Most of these articles were published in the late 19th and early 20 century in local histories. If you run across any that are not included below, please consider typing it up and contributing it to the web site. *Note: Although a valuable source, these histories are less accurate as subjects recount more than one or two previous generations.
Killian Van Tassel
Van Tassel, Killian, p. o. Deposit, born in Broome, Schoharie county, in 1830; wife, Lorana (Driggs) Adams, widow of John Adams, born in Schoharie county in 1837, married first husband in 1856, one child, Frances D., born in 1857, married second husband in 1872, children three: Jennie M., Gay G. and Arthur. Lorano is daughter of Elisha and Zilpha (Birchard) Driggs, children eight, five now living. Parents Jeremiah and Polly (Decker) Van Tassel, of Columbia county, children twelve, five now living.
Smith, H. P., History of Broome County : with illustrations and biographical
sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers
Syracuse: D. Mason, 1885, pg. 591.
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