58 THE WESTERVELT FAMILY

amassed a considerable property, he retired from active business, leading a quiet but gracious life the remainder of his days. His wife, Isabella, d. Nov. 23, 1815, aged 42 years.
For his second wife he m. Maria, dau. of Henry Bertholf and Rachel Van Horn, and widow of Adrian Bogart, of New York, May 8, 1817. On May 1, 1815, he purchased a house, corner of Hudson and Provoost (now Franklin) streets, from Henry Bertholf and Rachel, his wife, for the sum of $3,625, being termed "flour merchant" in said deed. He subsequently removed to 4 Harrison street, and in the spring of 1841, he removed to 56 West Fourth street, where he d. on Aug. 17 of that year. His remains were interred in a vault of the Dutch Church, corner of Amos (now West Tenth) and Bleecker streets, but later were removed to the Marble Cemetery in the '60s. He was an elder in the Middle Dutch Church, Nassau street, and also in the North Dutch Church, William street, New York City. In appearance he was massive, tall and well featured, having a florid complexion.

Children of Willem Westervelt (286):
+552   Daniel, b. March 24, 1792.
+553   Jacob, b. July 27, 1794,
+554   James W., b. Jan. 15, 1798.
+555   John, b. Dec.30, 1800.

301   CORNELIUS, son of Casparus (131), was b. at Poughkeepsie, Jan. 16, 1790. He m. first Rebecca Yerry, Jan. 23, 1812, and, second, Sarah S. Graham, Sept. 16, 1823. He d. Oct. 13, 1837.

Children of Cornelius and Rebecca (Yerry) Westervelt (301):
  556   Clarissa, b. March 18, 1813; d. Aug. 22, 1813.
  557   John Yerry, b. Sept. 13, 1814; d. unm., Aug. 5, 1896.
+558   Casper, born July 5, 1816.
  559   Maria, b. March 23, 1818; m. Abram Van Wagner,
Nov. 3, 1842.
+560   Henry, b. March 7, 1820.
  561   Rebecca Cathlina, b. March 13, 1822.

Children of Cornelius and Sarah (Graham) Westervelt (301):
  562   Edgar, b. March 26, 1824; d. unm., Jan. 12, 1849.
  563   Amanda, b. May 18, 1825; m., first, William Henry
Post, Jan. 29, 1845; and, second, Thomas Lakey, Dec. 16, 1857. Her first husband was in the War of 1812.
  564   Andrew G., b. Nov. 22, 1826. He was m. (no issue),
and was accidentally shot in California, which resulted in his death, April 7, 1872.