Johannes VanImbroch was born in 1661 in Beverwyck (Albany) New York; he died in Hackensack, New Jersey, where he is said to have erected the first dwelling house. He was a “Doctor of Physick”, Bergen County.
He married first, 28 Sep 1687, Margrietie VanSchaik.
His second marriage was to Catherine Sandford, in 1689.
She was the daughter of Captain William & Sarah (Whartman) Sandford, who came from Barbadoes about 1688 having obtained a grant of land between the Passaic & Hackensack in East New Jersey.
Their nine children
*Gysbert: b about 1710;m . Maria Hellakers;m.2. Annetie VanWinkle
John:m. Ariaentje Coeymans
Peregine; m. Cornelia Provoost
Sarah: m. Spier (Pyr)
Rachel: m. John King (Koening)
Mary: m. John Sandford
Catherine: m. Richard Gibbs
Elizabeth: m. Jacobus Bertholf
Catherine (Sandford) VanImbroch died about 1745 at New Barbadoes, New Jersey.