A History of the Van Sickle Family, in the United States of America: Embracing a Full Biographical Sketch of the Author; the Early History of the World; the Early History of the Aborigines; the Early History of America; the Early History of the Netherlands; the Derivation of Names; the Ancestral Lineage; the Genealogy; Biographical Sketches of Its Most Distinguished Members; and a Family Record ...

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The author, 1880 - 228 pages
Ferdinandus Van Sycklin (ca. 1635-ca. 1712) emigrated from Holland, Netherlands to Kings County, Long Island, New York in 1652. He married Eva Antonis Jansen about 1660, and settled as pioneers on Long Island. Descendants (chiefly spelling surname Van Sicklen or or Van Sickle) and relatives lived in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and elsewhere.
 

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My Grandfather had a copy of this book, and we would look through it together. His father was a baby mentioned in the last pages. I believe my uncle still has the original. What a treasure to be able to find this again! - Shari VanSickle

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Page 22 - And he said, BLESSED be the Lord God of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, And he shall dwell in the tents of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant.
Page 35 - Logan, not sparing even my women and children. There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it: I have killed many: I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
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