Gerald Ames Van Evera

14 September 1900–30 January 1951 (Age 50)
Owatonna, Steele, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Gerald Ames

When Gerald Ames Van Evera was born on 14 September 1900, in Owatonna, Steele, Minnesota, United States, his father, Cornelius Goshen Melvin Van Evera, was 20 and his mother, Laura Mabel Ames, was 20. He married Anna Friederike Bergmann on 23 April 1928, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 30 January 1951, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gerald Ames Van Evera
1900–1951
Anna Friederike Bergmann
1893–1976
Marriage: 23 April 1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1928
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 14

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

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)

  • Gerald A Vanevera in household of James D Vanevera, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gerald A Van Evera in household of Cornelius G Van Evera, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gerald Van Evera, "Minnesota, State Census, 1905"

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