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    1. Re: [VANSLYKE] Revised Edition Van Slyke Book Available
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    3. Spelling didn't count back then. It can be Van Slyck, Van Slyk, Van Slyke... Lorine On 21 May 2010 at 10:12, Steve VanSlyck wrote: > How did Cornelius spell his surname? > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Olive Tree Genealogy" <otg@csolve.net> > To: VANSLYKE-L@rootsweb.com, VOLLICK-L@rootsweb.com, > VROOMAN-L@rootsweb.com Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 19:34:26 -0400 > Subject: [VANSLYKE] Revised Edition Van Slyke Book Available > > > Hello everyone > > > > I'm very excited to announce that I have completed another > > genealogy-history book: > > > > 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 > > > > Ever since the publication of my first Van Slyke Family in > > America book in 1996, I have been continuing my research > > on this family. A few years ago I found a court record in > > New Netherland where Cornelis Van Slyke wrote about the > > death of a man in Breuckelen Netherlands. Cornelis > > referred to the deceased man as his brother and asked if > > he was in the will. This exciting discovery spurred me to > > hire a Dutch researcher to search the Breuckelen and > > Nijenrode archives for more details. His findings are > > presented in this Revised Edition. > > > > The Van Slyke Family in America, Revised Edition, > > discusses Cornelise Antonissen Van Slyke born in > > Brueckelen, Netherlands in 1604 and his Mohawk-French wife > > Ots-Toch born ca 1620 at Canajoharie, New York. Cornelis > > came to the New World in May of 1634, settling at > > Beverwyck and then Schenectady, New York. Cornelis was > > known by several names, making research on him somewhat > > complicated, but not impossible. > > > > Cornelis Van Slyke's story is of a Dutchman who came to > > the New World as a carpenter at the age of 30, who became > > an interpreter for the Mohawk nation, was adopted into the > > tribe, and who met and married a French-Mohawk woman (Ots- > > Toch)who never left her native village. Their children, > > all raised at Canajoharie, one of the Mohawk castles or > > villages, became well-known and respected in the Dutch > > community. All except one left the village and married > > Dutch settlers. > > > > In the Revised Edition, new findings on the Van Slyke > > family in Breuckelen are revealed. New facts are added to > > the descendant genealogies and a few errors from the first > > book are corrected. More sources have been added and there > > is more detail about individuals included. There are 1,342 > > footnoted sources for the facts contained in this 287 page > > book. > > > > http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/store/order-books.shtml > > will take those interested directly to an order form > > > > Lorine > > > > > > -- Lorine McGinnis Schulze > > > > * Follow me on Twitter http://twitter.com/LorineMS > > * Olive Tree Genealogy > > http://olivetreegenealogy.com/ > > * Naturalization Records > > http://naturalizationrecords.com/ > > > > > > olivetreegenealogy@rogers.com or > > olivetreegenealogy@gmail.com > > > > > > > > ***** > > See Van Slyke Genealogy & Resources at > http://olivetreegenealogy.com/nn/surnames/vslyke.shtml > > ------------------------------- > > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > VANSLYKE-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' > without the quotes in the subject and the body of the > message > > -- Lorine McGinnis Schulze * Follow me on Twitter http://twitter.com/LorineMS * Olive Tree Genealogy http://olivetreegenealogy.com/ * Naturalization Records http://naturalizationrecords.com/ olivetreegenealogy@rogers.com or olivetreegenealogy@gmail.com

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