Ariaantie Bradt Van Santvoort
Stefan Bielinski

Ariaantie Bradt was born in 1721. She was the daughter of Albany residents Anthony and Rebecca Vanderheyden Bradt.

She married minister's son Cornelis Van Santvoort in December 1747 on the same day that his brother, Staats, married Ariaantie's sister, Willemptie Bradt!. By 1761, six of their children had been baptized in the Albany Dutch church.

These Van Santvoorts set up their home in Albany where Cornelis was a prominent skipper and sometime businessman.

Ariaantie Bradt Van Santvoort probably was still living in 1790 and noted within her husband's Watervliet household.



the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Ariaantie Bradt Van Santvoort is CAP biography number 4210. This profile is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

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first posted: 10/5/03