Alonzo Van Valkenburg

9 June 1837–27 April 1904 (Age 66)
Hornby, Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Alonzo

When Alonzo Van Valkenburg was born on 9 June 1837, in Hornby, Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Peter Aker Van Valkenburg, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Predmore, was 27. He married Mary Elizabeth Buckley on 26 January 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 27 April 1904, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Van Valkenburg
Mary Elizabeth Buckley
Marriage: 26 January 1867
Charles Alonzo Van Valkenburg
Mary Jane Van Valkenburg
Margaret Van Valkenberg
Sidney Samuel Van Valkenburg
Charlotte Van Valkenburg
Alice Van Valkenburg
Albert Van Valkenburg
John Van Valkenburg
Lucy Elizabeth Van Valkenburg
Fred Millians Van Valkenburg
Alfred Walter Van Valkenburg

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries - 1840: Oregon Country, United States 1843: Champoeg, Oregon Country, United States 1846: Champoeg, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1848: Champoeg, Oregon Territory, United States 1849: Marion, Oregon Territory, United States 1859: Marion, Oregon, United States
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
    Age 22
    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

    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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    Story Highlight

    William Augustus Boggess - Early Utah Years

    By great-great grandson Nickolas J Mazanis II During 1862 and 1863, William Augustus Boggess served with four other youth as teamsters assisting Mormon emigrants journeying to the Salt lake Valley. T …

    Sources (29)

    • Alonzo Van Valkenberg in household of Margaret Van Valkenberg, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Alonzo Van Valkenburg, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Alonzo Vanvalkenburg in household of Nenfres Murdoch, "United States Census, 1860"

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