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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Dutchess County

Index to Locations

  • South Amenia Cemetery
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Amenia Amenia Island Cemetery
  • Near Amenia Red Meeting House Cemetery
  • Beacon Dutch Reform Churchyard
  • Beacon Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery
  • Beacon St. Luke's Church Cemetery
  • Clinton Corners Upton Lake Cemetery
  • Dover Plains Valley View Cemetery
  • Fishkill Unknown location
  • Fishkill Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
  • Fishkill Dutch Reformed Churchyard
  • Fishkill Fishkill Rural Cemetery
  • Fishkill Rural Cemetery
  • Fishkill Trinity Church Cemetery
  • Fishkill Trinity Churchyard
  • Gardner Hollow Apoquage Friends Meeting Burial Ground
  • Hyde Park Culinary Institute of America Grounds
  • Hyde Park Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
  • Hyde Park Roosevelt Home
  • Hyde Park St. James' Churchyard
  • Millbrook Nine Partners Burial Ground
  • Pawling Dodge Family Burial Ground
  • Pawling Pawling Cemetery
  • Pine Plains Pine Plains Cemetery
  • Pleasant Valley Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Poughkeepsie Unknown location
  • Poughkeepsie Calvary Cemetery
  • Poughkeepsie Christ Episcopal Church Burying Ground
  • Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery
  • Poughkeepsie St. Peter's Cemetery
  • Poughquag Poughquag Cemetery
  • Rhinebeck Unknown location
  • Rhinebeck Dutch Reformed Church
  • Rhinebeck Old Dutch Cemetery
  • Rhinebeck Rhinebeck Cemetery
  • Rhinebeck Rhinebeck Reformed Dutch Church
  • Staatsburg St. James Churchyard
  • Stanfordville Sutherland Cemetery
  • Tivoli St. Paul's Churchyard
  • Washington Hollow Pittsbury Presbyterian Churchyard


    South Amenia Cemetery
    Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Elisha Barlow (c.1749-1828) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born about 1749. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1800-02; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1806-10. Died December 30, 1828 (age about 79 years). Interment at South Amenia Cemetery.


    Private or family graveyards
    Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Abraham Bockee (1784-1865) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Shekomeko, Dutchess County, N.Y., February 3, 1784. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1819-20; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1829-31, 1833-37; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1842-45; state court judge in New York, 1843; county judge in New York, 1846. Died in Shekomeko, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 1, 1865 (age 81 years, 118 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768-1835) — also known as Philip J. Schuyler — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 21, 1768. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1797-98; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1817-19. Died, of consumption (tuberculosis), in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 21, 1835 (age 67 years, 31 days). Original interment at New York Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; subsequent interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Philip John Schuyler and Catherine (Van Rensselaer) Schuyler (1734-1803); brother of Elizabeth Schuyler (1757-1854; who married Alexander Hamilton); nephew of Stephen John Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; uncle of Philip Schuyler and James Alexander Hamilton; grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; great-granduncle of Robert Ray Hamilton; second great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); second great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston the Elder; second great-granduncle of John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; first cousin of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer; first cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston, Killian Killian Van Rensselaer and Henry Walter Livingston; first cousin twice removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston, Philip P. Schuyler, Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; first cousin thrice removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; first cousin four times removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Bronson Murray Cutting; first cousin five times removed of Brockholst Livingston; second cousin of Nicholas Bayard, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) and Maturin Livingston; second cousin once removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; second cousin twice removed of Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin and John Jacob Astor III; second cousin thrice removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, William Waldorf Astor and John Sluyter Wirt; second cousin four times removed of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler, Robert Reginald Livingston and John Hubner II; third cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843) and William Jay; third cousin once removed of Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873), Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler, John Jay II and Philip N. Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Charles Pinckney Brown, Eugene Schuyler, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); third cousin thrice removed of John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, Karl Cortlandt Schuyler, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Amenia Island Cemetery
    Route 343
    Amenia, Dutchess County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Newton Duelle Alling (1869-1948) — also known as Newton D. Alling — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 31, 1869. Democrat. Banker; candidate for New York state assembly, 1894. Presbyterian. Died in Dutchess County, N.Y., August 15, 1948 (age 79 years, 137 days). Interment at Amenia Island Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jehiel Sackett Alling (1822-1905) and Ann Eliza (Bertine) Alling (1834-1906); married 1898 to Edythe Spencer (1877-1962).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Red Meeting House Cemetery
    Near Amenia, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Ephraim Paine (1730-1785) — of New York. Born in Canterbury, Windham County, Conn., August 19, 1730. County judge in New York, 1778-81; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1779-81, 1782-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1784. Expelled from the New York State Senate on March 15, 1781, for neglect of duty. Died in Amenia, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 10, 1785 (age 54 years, 356 days). Interment at Red Meeting House Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Dutch Reform Churchyard
    Beacon, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Abraham Henry Schenck (1775-1831) — also known as Abraham H. Schenck — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, January 22, 1775. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1804-06; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1815-17. Died June 1, 1831 (age 56 years, 130 days). Interment at Dutch Reform Churchyard.
      Relatives: Uncle of Isaac Teller (1799-1868).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery
    Beacon, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      William Few (1748-1828) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born near Baltimore (unknown county), Md., June 8, 1748. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Georgia state legislature, 1777-79; Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1780-85; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1789-93; state court judge in Georgia, 1796-99; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1801-05. Methodist. Died in Fishkill Landing (now part of Beacon), Dutchess County, N.Y., July 16, 1828 (age 80 years, 38 days). Original interment at Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery; reinterment at St. Paul's Churchyard, Augusta, Ga.
      Relatives: Second great-granduncle of William Preston Few (1867-1940; president of Duke University, 1924-40; who married Mary Reamey Thomas (1885-1971)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    St. Luke's Church Cemetery
    Beacon, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Willard H. Mase (1834-1894) — of Matteawan (now part of Beacon), Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Prattsville, Greene County, N.Y., June 10, 1834. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884 (alternate), 1892; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1887-91; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 16th District, 1894. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 18, 1894 (age 59 years, 222 days). Interment at St. Luke's Church Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Upton Lake Cemetery
    Clinton Corners, Dutchess County, New York
    Founded 1913
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Clapp Allen (1863-1954) — also known as James C. Allen — of Clinton Corners, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Salt Point, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1863. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1915-18. Died, in the Stickler Nursing Home, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., November 26, 1954 (age about 91 years). Interment at Upton Lake Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James M. Allen and Mary (Clapp) Allen; married, May 23, 1886, to Anna E. Tousey (1863-1955).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Valley View Cemetery
    Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    John H. Ketcham John Henry Ketcham (1832-1906) — also known as John H. Ketcham — of Dover Plains, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, N.Y., December 21, 1832. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1856-57; member of New York state senate 11th District, 1860-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York, 1865-73, 1877-93, 1897-1906 (12th District 1865-73, 13th District 1877-85, 16th District 1885-93, 18th District 1897-1903, 21st District 1903-06); defeated, 1872; died in office 1906; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1874-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1876, 1896. Suffered a fall about 1903, which affected his health, and died three years later, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 4, 1906 (age 73 years, 318 days). Interment at Valley View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Henry B. Ketcham (1865-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)


