Biography of the Brant Family
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Brant Family, The. - The first of this family to settle in Wayne county was Peter, who came from Columbia county in an early day and settled near Sodus Ridge, later buying land just west of Sodus Center. He served in the War of 1812, was a prosperous farmer, and took an active interest in local affairs. He married Jane La large, and their children were: John, Margaret, Egbert, and Mary. Margaret married John Meirs, of Sodus; Mary married Randall Aiken, of Sodus; Egbert settled in Sodus, and was a farmer. Later he removed to Lyons, where he died. John Brant settled on a farm west of Sodus, where he spent his life, lit, married Esther Underdonk, and their children were; Flora, deceased, who married C. T. Bennett; Jennie, Myron, Frank, John and Louise (Mrs. Riley Marchant, of Lyons). Myron is in the hotel business at Rose Valley; Frank and John reside on the old homestead and are farmers. Andrus Underdonk was among the earliest settlers of Sodus. whence he came from Rockland county, prior to 1812. He was a prosperous farmer and an upright citizen. He married Maria Smith, and had these children: Abraham, John, Betsey, Esther, Maria and Sarah

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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