Harry Van Nostrand

New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Van Nostrand was born in 1904, in New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, John Fredrick VanNostrand, was 43 and his mother, Catherine M. Quick, was 31. He married Ruth Ashton VanNostrand Heater on 15 April 1924, in Ulster, New York, United States.

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Harry Van Nostrand
Ruth Ashton VanNostrand Heater
Marriage: 15 April 1924

Spouse and Children

15 April 1924
Ulster, New York, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 0

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 13

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 31

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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  • Harry Van Nostrand, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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