Frederick Heerspink

12 June 1893–7 March 1977 (Age 83)
Laketown Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Heerspink was born on 12 June 1893, in Laketown Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Johannes Heerspink, was 42 and his mother, Fennigje Harms Meppelink, was 39. He married Jennie Slenk on 6 January 1926, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 March 1977, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pilgrim Home Cemetery, Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Frederick Heerspink
Jennie Slenk
Marriage: 6 January 1926
Jerry J Heerspink

Spouse and Children

6 January 1926
Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States


    Jerry J Heerspink


Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Heerspink


    Fennigje Harms Meppelink




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"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."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Heerspink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fredirick Heersping in household of Johannes Heersping, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred Hurspink in household of Johannes Hurspink, "United States Census, 1910"

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