Donald Delos VanFossan

16 October 1925–16 November 1988 (Age 63)
East Palestine, Unity Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Donald Delos

When Donald Delos VanFossan was born on 16 October 1925, in East Palestine, Unity Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, Andrew Delos Van Fossan, was 26 and his mother, Helen Grace Burlingame, was 22. He married Marjorie Alice McNutt in 1948. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in East Palestine, Columbiana, Ohio, United States for about 58 years. He died on 16 November 1988, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in New Waterford, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Donald Delos VanFossan
Marjorie Alice McNutt
Marriage: 1948
Mary Ellen VanFossan

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    Mary Ellen VanFossan


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 17

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

American variant spelling of Dutch Van Vossen ( see Van Fossen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Van Fossen in household of Andrew D Van Fossen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Vanfossan in household of Andrew D Van Fossan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Vanfossan in entry for Mrs Nina June Cunningham, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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