James Roosevelt Sr.
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James Roosevelt Sr. (1828 - abt. 1900)

James "Squire James" Roosevelt Sr.
Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 27 Apr 1853 in Algonac, New York, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 7 Oct 1880 in Hyde Park NYmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in New York City, New York County, New York, United Statesmap
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Biography

'New York state flag'
James Roosevelt Sr. was a New Yorker.
James Roosevelt, Sr. was an American businessman and the father of the thirty-second President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Active in coal and transportation pursuits, he served as vice president of the Delaware and Hudson Railway and president of the Southern Railway Security Company.

Marriages

Husband: James Roosevelt
Wife: Rebecca Howland
Child: James Roosevelt Jr
Marriage: 27 Apr 1853, Algonac, New York, United States
Husband: James Roosevelt
Wife: Sara Delano
Child: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Marriage: 7 Oct 1880, Algonac, Newburgh, Orange, New York

Wikipedia Excerpt

James Roosevelt (July 16, 1828 – December 8, 1900) was a businessman and father of James Roosevelt "Rosey" Roosevelt and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He was born in Hyde Park, New York to Isaac Roosevelt (1790–1863) and Mary Rebecca Aspinwall (1809–1886).
Isaac was the son of Jacobus Roosevelt III and Catherine Welles. Mary was the daughter of John Aspinwall and Susan Howland.
James Roosevelt graduated from Union College (NY) in 1847. He was an eligible bachelor: tall, slender and wealthy, with considerable society connections. In 1853, he married his first-cousin-once-removed Rebecca Howland (1831—1876. They had one son, James Roosevelt "Rosey" Roosevelt. Howland died in 1876, leaving James a widower.
Four years later, at a party celebrating graduation of his cousin Theodore Roosevelt from Harvard University, he met Sara Delano; they were married on October 7, 1880 and became parents of Franklin D. Roosevelt. James was reportedly a good father to Franklin; however, his recurring heart problems eventually turned him into an invalid. Franklin reacted by becoming fiercely protective of his father.
Roosevelt's business interests were primarily in coal and transportation. He was vice president of the Delaware and Hudson Railway, and president of the Southern Railway Security Company.
James died twenty years after he married Sara, and left the bulk of his estate to her, with only a modest inheritance for Franklin. [1]

