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Van Tassel Family History Homepage
"A Pedigree Partly Indian, Partly Batavian"
Welcome to the Van Tassel Family History Homepage! My name
is Rick Van Tassel and I hope to create a gathering place for all VT's and cousins.
I've managed to collect quite a bit of VT family history material and hope to
post it here in the future.
Pictured above is my GGGrandfather George Washington Van Tassel and his ten ballplaying sons. Included in the above photo are: (top row left to right) Grover, Jefferson (my GGrandfather), George W., Charles, William. Second row: Levi, George, Paul, Seymour, John. In front of the group is young Avery. A copy of this photo is now in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.
This web site is dedicated to the many Van Tassel mothers who, because
of European societal attitudes and laws introduced into America, could not aspire
to a career--let alone leadership of their people as was possible in Catoneras'
time and before. Under those constraints, our mothers' feats should be
considered nothing less than heroic. They were the ones responsible for
caring for the family and preserving family traditions. They deserve a
lasting tribute and Avery Tracy Van Tassel (pictured above) expresses
that tribute quite profoundly on the VT Memory page.
Genealogy and Family History:
Van Tassels in Europe:
My Van Tassel Line of Descent:
Van Tassel Family Records:
Van Tassels in Service to their Country:
Sleepy Hollow - A special place in our heritage.
NEW: Van Tassel Parables:
Van Tassel descendants genealogy/family history pages:
Van Tassel family and personal webpages:
Van Tassel Firsts:
Van Tassels in Literature:
George Van Tassel - (son of Paul pictured above) "Author, inventor and controversial UFO advocate. Some agreed, some disagreed with his philosophy. None found him boring."
Misc. Van Tassel Links:
Have a Van Tassel Genealogy question? Feel free to e-mail, post it at the
Van Tassel Family Genealogy
Forum, or send it to the Van Tassel Rootsweb Mailing list below.
VANTASSEL-L - Mail list at rootsweb administered by Diane Ward Sives.
Any comments, suggestions, or ideas are welcome.
Send me mail by clicking on the Van Tassell,
Wyoming, Post Office.
Thanks goes out to Guido Van Tassel of Belgium for providing this photograph.