Abram Vandersluys

27 September 1907–28 May 1963 (Age 55)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Abram

When Abram Vandersluys was born on 27 September 1907, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Peter VanDerSluys, was 37 and his mother, Nellie VanDaen or VanDam, was 36. He married Hazel M Brooks on 25 December 1927, in Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Fulton, New York, United States in 1935 and Broadalbin, Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 28 May 1963, in Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Union Mills Cemetery, Broadalbin, Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States.

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Abram Vandersluys
Hazel M Brooks
Marriage: 25 December 1927
Phyllis A. Vandersluys

Spouse and Children

25 December 1927
Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Peter VanDerSluys


    Nellie VanDaen or VanDam




    William VanDerSluys


    Nellie VanDerSluys


    Area or Ann Vandersluys


    Aaron VanDerSluys


    John Vandersluys


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

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.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 12

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 16

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Sluis): topographic name for someone who lived by a sluice gate, Middle Dutch sluis (Old French escluse), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, notably Sluis in Zeeland, which was founded in the 13th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abe Vandersluys, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Abey Vanderslus in household of Peter Vanderslus, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Abraham Vandersluys in household of Peter Vandershays, "United States Census, 1920"

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