Joseph Johannes Van Steeter

31 May 1862–8 January 1939 (Age 76)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Joseph Johannes

When Joseph Johannes Van Steeter was born on 31 May 1862, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Van Steeter, was 38 and his mother, Alyda Anna Korneffer, was 41. He married Annetta Larsen on 13 February 1881, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 January 1939, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Johannes Van Steeter
Annetta Larsen
Marriage: 13 February 1881
Joseph Martin Van Steeter
Lyda Van Steeter
Myrtle Van Steeter
Libby Van Steeter
William Van Steeter
Arthur H Van Steeter
Inez Annetta Van Steeter
Clarence Bert Van Steeter
Edna Florence Van Steeter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1881Park City, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Construction of the North Sea Canal
    Age 3
    After the Noordhollandsch Kanaal proved inadequate after several decades, it was decided that a new canal was necessary. Digging began at Breesaap on March 8, 1865. Working conditions were considered horrible: manual labor workers lived in manmade huts and were exposed to diseases, alcohol abuse, and fighting. King William III of the Netherlands officially opened the North Sea Canal on November 1, 1876 The canal is 15 miles long (25 km) and connects to the North Sea by Ijmuiden (a port city in North Holland). It is now considered a vital part of the Western Netherlands' groundwater management system.
    Age 24
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (31)

    • J J Van Steeter in entry for Van Steeter, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Joseph Van Steeten, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Joseph Van Steeter in entry for Joseph Le Roy Young and Inez Annetta Bates, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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