Born: November 25, 1859, Mount Holly, New Jersey.
Died: January 28, 1944, Margate City, New Jersey.
Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Toms River, New Jersey.
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:
If you know where to get a good photo of Vansant (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you ?