Sarah Ann Janeway was the daughter of George and Auftje (Ten Eyck) Janeway of New York City. Her father, a captain in the New York militia during the Revolution, was a man of substantial wealth and was a member of the Dutch Reformed Church. The subject married Peter Van Zandt (1764-1845), a prominent New York merchant, on January 16, 1791. They had ten children and lived at 135 Greene Street, in New York.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Van Zandt Lane (Grace Maria Hustace)
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