
     1. Fish, Susan Elisabeth,   b. 26 Jul 1805,   d. 20 Jul 1892, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Fish, Margaret Ann,   b. 11 Feb 1807, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1877, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Fish, Hon. Hamilton I,   b. 3 Aug 1808, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1893  (Age 85 years)
     4. Fish, Elizabeth Sarah,   b. 25 May 1810,   d. Unknown
     5. Fish, Petrus Stuyvesant,   b. 13 May 1813,   d. 7 Nov 1834  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F2596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChild - Fish, Margaret Ann - 11 Feb 1807 - Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Fish, Hon. Hamilton I - 3 Aug 1808 - Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Mark's Church-In-The-Bowery Churchyard, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
     Mrs. Nicholas Fish (Elizabeth Stuyvesant)
1848
    Mrs. Nicholas Fish (Elizabeth Stuyvesant) 1848
    Painting by John Carlin, American artist; public domain image from Metropolitan Museum of Art; https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/14307

  • Notes 
    • Elisabeth Stuyvesant, a lineal descendant of Petrus Stuyvesant, Dutch governor of New Amsterdam.
      ------
      Household ahead of Daniel Le Roy family and 2 households ahead of John Neilson family
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCBX-Y2H
      1850 Census; New York City, ward 17, New York, New York
      Handwritten: 88; 31 July, 1850
      311/642
      Mrs. Elizabeth Fish, 75, F, ---, New York
      Miss Margaret Grinley, 19, F, ---, Ireland
      Miss Mary fields, 40, F, ---, Ireland
      Thomas Riley, 37, M, Waiter, England
      Mrs Mary Riley, 25, F, ---, Scotland

  • Sources 
    1. [S2647] Appletons' Cyclopedia of American Biography, 1600-1889, (Ancestry.com), 462 (Reliability: 3), 4 Sep 2021.
      FISH, Nicholas, soldier, b. in New York city, 28 Aug,m 1758; d. there 20 June, 1833. He entered the College of New Jersey at the age of sixteen, but soon left and began the study of law in the office of John Morin Scott. In the spring of 1776 he was appointed aide-de-camp to Gen. Scott; on 21 June of that year, major of brigade under the same officer; on 21 Nov., major of the 2d New York regiment, and at the close of the war was a lieutenant-colonel. He was in both battles of Saratoga, in 1778 was a division inspector under Steuben, commanded a body of light-infantry at the battle of Monmouth, served in Sullivan's expedition against the Indians in 1779, was attached to the light-infantry under Lafayette in 1780, and in 1781 took an active part with his regiment in the operations that resulted in the surrender of Cornwallis. He was major of the detachment under Hamilton which gallantly stormed a British redoubt at Yorktown. Col. Fish was an excellent disciplinarian, was an intimate friend of Alexander Hamilton, and possessed in a high degree the confidence of Washington. He was appointed adjutant-general of the state of New York in April, 1786, an office which he held many years. He was a supervisor of the revenue under Washington in 1794, and an alderman of New York city from 1806 to 1817. He married Miss Stuyvesant, a descendant of the Dutch colonial governor of New Amsterdam. Col. Fish was an active member of many of the benevolent, literary, and religious institutions of his native city, and became president of the New York society of the Cincinnati in 1797.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 4 Sep 2021.
      Memorial ID 36195956
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36195956

      Elizabeth Stuyvesant Fish
      Birth 11 Feb 1775
      Death 6 Sep 1854 (aged 79)
      Burial
      Saint Marks Church-In-The-Bowery Churchyard
      Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S3] Charles H. Weygant; The Sacketts Of America Their Ancestors and Descendants 1630-1907; Newburgh, N. Y. 1907; Journal Pri, Weygant, Charles H., (Newburgh, N. Y., 1907), pg119 (Reliability: 3).


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