Edith Walters Oostdyk

13 January 1917–22 March 1983 (Age 66)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Edith Walters

When Edith Walters Oostdyk was born on 13 January 1917, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, John Oostdyk, was 37 and her mother, May Hannah Dwiggans, was 24. She died on 22 March 1983, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

John Oostdyk
1880–1919
May Hannah Dwiggans
1892–1952
Edith Oostdyke
1910–1983
Edward Oostdyk
1915–1989
Edith Walters Oostdyk
1917–1983
Dorothy Ida Oostdyk
1919–1992

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 1
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 2
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 18
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant, archaic or Americanized, of Oostdijk, a habitational name from any of several places so named in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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

Possible Related Names

Ostdiek

Sources (1)

  • Edith Oostdyk in household of James Vanderlinde, "United States Census, 1930"

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