Dena Addink

1913–2000 (Age 86)
Sioux, Iowa, United States

The Life of Dena

When Dena Addink was born on 5 June 1913, in Sioux, Iowa, United States, her father, Jan Willem Addink, was 27 and her mother, Jennie Lammers, was 24. She married Albert Van Riessen on 13 November 1935, in Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States. She lived in Alton, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Center Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 13 March 2000, in Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States.

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Dena Addink
Albert Van Riessen
Marriage: 13 November 1935

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13 November 1935
Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 4

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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  • Dena Addink in household of John Addink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dina Addink in household of John Addink, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Dena Addinls in household of John Addink, "United States Census, 1920"

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