Jeremias Schuyler was born in January 1698. He was the son of Albany leader Pieter Schuyler and his second wife, Maria Van Rensselaer Schuyler. All five of those offspring lived to adulthood. He also was the twin brother of Pieter Schuyler, Jr.
Jeremias married Susanna Bayeux - the daughter of a prominent New York Hugeunot family. Beginning in 1723, their five children were baptized in the Albany Dutch church where he was an occasional baptism sponsor.
Jeremias Schuyler died in December 1753 and was buried in the family plot at the Flats.
first posted: 1/30/04