Giles Edgar Vanderhoof

10 June 1879–18 December 1960 (Age 81)
North Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Giles Edgar

When Giles Edgar Vanderhoof was born on 10 June 1879, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Jesse Lyman Vanderhoof, was 31 and his mother, Lerona Minerva Hickman, was 23. He married Artie Ethel Wilson on 25 May 1903. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in World for about 30 years. He died on 18 December 1960, in Sparks, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Giles Edgar Vanderhoof
1879–1960
Artie Ethel Wilson
1882–1972
Marriage: 25 May 1903
Chauncey Lee Vanderhoof
1904–1914
Ethel May Vanderhoof
1905–1905
Bernice Myrtle Vanderhoof
1907–2001
Lucile Maud Vanderhoof
1909–1919
Phebe Irene Vanderhoof
1911–1932
Giles Leon Vanderhoof
1916–2007
Artie Estella Vanderhoof
1919–1992
Albert Melvin Vanderhoof
1920–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1903
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

Age 15

The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Hoof): variant of Vanderhoff or Vanderhoef .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Giles E Vanderhoof, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Giles E Vanderhoof, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Giles E Vanderhoof, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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