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Birth26 JUL 1739
 
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History27 AUG 1776
 
Battle of Long Island
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US Revolutionary War
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Occup1777-1795
 
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Manhattan, Columbia College, PresidentManhattan, Columbia College
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Death20 APR 1812
 
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Pierre was a political leader during and after the Revolutionary War (1775-S3). He successfully operated the Manor House and its surroundings In what is now Crown-on-Hudson as a farm, brewery and manufacturing enterprise. He served in the military briefly during the war and in 1777 headed the convention in Kingston that developed New York State's first constitution. A friend of Governor George Clinton, he served as Nev York's first lieutenant governor 1777-95. and often acted as governor while Clinton was coordinating military efforts against the British. He returned to operating the manor's enterprises after leaving office. He originally was buried near the Manor House but later was reburied here in Hillside Cemetery. The Town of Cortlandt... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Catherine 

5 NOV 177010 JAN 1811  NY, Orange Co, New Windsor Pierre Van Cortlandt Jr. 
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Cornelia Tappen 

29 JUN 177423 MAR 1810  NY, Dutchess Co, Poughkeepsie Edmond-Charles GenÍt 
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George Washington 

18 OCT 177827 MAR 1813  NY, Dutchess Co, Poughkeepsie Hannah Floyd 
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Elizabeth Denniston 

10 JUL 17808 APR 1825  NY, Dutchess Co, Poughkeepsie Matthias Burnett Tallmadge 
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Maria 

6 OCT 178517 APR 1829  NY, New York Co, New York City Stephen David Beekman 
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