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Gloria Vanderbilt

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Gloria Vanderbilt

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    William Henry "Billy" Vanderbilt

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    • Great-grandfather of Gloria Vanderbilt — 4th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 8 May 1821 
    • Birth Location:
    • New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey 
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    • Death Date:
    • 8 Dec 1885 
    • Death Location:
    • New York, New York 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp (Staten Island), Richmond, New York 
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1840 
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  • Sources for William Henry "Billy" Vanderbilt

    • 2 Crown Point Register (Crown Point, Indiana), 04 FEB 1886, Story about Martha (Kissam) Vanderbilt's romance with William H. Vanderbilt.
    • 4 New York World (New York, New York), 13 SEP 1899, pp. 1-2, Obituary for son Cornelius Vanderbilt.
    • 5 New York World (New York, New York), 10 DEC 1885, pp. 1-2, Obituary for William Henry Vanderbilt.
    • 7 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.
    • 8 Duyckinck, Whitehead Cornell and Rev. John Cornell, The Duyckinck and Allied Families: Being a Record of the Descendants of Evert Duyckinck Who Settled in . . ., New York: Tobias A. Wright, Publisher (1908), 37, 66.
    • 9 Kissam, Edward, The Kissam Family in America from 1644 to 1825, New York: Dempsey and Carroll's Art Press (1892), 48-49.