The Catherine Schuyler Chapter, NSDAR, was organized in 1897 in Belmont,
Allegany County, New York.
Catherine Schuyler was born in 1734, the daughter of Colonel John Van
Rensselaer. She was married in 1755 to Captain Phillip Schuyler, who
became a Major General in the Revolutionary War. Of their fourteen children,
the eldest daughter, Angelica, became the mother of Phillip Church,
who named the town of Angelica for her. The second daughter, Elizabeth,
married Alexander Hamilton. A true patriot and a devoted wife and mother,
Catherine Schuyler died in 1803, having seen the cause of independence
The chapter has 50 members and meets May through October on the third
Thursday of the month.
For membership information, please contact Meredith Chilson.