Dr. Clarkson Crosby Schuyler was a descendant in the seventh generation of Philip Pieteire Van Schuyler (1), a native of Holland, who settled in Albany, N.Y. about the middle of the seventeenth century, was commissioned captain in 1667 and died there May 9, 1683. He married, Dec. 2, 1650, Margarita Van Slechtenhorut. Peter Schuyler (2), son of the immigrant, was born in Albany, Sept. 17, 1657; died there Feb. 19, 1724. In 1686, prior to his thirtieth birthday, he was chosen first mayor of Albany, retaining that office for eight years; was commissioned major in 1688 and subsequently commanded the fort at Albany; rendered other valuable military services and became the trusted friend of the Indians, acquiring great influence over the Five Nations. From 1701 to 1713 he was a member of the New York assembly; was at one time elected president of the King's council and was acting governor in 1719.
In 1681 he married (first) Engeltie Van Schaick, and (second) Sept. 14, 1691, Maria Van Rensselaer.
Peter (3), of Albany, son of Peter and Maria (Van Rensselaer) Schuyler, was born in 1697; died in Albany. He married Catherine Grosbeck.
Philip (4), son of Peter and Catherine (Grosbeck) Schuyler, was born in Albany in 1736; died June 3, 1808. He served as a colonel in the Continental army during the revolutionary war. He married Annatje Wendell.
Hermanus P. (5), son of Philip and Annatje (Wendell) Schuyler, was born in Watervliet, N.Y. in 1769; died there Oct. 13, 1822. He married there Oct. 13, 1822, Sarah Packwood.
Thomas H. (6), son of Hermanus P. and Sarah (Packwood) Schuyler, was born in Watervliet in 1816; died in West Troy, in 1864. He married Angelica Aspinwall.
Clarkson Crosby (7), son of Thomas H. and Angelica (Aspinwall) Schuyler, was born in White Plains, N.Y., Sept. 17, 1850. He was graduated from the medical department of Union University in 1875, and locating for practice in Troy, he became a very prominent physician in that city. Dr. Schuyler died in August. 1904. He was a member of various professional, fraternal and social organizations, and was highly esteemeed by a wide circle of friends and acquaintances.
In 1880 he married (first) Catherine, daughter of Eben K. Scoville. He married (second) Chastine Hartwell. (See Hartwell). Mrs. Schuyler married (second) Oct. 1909, Walter Geer Rogers of Ausable Forks.
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