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Pictured:  George Washington and Manerva Miller Van Tassel Family Bible


1. George Washington & Manerva Miller Van Tassel Family Bible - Girard, Pennsylvania..

HOLMAN'S EDITION - THE HOLY BIBLE #4986 - Philadelphia, Pa.  A.J. Holman & Co. No. 930 Arch Street.  1880.

Marriage Page:  This Certifies that the Rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between Geo. W. Van Tassel of Erie Penna and Manerva Miller of Erie Penna on July 30, 1865 at Girard Penna by Henry Ball Justice of the Peace.  Witness - Henry Ball, Ziegler.

* Picture and Bible compliments of Avery Dale Van Tassel

Name

Births

Marriages

Deaths

George Washington Van Tassel

December 1st, 1845

-

Aug. 2nd, 1906, Buried at Girard Pa.

Manerva Miller Van Tassel

December 11th,  1845

-

May 10th, 1925, Buried at Girard Pa.

George Adelbert Van Tassel

October 28th, 1866

Elizabeth Worsley, Feb 12, 1889 at Findley Ohio.

August 12, 1944.

Seymour Abram Van Tassel

September 11th, 1868

Emma Struchen, Nov. 28, 1890 at  Girard, Pa.

April 11, 1952 at Westfield, N.Y.

Levi Douglas Van Tassel

June 29th, 1870

Maude Miller, April 27, 1892 at Girard, Pa.

Jan 1st, 1956 in Texas.

John Gulliford Van Tassel

March 24th, 1872

Lulu M. Blake, Nov 2, 1894 at Fairview, Pa.

Sept 4th, 1951 at Ashtabula, Ohio.

Manerva Jane Van Tassel

October 3rd, 1874

Jacob Ely, December 22, 1896 at Girard, Pa.

Dec. 12, 1965, Buried: Mentor, Oh.

Agnes Tracy Van Tassel

April 1st, 1876

Stoddard N. Beatty, July 15, 1896 at Conneaut, Ohio.

Feb 22, 1964 at Girard, Pa.

Jefferson Miller Van Tassel

July 23rd, 1878

Mabel Magill, June 6, 1905 at Conneaut, Ohio.

March 21, 1973 at Worcester, Mass.

William Lawrence Scott Van Tassel

January 31st, 1880

Virginia Fox, Jan 27th, 1904 at Ashtabula, Ohio.

Dec. 13, 1952 at Ashtabula, Ohio.

Charles Leslie Van Tassel

August 26th, 1881

Gertrude Kreider, August 31st, 1906

Sep 20, 1949, Girard, Pa.

Grover Cleveland Van Tassel

September 6th, 1884

Clara Huntley, May 29th, 1905, at Conneaut, Ohio.

Dec 18, 1964 at Toledo, Ohio.

Paul Russel Van Tassel

December 27, 1886

Myrtie Payne, Dec. 12th, 1906

March 12, 1944, Jefferson, Ohio.

Avery Tracy Van Tassel

October 9, 1888

Amelia Smith, Nov. 26th, 1919 at Jefferson, Ohio.

May 1st, 1968 at Stuart, Florida.


2. Abram T. & Jane Rudge Van Tassel Family Bible - Cleveland, Ohio.

THE HOLY BIBLE, Brooks, Schinkel & Co. 247 Superior Street, Cleveland, Ohio.

* Bible compliments of Avery Dale Van Tassel

Name

Born

Died

Abram T. Van Tassel

11 March, 1834

10 November, 1907

Mary Jane Van Tassel

9 January 1841 6:30 A.M.

23 May, 1909

Jane A. Blanchard

7 October 1820

8 October, 1901


 3. Family Bible of Maude Van Tassel, daughter of Mahlon L. Van Tassel and Lucy Landin - Michigan.  

Copyright: 1897 by Frank E. Wright.

Maude was married three times - 1.  Merton L. Sayles. (Aug. 22, 1897)  2. Harry Dawson Lee (March 26, 1910)  3. Charles Yuerhs ( Feb. 21, 1936 according to their marriage certificate).

Maude Van Tassel died August 31, 1954, in Detroit, MI.   She is buried at Roseland Park Cemetery beside her first two husbands, Morton Sayles & Harry Lee.

