In a number of documents dating back to this period, Anthony is described as tawny or mulatto, 7 as his mother was of Berber origin from Cartagena in the Kingdom of Murcia.The New York Times.

Vanderbilt houses were sold or turned into museums in what has been referred to as the "Fall of the House of Vanderbilt".William Henry appointed his first son, Cornelius Vanderbilt II, as the next "Head of House".Although he always occupied a relatively modest home, members of his family would use their wealth to build magnificent mansions.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions  2305 West End Ave Nashville, TN 37203.2 3, branches of the family are found on the.Cornelius II's brother, William Kissam Vanderbilt, also featured prominently in the family's affairs.