Peter VAN ALSTYNE
Rhoda (---)
John P. VAN ALSTYNE
(1851-1923)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eleanor J. "Helena" PELTON

John P. VAN ALSTYNE 1

  • Born: Dec 1851, NY 1
  • Marriage (1): Eleanor J. "Helena" PELTON on 1 Aug 1868 in Bethlehem, Albany Co, NY 1
  • Died: 20 Feb 1923, So. Bethlehem, Albany Co, NY at age 71 2
  • Buried: 23 Feb 1923, Bethlehem Elmwood Cemetery, Albany Co, NY 2 3
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bullet  General Notes:

1850 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, town of Bethlehem:
John Van "Alstine"(Vanalstine?), 2, b. NY.
He was living with Peter & Rhoda Van "Alstine" and other children.

1860 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, New Scotland:
Peter Van Alstyne, 45, b. NY, farm laborer;
John, 12, b. NY.
They were living with others, some of whom were Van Alstyne's.

1920 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans town:
Oliver Vanvlerin(?), 39, b. NY, parents b. NY, farmer, gen. farm;
Charity, wife, 32, b. NY, parents b. NY;
Ethel L., dau., 15, b. NY, parents b. NY, attended school;
John, son, 9, b. NY, parents b. NY, attended school;
Marguerite, dau., 7, b. NY, parents b. NY;
Francis, son, 5/12, b. NY, parents b. NY;
John P. Van Alstyne, father-in-law, 72, wd, b. NY, parents b. NY, no occupation.
(Listed on the same census page were Jesse Wickham & William H. Wickham.)

1920 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Bethlehem town:
Henry B. (?) Van "Aylstyne", head, 43, b. NY, parents b. NY, farmer, horse farm;
Margaret, wife, 43, b. NY, parents b. NY;
Franklin, son, 25, married, b. NY, parents b. NY, laborer, horse farm;
Walter E.(?), son, 23, married, b. NY, parents b. NY, laborer, herdsman(?);
Mabel A., dau, 20, single, b. NY, parents b. NY, servant, private family;
Marietta Cary(?), aunt, 72, wd, b. NY, parents b. NY;
John Van Aylstyne, father, 75, wd, b. NY, parents b. NY, no occupation.

OBIT: The Enterprise, Altamont, NY, Friday, March 2, 1923:
SOUTH BETHLEHEM - John P. Van Alstyne - Death again entered our community and took from us a highly esteemed resident, John P. Van Alstyne, after a lingering illness of three years, yet his death came as a shock to his many friends and relatives. He was 75 years of age. His wife passed away seven years ago.
He is survived by eleven children, twenty five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
The body was placed in the vault of the Bethlehem Elmwood Cemetery by undertaker, William Caswell.
His work on earth is o'er,
His time is no more,
May his sould rest in peace,
In his heavenly home.
Grandchildren - Mr. & Mrs. Walter Van Alstyne, Selkirk, NY
(Obit found on Ancestry.com.)


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John married Eleanor J. "Helena" PELTON, daughter of Aaron PELTON and Eleanor "Helena" J. WICKHAM, on 1 Aug 1868 in Bethlehem, Albany Co, NY.1 (Eleanor J. "Helena" PELTON was born on 6 Sep 1846 in Albany Co, NY,4 5 died on 27 Jan 1916 in Coeymans, Albany Co, NY 2 3 and was buried on 13 Jun 1916 in Elmwood Cem, Selkirk, Albany Co, NY 2.)


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Sources


1 Info from Betty Fink.

2 Burials at Elmwood Cemetery, Selkirk, NY.

3 Obituary of John P. Van Alstyne.

4 Info from Jon Acker.

5 1855 NY State Census.


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