Marriage Page:  This certifies that Merton L Sayles of Grand Ledge Mich and Maud L Van Tassel of Ionia Michigan were joined by me in the Bonds of Holy Matrimony At 166 Lincoln Ave on the 22 day of August in the year of our Lord 1897 in the presence of Mrs Otlis, Myra Priece Ionia Mich.

Name

Births

Marriages

Deaths

Maude Van Tassel

Mar. 1st 1879 in Jackson Michigan.

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-

Merton L. Sayles

Sept 17, 1873 in  Eaton Rapids, Michigan.

Maude Van Tassel, Aug 22, 1897.

Aug 28, 1909 in Kalamazoo Asylum.

Harry Dawson Lee

Mar 28, 1873 Washington Co Ind.

Maude Van Tassel, Mar 26, 1910, Wheaton, Ill.

Aug 23, 1930.

Charles Henry Yuerhs

Nov 24, 1876.

(see above)

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Willie Sayles

Mar 31, 1898 in Grand Rapids Kent Co Michigan

Cora Weidemeyer, July 3, 1916, in Ionia, Michigan.

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Cora Weidemeyer

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Willie Sayles, July 3, 1916, in Ionia, Michigan.

Oct. 7, 1918 during childbirth.

Merton Sayles, Jr.

Jan 9 1899 in Grand Rapids Michigan Kent Co.

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Jan 9, 1899 in Grand Rapids Kent Co.

Maud Doris Sayles1

March 11 1917 Ionia Michigan

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Graydon Evirett Sayles

April 14, 1920

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-

Mahlon Van Tassel

April 18, 1852

Lucy (Landin/Lantis) July 19, 1873

-

Lucy Landin2

Oct 21 1853

Mahlon Van Tassel, July 19,1873

May 24, 1921. 68 yrs, 7 mos, 4:15 Tuesday morning.

Bert Van Tassel3

July 10, 1874

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-

Willie Van Tassel3

Aug 2nd 1875

-

Dec 14, age 7 yrs, 4 mos, 12 days.

Bert Van Tassel Jr

April 4, 1901

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-

Herman Yuerhs4

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-

Feb 12, 1945

William Yuerhs4

-

-.

Feb 12, 1943

1Maud Doris Sayles, daughter of William (Willie) Sayles and Cora Weidmeyer.  Cora died in child birth the next year, and Willie left the state leaving his daughter "Little Maud" behind with his grandmother.  Maude raised her granddaughter "Little Maud" as her daughter.  According to an aunt, they changed "Little Mauds" last name to Lee.  Little Maud married 1) Mr. Hanaford 2) Mr. Sheffer.

2Lucy Landin, Maud's mother, married 1st Mahlon Van Tassel, 2nd Charlie Cadwell.

3Bert and Willie Van Tassel were Maud's brothers.

4Herman and William Yuerhs were brothers to Charles Yuerhs.

*Bible and additional information provided by Gly Cole - Thank you.


 4. Family Bible of John Van Tassel, - Tarrytown, N.Y.

Published by Merriam Moore, Troy N.Y., 1848.

The following bible record appeared in "Unpublished Bible and Family Records...Collected by Chapters of New York State Conference of the DAR, 1934-1935, vol 29, pgs 168-170, copied by Mrs. Philip Osborn, member of Tarrytown chapter, Tarrytown, N.Y. Bible was in the possession of Marion Louise Eckert, Tarrytown, 1934).  

