Nicholas Van Wickle (1796-1865)


Person Record Title
Nicholas Van Wickle (1796-1865)
Given Name
Family Name
Van Wickle
Alternate Name
Van Wikle
Birth Date
Death Date
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.
Place of Significance
South River, NJ
North Brunswick, NJ
Child of
Jacob Van Wickle (1770-1854)
Sarah Morgan Van Wickle (1772-1835) (1772-1835)
Record Contributor
Jesse Bayker

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