Henrietta A Van Dyk

Brief Life History of Henrietta A

When Henrietta A Van Dyk was born on 12 September 1883, in Holland, Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, her father, Albert Otto Van Dyk, was 24 and her mother, Annigien Vanden Bosch, was 25. She married Arend Frank Brouwer on 26 November 1902, in New Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Olive Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Dent Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1920. She died on 3 December 1965, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ripon Cemetery, Ripon, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Arend Frank Brouwer
Henrietta A Van Dyk
Marriage: 26 November 1902
Jessie Gertrude Brower
Albert Otto Brower
Margaret Brower

Sources (15)

  • Henrietta Brown in household of Frank A Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henrietta Vandyk, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • HENRIETTA BROWER, "BillionGraves Index"

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1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

"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""."

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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