b. 15 March 1761, d. 9 August 1829
|Father||Dr. Pieter Gansevoort MD1 b. 25 Jul 1725, d. 17 Mar 1809|
|Mother||Garritje Ten Eyck1 b. 19 Aug 1728, d. 31 Jul 1782|
|Charts||Ancestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke|
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. - Edward Ambrose Cooke
Conrad Gansevoort was born 15 March 1761 at Albany, Albany Co., New York.1 He married Elizabeth Roseboom, daughter of Lieutenant John H Roseboom and Susannah Veeder, 28 November 1791 at Albany.2 He died 9 August 1829 at Bath, Steuben Co., New York,1,3 when he was buried at Albany Rural Cemetery, Lot 77, Sec. 84, Albany Co., New York.3Conrad was a member of Isaac DeForrests Company in Col Jacob Lansing Jr.'s regiment, First Albany City militia. He was commissioned 20 October 1775, made ensign 3 Mar 1780 and 20 June made second lieutenant.
After the war had a mercantile business in Minden, Mongomery Co., New York, with a store and house on a knoll at the foot of Sand Hill and was a very respected citizen and businessman. The Reformed Dutch Church of Canajoharie was erected on Sand Hill in 1750, about a mile west of Fort Plain. Conrad had the only cushioned pew in it.
He retired and returned to Schenectady in 1812 and removed to Albany in 1816.4
|Elizabeth Roseboom b. 25 Dec 1768, d. 11 Jan 1850|
- [S386] Jonathan Pearson, Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany, from 1630 to 1800 (1872; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1984), 51-52. Hereafter cited as Pearson, Genealogies of the First Settlers of Albany.
- [S145] Catharine Roseboom, J. Livingston Roseboom, Henry U. Swinnerton and Joseph H. White, A Brief History of the Ancestors and Descendants of John Roseboom (1739-1805) and of Jesse Johnson (1745-1832): 1630-1897 (Cherry Valley, New York: Co-operative Press, 1897), 42-47. Hereafter cited as Roseboom, et al., Roseboom Ancestry.
- [S1566] Albany, New York, Albany Rural Cemetery Interment Records (card file), FHL microfilm 415534 Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereafter cited as Interment Records.
- [S145] Roseboom, et al., Roseboom Ancestry, 43.