    Unknown Location
    Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    James Kent James Kent (1763-1847) — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Doansburg, Putnam County, N.Y., July 31, 1763. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1790-91, 1792-93, 1796-97 (Dutchess County 1790-91, 1792-93, New York County 1796-97); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1793; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1798. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Author of Commentaries on American Law, the first comprehensive treatment of the subject. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 12, 1847 (age 84 years, 134 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Bailey.
      Kent County, Mich. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: New York Public Library


    Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
    Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Bartow White (1776-1862) — of New York. Born in New York, 1776. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1825-27. Died in 1862 (age about 86 years). Interment at Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Dutch Reformed Churchyard
    Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William William Van Wyck (1777-1840) — also known as William W. Van Wyck — of Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1777. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1821-25 (4th District 1821-23, 5th District 1823-25). Died in 1840 (age about 63 years). Interment at Dutch Reformed Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Fishkill Rural Cemetery
    Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Case (1776-1859) — of New York. Born in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1776. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1819-21. Died in Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 7, 1859 (age about 83 years). Interment at Fishkill Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Rural Cemetery
    Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Teller (1799-1868) — of New York. Born in New York, 1799. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1854-55. Died in 1868 (age about 69 years). Interment at Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Abraham Henry Schenck (1775-1831).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Trinity Church Cemetery
    Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Crommelin Verplanck (1762-1834) — also known as Daniel C. Verplanck — of Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 19, 1762. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1803-09; common pleas court judge in New York, 1828-30. Died near Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 29, 1834 (age 72 years, 10 days). Interment at Trinity Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Gulian Crommelin Verplanck (1786-1870).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Trinity Churchyard
    Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Gulian C. Verplanck Gulian Crommelin Verplanck (1786-1870) — also known as Gulian C. Verplanck; "Abimalech Coody" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 6, 1786. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1820-23; U.S. Representative from New York, 1825-33 (2nd District 1825-27, 3rd District 1827-33); Whig candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1834; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1838-41; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1870 (age 83 years, 224 days). Interment at Trinity Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Crommelin Verplanck (1762-1834).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: New York Public Library


    Apoquage Friends Meeting Burial Ground
    Gardner Hollow, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Ebenezer Cary (1745-1815) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in 1745. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1780-81, 1784-85. Died May 18, 1815 (age about 69 years). Interment at Apoquage Friends Meeting Burial Ground.


    Culinary Institute of America Grounds
    Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Clendenin James Ryan (1905-1957) — also known as Clendenin Ryan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Allamuchy, Warren County, N.J. Born in Suffern, Rockland County, N.Y., July 16, 1905. Republican. Aide to Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, 1938-39; New York City Commissioner of Commerce, 1939; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948; Independent Voters candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1953. Catholic. Died by self-inflicted gunshot, in the same East 70th Street townhouse where his father killed himself in 1939, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 12, 1957 (age 52 years, 58 days). Interment at Culinary Institute of America Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Clendenin James Ryan (1882-1939) and Caroline (O'Neil) Ryan (1885-1946); married 1937 to Jean Harder (1915-1991); grandson of Thomas Fortune Ryan (1851-1928).
      Political family: Ryan-Nicoll family of New York City, New York.


    Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
    Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Abraham Adriance (1766-1825) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born April 6, 1766. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1798-1802; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1802-06. Died September 29, 1825 (age 59 years, 176 days). Interment at Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Adriance and Femmetje (Van Kleef) Adriance; married, July 13, 1788, to Anna Storm (1766-1849).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Roosevelt Home
    259 Albany Post Road
    Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) — also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt; "F.D.R." — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 30, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1911-13; resigned 1913; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-20; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928; speaker, 1944; contracted polio in the early 1920s; as a result, his legs were paralyzed for the rest of his life; Governor of New York, 1929-33; President of the United States, 1933-45; died in office 1945; on February 15, 1933, in Miami, Fla., he and Chicago mayor Anton J. Cermak were shot at by Guiseppe Zangara; Cermak was hit and mortally wounded. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Grange; Knights of Pythias. Led the nation through the Depression and World War II. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Ga., April 12, 1945 (age 63 years, 72 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home; memorial monument at Federal Triangle, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of James Roosevelt (1828-1900) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt (1854-1941); married, March 17, 1905, to Eleanor Roosevelt (niece of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); first cousin of Corinne Douglas Robinson); father of James Roosevelt (1907-1991), Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; half-uncle of Helen Roosevelt Robinson; second great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; first cousin of Warren Delano Robbins (1885-1935) and Katharine Price Collier St. George; first cousin once removed of Helen Lloyd Aspinwall (1863-1929; who married Francis Emanuel Shober); first cousin four times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Caroline Astor Drayton (who married William Phillips); second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr. and Jabez Williams Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington, George Washington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; third cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster and James I. Roosevelt; third cousin thrice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; fourth cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, Roger Wolcott and Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919).
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Ross T. McIntire — Milton Lipson — W. W. Howes — Bruce Barton — Hamilton Fish, Jr. — Joseph W. Martin, Jr. — Samuel I. Rosenman — Rexford G. Tugwell — Raymond Moley — Adolf A. Berle — George E. Allen — Lorence E. Asman — Grenville T. Emmet — Eliot Janeway — Jonathan Daniels — Ralph Bellamy
      The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge (opened 1962), over Lubec Narrows, between Lubec, Maine and Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, is named for him.  — The borough of Roosevelt, New Jersey (originally Jersey Homesteads; renamed 1945), is named for him.
      Politician named for him: Frank Garrison
      Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. dime (ten cent coin).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn, The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America — Doris Kearns Goodwin, No Ordinary Time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II — Joseph Alsop & Roland Gelatt, FDR : 1882-1945 — Bernard Bellush, Franklin Roosevelt as Governor of New York — Robert H. Jackson, That Man : An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt — Jonas Klein, Beloved Island : Franklin & Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello — Conrad Black, Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Champion of Freedom — Charles Peters, Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World — Steven Neal, Happy Days Are Here Again : The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever — H. W. Brands, Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Alan Brinkley, Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Stanley Weintraub, Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life — Karen Bornemann Spies, Franklin D. Roosevelt (for young readers)
      Critical books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Jim Powell, FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression — John T. Flynn, The Roosevelt Myth — Burton W. Folsom, New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America
      Fiction about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Philip Roth, The Plot Against America: A Novel
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) — also known as Anna Eleanor Roosevelt — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 11, 1884. Democrat. Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, 1945-53; member, United Nations Commission on Human Rights; newspaper columnist; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1952, 1956, 1960; member, President's Commission on the Status of Women, 1961-62. Female. Member, League of Women Voters; NAACP. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1973. Died, of tuberculosis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 7, 1962 (age 78 years, 27 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home.
      Relatives: Daughter of Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt (1860-1894) and Anna (Hall) Roosevelt (1863-1892); sister of Gracie Hall Roosevelt (1891-1941; who married Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt (1898-1985)); married, March 17, 1905, to Franklin Delano Roosevelt; mother of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; niece of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; grandniece of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; great-grandniece of James I. Roosevelt; second great-grandniece of William Bellinger Bulloch; third great-granddaughter of Archibald Bulloch; first cousin of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin once removed of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
      Political family: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
      Books about Eleanor Roosevelt: Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Maurine H. Beasley, Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady


