Margaret Prevoost was the daughter of David and Tryntje (Laurens) Provoost. Her father was a successful merchant and in 1699 was mayor of New York. She married Johannes Van Brugh, a prominent New York merchant, on July 9, 1696. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her four-times great-grandson.
Gift of Duncan H. Sill
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