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Vice President Schuyler Washington Colfax, Jr

Vice President Schuyler Washington Colfax, Jr

Male 1823 - 1885  (61 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Schuyler Washington Colfax 
    Title Vice President 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 23 Mar 1823  New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860 
    1860 Colfax.
    1860 Colfax.
    1860 US census, South Bend, Saint Joseph, Indiana, Family Number 365, Colfax.
    Census 1870 
    1870 Colfax A.
    1870 Colfax A.
    1870 US census, South Bend, Saint Joseph, Indiana, Family Number 269, Colfax. This entry spans two sheets.
    1870 Colfax B.
    1870 Colfax B.
    1870 US census, South Bend, Saint Joseph, Indiana, Family Number 269, Colfax. This entry spans two sheets.
    Census 1880 
    1880 Colfax.
    1880 Colfax.
    1880 US census, South Bend, Saint Joseph, Indiana, enumeration district 161, Family Number 6378580, Colfax.
    Died 13 Jan 1885  Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Schuyler Colfax Dead.
    Schuyler Colfax Dead.
    The Reading (Pennsylvania) Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1885 page one.
    Biographical Information 1887  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In 1887 a statue was erected in Indianapolis, Indiana in honor of Indiana's first vice president.

    I contains a number of symbols of the Independent Order Of Odd Fellows. (I.O.O.F.). In 1851 Colfax wrote the organization?s "Rebekah Creed," which made the I.O.O.F. the first national fraternal organization to allow female members. 
    Colfax Statue 1904.
    Colfax Statue 1904.
    Colfax Statue 1904.
    Occupation Representitive from Indiana. Speaker of the House of Representitives during the 38, 39 & 40th Congress. Vice President of the United States under President Grant. 
    Grant-Schuyler.
    Grant-Schuyler.
    A print made for the candidacy of President Grant and Vice President Schuyler.
    15th Amendment.
    15th Amendment.
    Photographs of Representatives who voted "Aye" on the resolution submitting to the legislatures of the several states a proposition to amend the Constitution of the United States as to prohibit slavery.

    As Speaker of the House Colfax is in the center.
    Buried City Cemetery, South Bend, Saint Joseph, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Schuyler Colfax Jr Headstone.
    Schuyler Colfax Jr Headstone.
    Schuyler Colfax Jr Headstone. The monument was originally topped with an angel. It disappeared about 2014. (see inset photo).
    Siblings
    1. Mary Hester Colfax,   b. 1921,   d. 1923
     
    Person ID I39319  Nagel
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2019 

    Father Schuyler Washington Colfax,   b. 3 Aug 1792, Pompton Plains, Morris, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1822, New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah Delameter Stryker,   b. 20 Mar 1805, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1872, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F12298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Evelyn Clark,   b. 1823, Argyle, Washington, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1863, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1844 
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ellen M Wade,   b. Abt 1835, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Nov 1868 
    Children 
     1. Schuyler Washington Colfax, III  [Birth]
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart