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Henry Munson Van Fleet
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Birth: 1849
Morrisania
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: 1901
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Born in 1849, the first of two children between Henry Switzer Van Fleet and Jane Mussen. His full sister Lucy Jane Van Fleet Maguire died in 1935 and is buried in Hunterdon County, NJ. His father Henry lived until 99 years of age, and died in Yonkers, NY. His mother Jane Mussen has proven very elusive. It appears that she and Henry divorced some time in the latter 1850's. I thought she had passed away with the birth of Lucy, but some other information speaks to otherwise. I have made a memorial for his mother and have linked him to it, as the research continues.

His father Henry remarried Esther Flandreau Van Fleet, and provided Henry Munsen with 8 half brothers and sisters:
Richard Walker Van Fleet
Dr. Frank Van Fleet (noted eye Doctor in New York City)
Eugene C. Van Fleet
Dr. Milton Van Fleet
Lizzie E. Van Fleet Zehner
Herbert Van Fleet
James Monroe Van Fleet
Florence Van Fleet Caye

Henry married Metilda Emma Nudvelt Johnson, on January 16, 1883 in Bexar Texas. She was born in Sweden, and they had 5 children of their own. (that I know of)

Trying to locate the burial location and the year of death currently. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Switzer Van Fleet (1825 - 1925)
  Jane Mussen (1822 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Metilda Emma Nudvelt Van Fleet (1858 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Edward Van Fleet (1886 - 1952)*
  Charles Henry Van Fleet (1889 - 1952)*
  William Van Fleet (1891 - 1962)*
  Eugene Weldon Van Fleet (1894 - ____)*
  Martha Carter (1896 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Munson Van Fleet (1849 - 1901)
  Lucy Jane Van Fleet Maguire (1856 - 1935)*
  Richard Walker Van Fleet (1857 - ____)**
  Frank Van Fleet (1860 - 1919)**
  Eugene Clifford Van Fleet (1862 - 1943)**
  Milton Edgar Van Fleet (1864 - 1932)**
  Lizzie E. Van Fleet Zehner (1865 - 1947)**
  Herbert Van Fleet (1868 - 1953)**
  James Monroe Van Fleet (1869 - ____)**
  Florence Estelle Van Fleet Caye (1873 - 1962)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: married to Metilda Van Fleet
 
Burial:
Palestine City Cemetery
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: The VanFleets
Record added: Apr 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88178445
Henry Munson Van Fleet
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 Added: Apr. 26, 2013
 
 
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