September 22, 1799 - GEORGE SUCKLEY MARRIES CATHERINE RUTSEN
George Suckley and Catherine Rutsen are married at her childhood home, The Homestead in Rhinebeck, New York, by the Reverend Freeborn Garrettson. Catherine does not come to the marriage empty-handed; she has inherited portions of the Beekman land patents from her father, John Rutsen. The couple settles in New York City.
Pictured, a portrait of Catherine Rutsen as a young woman