Albert Tenbrink

22 November 1917–12 November 2002 (Age 85)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Tenbrink was born on 22 November 1917, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Abraham ten Brink, was 30 and his mother, Aaltje Heikens, was 30. He married Sindy May Bouwhuis on 20 June 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Fairmount, Weber, Utah, United States in 1930 and Fairmount Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 12 November 2002, in West Point, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Albert Tenbrink
Sindy May Bouwhuis
Marriage: 20 June 1940

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    Sindy May Bouwhuis


20 June 1940
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1920 · Farr Better Ice Cream

Age 3

The Farr Better Ice Cream Shop started as an ice harvesting business and became the first ice plant in a five state area. In March 1929 the ice plant started making its first ice cream with the original three flavors. The ice cream shop is one of the oldest continually operating ice cream shops in America.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch (Ten Brink) and North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture (to den brink ‘at the pasture’), from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German brinc ‘edge’, ‘slope’, ‘grazing land’, in particular a raised meadow in low-lying marshland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Albert Tenbrink in household of Abraham Tenbrink, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert Tenbrink in household of James B Craig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert Ten Brink, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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