Dowling Family Genealogy

Entries: 562004    Updated: 2014-04-19 05:44:16 UTC (Sat)    Contact:    Home Page: Dowling Family Genealogy

We Are All Related

Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Public Profile | Add Post-em

  • ID: I253618
  • Name: Nicholas VAN DYKE IV
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 DEC 1769 in New Castle Co., DE
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Delaware BET 6 OCT 1807 AND 3 MAR 1811
  • Event: Elected U.S. Senator from Delaware BET 4 MAR 1817 AND 21 MAY 1826
  • Death: 21 MAY 1826 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
  • Occupation: Lawyer
  • Event: Pic Nicholas Van Dyke
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    VAN DYKE, Nicholas, (son of Nicholas Van Dyke [1738-1789]), a Representative and a Senator from Delaware; born in New Castle, Del., December 20, 1770; graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1788; studied law; was admitted to the bar in New Castle, Del., in 1792 and commenced the practice of law; member, State house of representatives 1799; elected as a Federalist to the Tenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James M. Broom; reelected to the Eleventh Congress, and served from October 6, 1807, to March 3, 1811; member, State senate 1815-1816; elected as a Federalist to the United States Senate in 1817; reelected in 1823, and served from March 4, 1817, until his death in New Castle, Del., on May 21, 1826; chairman, Committee on Pensions (Sixteenth Congress); interment in Immanuel Churchyard.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Nicholas VAN DYKE III b: 25 SEP 1738 in New Castle Co., DE
    Mother: Elizabeth NIXON b: ABT 1742 in New Castle Co., DE

    Marriage 1 Mary Van Leivenigh JOHNS b: ABT 1771
    • Married: 6 DEC 1792 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
    Children
    1. Has Children Dorcas Montgomery VAN DYKE b: 4 FEB 1806 in New Castle Co., DE

  • Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Public Profile | Add Post-em


    Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version Search Ancestry Search Ancestry Search WorldConnect Search WorldConnect Join Ancestry.com Today! Join Ancestry.com Today!

    WorldConnect Home | WorldConnect Global Search | WorldConnect Help

    RootsWeb.com, Inc. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. If you have a problem with a particular entry, please contact the submitter of said entry. You have full control over your GEDCOM. You can change or remove it at any time.