Harvey Dillon Van Vleck

11 February 1852–29 August 1919 (Age 67)
Savannah, Savannah, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Harvey Dillon

When Harvey Dillon Van Vleck was born on 11 February 1852, in Savannah, Savannah, Wayne, New York, United States, his father, Lawrence Van Vleck, was 34 and his mother, Prudence Ann Hughs, was 35. He married Jennie E. Cool about 1871, in Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Wolcott, Wolcott, Wayne, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 29 August 1919, in Butler, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Butler, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Dillon Van Vleck
Jennie E. Cool
Marriage: about 1871
Faye M Van Vleck
Leon M. VanVleck
Olyn Cool Van Vleck

Spouse and Children

about 1871
Wayne, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lawrence Van Vleck





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World Events (8)


Age 11

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

Age 11

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.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 18

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

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harvey Vanvleck, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Harvey D Van Vleck, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Vanvleck, "United States Census, 1910"

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