Henry Seward Van Dyke

MaleAugust 1872–23 November 1921

Brief Life History of Henry Seward

When Henry Seward Van Dyke was born in August 1872, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, his father, Walter Van Dyke, was 48 and his mother, Rowena Cooper, was 36. He married Katherine Skiles Moulton on 20 January 1912, in Santa Barbara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in San Marino, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. He died on 23 November 1921, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 49.

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Henry Seward Van Dyke
Katherine Skiles Moulton
Marriage: 20 January 1912
Catherine Van Dyke
Henry Van Dyke

Sources (19)

  • Henry S Van Dyke, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Henry S Vandyke in household of Edie Moulton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Van Dyke in entry for Riggs Mellen and Catherine Van Dyke, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1912Santa Barbara, California, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

    Age 10

    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 


    Age 14

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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