Angelica Schuyler Church

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Birthday
20, 1756
Birthplace
Albany, NY
Death Date
Mar 13, 1814 (58)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1756
Birthplace
Albany, NY
Death Date
Mar 13, 1814 (58)

About

The daughter of Continental Army general Philip Schuyler and the sister of Alexander Hamilton's wife, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton. She is also known as the wife of British MP John Barker Church.

Before Fame

Coming of age during the American Revolution, she became a close correspondent of political leaders like Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and George Washington.

Trivia

A prominent New York socialite, the village and the town "Angelica" in New York state were named after her.

Family Life

In addition to her sister Elizabeth, she also had another sister, Margarita "Peggy" Van Rensselaer, and a brother, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler.

Associated With

In the biographical musical Hamilton, she was portrayed by Renee Elise Goldsberry in the original Broadway cast.