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Sarah Farley Van Arsdale Van Nostrand
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1788
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1893
East Millstone
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

Sarah was the daughter of Revolutionary War Patriot Myndert VanArsdale/ Minard Van Arsdalen of New Jersey and Catherine Hoagland.
Mrs. Sarah Farley Van Nostrand, probably the oldest person in New Jersey, died at her home in East Millstone a few days ago, aged 105 years 3 months and 10 days. Her death was hastened by a fall which she received about two weeks before. Mrs. Van Nostrand's father, Wyndert Van Arsdale, was a drummer boy in the Revolutionary war and served at the battle of Trenton. Mrs. Van Nostrand retained full possession of her faculties to the very last, and her memory was remarkable. She knew all the residents of Millstone and could name them as they passed her window.
For years past it has been the custom to hold an annual family reunion on her birthday, and the old lady always enjoyed these occasions. One of the last things she said was:
"I am thankful God has spared me so long and left me so many blessings."
Five children survive her, the oldest of which is 79 years of age.

Source: Rock Island Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.), 05 Feb. 1894. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. Page 6, Column 3.

Contributed by Jean Whelan Booton (#47449737).

Family links: 
  Minard Van Arsdalen (____ - 1853)
  Catharine Hoagland Van Arsdalen (____ - 1846)
  John Van Nostrand (____ - 1863)
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Wife of
John Van Nostrand
Aged 105y 3m 9d

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Real Daughter
Cedar Hill Cemetery
East Millstone
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Jan 31, 2006
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Sarah Farley <i>Van Arsdale</i> Van Nostrand
Added by: Rich H.
Sarah Farley <i>Van Arsdale</i> Van Nostrand
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Sarah Farley <i>Van Arsdale</i> Van Nostrand
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A Daughter ::May GOD Bless you and your families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America !Thank you for your service!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 22, 2013
To Sarah, a true Daughter of the American Revolution, Thank you so very much for the loyalty to our country shown by those who started the DAR! You make me proud to be a sister!
- Pat Bruce
 Added: Jul. 13, 2007
DOB: September 6, 1788
- Paul Theodore Riegert
 Added: Feb. 16, 2006

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