Estella Rosetta Van Valkenburg

8 July 1890–17 April 1928 (Age 37)
Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Estella Rosetta

When Estella Rosetta Van Valkenburg was born on 8 July 1890, in Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Van Valkenburg, was 26 and her mother, Patience Mori Dalley, was 24. She married Bert Wilmer Hill on 24 May 1913, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 17 April 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Bert Wilmer Hill
Estella Rosetta Van Valkenburg
Marriage: 24 May 1913
Edna Florence Hill
Laura Hill
Kenneth K Hill
Jessie Faye Hill
Charles Gilbert Hill
Child Hill

Spouse and Children

24 May 1913
Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 6

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 11

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stella Hill in household of B W Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stella Van in household of Joseph Van, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Stella R. Van in household of Joseph Van, "United States Census, 1900"

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