William Sylvester Van Tassel, born March 1, 1892 at his grandmother Sally's home in Redwood. He married Gertrude Wood (1917) and lived in the Wood cottage beside the big house. He worked several years at the Barton Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg. In 1921, he bought the Lamb farm in Wilna. He raised sheep besides dairy farming. In 1942, he bought a farm in Pulaski due to the expansion of Pine Camp. He had no desire to steer anything except a wagon & a team of horses. When his 4 daughters started High School, Gertrude learned to drive.