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
Wilhelmina Olthoff
Marriage: 12 June 1884
Maude Ver Hulst
Henry Ver Hulst
Anthony Ver Hulst
Benjamin Ver Hulst
Cornelius Ver Hulst

Spouse and Children

12 June 1884
Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


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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