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  • Family bible 

    I am going through all my notes trying to get them all put here on the web site. There are boxes full of papers so be patient.

    I found this legal pad sheet. I believe it was sent to my by Signe Cowan.

    It was taken from her husbands Family Bible.

    Marriage Certificate:

    George Rice Vanzant to Hannah Slater (  1st Marriage)

    North Providence Delaware County , Pennsylvania

    September 7, 1856

    Signed, James. W. Dale 

    George Rice Vanzant to Ann Crowther Kay ( 2nd Marriage)

    Upland Delaware Co. Pennsylvania

    October 15, 1868

    Minister H.E. Gilroy, Chester PA

    Family Record :

    Father  George Rice Vanzant    Place of  Birth, Upper Darby, Delaware Co. Pennsylvania. Date of Birth January 22, 1834, Date of Marriage September 7th, 1856 , Date of Death January 9th, 1918.

    Mother: Hannah Vanzant, Place of Birth, Philadelphia County, PA, Date of Birth January 5, 1836, Date of Death April 30th 1867

    Children: George Albert, Born Upland Del. Co Pa, December 7th 1857 , Died October 13, 1911

    Annetta, Born Upland Del. Co. Pa, January 13, 1859, Died October 21, 1931

    Abram Williams, Born Upland Del. Co. Pa January 1st, 1862, died March 31, 1863

    Harry , Born Upland, Del Co. Pa, October 20th, 1866, Died January 28, 1837

    Father: George Rice Vanzant, Info Same as above, married Ann Crowther Kay, October 15, 1868. Ann was born in Lancashire, England December 8, 1834 and Died December 1, 1897

    Children of this union, Willis K Vanzant ( My Gr grandfather). He was born October 10, 1869 in Upland Delaware Co, Pa and died January 21, 1939.

    Hannah Born in Upland, Del Co Pa July 25th 1871. She had been married twice. OnceJune 20, 1899  and the second January 18, 1906 to Frederick A. Cowan and she died Nov 1955.

    Abraham Vanzant was born Feb 18, 1810. He married October 30, 1829 and Died January 10, 1888 age 77 years.

    Mary Ann Vanzant wife was born March 1, 1811  Her maiden name was Verlinden or Verlenden.

    She died February 27, 1894 age 83

    Sarah Vanzant born August 15, 1830

    John Vanzant born December 11, 1831

    George Rice Vanzant born January 22, 1834

    Mary Ann Vanzant born January 22, 1836

    Elizabeth Vanzant born November 26, 1837

    Jane Vanzant born July 25, 1840

    Abram Rowland Vanzant born January 18, 1843

    Louisa Vanzant born March 28, 1845

    Emaline Vanzant November 1, 1848

    This was copied from Grandpa Vanzant’s Family Bible.

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  • George Rice Vanzant

    Born 22 Jan 1834 Upper Darby, Delaware Co. PA

    Married September 7, 1856 in Delaware County Pa to Hannah Slater.

    Died 9 January 1918 in the Old Soldiers Home

    His father was Abraham W. Vanzandt and Mary Ann Verlended

    His second wife was Ann Crowther Kay

    Hannah Slater info

    She died in childbirth giving birth to their last child William who also died.

    The children of George Rice and Hannah Slater Vanzant or Vanzandt were”

    George Albert Vanzant who Married Mary Alice Moore

    George was born 7 December 1857 in Upland, Delaware, PA

    Married 5 November 1884 in Upland, Delaware, PA

    Died October 13, 1911 in Upland, Pennsylvania

    Daughter Annetta

    Born 13 January 1859 in Upland, Delaware, PA

    Died October 21 1931 in Upland, PA and is buried in Chester Rural Cemetery.

    Son Abraham Williams

    Born 1 Jan 1862 in Upland, Delaware County, PA

    Died 31 March 1863 Buried in Chester Rural Cemetery, PA

    Harry M. who married Sarah Carroll. He was born 20 Ocytober 1866 in Upland, Delaware County, PA and died 28 Janaury 1937

    William who died along with his mother was born 30 April 1867 and died 30 APril 1867

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  • VANZANDT FAMILY BIBLE, ALSO KNOWN AS VANZANT and various other spellings. 
    Please if you find any errors let me know and if you have anything to add also contact me.
    Family bible 
    Abraham Williams Vanzandt
    Born        18 Feb 1810 St. Georges Hundred, New Castle Delaware.
    Married  30 Oct 1829
    Died        10 Jan 1888  3023 Dakota Street, Phil. PA
    Buried    12 Jan 1888 Chester Rural Cem Chester, PA
    Wife of Abraham Williams Vanzandt
    Mary Ann Verlinden
    Born      1 Mar 1811
    Died     27 Feb 1894 Chester, PA
    Buried  Chester Rural Cemetery
    Abraham was supposed to be married to Anna McCloy or Anna Lamott McClay May 8, 1868  at the same time he was married to Mary Ann Verlinden.
    Children of this union were Vanzandt – Verlinden
    Sarah Ann Vanzandt    Spouse   Robert Buck
    Born         15 Aug 1830  Delaware Co, PA
    Married   27 June 1850
    Died         1907   buried Chester Rural Cemetery
    John Vanzandt   Spouse   Annie Afflick
    Born       11 December 1831  Delaware County PA
    Died        11 November 1913
    George Rice Vanzant  Spouse  Hannah Slater   Ann Crowther Kay
    Born          22 Jan  1834    Delaware, PA
    Married     5 Jan 1836 to Hannah Slater
    Married    15 Oct 1868  Ann Crowther Kay
    Died            9 Jan 1918 VA Old Soldiers Home
    Buried      Chester Rural Cemetery.
    Mary Ann Vanzant   Spouse   Andrew Lampert
    Born         22 Jan 1836  Delaware Co, PA
    Married   25 August 1855
    Elizabeth Vanzant  Spouse William Morris
    Born        26 Nov 1837   Delaware County, PA
    Married  Feb 1858 Chester, Delaware Co, PA
    Jane Vanzant  Spouse Joel Lane
    Born        25 July 1840
    Married  18 November 1863  Chester, PA

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