1882–1971 (Age 89)
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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