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  • ID: I4241
  • Name: Albert Rolaz GALLATIN
  • Surname: Gallatin
  • Given Name: Albert Rolaz
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 8 Jan 1800 in Pennsylvania
  • Death: 25 Feb 1890 in New York, New York
  • _UID: D1A98F6F9731D5118680EF90A100BA0B11A3
  • Note:
    1. The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume IV

    GALLATIN, Albert Rolaz, lawyer, was born in New York City, Jan. 8, 1800 (note: 1860 and 1880 Census list his bithplace as Pennsylvania); son of Albert and Hannah (Nicholson) Gallatin. He entered the College of New Jersey, leaving in 1815 to accompany his father, appointed U.S. minister to France. On his return in 1823 he was admitted to the bar and practised in Baltimore until 1826, when he again went abroad with his father who had been appointed by President Adams U.S. minister to Great Britain. The later years of his life were passed in New York, where in 1839 he was married to Mary Lucille, daughter of Gen. Horatio Gates Stevens, and granddaughter of Gen. Ebenezer Stevens, a distinguished officer of the American Revolution. He had three sons, Albert Horatio, Frederic and James. He died in New York city. Feb 25, 1890.

    2. 1850 New York Census

    New York City

    Horatio Stevens 70 b. CT
    Eliza " 60 b. NY
    Albert Gallitan 30 b. NY
    Mary " 29 b. NY
    Albert " 11 b. NY
    Frederick " 8 b. NY
    James " 5 b. NY


    3. 1860 New York Census

    Living in New York City

    Value of real estate: $50,000

    Value of personal estate: $50,000

    Albert R. Gallatin 60 $50,000 $50,000 b. PA
    Mary L " 42 $10,000 b. NY
    Albert H. " 21 b. Student NY
    Frederick " 19
    James " 14

    4. 1880 New York Census

    Occupation: retired lawyer

    New York City

    Albert R. Gallatin 80 Retired lawyer
    Mary L. " Wife 62
    Albert H. " Son 41 Chemist
    Louisa B. " Other 30 b. PA Father born PA Mother born NY
    Louise " Daughter 1M b. NY Father born NY Mother born PA

    5. "Ancestry of Albert Gallatin and Hannah Nicholson with a list of their Descendants to the Second and Third Generation". [Compliled from "Life of Albert Gallatin" by Henry Adams (1879), "History of Nicholson Family" by Byam Kerby Stevens (1911) and other sources - Revised by William Plum Bacon. New York, Press of T.A. Wright, 1916

    6. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Family History of New York by William S. Pelletreau, Volume I, New York, 1907. Reprinted 1998 Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore.

    Albert R, second son of Abraham Alphonse Albert and Hannah (Nicholson) Gallatin, was born in New Yorkin 1800. He was liberally educated and was graduated from Princeton College. Although he was admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania, hepracticed only a short time and then removed to New York and engaged in financial pursuits. At one time he was in business with John Jacob Astor and his ventures were generally profitable, so that he was able to accumulate a considerable fortune. He was the companion of his great family a great part of the time, and in consequence was thrown into association with people of public note. He went wbroad with his father several times, to France in 1816, to Great Britain in 1826, and upon other ococcasions. On these trips he made the acquaintance of many eminent Europeans and became the personal friend of the Duke of Wellington andof many of the leaders of the French Revolution. He lived until 1890, a connecting link between this generation and the deeds and the men of the infant days of the Republic. He married in 1837, Mary L., duaghter of Horatio Gates and Elizabeth Lucille (Rhinelander) Stevens. Children: Albert Horatio, born 1839; Frederick, mentioned belwo; James, born 1846.

    7. New York Herald-Tribune obituary with biographical information
  • Change Date: 18 Jul 2011 at 16:11:30



    Father: Albert GALLATIN b: 29 Jan 1761 in Geneva, Switzerland
    Mother: Hannah NICHOLSON b: 11 Sep 1766 in New York, New York

    Marriage 1 Mary Lucille STEVENS b: 11 Aug 1817 in New York
    • Married: 7 Nov 1837 in New York City
    • Note:
      1. "Ancestry of Albert Gallatin and Hannah Nicholson with a list of their Descendants to the Second and Third Generation". [Compliled from "Life of Albert Gallatin" by Henry Adams (1879), "History of Nicholson Family" by Byam Kerby Stevens (1911) and other sources - Revised by William Plum Bacon. New York, Press of T.A. Wright, 1916

      2. Marriages in "The Baltimore Sun," 1837-50, Surnames, G-H, Page 211

      Gallatin, Albert R., 7 Nov. 1837, Mary L. Stevens, dau of Horatio G. 11/1137-3

      3. Albert R. Gallatin found in:
      Marriage Index: Maryland, 1655-1850
      Married: Nov. 07, 1837 in: Baltimore Co., MD Record type: This is a county court record. Gender: M More about: This record can be found at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0013693-0013694. Spouse name: Stevens, Mary L. Spouse gender: F

      4. Albert R. Gallatin found in:
      New York City, 1600s-1800s Marriage Index
      Spouse: Mary Lucille Stevens Marriage Date: Nov 9, 1837 Location: New York City County: New York State: New York Marriage ID: 2220307881 Publication: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (quarterly), 1932, selected extracts Page: No page number listed Publisher: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Published: New York, NY Comments: On microfilm at Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Children
    1. Has Children Albert Horatio GALLATIN b: 7 Mar 1839 in New York, New York
    2. Has Children Frederic GALLATIN b: 17 May 1841 in New York
    3. Has Children James GALLATIN b: 14 Feb 1846 in New York, New York
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