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Katherine Juliette Vanderbilt[1, 2]

Female 1834 -


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  • Born  1834  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Female 
    Person ID  I46  Vanderbilt
    Last Modified  13 Dec 2009 

    Father  Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt,   b. 27 May 1794, Staten Island, Richmond County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1877, Staten Island, Richmond County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sophia Johnson,   b. abt. 1795, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1868, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Dec 1813 
    Photos

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    Vanderbilt Home: 640 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
    Vanderbilt Home: 640 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
    Original Vanderbilt Home - Bellona Hotel
    Original Vanderbilt Home - Bellona Hotel
    Before the addition. Link sent by Chuck Heller 4/27/09.
    http://kenlew.com/collections/postcards/nb/nb225-l.jpg
    Bellona Hotel
    Bellona Hotel
    Link sent 4/27/09 by Chuck Heller
    http://www.nbfpl.org/postcards/pc88.jpg
    Family ID  F8  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Smith Barker 
    Married  1850  [4, 5, 6
    Children 
    >1. Oakley Smith Barker,   b. 27 Mar 1855, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1905, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Adella Barker,   b. abt. 1859, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Virginia Purdy Barker,   d. 1921, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Clarence Johnson Barker,   b. abt. 1865,   d. 11 Feb 1896, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Dec 2009 
    Family ID  F15  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Gustave Lafitte 
    Married  Y  [5
    Last Modified  11 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F20  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1850 NY Census: Cornelius & Sophia Vanderbilt
    1850 NY Census: Cornelius & Sophia Vanderbilt
    Enumeration Date: 1 Oct 1850
    Enumeration Place: New York Ward 15 Eastern half, New York, New York

    Dwelling #1097
    1. Cornelius Vanderbilt - age 57, Steam Ship Proprieter, Real estate worth $300, born in NY
    2. Sophia - female, age 55, born in NY
    3. Cornelius - male, age 20, clerk, born in NY
    4. Francis - female, age 21
    5. Mary - female, age 16
    6. Catherine - female, age 14
    7. George - male, age 11
    plus some others in the household...

    Link to full image.
    1860 Census: Sophia Vanderbilt
    1860 Census: Sophia Vanderbilt
    Enumeration Date: 17 Oct 1850
    Page: 59
    Location: Middletown, Richmond County, New York

    #1137
    1. Vanderbilt, Sophia - 65
    2. Smith Barker - 26, merchant
    3. Kate - 24
    4. Oakly - 5, male
    5. Adella - 9 months
    + several other house staff

    Link to full image.

  • Notes  Born:
    • 1850 census indicates birth year around 1836.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] 1850 NY Census: New York (Ward 15 Eastern Half), 519.

    2. [S163] "Mme. Lafitte's Two Wills." New York Times [New York, NY] 19 Oct. 1891. New York Times Archive. Web. .

    3. [S27] Famous Families of New York, Hamm, Margherita Arlina., (G.P. Putnamís Sons, 1902.), http://is.gd/9wA., 209, 1902.

    4. [S1] Croffut, W. A. The Vanderbilts and the Story of Their Fortune. London: Belford, Clarke, 1886. , 46, 1886.

    5. [S126] Morris, Ira K. Morris's Memorial History of Staten Island, New York. New York: Memorial Pub. Co, 1898. http://books.google.com/books?id=m-kTAAAAYAAJ.

    6. [S159] Renehan, Edward. Commodore: The Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt. New York: Basic Books, 2009.
      provided the year of marriage