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Slyke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Slyke family


The surname Slyke was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Limburg, the smallest, southernmost province of the Netherlands. The capital of the province is Mastricht, noted for its contribution to the modern treaty for the E.E.C. Other notable towns are Crefeld and Breda and Nijmwegan. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Slyke family


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Slyke Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Van Slyke, Van Slype, Van Slike, Van Slyck, Van Slyk, Van Slipe, Slyps and many more.

Early Notables of the Slyke family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Slyke family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelis Antonissen VanSlyck, who came to New Netherland sometime between 1620 and 1664; Broer Cornelis VanSlyck, who settled in New York in 1634; Willem Pieterse VanSlyk, who arrived in New York in 1655.

Contemporary Notables of the name Slyke (post 1700)


  • William M. Van Slyke (1848-1915), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1887 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • L. T. Van Slyke, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1912 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jim Van Slyke, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 2nd District, 1992 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Barb Van Slyke, American Republican politician, Chair of Riley County Republican Party, 2011 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Andrew T. Van Slyke, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Greene County, 1842 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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