Name

Births

Marriages

Deaths

John Van Tassel Dec. 23rd, 1779

-

Oct 3rd, 1827

Mary See Van Tassel

-

-

Mar 10, 1849

Edward Van Tassel

Nov. 26th, 1814

-

Dec. 2, 1860

James S. Van Tassel

Feb. 22nd, 1817

-

-

Mary E. Van Tassel

Sept. 15th, 1819

-

-

Finetta Van Tassel

Aug. 22nd, 1820

-

Nov 16, 1879

William S. Van Tassel

April, 8th, 1823

-

Feb 4th, 1840

John A. Van Tassel

March 27th, 1825

1) Harriet L. Van Tassel Nov. 15, 1850

2) Julia A. See March 29, 1853

Nov 5, 1907

Harriet L. Van Tassel

John A. Van Tassel, Nov 15, 1850 Feb 3, 1851
James S. Van Wart

Dec. 17th, 1829

-

Oct 30, 1857
Annie Van Tassel

Feb 4th, 1854

Edgar Storms, Sept. 24th, 1873

-

Willie S. Van Tassel

March 20th, 1857

Nettie Lynt, March 4, 1880

Jan 17, 1913

Freddie Van Tassel

May 11th, 1865

Sadie See, June 26, 1890

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Eddie Van Tassel

May 11th, 1865

Letitia Brown, Oct. 15, 1891

Feb 18, 1932

Harriet L. Van Tassel

Nov. 18th, 1868

Henry Eckert, Oct 25, 1894

Nov 17, 1914

Henry Eckert

-

Harriet L. Van Tassel

Jun 4, 1932

Herbert Van Tassel

Aug. 4th, 1872

Annie M. Ferris, Oct. 25, 1894

Julia A. See

-

John A. Van Tassel, March 29, 1853.

April 13, 1908


 4. Family Bible of George Van Tassel and Eliza Jane Potter, - Central Valley, New York.

Standard Publishing Company Philadelphia Penna.  1885

Containing Old and New Testaments translated out of the Original Tongues with the Apocrypha, Concordance and Psalms and Revised New Testament The old King James Version and the Revised Version arranged in parallel columns for convenience in reference and comparison.

Parents

Births

Marriages

Deaths

George Van Tassell

October 14, 1853

-

January 19, 1934

Eliza Jane Potter

July 5, 1857

-

August 8, 1919

Children

Births

-

Deaths

Ellwood Van Tassell

June 3, 1878

June 22, 1912

March 25, 1921

Mary Emma Van Tassell

August 18, 1880

-

January 23, 1894

Charles Henry Van Tassell

July 6, 1883

Bessie, April 1, 1913

November 5, 1967

Phoebe Jane Van Tassell

July 5, 1886

-

January 26, 1895

Lewis Potter Van Tassell

April 24, 1888

Laura Ward, Aug 13, 1913

June 4, 1943

George Washington

September 10, 1889

Lavinia Ward, Nov 18, 1916

September 3, 1972

Martha

March 15, 1891

Howard Drake

October 20, 1959

Albert C.

August 10, 1894

-

August 21, 1894

Russel

June 3, 1896

-

September 23, 1896

Wilbur

March 6, 1899

-

July 1957

William Kenneth

November 11, 1900

-

March 6, 1981

* Thanks goes to Marilyn Van Tassell Rosas (great granddaughter of George Van Tassell and Eliza Jane Van Tassell) for her contribution of the above bible record.

 5. Cornelius. & Esther L. (Van Tassel) Van Tassel Family Bible - Westchester  County N.Y..

* Bible compliments of Caroline Chadwick.


Name

Born

Died

Married

Cornelius Van Tassel

31 August, 1848

18 October, 1905

30 June, 1867

Esther L. [Van Tassel]

15 December, 1846 in Westchester Co..

11 May, 1907

Stella [VT]

30 November, 1869 in Nyack, N.Y.

20 February, 1872

Elmer S. [VT}

3 November, 1871 in Nyack, N.Y. 11 November, 1903

NEW: 6. Cornelius Van Tassel and Alsey Brower Family Record [from Revolutionary Pension file - National Archives]

Cornelius Van Tassel and Alsey Brower
Was married in the year of our Lord 1776, Jan 30: day
In the year of our Lord 1776, November 27th was born my son Tunis
 
In the year of our Lord 1778, was born my daughter Leah: April 28th
In the year of our Lord 1780, was born my son Henry: April 2nd
In the year of our Lord 1784, was born my son Jacob: February 9th
In the year of our Lord 1786, was born my son Cornelius: July 13th
In the year of our Lord 1788, was born my daughter Leah: May the forth day
In the year of our Lord 1790, April 10th was born my son John
In the year of our Lord 1792, January 29th was born my daughter Rachel
In the year of our Lord 1793, November 12th was born my son Abraham
In the year of our Lord 1795, October 23rd was born my son Isaac
In the year of our Lord 1797, was born my son Stephen August 4
State - New York
Onondoga County
I do swear that this paper is the family Record of marriage and births made by my father Cornelius Van Tassel and is in his own handwriting.
Signed and delivered this 24th day of July 1844.

 


 

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