Samuel F. Van Syckel was chartered 80 acres ofland in Michigan by President Martin Van Buren on 12 August 1837. source 1. Broderbund Family Archive #255, Ed.!, Land Records Al.,Ar,.Fl. La, Mi, NH, Oh, WO 1790-1907. Internal Ref# 220.127.116.11041.5 source 2. Family genealogy reads: It was located on Van Syckel road near Plainfield, Michigan in Livingston County.
Samuel Furman Van Syckel, b.22 Nov 1803 d.29 May 1873 , Plainfield Michigan. buried,Plainfield cemetery. [source, recorded in Family bible which is still in the family in Michigan]
Samuel Furman Van Syckel,son of James Furman and Charity [Vliet] Vansyckel. m. Sarah Sutfin,b.27 Aug 1805 d. Aug 1885, Plainfield Michigan, buried in Plainfield cemetery.
M. 28 Dec 1824 [source Family Bible]
Van Syckle children born to the couple:
Mary ,b.16 Dec 1826 John Furman, b. 20 Dec 1829,d.1915 David Freeland, b.16 Jan 1832 Sarah Eleanor, b. 7 May 1834 Lucretia Jane, b. 19 Jun 1841 Edgar, b. 16 Mar 1845