The Van Cortlandt family was an influential political dynasty from the seventeenth-century Dutch origins of New York through its period as an English colony, then after it became a state, and into the nineteenth century. Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, New York derives its name from the family. The town of Cortlandt to the north, in Westchester County, New York carries the family name as well.
Notable family members include:
Jacobus Van Cortlandt
Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.
Stephanus Van Cortlandt
Philip Van Cortlandt
Pierre Van Cortlandt
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