Kiliaen
van Rensselaer
Alternate First Name(s)
Kiliaen
Alternate Last Name(s)
van Renselaer
ID
1609,000.032
Gender
Male
Birth Date
1586
Death Date
1643-10-07
Death Location
Ancestor Notes

A pearl and diamond merchant from Amsterdam who was amoung the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company, and thus New Netherland.    He was a patroon and founded the Manor of Rensselaerswyck in the area near present day Albany.