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.
Reuben Van Tassel
The Van Tassel family originally consisted of 15 children. The father, Theodore Van Tassel, was a native of Germany [not correct according to Daniel VT history-rmv.], and located at East Durham about about the year 1800. Reuben, his son, married Elizabeth, daughter of Cyrus French, and has a fine boarding house and farm. Allen lives near the Carter Bridge, and is a fine man. Luke, the youngest, occupies a good farm. His wife was a daughter of Deacon R. R. Post, of the Baptist church.
History of Greene County, New York : with biographical sketches of its prominent
New York: J.B. Beers & Co., 1884, p. 283.
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