VAN PELT, Albertus

Male 1852 - 1923  (70 years)


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  • Name VAN PELT, Albertus  [1
    Born 17 Nov 1852  Charlois, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1855  Pella, Marion, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    from Charlois, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
    Moved 1870  Sioux County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    from Pella, Marion, Iowa, USA 
    Occupation 1880  Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farm laborer 
    Moved Abt Sep 1922  Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    from Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA 
    Obituary Thursday, March 15, 1923  Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Hawarden Independent 


    • NEAR-BY NEWS - Happenings of Interest in Towns and Country Around Us

      Albert Van Pelt died at his home in Los Angeles, Calif., March 6th, being over seventy years of age. Mr. Van Pelt was born in the Netherlands and came to America when he was but three years old, locating at Pella, Iowa. In 1871 he came to Sioux county and took up a homestead three miles west of Orange City. He had suffered from pernicious anemia for several years and last fall he went to California in hopes that warmer climate would benefit his health.
    Albertus Van Pelt Obituary
    Albertus Van Pelt Obituary
    Newspaper: The Harwarden Independent, page 6
    Name Albert van Pelt  [2
    Name Bert van Pelt 
    Died 6 Mar 1923  Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: pernicious anemia. 
    Buried 8 Mar 1923  Grand View Memorial Park, 1341 Glenwood Rd, Glendale, California 91201, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16  van Pelt
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2014 

    Father VAN PELT, Leendert Dirksz,   b. 6 Apr 1822, Charlois, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1907, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother VAN ITERSON, Andrika,   b. 13 Feb 1828, Charlois, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1902, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1848  Charlois, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet

    Family MIERAS, Susan Lydia,   b. 15 Feb 1862, Paris Corners, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1944, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1882  Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Marriage Announcement 23 Nov 1882  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Sioux County Herald 


    • MARRIED

      VAN PELT-MIERAS - At Alton on Wednesday, November 15, 1882, by Rev. J. W. Warnshuis, Mr. Albertus van Pelt and Miss Susan Mieras, both of Sioux county.

      The groom in this ceremony is one of Holland township's best and most prosperous young farmers, and owns a fine farm west of town, which is all under cultivation, and is well-to-do in this world's goods. His bride is a charming young miss, standing well up in society, and will make him a true and loving wife. The bridal party took supper at the home of the bride's parents, and afterward adjourned to Mr. van Pelt's new house on his farm, where preparations had been completed for the party, and all lovers of Terpsichore tripped the light fantastic until the "wee sma' hours." The happy pair have the best wishes of the entire community for their future happiness, and all wish them long life and prosperity. Also that they may have "van pelts" on their journey through life.
    Albertus Van Pelt and Susan Mieras Marriage Announcement
    Albertus Van Pelt and Susan Mieras Marriage Announcement
    Newspaper: Sioix County Herald, page 5
    Anniversary Saturday, November 16, 1907  Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Alton Democrat 


    • ORANGE CITY

      In the presence of a large number of relatives and friends Mr. and Mrs. A. Van Pelt residing southeast of this place celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Mr. Van Pelt is next to the oldest of the Van Pelt family the others being Dirk, Mrs. P. Vander Stoep, Leendert, Henry, Mrs. J. R. Brinks and Mrs. J. G. Vanden Burg. Mrs. Van Pelt belongs to the Mieras family living near Maurice. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Van Pelt are Jake, Leendert, Mrs. Ellerbroek of Sioux City, Francis, Willie, Louella, Virgin (sic) and Virgil.
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt 25th Wedding Anniversary
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt 25th Wedding Anniversary
    Newspaper: The Alton Democrat, page 12
    Anniversary Wednesday, November 20, 1907  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Sioux County Herald 


    • Van Pelt Silver Wedding

      Twenty-five years ago THE HERALD contained this notice: "Married, Nov. 15, 1882, by Rev. J. W. Warnshuis, Albertus Van Pelt and Miss Susan Mieras. The groom is one of Holland township's best young farmers and his bride is a charming young Miss, standing well up in society." The worthy couple whose marriage was thus noted, celebrated their silver wedding out at their fine home Friday evening. A large number of guests were present many of whom had been witnesses to the ceremony of twenty-five years ago. They brought a table full of presents which were greatly admired. The supper was a great feature as might have been expected at the Van Pelt home. Music enlivened the evening, furnished by Misses Maggie Synborst, Gertrude and Harriet Van Pelt, Ed Van den Berg and Richard Van Pelt.

