Ella Mae Van Egmond

2 January 1921–25 February 2002 (Age 81)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Ella Mae

When Ella Mae Van Egmond was born on 2 January 1921, in Kansas, United States, her father, John Van Egmond, was 39 and her mother, Jennie Nyland, was 41. She had at least 1 son with Adrian Jacobusse. She lived in Lakeview, Todd, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Turtle, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 25 February 2002, in Clinton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Clinton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

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Adrian Jacobusse
Ella Mae Van Egmond
Rodney Eugene Jacobusse

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings


    Jennie Nyland




    Johanna Van Egmond



    Ernest Van Egmond


    Esther Van Egmond


    Wallace E Van Egmond


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 6

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Ella Mae Jacobusse in household of John Jacobusse, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella Mae Van Egmond, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Ella Mae Van Egmond, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"

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