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Nicholas Van Dyke

president Delaware , Continental congressman

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