Henry Andrew Vruwink

29 April 1886–February 1969 (Age 82)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Henry Andrew

When Henry Andrew Vruwink was born on 29 April 1886, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Gerrit John Vruwink, was 27 and his mother, Jacomina Minnie de Kraker, was 24. He married Jennie Pikaart on 11 June 1913, in Forest Grove, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. He lived in Albany, Albany, New York, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1917. He died in February 1969, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Forest Grove Cemetery, Jamestown, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Henry Andrew Vruwink
Jennie Pikaart
Marriage: 11 June 1913

Spouse and Children

11 June 1913
Forest Grove, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Gerrit John Vruwink


    Jacomina Minnie de Kraker




World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 1

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry A Vruwink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Vruwink in household of John Rusuisve, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry A Vruwink in household of Gerit J Vruwink, "United States Census, 1910"

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