    St. James' Churchyard
    Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957) — also known as Peter G. Gerry — of Newport, Newport County, R.I.; Warwick, Kent County, R.I.; Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 18, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1932; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1917-29, 1935-47; defeated, 1928, 1930; member of Democratic National Committee from Rhode Island, 1932-36. Episcopalian. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 31, 1957 (age 78 years, 43 days). Interment at St. James' Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Elbridge Thomas Gerry and Louisa Matilda (Livingston) Gerry; married, May 26, 1910, to Mathilde Townsend (divorced 1925; who later married Benjamin Sumner Welles); married, October 22, 1925, to Edith Stuyvesant (Dresser) Vanderbilt (1873-1958); great-grandson of Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814); second cousin of Robert Walton Goelet; second cousin once removed of Peter Goelet.
      Political family: Gerry family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Morgan Lewis Morgan Lewis (1754-1844) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 16, 1754. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1789-90, 1791-92 (New York County 1789-90, Dutchess County 1791-92); New York state attorney general, 1791-92; appointed 1791; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1792-1801; Governor of New York, 1804-07; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1810-14; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 7, 1844 (age 89 years, 174 days). Interment at St. James' Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Lewis (1713-1803) and Elizabeth (Annesley) Lewis; married, May 11, 1779, to Gertrude Livingston (1757-1833; daughter of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); sister-in-law of John Armstrong, Jr.; sister of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813) and Edward Livingston; granddaughter of Robert Livingston); father of Margaret Lewis (1780-1860; who married Maturin Livingston); great-grandfather of Louisa Matilda Livingston (1836-1920; who married Elbridge Thomas Gerry).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Lewis County, N.Y. is named for him.
      The town and village of Lewiston, New York, are named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Morgan L. MartinMorgan L. Gage
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896
      Nathaniel Pendleton (1756-1821) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New Kent County, Va., 1756. Major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Georgia state attorney general, 1785-86; district judge in Georgia, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1789; U.S. District Judge for Virginia, 1789-96; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1816-17; county judge in New York, 1821. Served as a second to Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton's duel with Aaron Burr. Died in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 20, 1821 (age about 65 years). Interment at St. James' Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Pendleton (1715-1794) and Elizabeth Anne (Clayton0 Pendleton (1722-1761); married, October 4, 1785, to Susan Bard (1760-1816); father of Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; nephew of Edmund Pendleton; uncle of Philip Clayton Pendleton; grandfather of George Hunt Pendleton; great-grandfather of Francis Key Pendleton; cousin *** of John Penn; first cousin twice removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; first cousin thrice removed of William Barret Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton and John Overton Pendleton; first cousin four times removed of Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro; second cousin once removed of James Madison, William Taylor Madison and Zachary Taylor; second cousin twice removed of Coleby Chew; second cousin thrice removed of George Cassety Pendleton, James Benjamin Garnett (1845-1921), Hubbard T. Smith, Charles M. Pendleton and Daniel Micajah Pendleton; second cousin four times removed of Elliot Woolfolk Major, Edgar Bailey Woolfolk and Charles Sumner Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Charles Willing Byrd.
      Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (1914-1988) — also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Campobello Island, New Brunswick, August 17, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1949-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1954; Liberal candidate for Governor of New York, 1966. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of lung cancer, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 17, 1988 (age 74 years, 0 days). Interment at St. James' Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt; brother of James Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt; married, June 30, 1937, to Ethel du Pont (1916-1965; divorced 1949; first cousin twice removed of Henry Algernon du Pont); married, August 31, 1949, to Suzanne Perrin (divorced 1970); married, July 1, 1970, to Felicia (Schiff) Warburg Sarnoff (granddaughter of Felix Moritz Warburg); married, May 6, 1977, to Patricia Louise Oakes; married 1984 to Linda McKay Stevenson Weicker; grandnephew of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; great-grandnephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second great-grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; third great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; third great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; fourth great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch (1730?-1777); half-first cousin of Helen Roosevelt Robinson; first cousin once removed of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Warren Delano Robbins, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin five times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin seven times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr., Philip DePeyster and Jabez Williams Huntington.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Edmund Henry Pendleton (1788-1862) — also known as Edmund H. Pendleton — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., 1788. Lawyer; Dutchess County Judge, 1830-40; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1831-33. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 25, 1862 (age about 73 years). Entombed at St. James' Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Pendleton and Susan (Bard) Pendleton (1760-1816); brother of Nathanael Greene Pendleton; married to Frances M. Jones; uncle of George Hunt Pendleton; grandnephew of Edmund Pendleton; granduncle of Francis Key Pendleton; first cousin of Philip Clayton Pendleton; second cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of William Barret Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton and John Overton Pendleton; second cousin thrice removed of Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro; third cousin of James Madison, William Taylor Madison and Zachary Taylor; third cousin once removed of Coleby Chew; third cousin twice removed of George Cassety Pendleton, James Benjamin Garnett (1845-1921), Hubbard T. Smith, Charles M. Pendleton and Daniel Micajah Pendleton; third cousin thrice removed of Elliot Woolfolk Major, Edgar Bailey Woolfolk and Charles Sumner Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd.
      Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elbridge Thomas Gerry (1837-1927) — of Newport, Newport County, R.I.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 25, 1837. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; founder and president, New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (said to be the "parent of all child protective organizations in the world"); governor of New York Hospital, 1878-1912; chairman, New York State Commission on Capital Punishment (replaced hanging with the electric chair), 1886-88; trustee, New York Life Insurance Co.; chairman, New York City Commission on Insanity, 1892. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Broke his hip in a fall, and died two weeks later, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 18, 1927 (age 89 years, 55 days). Entombed at St. James' Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Russell Gerry (1794-1845) and Hannah Green (Goelet) Gerry (1804-1845); married 1867 to Louisa Matilda Livingston (1836-1920; great-granddaughter of Morgan Lewis); father of Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957); grandson of Elbridge Gerry; first cousin once removed of Robert Walton Goelet.
      Political family: Gerry family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Geraldine L. Thompson (d. 1967) — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J.; Lincroft, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940, 1948, 1952. Female. Died September 9, 1967. Interment at St. James' Churchyard.


    Nine Partners Burial Ground
    Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Obadiah Titus (1789-1854) — of New York. Born in New York, 1789. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1837-39. Died in 1854 (age about 65 years). Interment at Nine Partners Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Frederic H. Bontecou Frederic Holdrege Bontecou (1893-1959) — also known as Frederic H. Bontecou — of Millbrook, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., November 30, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1944, 1952, 1956; member of New York state senate, 1934-38, 1943-47 (28th District 1934-38, 1943-44, 33rd District 1945-47); resigned 1947; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 28th District, 1938; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1938; chair of Dutchess County Republican Party, 1939-42. Member, American Legion; Union League; Rotary. Died in Millbrook, Dutchess County, N.Y., September 17, 1959 (age 65 years, 291 days). Interment at Nine Partners Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Bontecou (1851-1924) and Nathalie (Holdrege) Bontecou (1857-1941); married, August 17, 1917, to Cornelia Thurston Metcalf (died 1965; daughter of Jesse Houghton Metcalf (1860-1942)); second cousin thrice removed of Chauncey Goodrich and Elizur Goodrich; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Williams Blodgett and Asiel Z. Blodgett.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Robert Coffin (c.1778-1842) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born about 1778. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1832. Died November 28, 1842 (age about 64 years). Interment at Nine Partners Burial Ground.


