Edward Degroot

Male5 December 1890–4 November 1916

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Degroot was born on 5 December 1890, in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Henry deGroot, was 29 and his mother, Anna May "Mary" Baenen, was 24. He lived in Preble Town, Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Scott, Brown, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years. He died on 4 November 1916, at the age of 25, and was buried in Bay Settlement, Brown, Wisconsin, United States.

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Henry deGroot
Anna May "Mary" Baenen
Frank Henry Degroot
Louise Degroot
Edward Degroot
John Joseph Antonie DeGroot
Bernard Degroot
Clara Degroot
Mamie Degroot
Agnes Degroot
Martha Degroot
Arthur Degroot

Sources (6)

  • Edward Degroot in household of Henry Degroot, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ednardus Degroot, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Edward DeGroot, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (7)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 10

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Dirk, Gerrit, Harm, Jacobus, Cornelis, Hendrik, Pieter, Roelof, Adriaan, Annika, Cees, Cor.

Dutch; Flemish (also Degroot): nickname for a big man, from Middle Dutch grote ‘big, large’, with the definite article de ‘the’.

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

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