J. E. Van Slyke was born in Herkimer county, New York, in 1827. When eight years old he went to Oswego county
with his parents, making his home there nine years, then returned to his native county. On reaching man's estate
he came west to Wisconsin and engaged in agricultore until coming to Minnesota in 1854. The following year settled
on a farm in Green Vale. Married in 1868 to Mrs. Sophia, widow of the late James Clagne. She has borne him four
children, three of whom are still living: Josephine, Katie and George L
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Dakota County, MN
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