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Biographical Sketch for
Van Alstyne Family


George Van Alstyne---+  +--Gilbert----------+  +--Sarah Elizabeth----+
                     |  |                   |  |                     |
                     +--+                   +--+  Frederick Hoffman--+
                     |  |                   |  |
Maria Van Evera------+  |  Melissa Gillett--+  +--Cordelia
                        |                      |
                        |                      +--Helen--------------+
                        +--((other siblings))  |                     |
                                               |  Richard Liston-----+
                                               |
                                               +--Theodore-----------+
                                               |                     |
                                               |  Susan Gillings-----+
                                               |
                                               +--Adam



George Van Alstyne

We have also seen this name spelled Van Alstine and Vanalstine.

Born in 1789 in New York. Married Maria Van Evera on November 2, 1808. See tree above for children. Farmer. Died on September 12, 1859, of an enlarged heart after a three month illness.

Maria Van Evera

Born in April, 1787. Married George Van Alstyne on November 2, 1808. Died on May 25, 1851.

Children of George and Maria Van Evera Van Alstyne


Gilbert

Born on September 2, 1814, in New York. Married Melissa (Malissa?) Gillett on February 28, 1844. She was born on August 2, 1825. She died on September 18, 1885. She may have been a sister of
Marcus Gillett. Farmer. Died on March 9, 1878 (obituary).

Children of Gilbert and Melissa Gillett Van Alstyne


Sarah Elizabeth

Born on May 26, 1846, in Illinois. Married
Frederick Hoffman on September 28, 1862. Children. Died on December 5, 1925.

Cordelia

Born on August 12, 1848, in Illinois. Died on April 12, 1881.

Helen

Born on December 29, 1852, in Illinois. Married Richard Liston. Died on March 2, 1909.

Theodore

Born on September 23, 1858, in Illinois. Married Susan Gillings about November 20, 1886. She was born on February 2, 1863 (November 1863?), in Illinois. She died on February 20, 1908, of heart failure (obituary). Children. Died on September 18, 1906, suddenly, in his farm field (obituary).

Adam

Born in 1863. Died in 1865.

Children of Theodore and Susan Gillings Van Alstyne


Edith E.

Born on December 6, 1887. Married Arthur G. Clark on September 15, 1909. He was gorn in 1883 and died on September 15, 1953. Died on December 4, 1926 at age 38 years 11 months 29 days.

Bertha

Born on August 7, 1890. Died on April 1 (2?), 1892, at age 1 year and 7 months.

Arthur G.

Born on August 29, 1894. Died on December 10, 1970.

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