Doris Van Steinberg

Female3 May 1919–August 1999

Brief Life History of Doris

When Doris Van Steinberg was born on 3 May 1919, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Floyd William Van Steinberg, was 37 and her mother, Gertrude L. Hill, was 36. She lived in Detroit Ward 14, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Berkley, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died in August 1999, in Sun City, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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  • Doris Vansteinbury in household of Floyd W Vansteinbury, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris Vansteenburg in household of Floyd Vansteenburg, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 1

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.


Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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