Thaddeus Warsaw Van Pelt

6 June 1864–3 August 1943 (Age 79)
Salem Center, Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life of Thaddeus Warsaw

When Thaddeus Warsaw Van Pelt was born on 6 June 1864, in Salem Center, Steuben, Indiana, United States, his father, David Wayne Van Pelt, was 30 and his mother, Susan Eveline Jackson, was 22. He married Minnie Eva "Maude" Butts on 4 February 1884, in Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salem Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 August 1943, in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thaddeus Warsaw Van Pelt
1864–1943
Minnie Eva "Maude" Butts
1869–1949
Marriage: 4 February 1884
Mabel Bell Van Pelt
1885–1982
Lloyd Earl Van Pelt
1887–1973
Charles Mervin Van Pelt
1891–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 February 1884
Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    David Wayne Van Pelt

    Male1834–1923Male

    Susan Eveline Jackson

    Female1842–1908Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1886

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Thad W Van Pelt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thaddeus Van Pelt in household of David Van Pelt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thadeus W Van Pelt in household of Danel W Van Pelt, "United States Census, 1880"

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