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Nathaniel Thayer11 JUL 1769 -- 23 JUN 1840avatar
Sarah Parker Toppan18 MAY 1775 -- 22 JUN 1857avatar
Gen. Stephen Van Rensselaer29 MAR 1789 -- 25 MAY 1868avatar
Harriet Elizabeth Bayard12 FEB 1799 -- 19 JUL 1875avatar
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Nathaniel Thayer

Birth11 SEP 1808
 
Org.18563
 
New York Central Railroad, MA, Boston, directordirector
Org.1858-18755 Michigan Central Railroad, directordirector
Org.1866
 
Housatonic Railroad, MA, Boston, directordirector
Org.1866
 
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, NY, New York City, directordirector
Org.1866
 
Boston, Clinton and Fitchburg Railroad, MA, Boston, directordirector
Org.1866
 
Hannibal and St Joseph Railroad, MA, Boston, directordirector
Org.1866
 
Michigan Central Railroad, MA, Boston, directordirector
Org.1866
 
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, MA, Boston, directordirector
Org.18675 Northern Michigan Railroad, directordirector
Org.1871-18755 Detroit, Lansing and Lake Michigan Railroad, directordirector
Org.1872-18785 Chicago and Michigan Lake Shore Railroad, directordirector
Org.1873-18755 Detroit and Bay City Railroad, directordirector
Org.1875-18825 Detroit, Lansing and Northern Railroad, directordirector
Org.1879-18825 Chicago and West Michigan Railway, directordirector
Org.18805 Fort Wayne and Jackson Railroad, directordirector
Org.18805 White River Railroad, directordirector
Death7 MAR 1883
 
Grave
 
Aged: 74.5 years

Cornelia Van Rensselaer

Birth24 JAN 1823
 
Death4 MAY 1897
 
Grave
 
Aged: 74.3 years
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1+

Stephen Van Rensselaer 

2 AUG 184710 OCT 1871  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston Alice Robeson 
2+

Cornelia Van Rensselaer 

23 OCT 184919 JUL 1903  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston James Hampden Robb 
3+

Nathaniel 

13 JUN 185121 MAR 1911  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston Pauline Revere, Cornelia Street Barroll 
4+

Harriet Van Rensselaer 

6 FEB 185316 SEP 1891  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston John Forrester Andrew 
5+

Eugene Van Rensselaer 

27 DEC 185520 DEC 1907  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston Susan Spring 
6+

Bayard 

3 APR 186229 NOV 1916  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston Ruth Simpkins 
7+

John Eliot 

3 APR 186229 JUL 1933  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston Evelyn Duncan Forbes 
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ments
  • Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
  • Detroit, Lansing and Northern Railroad
  • Michigan Central Railroad
  • New York Central Railroad
 
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Sources
  1. Findagrave Nathaniel Thayer
  2. Book: Poor's Manual of Railroads, 1902;
  3. Book: United States railroad directory, for 1856;
  4. Book: Ashcrofts Railway Directory for 1866;
  5. Book: Biographical Directory of Michigan Railway Officials;
  6. Website: Familysearch ancestral file;
  7. Website: Find A Grave Website;
  1. Website: Familysearch ancestral file;
  2. Website: Find A Grave Website;
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