Anderson Cooper

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Anderson Cooper

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt

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    • 6th Generation — 3rd Great-grandfather of Anderson Cooper
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 48 
    • Birth Date:
    • 27 May 1794 
    • Birth Location:
    • near Stapleton, Staten Island, New York 
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    • Death Date:
    • 4 Jan 1877 
    • Death Location:
    • New York, New York 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp (Staten Island), Richmond, New York 
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    • American Railroad Magnate

      Vanderbilt University is named after Cornelius Vanderbilt.

  • Additional marriages for Cornelius Vanderbilt


    • Spouse:
    • Frank Armstrong Crawford
    • Marriage Date:
    • 21 Aug 1869
    • Marriage Location:
    • Tecumseh House, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Sources for Cornelius Vanderbilt

    • 1 American Biographical Library, Entry for Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 4 Browning, Charles H., Americans of Royal Descent: A Collection of Genealogies of American Families Whose Lineage is Traced to . . ., 2nd Ed., Philadelphia: Porter and Coates (1891), 162.
    • 5 Crawford, Robert Leighton, Laurus Crawfurdiana: Memorials of that Branch of the Crawford Family Which Comprises the Descendants of John . . ., New York: Edward O. Jenkins, Printer (1883), 71-72, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

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