Frank DeJong

9 August 1848–7 August 1928 (Age 79)
Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Frank

When Frank DeJong was born on 9 August 1848, in Zeeland, Netherlands, his father, Jan de Jonge, was 39 and his mother, Johanna Vermet, was 34. He married Nellie Koole on 31 December 1885, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Ottawa, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 7 August 1928, in Jamestown, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Jamestown Cemetery, Jamestown, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank DeJong
1848–1928
Nellie Koole
1859–1935
Marriage: 31 December 1885
Johanna Anna DeYoung
1885–1984
John DeYoung
1890–1913
Johanna DeYoung
1886–1984
Peter Frank DeYoung
1888–1970
Nellie De Young
1891–
Antoinette DeYoung
1891–1962
Mamie DeYoung
1893–
Marie "De Jong" De Young
1893–1945
Edward Levi De Young
1896–1969
Elizabeth DeYoung
1898–1971
Frank DeYoung
1900–1994

Spouse and Children

    Male1848–1928Male

    Nellie Koole

    Female1859–1935Female

MARRIAGE
31 December 1885
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
children

(11)

    Johanna Anna DeYoung

    Female1885–1984Female

    Female1886–1984Female

    Male1888–1970Male

    John DeYoung

    Male1890–1913Male

    Nellie De Young

    Female1891–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jan de Jonge

    Male1809–1850Male

    Johanna Vermet

    Female1814–1879Female

siblings

(10)

    marinus de jonge

    Male1837–1837Male

    Domus de Jonge

    Male1838–1922Male

    Marinus de Jonge

    Male1841–1918Male

    Johannes de Jonge

    Male1842–1911Male

    Louweris de Jonge

    Male1844–1907Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1853

Age 5

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

French:1. habitational name, with the preposition de, denoting someone from a place named Long, of which there are examples in Cher, Dordogne, and Somme. 2. possibly a variant of Lelong , a nickname from long ‘tall’, ‘long’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Dejonge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Jonge De, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank De Young, "United States Census, 1900"

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