    Dodge Family Burial Ground
    2 Lakeside Drive
    Pawling, Dutchess County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Ransom Halloway Ransom Halloway (c.1793-1851) — also known as Ransom Holloway — of Beekman, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Beekman, Dutchess County, N.Y., about 1793. Whig. Farmer; hatter; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1849-51. Died in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., April 6, 1851 (age about 58 years). Interment at Dodge Family Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married 1820 to Rebecca Dodge (1802-1843); married, January 6, 1851, to Eliza Genevieve Waring (1799-1855).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Library of Congress


    Pawling Cemetery
    Pawling, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Edmund Dewey (1902-1971) — also known as Thomas E. Dewey — of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., March 24, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1933; New York County District Attorney, 1937-41; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940; Governor of New York, 1943-55; defeated, 1938; candidate for President of the United States, 1944, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952 (speaker), 1956. Episcopalian. English and French ancestry. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Farm Bureau; Grange; Phi Mu Alpha; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from a heart attack, in his room at the Seaview Hotel, Bal Harbor, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., March 16, 1971 (age 68 years, 357 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Pawling Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Martin Dewey and Anne Louise 'Annie' (Thomas) Dewey (1877-1954); married, June 16, 1928, to Frances Eileen Hutt (1903-1970; grandniece of Jefferson Finis Davis); nephew of Edmond Otis Dewey; first cousin four times removed of David Waterman; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman; second cousin five times removed of Luther Waterman and Joshua Coit (1758-1798); third cousin thrice removed of John Hall Brockway; fourth cousin once removed of James Gillespie Blaine III.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Conger-Hungerford family; Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Abbott family of Salinas, California; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Herbert Brownell, Jr. — Charles C. Wing — Martin T. Manton — Herman Methfessel
      The Thomas E. Dewey Thruway, which runs through Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Greene, Albany, Schenectady, Montgomery, Herkimer, Oneida, Madison, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Monroe, Genesee, Erie, and Chautauqua counties in New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Thomas E. Dewey: Mary M. Stolberg, Fighting Organized Crime : Politics, Justice, and the Legacy of Thomas E. Dewey — Barry K. Beyer, Thomas E. Dewey, 1937-1947 : A Study in Political Leadership — Richard Norton Smith, Thomas E. Dewey and His Times — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation — David Pietrusza, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America
      Ralph Waldo Gwinn (1884-1962) — also known as Ralph W. Gwinn — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Noblesville, Hamilton County, Ind., March 29, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; writer; U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1945-59; defeated, 1940, 1942. Methodist or Christian Reformed. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons. Died of a heart attack, in Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., February 27, 1962 (age 77 years, 335 days). Interment at Pawling Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Harvey Gwinn and Edith (Harvey) Gwinn; married, June 30, 1908, to Essie O'Daniel.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Howard N. Allen Howard N. Allen (1873-1953) — of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y., February 21, 1873. Republican. Farmer; president, Pawling Savings Bank; director, National Bank of Pawling; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1923-44. Methodist. Member, Grange; Farm Bureau; Freemasons. Suffered a heart attack at a Pawling Savings Bank board of directors meeting, and died the next day, in Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 7, 1953 (age 79 years, 321 days). Interment at Pawling Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ruth A. Howard (1874-1948).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      John B. Dutcher — of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1861-62; member of New York state senate 11th District, 1864-65. Entombed at Pawling Cemetery.


    Pine Plains Cemetery
    Pine Plains, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Ebenezer Husted (c.1736-1811) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born about 1736. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1781-84, 1789-90. Died November 16, 1811 (age about 75 years). Interment at Pine Plains Cemetery.


    Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Churchyard
    Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Evertson (1734-1807) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in South Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., January 3, 1734. Member of New York provincial congress, 1774-75; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Presbyterian. Dutch ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 1, 1807 (age 73 years, 118 days). Interment at Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Father of Margaret Evertson (1764-1837; who married John Cotton Smith (1765-1845)).


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Gilbert Dean (1819-1870) — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 14, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1851-54 (8th District 1851-53, 12th District 1853-54); resigned 1854; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1854-55; appointed 1854. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 12, 1870 (age 51 years, 59 days). Original interment at Presbyterian Cemetery; reinterment at Portland Evergreen Cemetery, Brocton, N.Y.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Locations
    Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Platt Carpenter (1837-1921) — also known as B. Platt Carpenter — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 14, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; Dutchess County District Attorney, 1858; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1872, 1884; member of New York state senate 11th District, 1876-77; Dutchess County Judge, 1876-83; New York Republican state chair, 1881-82; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1882; Governor of Montana Territory, 1885; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1889. Died in Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif., December 24, 1921 (age 84 years, 224 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Morgan Carpenter and Maria (Bockee) Carpenter; married 1860 to Esther Thorne.
      Randall S. Street (1780-1841) — of New York. Born in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., 1780. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1819-21. Died November 21, 1841 (age about 61 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel W. Guernsey (1835-1902) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1835. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Dutchess County Judge, 1884-1892. Died, of pleuro-pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 8, 1902 (age about 66 years). Interment somewhere.


    Calvary Cemetery
    Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John E. Mack (b. 1874) — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 10, 1874. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1930; appointed 1930; candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1935; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.


