Parents[edit | edit source]
Siblings[edit | edit source]
- Sarah Edwards Schuyler (1849-1897)
- Katherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1857-1892) who married Henry Thorndike Imbrie
- Charles Haigh Schuyler (1859-1861)
- Edwards Ogden Schuyler (1860-1905)
- John Arent Schuyler (1861-1862)
- Susanna Edwards Schuyler (1863-1903) who married Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947)
First marriage[edit | edit source]
He married Harriet Augusta Mellick (1854-1909) and they appear to have divorced around 1888, if the death date of 1909 is correct.
Children[edit | edit source]
Second marriage[edit | edit source]
He married Mary Amelia Hall (1857-?) on April 3, 1889.
Children[edit | edit source]
- Marguerite Van Rensselaer Schuyler (1891-1972) who married George Staderman (c1891-c1915) and after his death married Anton Julius Winblad II (1886-1975)
- Janet Smiley Schuyler
- Rutsen Van Rensselaer Schuyler II
Death[edit | edit source]
He died on August 14, 1914 in Kenilworth, New Jersey.
Obituary[edit | edit source]
"R. V. Schuyler. Rutsen Van Rensselaer Schuyler died last night in Kenilworth, New Jersey. He was 52 years old years old and a resident of Bayonne where be was employed by Babcock and Wilcox Company, until a few months ago. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schulyer, whose home in Bayonne on West Eleventh Street is now the Pavonia Yacht Club. A sister of Mr. Schulyer was the late wife of President Richard [sic] Murray Butler of Columbia University. He is survived by a widow two daughters and one son."
Biography[edit | edit source]
...1855; married Kate Mancini, daughter of Angelo Mancini, of New York; issue: Van Rensselaer Schuyler, born July 27, 1852; resides in New York City; married, June 26, 1899, Ethel Cornelia Paul, daughter of Cornelius Danforth Paul, of New York City. 4. Catharine Gertrude Schuyler, born January 15, 1815, died October 8, 1881; married, October 4, 1838, Henry S. Craig; no issue. 5. Jacob Rutsen Schuyler, born February 23, 1816, died February 4, 1887; head of the firm of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham, manufacturers of arms for the United States government during the civil war, with works at Bridgeport, Connecticut; resided at Bergen Point, New Jersey, now Bayonne. Married, November 18, 1847, Susanna Haigh Edwards, died January, 1870, a descendant of the Rev. Timothy Edwards. Issue:
i. Sarah Edwards Schuyler, born April 6, 1849, died May 30, 1897.
ii. Katharine Van Rensselaer Schuyler, born August 13, 1855, died December 10, I892; married, March 20, 1879, Henry Thornton Imbrie, of Jersey City; issue: Henry Thornton Imbrie and Schuyler Imbrie.
iii. Rutsen Van Rensselaer Schuyler, born February 4, 1857; married (first) Augusta H. Mellick; (second) April 3, 1889, Mary Amelia Hall; issue, by first marriage: Rutsen Van Rensselaer Schuyler Jr. and Sarah Edwards Schuyler; by second marriage: Marguerite Van Rensselaer Schuyler and Janet Smiley Schuyler.
iv. Edwards Ogden Schuyler, born May 23, I863, died January 4, 1905; married, October 12, 1887, Georgia A. de Fontaine; issue: Katharine Van Rensselaer Schuyler and Sarah Edwards Schuyler.
v. Susanna Edwards Schuyler, born March 10, 1863, died January 10, 1913; married, February 8, 1887, Nicholas Murray Butler, now president of Columbia University; issue: Sarah Schuyler Butler.
vi. Angelica Van Rensselaer Schuyler, born January 23, 1870; married, October 5, 1892, De Lagnal Haigh; issue: Angelica Van Rensselaer Haigh, Rebecca MacRae Haigh, Thomas Deverux Haigh; resides at Summit, New Jersey.