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John Jacob Astor
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John Jacob Astor

Founder of the Astor Library in New York
John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor

Age

84

Born

Sunday 17 Jul 1763

Died

29 Mar 1848

John Jacob Astor
Bio Details

Full name

John Jacob Astor

Also known as

Johann Jakob Astor

Gender

Male

Age

84

Date of birth

Sunday 17 Jul 1763

Birth place

Germany

Date of death:

29 Mar 1848

Place of death

New York, USA

Left Germany in 1779 aged 16 and joined his brother Georg in London. Then shortly after 1783 with £5 he took a treacherous journey to New York to join his brother Henry.
Once in the fur trade he founded the family fortune
John Astor was the wealthiest man in American when he died in 1848
The Astor and Lenox libraries in New York were merged in 1895 becoming the New York Public Library.

John Jacob Astor Siblings

Henry Astor

Brother

Melchior Astor

Brother

Georg Astor

Brother

Johann Astor

Brother

Partners of 
John Jacob Astor

Sarah Astor

Married

7 children together

Sep 1785

John Jacob Astor Children

Magdalen Bristed

born 1788, died 1832, age 44 (approx.)
with Sarah Astor

Sarah Astor

born 1790, age 110 (presumed dead)
with Sarah Astor

John Jacob Astor II

born 1791, died 1869, age 78 (approx.)
with Sarah Astor

William Backhouse Astor

born 1792, died 1875, age 83
with Sarah Astor

Dorothea Langdon

born 1795, died 1853, age 58 (approx.)
with Sarah Astor

Henry Astor

born 1797, died 1799, age 2 (approx.)
with Sarah Astor

Eliza Astor

born 1801, died 1838, age 37 (approx.)
with Sarah Astor

John Jacob Astor Partner(s) Other Children

Trivia

John Jacob Astor Family

John Jacob Astor's parents:

John Jacob Astor's father was Johann Astor John Jacob Astor's mother was Maria Astor


John Jacob Astor's children:

John Jacob Astor's daughter was Magdalen Bristed John Jacob Astor's daughter was Sarah Astor John Jacob Astor's son was John Jacob Astor II John Jacob Astor's son was William Backhouse Astor John Jacob Astor's daughter was Dorothea Langdon John Jacob Astor's son was Henry Astor John Jacob Astor's daughter was Eliza Astor


John Jacob Astor's current partners:

John Jacob Astor's wife was Sarah Astor


John Jacob Astor's siblings:

John Jacob Astor's brother was Henry Astor John Jacob Astor's brother is Melchior Astor John Jacob Astor's brother was Georg Astor John Jacob Astor's brother was Johann Astor


John Jacob Astor's nieces and nephews:

John Jacob Astor's nephew is Joseph Astor John Jacob Astor's nephew is George Astor John Jacob Astor's nephew is William Astor


John Jacob Astor's grandchildren:

John Jacob Astor's grandson was John Bentzon John Jacob Astor's granddaughter is Sarah Bentzon John Jacob Astor's grandson was Charles Bristed John Jacob Astor's granddaughter was Emily Ward John Jacob Astor's grandson was John Jacob Astor III John Jacob Astor's granddaughter was Laura Astor John Jacob Astor's granddaughter was Mary Carey John Jacob Astor's grandson was William Backhouse Astor Jr John Jacob Astor's grandson was Henry Astor John Jacob Astor's granddaughter was Sarah Astor John Jacob Astor's granddaughter was Sarah Boreel John Jacob Astor's granddaughter is Louisa Langdon John Jacob Astor's granddaughter is Cecilia Langdon John Jacob Astor's granddaughter was Eliza Langdon John Jacob Astor's granddaughter was Mary Langdon


John Jacob Astor's great grandchildren:

