Selling off the farm -

Jacobus’ grandson agreed to the terms, taking on his updated name. He got his section of the estate, and by 1871, the rest had been bought up — including the farmhouse. Fortunately, that didn’t signal the end of the Dyckmans’ ties to it. The newly named Isaac Michael Dyckman had two children of his own, after all. Photo Credit: NYPL Digital Collections

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