Van Santvoord, Staats, Dd
Van Santvoord, Staats, D.D.
a Reformed (Dutch) minister, grandson of Cornelius, was born at Schenectady, N.Y., in 1790. He graduated from Union College in 1811, and from the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1814; was licensed in the latter year, and preached at Belleville, N.J., until 1828, when he became agent for the New Brunswick Seminary for one year, and thereafter successively pastor at Schodack (1829, including Coeymans in 1830), New Baltimore (1834), Onisquethan (1839, including New Salem in 1843), and Jerusalem (1845-57); in 1864 he engaged in the service of the Christian Commission, at Nashville, Tenn. He died May 31, 1882. Dr. Van Santvoord published several sermons. See Corwin, Manual of the Ref. Church in America, 3d ed. page 521.