Biography of Nathaniel Jocelyn 1796-1881

Nathaniel Jocelyn 1796-1881 is in Painters.

On 31 Jan 1796 Nathaniel Jocelyn was born.

1846. Nathaniel Jocelyn (age 49). Portrait of Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt (age 51).

Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt: On 27 May 1794 he was born to Cornelius van Derbilt and Phebe Hand at Staten Island. On 19 Dec 1813 Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt and Sophia Johnson were married after which they lived at a boarding house on Broad Street Manhattan. They were half first cousins. On 21 Aug 1869 Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt and Frank Armstrong Crawford were married. She signed a pre-nuptial agreement, agreeing to receive $500,000 in bonds after his death. Confederate Generals Braxton Bragg and his brother, Thomas Bragg, both attended the wedding. The difference in their ages was 44 years. On 04 Jan 1877 Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt died at his home 10 Washington Place. He left 95% of his $105 million estate to his son William Henry Vanderbilt, who becme the rishest Amercican, and his four sons, with the remainder being divided between his other children. Litigation ensued.

On 13 Jan 1881 Nathaniel Jocelyn (age 84) died.