Cornelius Van Gilst

1882–1971 (Age 89)
Netherlands

The Life of Cornelius

When Cornelius Van Gilst was born in November 1882, in Netherlands, his father, Gerrat Van Gilst, was 37 and his mother, Jennie Van Dyke, was 33. He married Margaret "Maggie" Klyn on 26 August 1908, in Sully, Jasper, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Lynn Grove Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Buena Vista Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 November 1971, in Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Van Gilst
1882–1971
Margaret "Maggie" Klyn
1883–1958
Marriage: 26 August 1908
Marie Van Gilst
1909–2003
Helen Irene Van Gilst
1912–
Genevieve L Van Gilst
1915–1979
Gerald Warner Van Gilst
1921–2014

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
26 August 1908
Sully, Jasper, Iowa, United States
children

(4)

  • Marie Van Gilst

    Female1909–2003Female

  • Helen Irene Van Gilst

    Female1912–Female

  • Genevieve L Van Gilst

    Female1915–1979Female

  • Male1921–2014Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Gerrat Van Gilst

    Male1845–1939Male

  • Jennie Van Dyke

    Female1849–1926Female

siblings

(8)

  • Agnes Van Gilst

    Female1875–1926Female

  • Jennie J Van Gilst

    Female1876–1963Female

  • Willemina " Minnie" Van Gilst

    Female1877–1926Female

  • Male1881–1955Male

  • Male1882–1971Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890

Age 8

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • Cornelius Van Gilst in household of Gerrit Van Gilst, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Cornelius Van Gilst in household of Elizabeth Burggraaf, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Cornelies Vangilat, "United States Census, 1920"

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