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VAN FLEET

GENERATION 1

NOTE:  Reference from "Early Germans of New Jersey" by Theodore Frelinghuysen Chambers.  Published in 1895.

Van Fleed:  Adrian Garritsen (Later: Van Fleet, Vliet, Vliedt) from Utrecht, arrived at New Amsterdam in the ship Trour, June 13, 1662 with 5 children, aged 13, 12, 11, 8 and 7.  He is found as Aertzen Gerritsen Van Vleet, in Wiltwyck, New Kingston in 1664.  Ari Gerretae takes the oath of allegiance to Ulster Co. 1689.  He married Agatha Jane Spruyt of Utrecht.  He had children:  2nd born was Jan probably born in 1650.  He married Judith Hussey who was the daughter of Fred.

GENERATION 2

Jan Van Vliet, son of Adrian Gerritsen, was born in "Stigt van Utrecgt" - Diocese of Utrecht Holland around 1650.  While residing in Kingston he married in 1684 - first publication of banns, - Oct. 4, to Judith Hoosey.  She was the daughter of Frederick and Margaret Hussei or Horsjes.  She was baptized on Oct. 9, 1687.  They had nine children; 3rd born was Jan who was born on Nov. 16, 1694.  The 9th child was Frederick Van Vliet and he removed to New Jersey.

GENERATION 3

Frederick Van Vliet was the 9th child of Jan.  He was born near Mormetown (Marble-Town) New York.  He was married on Nov. 22, 1718 to Maria Biggs, who with her husband, joined the church of Redington New Jersey in 1735.  Frederick had moved to New Jersey around 1725.  Letters of administration of the estate of Frederick were granted to John Van Fleet on Nov. 4, 1795.  They had children.  Their 5th born child was Thomas.

GENERATION 4

Thomas Van Fleet was born June 5, 1729.  He married Margaret Wyckoff.  She was born on Jan. 24, 1730.  She died in 1792.  Thomas died Feb. 5, 1812.  Their 6th child was John T.

GENERATION 5

John T. Van Fleet was born May 19, 1762.  An entry in Peter Vlerebomes Bible reads:  "Grandfather Van Fleet will be 92 years old in May 1854."  He died June 16, 1855.  He was married twice.

GENERATION 6

Margaret Van Fleet married George Vlerebome (see Vlerebome)

GENERATION 7

Sylvester Vlereboom (see Vlerebome) married Judith Ann Stryker (see Stryker)

GENERATION 8

Lucretia Vlerebome (see Vlerebome) married Henry Dencker (see Dencker)

GENERATION 9

Sarah Dencker (see Dencker) married George Lyman Simpson (see Simpson)

GENERATION 10

Grace P. Simpson (see Simpson) married William F. Clough (see Clough)

GENERATION 11

Debbie Clough (see Clough) married Barry Gerischer (see Gerischer)

GENERATION 12

Rebekah L. Gerischer married Lio Iloilo

Erik J. Gerischer married Jennifer L. Garrison

Aaron

GENERATION 13

Brandon - Sarah - Nathan - Kaylah - Isaiah Phillip (ETA May 16, 2000)

Ryan - Dillon

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