Son of Cornelius Benjamin and Jane (Kelso) Hasbrouck.
Born: August 23, 1800 in New Hurley, Ulster County, New York.
Baptism: New Hurley Reformed Church, Shawagunk, Ulster County, New York.
Died: November 5, 1870 in Newburgh, Orange County, New York.
Buried: Saint Georges Cemetery, Newburgh, Orange County, New York.
Education: Early 1820s - studied law.
Graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York.
1826 - Admitted to New York Bar.
1835-1839 - Trustee of Newburgh.
Politics: Whig member from Orange County at NY State Assembly and Seaker in 1847.
Rsidence: Tuscan style villa at 99, Montgomery St, Newburgh, Ulster County, New York.
Lived for a time in Franklin, Tennessee where served as Principal of academy founded by Bishop Otey.
Returned north - briefly worked as Principal of the Famer's Hall Academy, Goshen New York.
Military Service: Lieutenant and later captain of a local militia at Newburgh called The "Village Guard" in 1827.
Married: Mary Elizabeth Roe June 28, 1831 in Unknown.

William Cornelius Hasbrouck (E-155), [1] lawyer and politician, was the first child born to Cornelius Benjamin Hasbrouck (1769-1851) and Jane Kelso (1774-1836) on August 23, 1800. He was baptized at the New Hurley Reformed Church (town of Shawagunk, Ulster County, New York) . William's two siblings were Benjamin Cornelius Hasbrouck (b. 1803) and Margaret Hasbrouck (b. 1803). On June 28, 1831, William married Mary Elizabeth Roe (1811-1907), [2] daughter of William Roe (1781-1863) [3] and Maria Hazard. Between 1833 and 1853, William and Mary had nine children: William Hazard Hasbrouck, Maria Hazard Hasbrouck, Mary Roe Ann Hasbrouck, Henry Cornelius Hasbrouck, Emily Ann Hasbrouck, Mary Elizabeth Hasbrouck, Cornelia Jennette Hasbrouck, Blandina Hasbrouck, and Roe Hasbrouck.

According to E.M. Ruttenber's History of Orange County , [4] William C. Hasbrouck graduated from Union College in Schenectady and lived for a time in Franklin, Tennessee, where he served as „principal of the academy founded by Bishop Otey.š After returning to the North, he briefly worked as principal of the Farmer's Hall Academy in Goshen in the early 1820's and then studied law with various lawyers in Newburgh and was admitted to the bar in 1826. A member of the Whig Party, Hasbrouck was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1847, where he served as speaker. Ruttenber also lists Hasbrouck as Trustee of Newburgh from 1835-1839, and as lieutenant and later captain of a local militia at Newburgh called The "Village Guard" in 1827.


(Source: Asmann)