Arnold Ver Hulst

22 November 1856–23 January 1929 (Age 72)
Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arnold

When Arnold Ver Hulst was born on 22 November 1856, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Anthonij VerHulst, was 34 and his mother, Maatje de Feijter, was 35. He married Wilhelmina Olthoff on 12 June 1884, in Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 January 1929, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Arnold Ver Hulst
1856–1929
Wilhelmina Olthoff
1867–1947
Marriage: 12 June 1884
Maude Ver Hulst
1885–1955
Henry Ver Hulst
1888–
Anthony Ver Hulst
1889–1957
Benjamin Ver Hulst
1892–
Cornelius Ver Hulst
1894–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 June 1884
Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Hungarian (Dér): from an old Hungarian secular personal name Dér.

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

Sources (3)

  • Arnold Ver Hulst in entry for Cornelius Ver Hulst, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Arnold Verhulst in entry for Cornelius Verhulst, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Arnold Verhulsh in entry for Cornelius Verhulsh and Gladys L. Green, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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