    Christ Episcopal Church Burying Ground
    Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Charles Johnston (1793-1845) — of New York. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., February 14, 1793. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1839-41. Died September 1, 1845 (age 52 years, 199 days). Original interment at Christ Episcopal Church Burying Ground; reinterment in 1861 at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery
    Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Smith Thompson (1768-1843) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Dutchess County, N.Y., January 17, 1768. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1800-01; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1801; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1802-18; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1819-23; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1823-43; died in office 1843; candidate for Governor of New York, 1828. Presbyterian. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., December 18, 1843 (age 75 years, 335 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ezra Thompson (1738-1816) and Rachel (Smith) Thompson (1739-1804); married, April 30, 1795, to Sarah Livingston (1777-1833); married 1836 to Elizabeth Davenport Livingston (1805-1886); father of Gilbert Livingston Thompson; uncle of Jacob Livingston Sutherland; great-grandfather of Guy Vernor Henry; second cousin of Enos Thompson Throop (1784-1874), George Bliss Throop and Israel Thompson Hatch; second cousin once removed of Israel Dodd Condit; second cousin thrice removed of Mary Mather Hooker; third cousin twice removed of Jacob Clark Pike; third cousin thrice removed of Sumner Tucker Pike, Doris Pike, Moses Bernard Pike and Frank Avery Pike; fourth cousin once removed of Alvah Nash.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theodorus Bailey (1758-1828) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born near Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 12, 1758. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1793-97, 1799-1801, 1801-03; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1801-02; U.S. Senator from New York, 1803-04; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1804-28. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 6, 1828 (age 69 years, 330 days). Original interment at Dutch Church Burial Ground, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment in 1864 at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Joseph Kindred (1864-1937) — also known as John J. Kindred — of Astoria, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born near Courtland, Southampton County, Va., July 15, 1864. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1911-13, 1921-29 (14th District 1911-13, 2nd District 1921-29). Died October 23, 1937 (age 73 years, 100 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edmund Platt (1865-1939) — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., February 2, 1865. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1913-20. Died in 1939 (age about 74 years). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Emott (1771-1850) — of Albany County, N.Y.; Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 9, 1771. Member of New York state assembly, 1803-04, 1813-15, 1816-17 (Albany County 1803-04, Dutchess County 1813-15, 1816-17); U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1809-13. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., April 7, 1850 (age 79 years, 29 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768-1835) — also known as Philip J. Schuyler — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 21, 1768. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1797-98; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1817-19. Died, of consumption (tuberculosis), in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 21, 1835 (age 67 years, 31 days). Original interment at New York Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; subsequent interment at a private or family graveyard, Dutchess County, N.Y.; reinterment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip John Schuyler and Catherine (Van Rensselaer) Schuyler (1734-1803); brother of Elizabeth Schuyler (1757-1854; who married Alexander Hamilton); nephew of Stephen John Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; uncle of Philip Schuyler and James Alexander Hamilton; grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; great-granduncle of Robert Ray Hamilton; second great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); second great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston the Elder; second great-granduncle of John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; first cousin of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer; first cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston, Killian Killian Van Rensselaer and Henry Walter Livingston; first cousin twice removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston, Philip P. Schuyler, Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; first cousin thrice removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; first cousin four times removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Bronson Murray Cutting; first cousin five times removed of Brockholst Livingston; second cousin of Nicholas Bayard, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) and Maturin Livingston; second cousin once removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; second cousin twice removed of Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin and John Jacob Astor III; second cousin thrice removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, William Waldorf Astor and John Sluyter Wirt; second cousin four times removed of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler, Robert Reginald Livingston and John Hubner II; third cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843) and William Jay; third cousin once removed of Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873), Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler, John Jay II and Philip N. Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Charles Pinckney Brown, Eugene Schuyler, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); third cousin thrice removed of John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, Karl Cortlandt Schuyler, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      David Brooks (1756-1838) — of New York County, N.Y.; Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1756. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1786-88, 1793-96, 1809-10 (New York County 1786-88, Dutchess County 1793-96, 1809-10); county judge in New York, 1795-1807; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1797-99. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 30, 1838 (age about 82 years). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Johnston (1793-1845) — of New York. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., February 14, 1793. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1839-41. Died September 1, 1845 (age 52 years, 199 days). Original interment at Christ Episcopal Church Burying Ground; reinterment in 1861 at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stephen Baker (1819-1875) — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 12, 1819. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1861-63. Died on a train en route to California, near Ogden, Weber County, Utah, June 9, 1875 (age 55 years, 301 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Homer Augustus Nelson (1829-1891) — also known as Homer A. Nelson — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 31, 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; Dutchess County Judge, 1855-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1863-65; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; secretary of state of New York, 1868-71; member of New York state senate 15th District, 1882-83; defeated, 1871. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., April 25, 1891 (age 61 years, 237 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen Stearns.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Thompson (1809-1890) — of New York. Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., July 4, 1809. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1857-59. Died in New Hamburg, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 1, 1890 (age 80 years, 332 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Albert Keith Smiley (1828-1912) — also known as Albert K. Smiley — Born in Vassalboro, Kennebec County, Maine, March 17, 1828. School principal; created a resort hotel, now known as Mohonk Mountain House, where many important conferences were held; member, U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners, 1879-1912; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1888. Died in Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif., December 2, 1912 (age 84 years, 260 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Phebe (Howland) Smiley (1795-1853) and Daniel Smiley (1796-1878); married to Eliza Phelps Cornell (1828-1913).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Albert K. Smiley (built 1944, scrapped 1965) was named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Folger Barnard (1823-1904) — also known as Joseph F. Barnard — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., September 18, 1823. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1864-93. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 4, 1904 (age 80 years, 229 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederic Barnard (1780-1866) and Margaret (Allen) Barnard (1792-1869); brother of George Gardner Barnard (1829?-1879).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Peter's Cemetery
    Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Augustus Conger (1882-1963) — also known as Edward A. Conger — Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 7, 1882. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1938-54; took senior status 1954. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 7, 1963 (age 81 years, 212 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Conger (1854-1917) and Catherine (Skelly) Conger (1854-1934); married 1917 to Mary Whalen (1883-1953); second cousin twice removed of Anson Griffith Conger and Harmon Sweatland Conger; second cousin thrice removed of Hugh Conger; third cousin of Nelson Franklin Conger (1889-1955; who married Georgia Robles); third cousin twice removed of Omar Dwight Conger, Moore Conger, Frederick Ward Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger (1838-1916) and Addison Beecher Colvin; fourth cousin once removed of Edwin Hurd Conger, Franklin Barker Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger (1882-1963) and Robert John Conger.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Edward Connell (1857-1912) — also known as Richard E. Connell — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., November 6, 1857. Democrat. Newspaper editor; candidate for New York state assembly, 1898; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1911-12; defeated, 1896; died in office 1912. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 30, 1912 (age 54 years, 359 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Poughquag Cemetery
    Poughquag, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William D. Williams (1764-1843) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in 1764. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1805-06. Died April 7, 1843 (age about 78 years). Interment at Poughquag Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Livingston (1764-1836) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Clermont, Columbia County, N.Y., May 28, 1764. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1795-1801 (1st District 1795-99, 2nd District 1799-1801); mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1801-03; U.S. Attorney for New York, 1801-03; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1820; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1st District, 1823-29; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1829-31; U.S. Secretary of State, 1831-33; U.S. Minister to France, 1833-35. Died May 23, 1836 (age 71 years, 361 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Columbia County, N.Y.; reinterment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and Margaret (Beekman) Livingston (1724-1800); brother of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Gertrude Livingston (1757-1833; who married Morgan Lewis) and Alida Livingston (who married John Armstrong, Jr.); married, April 10, 1788, to Mary McEvers (1769-1801); married, June 3, 1805, to Louisa D'Avezac de Castera (sister of Auguste Davezac); uncle of Elizabeth Stevens Livingston (who married Edward Philip Livingston (1779-1843)); grandson of Robert Livingston (1688-1775); grandnephew of John Livingston and Gilbert Livingston; granduncle of John Jacob Astor III; great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Robert Livingston the Younger; great-grandnephew of Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); great-granduncle of William Waldorf Astor; second great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); second great-granduncle of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869-1942) and Robert Reginald Livingston; first cousin once removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, William Livingston, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer and James Livingston; first cousin twice removed of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Maturin Livingston; second cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Peter Samuel Schuyler, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston (1779-1843), Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), William Jay, Gerrit Smith, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873), Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; second cousin twice removed of Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Edward Livingston, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936) and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; second cousin thrice removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert Ray Hamilton, John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); second cousin four times removed of Guy Vernor Henry, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Montgomery Schuyler, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Winthrop Kean, Brockholst Livingston and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); second cousin five times removed of Thomas Howard Kean, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; third cousin of Nicholas Bayard; third cousin once removed of Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of James Adams Ekin and Eugene Schuyler; third cousin thrice removed of John Sluyter Wirt and Karl Cortlandt Schuyler; fourth cousin of Peter Gansevoort.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Livingston counties in Ill., Mich. and Mo. are named for him.
      The town of Livingston, Guatemala, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Edward L. DavisEdward L. MartinEdward L. Taylor, Jr.Edward L. Robertson
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