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  • 1850 United States Federal Census: Name: James Rooservelt; Gender: Male; Age: 22; Birth Year: 1828; Birthplace: New York; Home in 1850: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, USA; Occupation: Lawyer; Industry: Legal Services; Line Number: 13; Dwelling Number: 222; Family Number: 222; Household Members: Name: Isaac Rooservelt, Age: 60; Mary R Rooservelt, Age: 40; John Goot, Age: 40; Robt Hay, Age: 35; Emeline Burdick, Age: 29; Deliah Burdick, Age: 25; Catharine Peasent, Age: 25; James Rooservelt, Age: 22; Adolphus Myres, Age: 21; John A Rooservelt, Age: 10
  • 1860 United States Federal Census: Name: James Rsevilt (sic); Age: 32; Birth Year: 1828; Gender: Male; Birth Place: Ireland; Home in 1860: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York; Post Office: Poughkeepsie; Dwelling Number: 1104; Family Number: 1203; Occupation: Farmer; Real Estate Value: 15000; Personal Estate Value: 5500; Household Members: Name: William Newman, Age: 45; Eliza Smith, Age: 35; James Rsevilt (sic), Age: 32; Rebecca Rsevilt (sic), Age: 29: Jane Morgan, Age, 28: John Brown, Age: 22; Ernestine Price, Age: 19; James Rsevilt (sic), Age: 6
  • 1870 United States Federal Census: Name: James Roosevelt; Age in 1870: 41; Birth Year: 1829; Birthplace: New York; Dwelling Number: 167; Home in 1870: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York; Race: White; Gender: Male; Post Office: Poughkeepsie; Male Citizen Over 21: Y; Personal Estate Value: 10000; Real Estate Value: 150000; Inferred Spouse: Rebecca Roosevelt; Inferred Children: James Roosevelt; Household Members: Name: Ann Burden, Age: 55; James Roosevelt, Age: 41; Frederick Mc cliff, Age: 40; Rebecca Roosevelt, Age: 38; Francis Mc cliff, Age: 37; Annabella Brey, Age: 25; Victor Rianet, Age: 25: James Roosevelt, Age: 16
  • 1880 United States Federal Census: Name: James Roosevelt; Age: 50; Birth Date: Abt 1830; Birthplace: New York; Home in 1880: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, USA; Dwelling Number: 130; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Self (Head); Marital Status: Widower; Father's Birthplace: New York; Mother's Birthplace: New York; Occupation: Farmer-Gentleman; Household Members: 1
  • 1900 United States Federal Census: Name: James Roosevelt; Age: 71; Birth Date: 16 Jul 1828; Birthplace: New York, USA; Home in 1900: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York; Sheet Number: 7; Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 136; Family Number: 144; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital Status: Married; Spouse's Name: Sarah Roosevelt; Marriage Year: 1880; Years Married: 20; Father's Birthplace: New York, USA; Mother's Birthplace: New York, USA; Occupation: Farmer; Months Not Employed: 0; Can Read: Yes; Can Write: Yes; Can Speak English: Yes; House Owned or Rented: Own; Home Free or Mortgaged: F; Farm or House: F; Household Members: Name: James Roosevelt, Age: 71; Elspie Mcechern, Age: 57; William Arkenstall, Age: 48; Sarah Roosevelt, Age: 47; Elsae Olson, Age: 39; Louise Stohtz, Age: 34; Illin Olson, Age: 23; Franklin Roosevelt, Age: 18; Agusta Hung, Age: 16
  • Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI): Name: James Roosevelt; Birth Year: 1828; Death Year: 1900; Has Photo: No; Source: Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. A supplement. Six volumes. Edited by L.E. Dearborn. New York: Press Association Compilers, 1918-1931. Originally published as The Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Supplementary Edition. (ApCAB X) The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Volume 24. New York: James T. White & Co., 1935. Use the Index to locate biographies. (NatCAB 24)
  • Canada, Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current: Name: James Roosevelt; Gender: Male; Spouse: Sara Delano Roosevelt
  • Millennium File: Name: James Roosevelt; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 16 Jul 1828; Birth Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, USA; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900; Death Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, USA; Marriage Date: 1853; Father: Isaac Roosevelt; Mother: Mary Rebecca Aspinwall; Spouse: Rebecca Brien Howland; Children: Franklin Delano (Nd Pres.) Roosevelt; James Roosevelt
  • New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1914: Name: James Roosevelt; Gender: Male; Elected Date: 27 Oct 1887; Residence Place: Hyde Park, N. Y.; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900; Civil Roll: List of Deceased Members
  • New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948: Name: James Roosevelt; Age: 72; Birth Year: 1828; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900; Death Place: Manhattan, New York, USA; Certificate Number: 36829
  • New York, State Census, 1875: Name: James Roosevelt; Age: 46; Gender: Male; Birth Year: 1829; Residence Date: 1 Jun 1875; Residence Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, USA; Election District: E.D. 02; Household Number: 272; Relation to Head: Head; Spouse's Name: Rebecca Roosevelt; Line Number: 1; Sheet Number: 31; Household Members: Name: James Roosevelt, Age: 46; Rebecca Roosevelt, Age: 43; Mary Barry, Age: 40; Anna Sloan, Age: 30; Elizabeth Stewart, Age: 23; James R Roosevelt, Age: 21
  • New York, State Census, 1892: Name: James Roosevelt; Birth Year: 1832; Birth Place: United States; Age: 60; Gender: Male; Citizenship: Citizen; Residence Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess; Election District: 03
  • New York, U.S., Holland Society Yearbook, 1915: Name: James Roosevelt; Role: Deceased Members; Residence Place: Hyde Park, N. Y.; Elected Date: 27 Oct 1887; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900
  • New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999: Name: James Roosevelt; Probate Date: 26 Dec 1900; Probate Place: Dutchess, New York, USA; Inferred Death Year: Abt 1900; Inferred Death Place: New York, USA; Item Description: Wills, Vol 015, 1899-1903
  • Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current: Name: James Roosevelt; Gender: Male; Spouse: Sara Delano Roosevelt
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000: Name: James Roosevelt; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 16 Jul 1828; Birth Place: Hyde Park, NY; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900; Death Place: New York; Father: Isaac Roosevelt; Mother: Mary Rebecca Aspinwall; Spouse: Sarah Delano; Rebecca Brien Howland; Child: Franklin Delano Roosevelt; James Roose
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900: Name: James Roosevelt; Gender: Male; Birth Place: NY; Birth Year: 1828; Spouse Name: Sara Delano; Spouse Birth Place: NY; Spouse Birth Year: 1854; Marriage Year: 1880; Marriage State: NY; Number Pages: 1
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current: Name: James Roosevelt; Birth Date: 16 Jul 1828; Birth Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, United States of America; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900; Death Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, United States of America; Cemetery: Saint James Episcopal Churchyard; Burial or Cremation Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, United States of America; Has Bio?: Y; Father: Isaac Daniel Roosevelt; Mother: Mary Rebecca Roosevelt; Spouse: Rebecca Brien Roosevelt; Children: James Roosevelt Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #8506
  • U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930: Name: James Roosevelt; Event: Marriage; Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1880; Marriage Place: Algonac On Hudson; Spouse: Sara Delano; Spouse Father: Warren Delano; Newspaper: New York Evening Post; Publication Date: 1880; Publication Place: New York, USA; Call Number: 485767
  • U.S., School Catalogs, 1765-1935: Name: James Roosevelt; Publication Year: 1887; Publication Place: New York; School Name: Delta Phi; Residence Place: Hyde Park, N Y
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970: Name: James Roosevelt; Birth Date: 16 Jul 1828; Birth Place: Hyde Park, New York; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900; Death Place: New York; SAR Membership: 67388; Role: Ancestor; Application Date: 3 Oct 1946; Father: Isaac Roosevelt; Mother: Mary Rebecca Aspinwall; Spouse: Sarah Delane (sic); Children: Franklin Dalano (sic) Roosevelt
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970: Name: James Roosevelt; Birth Date: 16 Jul 1828; Birth Place: Hyde Park; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900; Death Place: New York; SAR Membership: 66202; Role: Ancestor; Application Date: 4 Oct 1945; Father: Isaac Roosevelt; Mother: Mary Rebecca Aspinwall; Spouse: Sarah Delano; Children: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015: Name: James Roosevelt; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 16 Jul 1828 (16 Jul 1828); Birth Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, USA; Death Date: 8 Dec 1900 (8 Dec 1900); Death Place: Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York, USA; Death Age: 72; Father: Isaac Roosevelt; Mother: Mary Rebecca Aspinwall; Spouse: Rebecca Brien Howland; Sarah Delano; Children: James Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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