Van Cleef, Cornelius, Dd
Van Cleef, Cornelius, D.D.
a minister of the Reformed (Dutch) Church, born at Harlingen, N. J., Sept. 16,1799. He graduated at Dickinson College in 1823, and at New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1826; was licensed at Philadelphian 1826 missionary at Palatine, N. J., in 1826; at Manayuink, Pa., 1827 to 1828; Athens, 1828 to 1833; New Hackensack, N. J., 1833 to 1866, and died June 13,1875. He was converted at the age of sixteen, and was eminent for piety during his whole life. As a preacher he was faithful, earnest, and impressive. See Corwin, Manual of the Reformed Church in America, s.v.