Robert Troup Papers,   1759-1851, and undated
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History

Biography:

Robert Troup was born on August 19, 1756 in Hanover, New Jersey. He was a lawyer, politician, land speculator, and investor. He lived in New Jersey and New York (State).

On February 18, 1787, he married Jennet Jane Goelet (1758-1840). Together, they had six children: Catherine (1787-); Robert R. (1789-1836); Louisa (1791-1885); Charlotte (1792-1872), who married the younger Frederic Bronson; Charles (b./d. 1794); and Charles Goelet (1795-1834).

Robert Troup died on January 14, 1832. His wife, Jennet, died on January 31, 1840.

The Troup, Brinckerhoff, and Bronson Families were all related by various marriages. (This information is from the collection. For further information, see the individual finding aids for these families’ papers.)