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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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Edward Ryckman

Edward Ryckman was born in Tappan, NY in 1767. He was one of ten children (parents Johannes Ryckman 1738- 1784 and Susannah Brown b. 1739). Johannes was a tanner and shoemaker. He served as a guide for the British Army during the American Revolution. The family had all their property seized by the Rebels and …

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