Cornelia Vreeland

FemaleFebruary 1854–22 July 1921

Brief Life History 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 Hezekiah 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, Columbia Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (28)

  • Cornelia Dickenson in household of Hezekiah Dickenson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cornelia Vreeland - death: 22 July 1921; Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
  • Cornelia Dickenson in entry for Alva S Dickenson, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1870Michigan, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (1)

    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. Compare Freeland .

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

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