    Dutch Reformed Church
    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) — also known as Peter R. Livingston — of Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 3, 1766. Whig. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1815-22, 1826-29 (Southern District 1815-22, 2nd District 1826-29); member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1823; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1823; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1828; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839 (Convention Vice-President). Died in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 19, 1847 (age 80 years, 108 days). Original interment at Dutch Reformed Church; reinterment to unknown location.
      Relatives: Son of Robert James Livingston (1724-1771) and Susanna (Smith) Livingston (1729-1791); brother of Maturin Livingston; married to Joanna Livingston (1759-1827); great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Younger; second great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); second great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston the Elder and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin once removed of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, James Livingston and Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859); first cousin twice removed of Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin four times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Benjamin Tallmadge, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Frederick Augustus Tallmadge, Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; second cousin twice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, John Jacob Astor III and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; second cousin thrice removed of William Waldorf Astor, Robert Ray Hamilton and Charles Dunsmore Millard; second cousin four times removed of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869-1942), John Eliot Thayer, Jr. and Robert Reginald Livingston; third cousin of Henry Walter Livingston; third cousin once removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1796-1840); third cousin thrice removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Bronson Murray Cutting; fourth cousin of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Peter Gansevoort, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873), Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; fourth cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II, James Adams Ekin, Eugene Schuyler, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr..
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article


