Cornelia Vreeland

February 1854–22 July 1921 (Age 67)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Cornelia

When Cornelia Vreeland was born in February 1854, in Michigan, United States, her father, I. Vreeland, was 24 and her mother, Myrtle Mauer, was 22. She married Hezekeih Dickinson in 1870, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 22 July 1921, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oak Hill, Gibson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hezekeih Dickinson
Cornelia Vreeland
Marriage: 1870
Alva S. Dickenson
Myrtle E. Dickinson
Mabel Dickinson
Florence L. Dickinson
Rena M Dickinson

Spouse and Children

Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Myrtle Mauer




World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 2

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in Utrecht province.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Cornelia Dickenson in household of Hezekiah Dickenson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cornelia Dickenson in household of Hezekiah Dickenson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cornelia Dickenson in household of Hezekiah Dickenson, "United States Census, 1880"

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