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From Portrait and Biographical Album of Washington County, Iowa, 1887, page 228
"Abijah Hubbell Van Sickle, M.D., a retired physician living in Washington, Iowa, was born in Mason County, W. Va., April 15, 1813.He is the son of Anthony and Zilpha (Hubbell) Van Sickle.The former was a native of Pennsylvania, born Sept. 13, 1760, and of German descent.He was twice married, his first wife being Rebecca Van Meter, by whom he had the following children:Henry, Samuel, Jesse, Hannah, Anthony, Abraham, Martha A., John, Joseph and Eli.Rebecca Van Sickle died, and June 16, 1811, Mr. Van Sickle married Zilpha Hubbell, a native of Massachusetts, of the old Puritan stock, born Oct. 10, 1788.They were married in Ohio, and then moved to Virginia.There were born to them three children, two of whom lived to be adults- Polly and Abijah.The former married Bartlett Payne, of Ohio, and has since died.Anthony Van Sickle was a soldier in the War of 1812, with the rank of Captain.He died Sept. 29, 1815, in Virginia.Mrs. Van Sickle subsequently married Rev. Eli Steadman, a Free-Will Baptist minister, by whom she had three children, two of whom are yet living:William J., of Hancock, Neb., and Lucinda Hugg, of Meigs County, Ohio.Mrs. Steadman died many years ago in Ohio..."
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