Bert van Maanen

25 January 1890–1961 (Age 70)
Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Bert

When Bert van Maanen was born on 25 January 1890, in Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, John Van Maanen, was 26 and his mother, Anna Van Dorn, was 26. He lived in Jasper, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died in 1961, in Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Colfax, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Bert van Maanen
Elizabeth E Schmitt

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    John Van Maanen


    Anna Van Dorn




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 9

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Bert Van Maanen in household of John Van Maanen, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Bart Van Maanen, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Bert Van Maanen, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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