Harry John Meerdink

19 September 1903–July 1985 (Age 81)
Cedar Grove, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Harry John

When Harry John Meerdink was born on 19 September 1903, in Cedar Grove, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Arie Meerdink, was 26 and his mother, Johanna Greupink, was 21. He married Gladys Angelina Meylink on 4 April 1928, in Cedar Grove, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Holland, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died in July 1985, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 81.

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Harry John Meerdink
Gladys Angelina Meylink
Marriage: 4 April 1928

Spouse and Children

4 April 1928
Cedar Grove, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 4

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Dutch van Meerdonk, a habitational name for someone from Meerdonk in East Flanders in Belgium.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry Meerdink in household of Ira Meerdink, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Meerdink in household of Arie Meerdink, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harry John Meerdink - Government record: birth-name: Harry John Meerdink

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