VAN PELT, Vergil Elmon

Male 1900 - 1989  (89 years)


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  • Name VAN PELT, Vergil Elmon 
    Born 4 Apr 1900  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Tiny van Pelt 
    Died 23 May 1989  Redding, Shasta, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24  van Pelt
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2014 

    Father VAN PELT, Albertus,   b. 17 Nov 1852, Charlois, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1923, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother 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  [2
    Marriage Announcement 23 Nov 1882  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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  [3
    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  [4
    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
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet

    Family 1 SMITH, Myrtle Irene,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. VAN PELT, Neva,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F3064  Group Sheet

    Family 2 KNIGHT, Ruth Lucille,   b. 2 Mar 1911, Hope, Steele, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1981, Crescent City, Del Norte, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. VAN PELT, Denis Lane,   b. 21 Jun 1933, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. VAN PELT, Mary Rietha,   b. 15 Apr 1946, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet

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  • Photos
    Vergil 'Tiny' Elmon Van Pelt
    Vergil "Tiny" Elmon Van Pelt
    Vergil Van Pelt and Girlfriend Terese Peer
    Vergil Van Pelt and Girlfriend Terese Peer
    Vergil Elmon Van Pelt
    Vergil Elmon Van Pelt
    Potrait 1.
    Vergil Elmon Van Pelt
    Vergil Elmon Van Pelt
    Potrait 2.
    Vergil and Baby Denis Van Pelt
    Vergil and Baby Denis Van Pelt
    Place Where Vergil Van Pelt Worked about 1935, Burbank, CA
    Place Where Vergil Van Pelt Worked about 1935, Burbank, CA
    Van Pelt - Vernal left, Vergil right
    Van Pelt - Vernal left, Vergil right
    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

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

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

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

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