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Kiliaen Van Rensselaer
Date: 1663 - 1719
Remarks: Kiliaen Van Rensselaer was the fifth patroon and the third lord of Rensselaerswyck, the enormous land tract given to his grandfather, Kiliaen Van Rennselaer (1598-1643), by the Dutch West India Company. He married Maria Van Cortlandt (1674-ca. 1730). The couple had ten children, among them Jeremias Van Rensselaer (d. 1745), sixth patroon Rensselaerswyck Manor and Stephen Van Rensselaer (1707-1747), seventh patroon Rensselaerswyck.