Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I253496
  • Name: John VAN DYKE
  • RELA: Spouse of 8th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 APR 1807 in Somerset Co., NJ
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey BET 4 MAR 1847 AND 3 MAR 1851
  • Death: 24 DEC 1878 in Wabasha Co., MN
  • Note:
    VAN DYKE, John, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Lamington, Somerset County, N.J., April 3, 1807; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in New Brunswick, N.J.; prosecuting attorney of Middlesex County in 1841; mayor of New Brunswick in 1846 and 1847; president of the Bank of New Jersey at New Brunswick; elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1851); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1850; resumed the practice of law; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1856; judge of the New Jersey Supreme Court 1859-1866; moved to Minnesota in 1868 and settled in Wabasha, Wabasha County; member of the State senate in 1872 and 1873; judge of the third judicial district of Minnesota 1873-1878; died in Wabasha, Minn., December 24, 1878; interment in Riverview Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Abraham VAN DYKE , Jr. b: 23 MAR 1776 in Bedminster, Somerset Co., NJ
    Mother: Sarah HONEYMAN b: 1780 in Bedminster, Somerset Co., NJ

    Marriage 1 Mary Dix STRONG b: 1 JUL 1819 in New Jersey
    • Married: 1841
    1. Has No Children Theodore Strong VAN DYKE b: 19 JUL 1842
    2. Has No Children Frederick W. VAN DYKE b: 12 JAN 1852 in New Jersey
    3. Has Children Robert VAN DYKE b: 1854
    4. Has No Children John Charles VAN DYKE b: 21 APR 1856 in New Brunswick, Middlesex Co., NJ
    5. Has Children Woodbridge Strong VAN DYKE b: JUL 1863
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