Person talk:Simon Van Arsdalen (2)

[24 January 2013]

Simon Van Artsdalen, son of Cornelius and Mary Dirkse Van Artsdalen**,

was born at Flatbrush, Long Island, Aug 16, 1697 and married there oct 30, 1716,
Jannetje Romeyn, whose father and his two brothers had emigrated from Holland about 1650.
Simon removed with his father to Somerset Co, NJ, and prior to 1730 removed with his family to the Dutch colony in Southampton Township, Bucks Co, PA,
where he was one of the early elders of the the Dutch church, lived a long and useful life, 

and reared a family of seven children, five sons and two daughters. He died in the winter of 1770 and is buried in "The Buck".--henk 07:49, 24 January 2013 (EST)