Heyltie Remsen was the daughter of Rem Remsen, a prosperous farmer in the Bedford section of Brooklyn where he served as a trustee from 1727 to 1776. She was married (ca. 1780) to Samuel Garretson Verbryck whom she met while he was a British prisoner of war on Long Island. The artist, Cornelius Van Bryck, was her son.
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