Vansyckle, Reuben a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in November, 1822.. He was converted in his seventeenth year, began exhorting immediately, and in 1843 united with the New Jersey Conference and was appointed to Newton Circuit. He was sent in 1844 to New Prospect; in 1845, too Stanhope; in 1846, to Barryville; and in 1847 and 1848, to Sandyston. Mr. Vansyckle superannuated in 1849; in 1862 was made chaplain of the United States Hospital at Fortress Monroe, Va.; in 1863 was again put on the effective list, and thus continued until his retirement, in 1865; to Sparta, where he died; March 4, 1867. Mr. Vansyckle was sincere, original, interesting, zealous, and successful. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1867, p. 39.