Frances Van Gilst

1890–1955 (Age 65)

The Life of Frances

When Frances Van Gilst was born in 1890, in Netherlands, her father, Bastiaan Van Gilst, was 32 and her mother, Tanneke de Haan, was 29. She married Gerrit Van Ee on 12 February 1914, in Pella, Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1937 and lived in Lake Prairie Township, Marion, Iowa, United States for about 20 years and Summit Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1955, at the age of 65, and was buried in Oak Wood Cemetery, Pella, Marion, Iowa, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Frances Van Gilst
Gerrit Van Ee
Marriage: 12 February 1914
William Gerrit Van Ee
Tanna Francine Van Ee
Bernard Van Ee
Edward C Van Ee

Spouse & Children

12 February 1914
Pella, Marion, Iowa, United States


  • William Gerrit Van Ee


  • Tanna Francine Van Ee


  • Bernard Van Ee


  • Male1928–2002Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Bastiaan Van Gilst


  • Tanneke de Haan




  • Pieter Mattheus Van Gilst


  • Female1887–1975Female

  • Female1890–1955Female

  • Barbara Bastiaantje Van Gilst


  • Female1894–1986Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 0

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Francis Van Ee in household of Garrett Van Ee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frances Van Ee in household of Gerit Van Ee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frances Van Ee in household of Gerrit Van Ee, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.