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Jacob Van Tassel

Male 1720 - 1821  (94 years)


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  • Name Jacob Van Tassel 
    Born 13 July 1720  Philipsburg, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 31 August 1720  Sleepy Hollow Reformed Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Jacob, son of Cornelis and Wyntie Van Texel, witnesses Steven Ecker & Annatie Storm [Cornelis’s neice by his first wife]
    Died between 1815 and 1821  Salina, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Jacob (James or Jacobus) Van Tassel. Jacob enlisted in the French War on 20 Apr 1758 in Capt. Jonatahan Fowler’s Weschester Company. He was 5’6” tall with blue eyes and a round face. Jacob resided in Salina.

      The town of Salina was formed from parts of Manlius and Marcellus in 1809. At that time it surrounded Onondaga Lake included what’s now the city of Syracuse and the town of Geddes which were formed in the late 1840s.

      His will was dated 25 Mar 1815, Salina, Onondaga County, probated 27 Aug 1821, his wife Elizabeth was named executor, with witnesses Daniel Gilbert, John Q. Mang, and Christian Alsenbintze.

      Jacobus and his sister Zara were witnesses at the 1738 baptism of their neice Zara, daughter of Frans & Maritie (Van Tassel) de Peu. [3]
    Person ID I20463  Schirado
    Last Modified 25 June 2012 

    Father Cornelis Van Tassel,   b. 7 January 1668, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Wyntje Herrickse Cranckheyt,   b. about March 1684, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1713  [1
    Family ID F15493  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Foshay,   b. about 1726, Philipsburg, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1815  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 16 July 1743  Sleepy Hollow Reformed Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • “Jacobus Van Thexel, j.m., and Eliezabeth Fosuur, j.d. Both b. and l. in Philips Burgh”
    Children 
     1. Cornelius Van Tassel,   b. 1744
    +2. Mathyas Van Tassel,   b. 1747,   d. before 1790, Elmsford, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 42 years)
     3. Sara Van Tassel,   b. 1749,   d. after 1792  (Age > 44 years)
    +4. Polly Van Tassel,   b. about 1751
     5. Cornelis Van Tassel,   b. 1756,   d. 10 May 1790  (Age 34 years)
    Family ID F15476  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S382] Family record: Van Texel/Van Tassel, 1668-1720, Glenna See Hill.

    2. [S186] (Yonkers Historical and Library Association, Yonkers, NY, 1901).

    3. [S381] Van Tassel Genealogy, Michael Pazurik.


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