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John Van Cott

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s

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Title John Van Cott
Description knew that it was his right to bury his horse on his land, but he would have to be sure it was deep enough to contain the odor which would bring the coyotes to gather and cause trouble. It was past sunset when my father returned home. He was hungry, tired, and sad He told my mother he had buried the Princess and mother understood why We all understood why. This spirited, beautiful Princess had been bis pride and his joy and had gladdened many years of his life. JOHN VAN COTT John Van Cott, grandson Senior Honorable Mention Historical Essay John Van Cott, pioneer, missionary, and statesman, ranked high in the lives of the early peoples of Sanpete county, especially the Mormon converts that came from England and the northern countries, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Here in the late 1800s, John served his church-The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Here, briefly, is John's story assembled by an admiring grandson who received John's name at birth. His female line starts May 26, 1665, when Catalyn Jans, a thirteen-year-old orphan girl was collected, along with a large group of other orphans in and around Amsterdam, Holland, and shipped to New Amsterdam (New York City) to help supplement the population there. Several years later, Catalyn met Claes Van Cats, twenty-one, an adventurer who had recently arrived. Claes was born in Schoonhoven, Holland, in May, 1641, and came to America in 1662 to flee the constant troubles of Europe He and Catalyn married on July 23, 1670. They had four children, Cornelius, Johannes, David, and Annetjie. John's line is from Johannes, the 15
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326434
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326434