Cornelia Staats Bleecker
These Bleeckers lived first in the second ward and then permanently on Market Street where Nicholas was a prominent merchant and city official. Her younger brother also became a Market Street fixture.
After a marriage of almost fifty years, Cornelia Staats Bleecker died in December 1831. She was buried from her residence at 266 North Market Street. Her husband survived until 1844.
Sources: The life of Cornelia Staats Bleecker is CAP biography number 4581. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 6/30/08