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"Columbia Demands Her Children"
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Cornelia Beekman was the daughter of Dr. William Beekman and Catharine Peters (Delanoy) Beekman. She married William Walton in 1731. The couple lived in one of New York's finest mansions, Walton House, on what is now Pearl Street.
Bequest of Theodora M. Storm
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