John Jacob Astor's great grandson was John Jacob Astor IV John Jacob Astor's great granddaughter was Margaret Chanler John Jacob Astor's great grandson was Son Of Sam Ward John Jacob Astor's great grandson was William Waldorf Astor 1st Viscount Astor John Jacob Astor's great grandson was Margaret de Stuers John Jacob Astor's great granddaughter was Emily Astor John Jacob Astor's great granddaughter was Helen Roosevelt John Jacob Astor's great granddaughter was Charlotte Astor John Jacob Astor's great granddaughter was Caroline Astor John Jacob Astor's great grandson was William Boreel John Jacob Astor's great grandson was Alfred Boreel John Jacob Astor's great grandson was Robert Boreel   John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Alice Astor John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was Lewis Chanler John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was Waldorf Astor 2nd Viscount Astor John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Pauline Astor John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was John Astor John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was John Jacob Astor 1st Baron Astor of Hever John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Gwendolyn Astor John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was Jonkheer de Stuers John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Mary de Stuers John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Marguerite von Oberndorff John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was Hubert de Stuers John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was William Vincent Astor John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was John Jacob Astor VI John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was Robert Boreel John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Florence Boreel John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Christine Boreel John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was Sir Francis Boreel, 11th Bt John Jacob Astor's great great grandson was Sir Alfred Boreel, 12 Bt John Jacob Astor's great great granddaughter was Helene Boreel   John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Bill Astor 3rd Viscount Astor John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Sir Jakie Astor John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Lewis Chanler Jr John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter was Alida Chanler John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was William Chanler John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter was Nancy Astor John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was David Astor John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Michael Astor John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Gavin Astor 2nd Baron Astor of Hever John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Hon Hugh Waldorf Astor John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Hon John Astor John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter is Elisabeth von Oberndorff John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Charles von Oberndorff John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson is Ivan Obolensky John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter is Sylvia Obolensky John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter is Romana McEwen John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter is Alice Harding John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter was Helen Stevenson John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter was Edith Wylde John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter is Florence Boreel John Jacob Astor's 3x great grandson was Sir Francis Boreel, 13 Bt John Jacob Astor's 3x great granddaughter was Helene Moltke   John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Polly Astor John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Clare Chanler John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is Bronson Chanler John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is William Waldorf Astor III 4th Viscount Astor John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Janet Gordon-Lennox John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Pauline Astor John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is David Astor CBE John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is James Astor John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter was Kathleen Astor John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Georgina Astor John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is John Jacob Astor 3rd Baron Astor of Hever John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Hon Bridget Smith John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Hon Elizabeth Ward John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Hon Sarah Lopes John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is Hon Philip Astor John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Flora Mason John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Samantha Mary McEwen John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Christabel Holland John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is Adam Hugo McEwen John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson was Mark Stevenson John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson was James Wylde John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Reiniera Boreel John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Christina Boreel John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Titia Boreel John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is Henrik Moltke John Jacob Astor's 4x great grandson is Casper Moltke John Jacob Astor's 4x great granddaughter is Christine Moltke   John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Harry Lopes John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Will Astor IV John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Jake Astor John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Flora Rycroft John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Charles Gordon-Lennox John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is William Gordon-Lennox John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Frederick Gordon-Lennox John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Eloise Gordon-Lennox John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Henry Astor John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Joanna Astor John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Thomas Astor John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Rose Astor John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Martha West John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Hon Charles Astor John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is John Tarnowski John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Lucian Tarnowski John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Morya Smith John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Oliver Ward John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Victoria Ward John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Lorna Lyle John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Sabrina Lopes John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Fred Lambton John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Mabel Holland John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Carl Moltke John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Ditlev Moltke John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Elisabeth Moltke John Jacob Astor's 5x great granddaughter is Marisa Moltke John Jacob Astor's 5x great grandson is Nicholas Moltke   John Jacob Astor's 6x great granddaughter is Eliza Lopes John Jacob Astor's 6x great grandson is Gus Lopes John Jacob Astor's 6x great grandson is Louis Lopes John Jacob Astor's 6x great grandson is Nelson Rycroft John Jacob Astor's 6x great granddaughter is Pandora Rycroft John Jacob Astor's 6x great granddaughter is Lydia Rycroft John Jacob Astor's 6x great grandson is Waldorf Astor John Jacob Astor's 6x great granddaughter is Allegra Astor John Jacob Astor's 6x great granddaughter is Sibyl Astor John Jacob Astor's 6x great granddaughter is Grace Van Cutsem John Jacob Astor's 6x great grandson is Rafe Van Cutsem John Jacob Astor's 6x great grandson is Charles Van Cutsem


John Jacob Astor's in laws:

John Jacob Astor's son in law is John Bristed John Jacob Astor's daughter in law is Margaret Astor John Jacob Astor's son in law is Walter Langdon


John Jacob Astor's former in laws:

John Jacob Astor's former son in law is Adrian Bentzon