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The Van Slyke Family in America

The Van Slyke Family in America: A Genealogy of Cornelise Antonissen Van Slyke, 1604-1676 and his Mohawk Wife Ots-Toch, including the story of Jacques Hertel, 1603-1651, Father of Ots-Toch and Interpreter to Samuel de Champlain REVISED EDITION published May 2010.

New Netherland Settlers: Willem Pieterse Van Slyke aka Neef - A genealogy to five generations of the descendants of Willem Pieterse Van Slyke who settled in New Netherland (New York) in 1660 was published in February 2005.

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The Van Slyke Family in America: A Genealogy of Cornelise Antonissen Van Slyke, 1604-1676 and his Mohawk Wife Ots-Toch, including the story of Jacques Hertel, 1603-1651, Father of Ots-Toch and Interpreter to Samuel de Champlain

CONTENTS

  • INTRODUCTION
  • GLOSSARY
  • PART ONE
    • CHAPTER 1: Origins of New Netherland
    • CHAPTER 2: The Van Slyke Family in Breuckelen
    • CHAPTER 3: CORNELIS ANTONISSEN VAN SLICHT, ALSO KNOWN AS BROER CORNELISSEN
    • CHAPTER 4: OTS-TOCH, THE MOHAWK WIFE OF CORNELIS ANTONISSEN VAN SLYKE
    • CHAPTER 5: JACQUES HERTEL, INTERPRETER TO SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN AND FIRST SETTLER AT TROIS-RIVIERES, NEW FRANCE
    • CHAPTER 6: JACQUES CORNELISE VAN SLYKE ALSO KNOWN AS ACKES GAUTSCH OR BY HIS MOHAWK NAME IT-SY-CHO-SA-QUACH-KA
    • CHAPTER 7: HILLETIE CORNELISE VAN SLYKE
    • CHAPTER 8: LEA CORNELISE VAN SLYKE
    • CHAPTER 9: MARTEN MAURITS, SON OF CORNELIS VAN SLYKE
    • CHAPTER 10: JACQUES HERTEL AND HIS WIFE MARIE MARGUERIE
    • CHAPTER 11: HARMEN VAN SLYKE, ELDEST SON OF JACQUES CORNELISSEN VAN SLYKE
    • CHAPTER 12: WILLEM NEEF, NEPHEW TO CORNELIS VAN SLYKE
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • PART TWO: GENEALOGY REPORTS
    • DESCENDANTS OF JACQUES VAN SLYKE
      • INDEX
    • DESCENDANTS OF HILLETIE VAN SLYKE
      • INDEX
    • DESCENDANTS OF LEA VAN SLYKE
      • INDEX
  • PART THREE: MAPS
    • NETHERLANDS
    • NEW NETHERLAND & NEW FRANCE 1600s
    • NATIVE TRIBES NEW NETHERLAND & NEW FRANCE
    • SCHENECTADY 1664
    • PART FOUR: DOCUMENTS

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    To search for more articles on this surname, check the PERSI Index. PERSI is an invaluable resource. Many large libraries have the index, but if yours doesn't, you can purchase the CD ROM version, or consult the online Periodical Source Index (PERSI)

    Once you have found an article you wish to read, you can obtain copies of by using the PERSI online order form You might want to consider joining the VAN SLYKE mailing list (I'm the list administrator).

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    Following are some of the URLs I have found on the 'net which have more information on the Van Slyke family. I posted these (and more!) on the VAN SLYKE mailing list, so you may wish to join us there for updates.

    Van Slyke Castle, Ramapo Mountains
    List of Militia Officers in New York, 1700
    MILITARY LODGE NO. 93, FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS Town of Manlius Membership The First 100 Years: 1802-1829; 1851-1902
    Military Burials and Inscriptions Manlius
    Town of Manlius Soldiers War of 1812
    Canadian Virtual War Memorial Search for VAN SLYKE or VAN SLYCK
    Capt. Jacob Klock's Regiment 2nd Tryon Co. Militia
    Oriskany battle Roster
    Unrest and War
    76th NY Volunteer Infantry
    Schoharie & Mohawk valley Raids
    Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935
    Database of Illinois Civil War Veterans
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Canadian Expeditionary Force WW1 (searchable database)

    Following is my direct line through the Van Slyke family.

                                         VAN SLYKE DESCENT
     
    1> Antonis aka Teunis  VAN SLICHT
       Born: Abt 1580               Netherlands
        Spouse:  ?   ________
    2> Cornelis Antonissen  VAN SLYKE
       Born: 1604                   Breuckelen, Utrecht, Netherlands
       Died: 1676                   Canajoharie, NY, USA
       Spouse:  Ots-Toch   ________
       Born: Abt 1620               Mohawk Castle, Canojaharie, NY USA
       Marr: Abt 1635/1640          Mohawk Castle, Canajoharie, NY
    
    3> Jacques Corneliese  VAN SLYKE
       Born: Abt 1640               Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY, USA
       Died: Aft 11 May 1690        Albany, NY, USA
    
       Spouse:  Margarita aka Grietje  RYCKMAN
       Born: Abt 1640               
       Died: 1695                   Albany, NY, USA
       Marr: 1662                   Schenectady, NY
    
    4> Lydia   VAN SLYCK
       Born: Abt 1685               Schenectady, NY, USA
    
       Spouse:  Isaac VAN VALKENBURG
       Chri: 4 Jul 1686             Albany, NY, USA
       Marr: 4 Oct 1705             Schenectady, NY, USA
    
    5> Isaac   VAN VALKENBURG
       Born: Abt 1712               Schenectady, NY, USA
       Died: 1785                   Wysox, PA, USA
    
        Spouse:  Maria   BRADT
        Born: Abt 1713               Albany, NY
        
    6> Isaac  VOLLICKUEL
       Born: 1732                   Schoharie, NY, USA
       Died: Aft 1802               ON
       Spouse:  Anna Maria (Mary) WARNER
       Born: 28 Oct 1735            Schoharie, NY, USA
       Marr: 28 Oct 1757            St. Paul's Evang, Schoharie, NY
    
    7> Cornelius   VOLLICK UEL
       Born: 1761                   Albany, NY, USA
       Died:                       ON
    
       Spouse:  Eve LARROWAY
       Born: Sep 1776               Niagara, ON
       Marr: 24 Mar 1795            Niagara
    
    8> Richard   VOLLICK
       Born: Oct 1809               Upper Canada
       Died: 17 Jul 1891            Hay Twp., Huron Co., ONt.
    
       Spouse:  Elizabeth (Betsy)  BURKHOLDER
       Born: Abt 1816               Hamilton, ON
                      
    
    9> Isaac   VOLLICK
       Born: Abt 1832               Upper Canada
       Died: 25 Mar 1904            Flos Twp., Simcoe Co., ON
    
        Spouse:  Lydia (Liddy)  JAMIESON
        Born: 11 Oct 1837            Wentworth Co. ON
        Died: 15 Oct 1917            Flos Twp., Simcoe Co., ON
        Marr: Bef 1858               
    
    10> Mary Elizabeth  VOLLICK
        Born: Apr 1861              Seaforth, Minto Tp., Wellington Co., ON
        Died: 24 May 1914           Guelph, ON
    
        Spouse:  Stephen Edward PEER
        Died: 13 Oct 1897           Guelph, ON
        Marr: 12 Jul 1879           Milton, ON
    
         
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