Cora Van Gilst

1912–2013 (Age 100)

The Life of Cora

Cora Van Gilst was born on 9 October 1912, in Netherlands as the daughter of Peter Van Gilst. She married Albert Edward Rozendall on 6 December 1934. She lived in Elk Creek Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 7 January 2013, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Sully, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cora Van Gilst
Albert Edward Rozendall
Marriage: 6 December 1934

Spouse & Children

  • Female1912–2013Female

  • Albert Edward Rozendall


6 December 1934

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Van Gilst




  • Female1912–2013Female

  • Cornelius Van Gilst


World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 2

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Age 27

WWII. At the outbreak of World War II, the Netherlands declares its neutrality.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Cora Van Gilst in household of Peter Van Gilst, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora Van Gilst Rozendaal, "Find A Grave Index"

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