VanSant, Garret

Birth Name VanSant, Garret [1a]
Gender male
Age at Death 62 years, 5 months, 4 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1644 Zaandam, North HOLLAND  
Death 1706-06-05 Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania  
Immigration 1651 New Utrecht, Long Island, (aka. Brooklyn, New York)  


Father VanZandt, Christoffel Harmens
Mother Gerrits, Moeder


Married Wife Gerretze, Lysbeth Cornelis
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1668 New York  
  1. Van Sandt, Stoffel Christopher
  2. Van Sandt, Joris George

Source References

  1. Mom, Dad, and Their Ancestry
      • Date: 2012-12-12
      • Page: 16
      • Confidence: High
      • Source text:

        Garret VanSant (1644-1706) was born in 1644 in Zaandam, North Holland. In 1668,
        Garret married Lysbeth Cornelis Gerretze (1647-1727) in New York. Lysbeth was born in
        Holland Reusel-de Mierden Noord-Brabant, Netherlands in 1647. Among their ten children
        were two sons named Stoffel (1670-1749) and his younger brother, George (1687-1755) Van
        Sandt. All their children were baptized in the Dutch Reform Church, a Presbyterian Church,
        located in Bensalem, Bucks, Pennsylvania. Garret managed to establish himself successfully and
        made an easy transition from loyalty to the Dutch to loyalty to the English when England took
        over the colony in 1664. In 1681 he became the magistrate of New Utrecht, Long Island. In
        1695 he sold his Yellow Hook plantation in Utrecht and moved his family in 1698 to Bensalem,
        Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He died on June 5, 1706 in Bensalem, Pennsylvania and Lysbeth
        died on February 28, 1727.


  1. VanZandt, Christoffel Harmens
    1. Gerrits, Moeder
      1. VanSant, Garret
        1. Gerretze, Lysbeth Cornelis
          1. Van Sandt, Stoffel Christopher
          2. Van Sandt, Joris George