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Descendants of Elizabeth Vandegrift



1. Elizabeth Vandegrift was baptized on 8 Oct 1691 in Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York. She was born in Oct 1691 in New York.

Elizabeth Vandegrift and Francis Kroesen were married on 3 Mar 1716. King Book, Vol II-------------------------gives marriage date of March 23, 1717, First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. Francis Kroesen (son of Derrick Kroesen and Elizabeth Kregier) was born in 1689. He died in 1758 in Philadelphia, Pa.. He signed a will in 1758 in Philadelphia, Pa.. #275. Elizabeth Vandegrift and Francis Kroesen had the following children:

+2 i. Elizabeth Kroesen, married Johannis Sleght, on 20 Jan 1738 or 1739.
+3 ii. Leonard Kroesen.
+4 iii. Derrick Kroesen, married Maria Vliet, on 10 Apr 1739; married Mary hhj ;Van Horn, on 16 Feb 1758, Churchville, Bucks County, Pa.; died about 1804, Germantown, Philadelphia Co., Pa..
5 iv. Jacob Kroesen was baptized on 4 Sep 1722.
6 v. Francis Kroesen was baptized on 9 Aug 1724.
+7 vi. Johannes Kroesen.



Second Generation

2. Elizabeth Kroesen (Elizabeth Vandegrift-1) was baptized on 13 Aug 1717.

Elizabeth Kroesen and Johannis Sleght were married on 20 Jan 1738 or 1739. Johannis Sleght was born.


3. Leonard Kroesen (Elizabeth Vandegrift-1) was born. It is not known whom Leonard married, however he had the following children: John, Elizabeth and Francis.

Unknown was born. Leonard Kroesen and Unknown had the following children:

8 i. Elizabeth Kroesen was born.
9 ii. Francis Kroesen was born.
10 iii. John Kroesen was born.

4. Derrick Kroesen (Elizabeth Vandegrift-1) was baptized on 5 Feb 1718 in Abington Presbyterian Church, Abington, Montgomery Co., Pa.. Baptized by the church's founding pastor, Reverend Malachi Jones (CFA). He died about 1804 in Germantown, Philadelphia Co., Pa.. Will made 18 Feb 1789 but not proven until 2 Nov 1805 (PVR, 1:26, CFA).

Derrick Kroesen and Maria Vliet were married on 10 Apr 1739. Maria Vliet was born about 1715 in Somerset Co., New Jersey. She died before 16 Feb 1758.

Derrick Kroesen and Mary hhj ;Van Horn were married on 16 Feb 1758 in Churchville, Bucks County, Pa.. Mary hhj ;Van Horn was born.


7. Johannes Kroesen (Elizabeth Vandegrift-1) was baptized on 17 Dec 1738 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

Jannitje Nevius was born. Johannes Kroesen and Jannitje Nevius had the following children:

11 i. Adriana Kroesen was baptized on 27 Nov 1757.
12 ii. David Kroesen was born.
13 iii. Derick Kroesen was baptized on 29 Jan 1767.
14 iv. Elizabeth Kroesen was baptized on 3 Jan 1765.
15 v. Gerret Kroesen was baptized on 7 Oct 1759.
16 vi. Johannes Kroesen was baptized on 4 Jun 1769.
17 vii. Maragritta Kroesen was baptized on 5 Jun 1756.
18 viii. Sarah Kroesen was baptized on 11 Oct 1761.