Goldie Ann Van Est

24 January 1908–15 March 1993 (Age 85)
Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life of Goldie Ann

When Goldie Ann Van Est was born on 24 January 1908, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, her father, Elmer T. Van Est, was 26 and her mother, Goldie Moyers, was 17. She married Clyde Wesley Springsteen in October 1950, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States. She lived in Des Moines, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 15 March 1993, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Wesley Springsteen
Goldie Ann Van Est
Marriage: October 1950

Spouse and Children

October 1950
Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Elmer T. Van Est


    Goldie Moyers





    Nathaniel Van Est


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 5

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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Sources (3)

  • Goldie Shore in household of Jesse J Shore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Goldie A Van Est in household of Elmer T Van Est, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Golda Shore in household of Jesse Shore, "United States Census, 1940"

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