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Edward Ryckman

Edward Ryckman (pronounced R (eye) kman) was baptized in Tappan, Orange County, New York in 1767.  Tappan was in Rip Van Winkle country in the Dutch community made famous by Washington Irving. Tappan was a dangerous place for loyalists during the American Revolution. Although loyalist forces held Manhattan for the most of the revolution, the …

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