    Old Dutch Cemetery
    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Schell (1810-1879) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 15, 1810. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 6th District, 1858-59; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1874-75. Christian Reformed. Dutch and German ancestry. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 10, 1879 (age 69 years, 179 days). Interment at Old Dutch Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Christian Schell; brother of Augustus Schell (1812-1884).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Rhinebeck Cemetery
    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Levi P. Morton Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) — also known as Levi P. Morton — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Shoreham, Addison County, Vt., May 16, 1824. Republican. Dry goods merchant; banker; financier; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1879-81; defeated, 1876; U.S. Minister to France, 1881-85; Vice President of the United States, 1889-93; Governor of New York, 1895-97; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1896. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Union League. Died in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 16, 1920 (age 96 years, 0 days). Interment at Rhinebeck Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucretia (Parsons) Morton (1789-1862) and Rev. Daniel Oliver Morton; brother of Daniel O. Morton; married, October 15, 1858, to Lucy Young Kimball (1836-1871); married, February 12, 1873, to Anna Livingston Street (1846-1918); grandfather of Anne Livingston Eustis (daughter-in-law of Grenville Temple Emmet (1877-1937)) and Morton C. Eustis (1st Lt., U.S. Army; killed in action in France, 1944).
      Political families: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Robert S. Chilton, Jr.
      The village of Morton Grove, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
      John Armstrong, Jr. (1758-1843) — also known as "Old Soldier"; "Monsieur Tombo" — of Pennsylvania; Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., November 25, 1758. Republican. Major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1783-87; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1787-88; U.S. Senator from New York, 1800-02, 1803-04; U.S. Minister to France, 1804-10; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Secretary of War, 1813-14; blamed for the British capture of Washington, D.C. in August 1814, and forced to resign; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1825. Catholic. Died in Red Hook, Dutchess County, N.Y., April 1, 1843 (age 84 years, 127 days). Entombed at Rhinebeck Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Armstrong and Rebecca (Lyon) Armstrong (1719-1797); brother of James Armstrong; married, January 18, 1789, to Alida Livingston (1761-1822; daughter of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); sister-in-law of Morgan Lewis; sister of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813) and Edward Livingston; granddaughter of Robert Livingston); grandfather of John Jacob Astor III; great-grandfather of William Waldorf Astor; second great-grandfather of William Astor Chanler and Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869-1942).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Booth Cowles (1798-1873) — also known as Henry B. Cowles — of Carmel, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 18, 1798. Member of New York state assembly from Putnam County, 1826-28; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1829-31. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1873 (age 75 years, 60 days). Interment at Rhinebeck Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Kelly (1807-1872) — of Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1807. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 8th District, 1856-57; candidate for Governor of New York, 1860. Died in Torquay, Devon, England, January 14, 1872 (age 64 years, 344 days). Interment at Rhinebeck Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1843 to Elizabeth S. Parr (1800-1886; his step-sister); uncle of William Kelly (1854-1937).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Coert Dubois (1774-1854) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 6, 1774. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1820-21. Died in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., May 16, 1854 (age 80 years, 71 days). Interment at Rhinebeck Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Helena-Magdalena Coert (Van Voorhees) Dubois (1744-1826) and Christian Dubois (1746-1807); great-grandfather of Coert du Bois (1881-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rhinebeck Reformed Dutch Church
    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Tillotson (1750-1832) — of Red Hook, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Maryland, 1750. Physician; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1787-88, 1789-90; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1790-99; member of New York council of appointment, 1791; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1801; secretary of state of New York, 1801-06, 1807-08. Died in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 5, 1832 (age about 81 years). Entombed at Rhinebeck Reformed Dutch Church.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret Livingston (1749-1823; daughter of Robert R. Livingston); father of Robert Livingston Tillotson (1786-1878).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. James Churchyard
    Staatsburg, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Ogden Livingston Mills (1884-1937) — also known as Ogden L. Mills — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 23, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936; member of New York state senate 17th District, 1915-17; resigned 1917; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1921-27; defeated, 1912; candidate for Governor of New York, 1926; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1932-33. Member, Civitan. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 11, 1937 (age 53 years, 49 days). Interment at St. James Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Ogden Mills and Ruth (Livingston) Mills; married 1911 to Margaret S. Rutherfurd (divorced 1920); married 1924 to Dorothy (Randolph) Fell; nephew of Elizabeth Mills (who married Whitelaw Reid); fourth great-grandson of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813).
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Reid-Mills family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Sutherland Cemetery
    Stanfordville, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Solomon D. Sutherland (1762-1802) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1762. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1795-96; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1800-02; died in office 1802. Died, from consumption, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., September 10, 1802 (age about 40 years). Interment at Sutherland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Sutherland and Judeth (Griffin) Sutherland; married to Tamma Thompson; father of Jacob Livingston Sutherland (1788-1845).
      Political families: Lansing family of New York; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's Churchyard
    Tivoli, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Robert R. Livingston Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 27, 1746. Lawyer; law partner of John Jay; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1775; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1777; U.S. Secretary for Foreign Affairs, 1781-83; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from New York County, 1788; candidate for Governor of New York, 1798; U.S. Minister to France, 1801-04; negotiated the Louisiana Purchase. Member, Freemasons. Died February 26, 1813 (age 66 years, 91 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at St. Paul's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Robert R. Livingston and Margaret (Beekman) Livingston; brother of Alida Livingston (who married John Armstrong, Jr.), Gertrude Livingston (1757-1833; who married Morgan Lewis) and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); married to Mary Stevens (1752-1814; daughter of John Stevens); father of Elizabeth Stevens Livingston (1780-1829; who married Edward Philip Livingston (1779-1843)); uncle of Robert Livingston Tillotson (1786-1878); grandson of Robert Livingston (1688-1775); grandnephew of John Livingston and Gilbert Livingston; granduncle of John Jacob Astor III; great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Robert Livingston the Younger; great-grandnephew of Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); great-granduncle of William Waldorf Astor; second great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); second great-grandfather of Robert Reginald Livingston; second great-granduncle of William Astor Chanler and Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler; fourth great-grandfather of Ogden Livingston Mills; ancestor *** of Robert Livingston Beeckman; first cousin once removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, William Livingston, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer and James Livingston; first cousin twice removed of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Maturin Livingston; second cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Peter Samuel Schuyler, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston (1779-1843), Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), William Jay, Gerrit Smith, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873), Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; second cousin twice removed of Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936) and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; second cousin thrice removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert Ray Hamilton, John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); second cousin four times removed of Guy Vernor Henry, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Montgomery Schuyler, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Winthrop Kean, Brockholst Livingston and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); second cousin five times removed of Thomas Howard Kean, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; third cousin of Nicholas Bayard; third cousin once removed of Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of James Adams Ekin and Eugene Schuyler; third cousin thrice removed of John Sluyter Wirt and Karl Cortlandt Schuyler; fourth cousin of Peter Gansevoort.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Livingston counties in Ky., La. and N.Y. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Public Library


    Pittsbury Presbyterian Churchyard
    Washington Hollow, Dutchess County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Bloom (c.1747-1803) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., about 1747. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1787-92; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1799-1802; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1803; died in office 1803. Died in Dutchess County, N.Y., April 26, 1803 (age about 56 years). Interment at Pittsbury Presbyterian Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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