Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I513637
  • Name: Herman KNICKERBOCKER
  • RELA: 20th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 JUL 1779 in Albany Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1809 AND 3 MAR 1811
  • Death: 30 JAN 1855 in New York, NY
  • Event: Pic Herman Knickerbocker
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  • Note:
    KNICKERBOCKER, Herman, a Representative from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., July 27, 1779; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1803 and commenced practice in Albany, N.Y.; moved to Schaghticoke, near Albany, and became known as "the Prince of Schaghticoke" on account of his hospitality and liberality; elected as a Federalist to the Eleventh Congress (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1811); was not a candidate for reelection in 1810; served in the State assembly in 1816; judge of Rensselaer County; died in Williamsburg (now a part of New York City), N.Y., January 30, 1855; interment in the Knickerbocker family cemetery, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, N.Y.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Johannes KNICKERBOCKER b: 29 JAN 1751 in Albany, Albany Co., NY
    Mother: Elizabeth WINNE b: 6 APR 1752 in Albany, Albany Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Arietta LANSING b: 17 JUL 1785
    • Married: 10 OCT 1801

    Marriage 2 Rachel WENDEL b: 10 APR 1786
    • Married: 6 MAY 1814
    1. Has No Children Harriet KNICKERBOCKER b: 3 NOV 1815
    2. Has No Children Catalina Wendel KNICKERBOCKER b: 11 APR 1817
    3. Has No Children Maria Van Vechten KNICKERBOCKER b: 9 SEP 1819
    4. Has No Children John KNICKERBOCKER b: 18 MAR 1821
    5. Has No Children Rachel Jane KNICKERBOCKER b: 9 NOV 1822

    Marriage 3 Mary BUEL
    • Married: 20 JUL 1826
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