Louis Vergere Van Overbeke

1896–1969 (Age 73)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Louis Vergere

When Louis Vergere Van Overbeke was born on 29 March 1896, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Emile Alexander Van Overbeke, was 27 and his mother, Louise Jeanne Vergere, was 22. He married Elizebeth Moss Foley on 6 June 1921, in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 29 July 1969, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Louis Vergere Van Overbeke
Elizebeth Moss Foley
Marriage: 6 June 1921

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6 June 1921
Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Louis Vanoverb*K in household of Emile Vanoverb*K, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis V Van Overbeke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis Van Overbeck in household of Emile Van Overbeck, "United States Census, 1900"

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