Hon. Henrietta Charlotte Cholmondeley1

F, #126661, b. 3 June 1823, d. 13 August 1874
Last Edited=23 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Henrietta Charlotte Cholmondeley was born on 3 June 1823.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Cholmondeley, 1st Baron Delamere of Vale Royal and Henrietta Elizabeth Williams-Wynn.1 She married Henry William Wilson, 11th Lord Berners, son of Henry Wilson, 10th Lord Berners and Elizabeth Sumpter, on 21 July 1857 at Vale Royal, Cheshire, England.2,3 She died on 13 August 1874 at age 51.1
      From 21 July 1857, her married name became Wilson.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1073. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 158. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Henry William Wilson, 11th Lord Berners1

M, #126662, b. 23 February 1797, d. 27 June 1871
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Henry William Wilson, 11th Lord Berners was born on 23 February 1797.1 He was the son of Henry Wilson, 10th Lord Berners and Elizabeth Sumpter.2 He married, firstly, Mary Letitia Crump, daughter of Colonel George Crump and Mary Wilson, on 24 February 1823.2 He married, secondly, Hon. Henrietta Charlotte Cholmondeley, daughter of Thomas Cholmondeley, 1st Baron Delamere of Vale Royal and Henrietta Elizabeth Williams-Wynn, on 21 July 1857 at Vale Royal, Cheshire, England.1,2 He died on 27 June 1871 at age 74, without issue.1 His will was probated on 11 September 1871, at under £40,000.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Rutland.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Leicestershire.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Norfolk.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Lord Berners [E., 1455] on 26 February 1851, by writ.2 He was President of the Royal Agricultural Society in 1858.2 He held the office of Constable of Leicester Castle.1 He lived at Keythorpe Hall, Leicestershire, England.1 He lived at Ashwellthorpe Hall, Wymondham, Norfolk, England.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Leicestershire.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 356. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 158. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

General John A. Armstrong1

M, #126663
Last Edited=1 Dec 2008
     General John A. Armstrong held the office of U.S. Minister to France.1 He held the office of Senator [U.S.], for Pennsylvania.1 He held the office of Secretary for War [U.S.] in 1812.1

Child of General John A. Armstrong

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sarah Astor1

F, #126664, b. 1832
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Sarah Astor was born in 1832.1 She was the daughter of William Backhouse Astor and Margaret Rebecca Armstrong.1 She died, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Backhouse Astor, Jr.1

M, #126665, b. 1830, d. 1892
Last Edited=4 Sep 2008
     William Backhouse Astor, Jr. was born in 1830.1 He was the son of William Backhouse Astor and Margaret Rebecca Armstrong.1 He married Caroline Webster Schermerhorn in 1853.1 He died in 1892.1
     He was educated at Columbia University, New York City, New York, U.S.A..1 He lived at Ferncliff, Duchess County, New York, U.S.A..1 He lived at 350 Fifth Avenue, New York City, New York, U.S.A..1

Children of William Backhouse Astor, Jr. and Caroline Webster Schermerhorn

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Caroline Webster Schermerhorn1

F, #126666, d. 30 October 1908
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Caroline Webster Schermerhorn married William Backhouse Astor, Jr., son of William Backhouse Astor and Margaret Rebecca Armstrong, in 1853.1 She died on 30 October 1908.1
      From 1853, her married name became Astor.1 She was a celebrated society queen of New York and Newport, Rhode Island.1

Children of Caroline Webster Schermerhorn and William Backhouse Astor, Jr.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV1

M, #126667, b. 1864, d. 15 April 1912
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV was born in 1864.1 He was the son of William Backhouse Astor, Jr. and Caroline Webster Schermerhorn.1 He married, firstly, Ava Loel Willing, daughter of Edward Willing, on 17 February 1891.1 He married, secondly, Madeleine Talmadge Force in September 1911.1 He and Ava Loel Willing were divorced in 1910.1 He died on 15 April 1912, killed by debris thrown around teh deck of R.M.S. Titanic, when it sank.1
      Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV also went by the nick-name of Jack.1 He was educated at St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.A..1 He was educated at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A..1 He wrote the book A Journey in Other Worlds, published 1894.1 He fought in the Spanish-American War in 1898.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1898 in the service of the U.S. Army.1 He lived at 840 Fifth Avenue, New York City, New York, U.S.A..1
     He was the inventor of a pneumatic device for improving road surfaces, as well as the Astor bicycle brake, an improved turbine and an accumulator battery.1

Children of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV and Ava Loel Willing

Child of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV and Madeleine Talmadge Force

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Vincent Astor1

M, #126668, b. 15 November 1891, d. 3 February 1959
Last Edited=5 Nov 2004
     William Vincent Astor was born on 15 November 1891.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV and Ava Loel Willing.1 He married, firstly, Helen Dinsmore Huntington on 30 April 1914.1 He and Helen Dinsmore Huntington were divorced in 1939.1 He married, secondly, Mary Benedict Cushing, daughter of Dr. Harvey Cushing, in 1939.1 He and Mary Benedict Cushing were divorced in 1953.1 He married, thirdly, Mary Brooke Russell Marshall on 8 October 1953.1 He died on 3 February 1959 at age 67, without issue.1
      William Vincent Astor usually went by his middle name of Vincent.1 He was educated at Westminster School, Simsbury, Connecticut, U.S.A..1 He was educated at St. George's School, Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A..1 He was educated at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A..1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the U.S. Naval Reserve.1 He was commander of the New York militia airborne battalion in 1915.1 He was a director of Chase National Bank.1 He was a director of Chicago, St. Louis and New Orleans Railroad.1 He was a director of American Express.1 He was a director of Illinois Central Railroad.1 He was a director of Great Northern Railroad.1 He was a director of International Mercantile Marine.1 He was a director of North Atlantic Steamship Corporation.1 He was a director of Western Union Telegraph.1 He was a director of City and Surburban Homes Company.1 He was a director of Dubuque and Sioux City Railroad.1 He was a director of Fruit and Sugar Securities Company.1 He was proprietor of Today magazine in 1933.1 He was proprietor of Newsweek magazine in 1937.1 He was Convoy Commodore.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Helen Dinsmore Huntington1

F, #126669
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Helen Dinsmore Huntington married, firstly, William Vincent Astor, son of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV and Ava Loel Willing, on 30 April 1914.1 She and William Vincent Astor were divorced in 1939.1 She married, secondly, Lytle Hull after 1939.1
      From 30 April 1914, her married name became Astor.1 From after 1939, her married name became Hull.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lytle Hull1

M, #126670
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Lytle Hull married Helen Dinsmore Huntington after 1939.1
     He was a real esate broker.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]