Edward Vanden Berg

16 July 1870–11 April 1911 (Age 40)
Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Vanden Berg was born on 16 July 1870, in Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Christian Hendrik Wynand Vandenberg, was 44 and his mother, Hinderkien Notting, was 40. He married Elizabeth Van Voorst on 30 November 1892, in Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Zeeland, Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 11 April 1911, in Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Zeeland Cemetery, Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Vanden Berg
Elizabeth Van Voorst
Marriage: 30 November 1892
Henrietta G. Vanden Berg
Cora Vandenberg

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1892Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 9
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 12
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named with the definite singular of vang, from Old Norse vangr ‘field’, ‘meadow’. Compare Wangen .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Edward Vanden Berg in entry for Henrietta G Vanden Berg, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
    • Edward Vanderberg in household of Christian Vanderberg, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edward Vanden Berge, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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