Charles W. Van haitsma

1913–23 February 2002 (Age 89)
Michigan, USA

The Life of Charles W.

When Charles W. Van haitsma was born in 1913, his father, Wopka Van Haitsma, was 26 and his mother, Abeltje Abbie DeRuiter, was 23. He married Freda Borgman on 25 October 1935. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Clam Union Township, Missaukee, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 23 February 2002, in McBain, Missaukee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89.

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Charles W. Van haitsma
Freda Borgman
Marriage: 25 October 1935
Gerald John Van Haitsma

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25 October 1935


    Gerald John Van Haitsma


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 0

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Charley Van Haitsma in household of Wapke Van Haitsma, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Vanhaitsma in entry for Anne Karsten, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Charles W Van Haitsma, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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