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Nicholas Van Dyke

Nicholas Van Dyke, American president Delaware, Continental congressman. member Delaware Provincial Committee of Correspondence; member Delaware commission to solicit funds for relief of people of Boston, 1774; member New Castle Council of Safety, 1776; member Continental Congress, 1777-1782; member Delaware Council, 1786.

Background

  • Dyke, Nicholas Van was born on September 25, 1738 in New Castle, Delaware, United States. Son of Nicholas and Lytie (Dirks) Van Dyke.

  • Education

    • At least 1 son, Nicholas.

    Career

    • Delaware Provincial Committee of Correspondence. Delaware com; president State of Del. Delaware Council, 1786</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died New Castle County, Del.

    Membership

    Member Delaware Provincial Committee of Correspondence. Member Delaware commission to solicit funds for relief of people of Boston, 1774. Member New Castle Council of Safety, 1776.

    Member Continental Congress, 1777-1782. Member Delaware Council, 1786.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Nixon. Married second, Charlotte Standly.
    • father: Nicholas Dyke
    • mother: Lytie (Dirks) Van Dyke
    • spouses: Elizabeth Nixon
    • Charlotte Standly
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    Born September 25, 1738
    Died February 19, 1789
    (aged 50)
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