Paul Van Overbeke

1884–1968 (Age 84)

The Life of Paul

When Paul Van Overbeke was born on 11 March 1884, in Belgium, his father, Frederic Van Overbeke, was 39 and his mother, Marie Hortence Dhont VanOverbeke, was 38. He married Emma Loke on 4 June 1908, in Lyon, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Grandview Township, Lyon, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Lake Stay Township, Lincoln, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 March 1968, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ivanhoe, Lincoln, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Van Overbeke
Emma Loke
Marriage: 4 June 1908
Albert Alfred Van Overbeke
Edwin Francis Van Overbeke

Spouse & Children

4 June 1908
Lyon, Minnesota, United States


  • Albert Alfred Van Overbeke


  • Edwin Francis Van Overbeke


Parents & Siblings

  • Frederic Van Overbeke


  • Marie Hortence Dhont VanOverbeke




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 9

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

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)

  • Paul Van Overbeck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leopol Van Overbeke in household of Frederick Van Overbeke, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leopold Van Overbeke, "United States Census, 1930"

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