Andrew Ver Berkmoes

5 July 1887–18 June 1965 (Age 78)
Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Ver Berkmoes was born on 5 July 1887, in Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Cornelius VerBerkmoes, was 29 and his mother, Petrinella Jacoba Hendriksd Botbyl, was 24. He married Hazel May Grindle on 28 July 1908, in Bailey, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Grand Haven, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 18 June 1965, in Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Ver Berkmoes
Hazel May Grindle
Marriage: 28 July 1908
Howard Verberkmoes
Helen Verberkmoes
Ruth I Verberkmoes
Merle VerBerkmoes
Irmagene Ver Berkmoes
Mara M Verberkmoes
Derell Arnold Verberkmoes

Spouse and Children

28 July 1908
Bailey, Muskegon, Michigan, United States


    Howard Verberkmoes


    Helen Verberkmoes


    Ruth I Verberkmoes



    Irmagene Ver Berkmoes


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Cornelius VerBerkmoes


    Petrinella Jacoba Hendriksd Botbyl




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 16

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Typically a female name, but also found as a male name in Ireland, derived from the Irish Gaelic word "eamhar," meaning protection. The Gaelic form of the name is Eamhair.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Ver Berkemaes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Andrew Verberkonos, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Andrew Verberkenes, "United States Census, 1920"

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