Alexander Hamilton - The Man Who Made Modern America
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Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (Mrs. Alexander Hamilton, 1757-1854)
Ralph Earl (1751-1801)
Oil on canvas, 1787
Museum of the City of New York, Gift of Mrs. Alexander Hamilton and General Pierpont Morgan Hamilton

The second daughter of a wealthy patriot, Elizabeth Schuyler married Alexander Hamilton in 1780. She loved him, forgave him, bore him eight children, and honored his memory for half a century of widowhood.


Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King