Rufus King Delafield

Rufus King Delafield (November 18, 1802 – February 6, 1874) was an American banker and manufacturer.wikipedia
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Joseph Delafield

Among his siblings were older brothers John Delafield, Joseph Delafield, Henry Delafield, William Delafield, Maj. Gen. Richard Delafield, and Dr. Edward Delafield.
Among his many siblings were brothers John Delafield, Henry Delafield, William Delafield, Maj. Gen. Richard Delafield, Dr. Edward Delafield, and Rufus King Delafield.

Edward Delafield

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Among his siblings were older brothers John Delafield, Joseph Delafield, Henry Delafield, William Delafield, Maj. Gen. Richard Delafield, and Dr. Edward Delafield.
Among his siblings were brothers Joseph Delafield, Maj. Gen. Richard Delafield and Rufus King Delafield.

Richard Delafield

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Among his siblings were older brothers John Delafield, Joseph Delafield, Henry Delafield, William Delafield, Maj. Gen. Richard Delafield, and Dr. Edward Delafield.
Edward Delafield, a prominent American physician, Joseph Delafield, a lawyer and diplomant, and Rufus King Delafield, a banker and manufacturer, were among his brothers.

Staten Island Cricket Club

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Today, the former Delafield estate in the Livingston neighborhood, is home to the Staten Island Cricket Club.
The club had to give way to Erastus Wiman's ventures at that site and move to the former Rufus King Delafield estate in the Livingston neighborhood of Staten Island about 1.8 mi away from St. George.

Ferdinand Sands

Among her siblings were Anne Bard (wife of Edward Prime), Susan Bard (wife of Ferdinand Sands), and John Bard (founder of Bard College with his wife, Margaret Taylor Johnston, sister of John Taylor Johnston, founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art).
Among her siblings were Anne Bard (wife of his first cousin, Edward Prime), Eliza Bard (wife of Rufus King Delafield), and John Bard (founder of Bard College with his wife, Margaret Taylor Johnston, daughter of merchant John Johnston and sister of John Taylor Johnston, founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art).

William Bard

Eliza was the daughter of Catherine (née Cruger) Bard and William Bard, founder and first president of the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company.

Wall Street

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Delafield was born at his father's residence, 16 Wall Street in New York City, on November 18, 1802, and named after Rufus King, the first U.S. Senator from New York who was then serving as the U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom.

New York City

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Delafield was born at his father's residence, 16 Wall Street in New York City, on November 18, 1802, and named after Rufus King, the first U.S. Senator from New York who was then serving as the U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom.

Rufus King

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Delafield was born at his father's residence, 16 Wall Street in New York City, on November 18, 1802, and named after Rufus King, the first U.S. Senator from New York who was then serving as the U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom.

United States Senate

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Delafield was born at his father's residence, 16 Wall Street in New York City, on November 18, 1802, and named after Rufus King, the first U.S. Senator from New York who was then serving as the U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom.

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Delafield was born at his father's residence, 16 Wall Street in New York City, on November 18, 1802, and named after Rufus King, the first U.S. Senator from New York who was then serving as the U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom.

Birth name

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He was the youngest of nine sons and four daughters born to Anne (née Hallett) Delafield (1766–1839) and John Delafield (1748–1824), a merchant who emigrated to New York from England in 1788 and was a founder and director of the Mutual Insurance Company, becoming one of the wealthiest men in the country.

East River

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His father's summer residence, built in 1791 on the East River opposite Blackwell's Island, was known as" Sunswick" and was one of the largest and best appointed private houses near New York.

Roosevelt Island

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His father's summer residence, built in 1791 on the East River opposite Blackwell's Island, was known as" Sunswick" and was one of the largest and best appointed private houses near New York.

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

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Rufus, his father, and his four brothers were painted by Morton H. Bly, which is today owned by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.

United States House of Representatives

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His maternal grandparents were Joseph Hallett and Elizabeth (née Hazard) Hallett and his aunt, Mary Hallett, was the second wife of U.S. Representative Benjamin Tallmadge.

Benjamin Tallmadge

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His maternal grandparents were Joseph Hallett and Elizabeth (née Hazard) Hallett and his aunt, Mary Hallett, was the second wife of U.S. Representative Benjamin Tallmadge.

Aylesbury

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His paternal grandparents were John Delafield and Martha (née Dell) Delafield, a daughter of John Dell of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England.

Buckinghamshire

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His paternal grandparents were John Delafield and Martha (née Dell) Delafield, a daughter of John Dell of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England.

Francis Delafield

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His nephew, Dr. Francis Delafield, was married to Katherine Van Rensselaer, and was the father of Connecticut representative Edward Henry Delafield.

Van Rensselaer (family)

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His nephew, Dr. Francis Delafield, was married to Katherine Van Rensselaer, and was the father of Connecticut representative Edward Henry Delafield.

Edward Henry Delafield

His nephew, Dr. Francis Delafield, was married to Katherine Van Rensselaer, and was the father of Connecticut representative Edward Henry Delafield.

Chatham Phenix National Bank and Trust Company of New York

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After an education in New York, Delafield engaged in "mercantile business" and served as an officer of the Phenix Bank from 1823 to 1835, and actuary and secretary of the Farmers Loan and Trust Company (which later became Citibank) from 1835 to 1852.

Actuary

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After an education in New York, Delafield engaged in "mercantile business" and served as an officer of the Phenix Bank from 1823 to 1835, and actuary and secretary of the Farmers Loan and Trust Company (which later became Citibank) from 1835 to 1852.