George Franklin Vanlandingham

1 January 1896–28 March 1971 (Age 75)
Niotaze, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of George Franklin

When George Franklin Vanlandingham was born on 1 January 1896, in Niotaze, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States, his father, Elias L Vanlandingham, was 36 and his mother, Francis Madeline Johnson, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Nellie Mae Kirkendall. He lived in Jefferson, Washington, United States in 1910 and Caney Township, Osage, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 28 March 1971, in Caney, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Caney, Montgomery, Kansas, United States.

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George Franklin Vanlandingham
Nellie Mae Kirkendall
Frances Mae Van
William Henry Van
Donald E Van

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 0
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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly
Age 1
The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 20
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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Flemish Van Landeghem: habitational name for someone from Landegem, near Ghent, in Flanders. Compare Landingham , Laningham , Vallandingham , and Van Laningham .History: Bearers of this surname are descended from Michael van Landeghem from Flanders, who was in Stafford County, VA, by 1690.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Van Laningham

Sources (5)

  • George F Vann, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Van in household of Eli Van, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Van, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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