1859–1944

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 25, 1859, Mount Hol­ly, New Jer­sey.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 28, 1944, Mar­gate Ci­ty, New Jer­sey.

Buried: Ri­ver­side Ce­me­te­ry, Toms River, New Jer­sey.

Biography

Vansant was the son of Sam­u­el Van Sant and Su­san­na Hays, and hus­band of Lot­tie Ger­trude John­son (mar­ried 1894, New York Ci­ty).

He came to Christ at age 12, and was called to preach at age 15.

He at­tend­ed the New Jer­sey State Mo­del School and Drew The­o­log­ic­al Sem­in­ary, Ma­di­son, New Jer­sey.

He en­tered the Me­thod­ist New Jer­sey Con­fer­ence in 1884. He held num­er­ous ap­point­ments in New Jer­sey:

He held ad­di­tion­al New Jer­sey pas­tor­ates in:

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Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Van­sant (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?