      The guests present were:
      Messrs and Mesdames J. S. Mieras, V. Moir, D. Doherty, Wm. Mieras, J. E. Mieras, F. A. Mieras, C. Jackson, Mrs. L. Mieras, Miss Dina Mieras. Mrs. Van der Sluis of Maurice. Messrs. and Mesdames J. G. Van den Berg, Geo. Oelrich, G. T. Hately, G. L. Van de Steeg, H. De Rraay, J. T. Klein, John Synhorst, D. Van Pelt, L. D. Van Pelt, H. Van Pelt, Frank Van der Stoep, L. Van der Stoep, A. Van der Stoep, L. Vos. Messrs. L. Van Pelt, John Brolsma, Hugo and Frank Synhorst, Andrew Van Pelt, Herman Van Pelt, F. Van der Stoep, G. T. Van de Steeg. Miss Helen Smidt of l.eMars. Mrs. John Brinks and Miss Anna Brinks or Sioux Center. Mr. and Mrs. Chas Smit of Alton. Mrs. H. Ellerbroek of Sioux City. Master Richard Van Pelt, Misses Gertrude, Annna and Harriet Van Pelt. Master Dick Van der Stoep, Misses Dina and Kitty Van der Stoep. Jennie and Maggie Synhorst. Miss Roma Van den Berg. Master Edward Van den Berg.

      A pleasant feature of the occasion was the presence of the nine children, who are Mrs. H. Ellerbroek, Robert, Leonard, Ada, Willie, Frances, Luella, Virgil and Vernal.
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt Silver Wedding Anniversary
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt Silver Wedding Anniversary
    Newspaper: Sioux County Herald, page 5
    Children 
     1. VAN PELT, Anna May,   b. 28 Sep 1883, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1937, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. VAN PELT, Robert Elmer,   b. 4 Oct 1884, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1963, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. VAN PELT, Leendert Albert,   b. 25 Jan 1886, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1968, Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. VAN PELT, Ada Isabelle,   b. 26 Jul 1889, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1917, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     5. VAN PELT, William Albertus,   b. 16 Jun 1892, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. VAN PELT, Frances Marie,   b. 30 Jan 1895, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1984  (Age 89 years)
     7. VAN PELT, Louella Fern,   b. 13 Apr 1898, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 2000, Sonora, Tuolumne, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
     8. VAN PELT, Vergil Elmon,   b. 4 Apr 1900, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1989, Redding, Shasta, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     9. VAN PELT, Vernal Alman,   b. 4 Apr 1900, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1979, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Nov 1852 - Charlois, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - from Charlois, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands - 1855 - Pella, Marion, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved - from Pella, Marion, Iowa, USA - 1870 - Sioux County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farm laborer - 1880 - Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Nov 1882 - Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Announcement - Sioux County Herald - 23 Nov 1882 - Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAnniversary - Alton Democrat - Saturday, November 16, 1907 - Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAnniversary - Sioux County Herald - Wednesday, November 20, 1907 - Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved - from Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA - Abt Sep 1922 - Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Hawarden Independent - Thursday, March 15, 1923 - Hawarden, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: pernicious anemia. - 6 Mar 1923 - Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Mar 1923 - Grand View Memorial Park, 1341 Glenwood Rd, Glendale, California 91201, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albertus Van Pelt
    Albertus Van Pelt
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux Sherman Township, Iowa
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux, Sherman Township, Iowa
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux Sherman Township, Iowa
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux, Sherman Township, Iowa
    Truck that Delivered Tires to Albertus Van Pelt's Auto Shop
    Truck that Delivered Tires to Albertus Van Pelt's Auto Shop

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Charlois Birth Registry, Act No. 132. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S98] 1900 US Census, Sioux, Sherman Township, Iowa (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S103] Souvenir History of Pella Iowa 1847 - 1922, (Pella, Iowa: G. A. Stout, n.d.), 88. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S103] Souvenir History of Pella Iowa 1847 - 1922, (Pella, Iowa: G. A. Stout, n.d.), 218. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S104] Centennial Book Orange City, Iowa 1870 - 1970, (Orange City, Iowa: Harvey Pluim, May 1970.), 9. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S105] 1880 US Census, West Branch, Sioux, Iowa (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S102] Hawarden Independent, Iowa. Hawarden., "NEAR-BY NEWS - Happenings of Interest in Towns and Country Around Us," Thursday, March 15, 1923, p. 6; digital images. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S6] Charlois Marriage Registry, Act No. 17. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S3] Sioux County Herald, Iowa. Orange City., "MARRIED," November 23, 1882, p. 5; digital images. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S4] Alton Democrat, Iowa. Alton., "Orange City," Saturday, November 16. 1907, p. 12; digital images. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S3] Sioux County Herald, Iowa. Orange City., "Van Pelt Silver Wedding," Wednesday, November 20, 1907, p. 5; digital images. (Reliability: 3).