Gerrit Jan Addink

1879–1967 (Age 88)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gerrit Jan

When Gerrit Jan Addink was born on 20 June 1879, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Hendrik Willem Addink Sr, was 44 and his mother, Garritjen Ketelarij, was 33. He married Cora Lott on 24 January 1906, in Eagle Grove, Wright, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in West Branch Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Bend, Deschutes, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 July 1967, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Jan Addink
Cora Lott
Marriage: 24 January 1906
Katherine E. Addink

Spouse & Children

24 January 1906
Eagle Grove, Wright, Iowa, United States


  • Katherine E. Addink


Parents & Siblings

  • Hendrik Willem Addink Sr


  • Garritjen Ketelarij




  • Dina Addink


  • Gerdina Johanna Addink


  • Male1876–1956Male

  • Male1879–1967Male

  • Harmen Addink


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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Cora Lott and Gerrit J. Addink 1906 Illinois Marriage Record

Cora Lott mentioned in the record of Gerrit J. Addink and Cora Lott NameGerrit J. Addink BirthplaceChicago, Ill. Spouse's NameCora Lott Spouse's Birth Date1884 Spouse's BirthplaceMarcella, Ill. Spouse …

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Sources (3)

  • George Addink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George J Addink, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gerrit Jan Addink in household of H W Addink, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

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