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Catherine Schuyler
Date: 1734 - 1803
Remarks: Catherine Van Rensselaer was the daughter of John Van Rensselaer and Engeltje (Livingston) Van Rensselaer. Her father was the great-grandson of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, the first patroon of Rensselaerwyck. In 1775, Miss Van Rensselaer married to Major General Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), thus uniting two of the most prominent Hudson River Valley families. The couple were the parents of : Margaret (Margareta) Schuyler (Mrs. Stephen Van Rensselaer, 1758-before 1802), Elizabeth Schuyler (Mrs. Alexander Hamilton, 1757-1854), Rennselaer Schuyler (b. 1773), Catheriner Van Rennselaer Schuyler (b. 1781), Anglelica Schuyler (b. 1756), John Bradstreet Schuyler (1765-1795), Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768-183), Cornelia Schuyler (b. 1775).