Nicholas Van Wickle (1796-1865)

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Nicholas Van Wickle (1796-1865)
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NJS-PER-00072
Given Name
Nicholas
Family Name
Van Wickle
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(1796-1865)
Alternate Name
Nicholas Van Wikle
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Birth Date
1796
Death Date
1865
Biographical Description
Nicholas Van Wickle was the son of Judge Jacob Van Wickle, and was involved in his father's notorious slave trading ring in Middlesex County, New Jersey. In 1818, Nicholas Van Wickle helped his father and his uncle Charles Morgan buy up groups of enslaved people in New Jersey and then falsify legal documents to facilitate the shipment of these enslaved people to the Deep South where they could be sold for a huge profit.
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Lidia (b. 1800) Enslaver(s) Agent
Betty (b. 1796) Enslaver(s) Agent
Peter (b. 1803) Enslaver(s) Agent
Harrey (b. 1804) Enslaver(s) Agent
James (b. 1797) Enslaver(s) Agent
Elminah (b. 1804) Enslaver(s) Agent
George (b. 1802) Enslaver(s) Agent
Pat (b. 1796) Enslaver(s) Agent
Susan Watt (b. 1783) Enslaver(s) Agent
Boss (b. 1799) Enslaver(s) Agent
Rachel (b. 1796) Enslaver(s) Agent
Rozenah (b. 1818) Enslaver(s) Agent
Moses (b. 1802) Enslaver(s) Agent
Diannah (b. 1817) Enslaver(s) Agent
Sarah (b. 1797) Enslaver(s) Agent
Roda (b. 1804) Enslaver(s) Agent
Christeen (b. 1781) Enslaver(s) Agent
Diannah (b. 1809) Enslaver(s) Agent
Dorcas (b. 1817) Enslaver(s) Agent
Augustus (b. 1814) Enslaver(s) Agent
Hager (b. 1789) Enslaver(s) Agent
Mary (b. 1816) Enslaver(s) Agent
Claresse (b. 1795) Enslaver(s) Agent
Hercules (b. 1815) Enslaver(s) Agent
Florah (b. 1795) Enslaver(s) Agent