Raymond C Van Deventer

17 August 1886–22 October 1954 (Age 68)
Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Raymond C

When Raymond C Van Deventer was born on 17 August 1886, in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Lemuel Robert Vandeventer, was 27 and his mother, Cassie A Kelly, was 25. He married Lulu B Petty on 1 January 1925. He lived in Orion Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 22 October 1954, at the age of 68.

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Raymond C Van Deventer
Lulu B Petty
Marriage: 1 January 1925

Spouse and Children

1 January 1925

Parents and Siblings

    Lemuel Robert Vandeventer


    Cassie A Kelly




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray C Vandeventer in household of Len R Vandeventer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ray Vanderenter in household of Lemuel R Vanderenter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Raymond C Vandeventer in household of Lemuel R Vandeventer, "United States Census, 1900"

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