Jul. 10, 1827 Gallatinville Columbia County New York, USA
John was son of Philip Van Tassel and Catherine Lampman. He married Catherine Tinklepaugh. the daughter of John Tinklepaugh and Maria Snyder. They had four children; John Van Tassel, Maria (Van Tassel) Lasher, Caroline (Van Tassel) Sheldon and Philip H. Van Tassel. He died at age 32 in the Town of Gallatin.