John Simon Van Sickle

30 May 1843–31 January 1916 (Age 72)
Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Simon

When John Simon Van Sickle was born on 30 May 1843, in Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Vansickle, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Harris, was 30. He married Hannah E Hoke on 22 April 1866, in Union, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dudley Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Bowling Green Township, Marion, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 31 January 1916, in La Rue, Montgomery Township, Marion, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bonner Cemetery, Winnemac, Marion, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Simon Van Sickle
Hannah E Hoke
Marriage: 22 April 1866
Della Mae Van Sickle
Sherman Van Sickle
Charles F. Vansickle
Samuel Webster VanSickle
Margaret "Maggie" Jane Vansickle

Spouse and Children

22 April 1866
Union, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 8

LaRue had its start in the early 1850s when the railroad was extended to that point.[10] A post office has been in operation at LaRue since 1853.[11] (The town was incorporated in 1851)

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Simon Vansickles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Simon Vansickle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Simon Vansickle, "United States Census, 1900"

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