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Vandyke

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Posted: 2 Oct 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 7 May 2002 11:25PM GMT
Surnames: Moore, Vandyke
John and Andrew Vandyke received land in Rusk Co. Texas in 1840. Nancy Vandyke and Nancy Beams were convicted of murdering John, Nancy's V.'s husband,in 1844. They were tried in Nac.co. and returned to Rusk Co. to await hanging. They both received a Presidential Pardon from Sam Houston. Vandyke children were Amanda, married to Peter Moore, Andrew, John, and I believe other daughters and sons. There were minor children at the time of John's death. On July 7, 1853 something was entered in a land record that states 'Patentee" Hrs. John Vandyke. I can find no further records of this family. Please help!! Thank you.
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DottieAdams 2 Oct 1999 12:00PM GMT 
JohnDulin51 13 Jun 2013 2:02AM GMT 
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