VAN PELT, Leendert Albert

Male 1886 - 1968  (82 years)


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  • Name VAN PELT, Leendert Albert 
    Born 25 Jan 1886  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Lane A. van Pelt 
    Name Lenard van Pelt  [1
    Name Leonard A. van Pelt 
    Name Leonard Albert van Pelt 
    Name Leonard Chester van Pelt 
    Name Papa van Pelt 
    Residence Oct 1968  Sylmar, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Oct 1968  Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 11 Oct 1968  Valhalla Memorial Park North Hollywood, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Leonard Van Pelt Interment Card and Funeral Book
    Leonard Van Pelt Interment Card and Funeral Book
    Person ID I9  van Pelt
    Last Modified 9 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  [4
    Marriage Announcement 23 Nov 1882  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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  [5
    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  [6
    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 MILLER, Lena Anita,   b. 27 Nov 1889, Baltimore City, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1937, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Marriage License 1 Jul 1910  Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Jul 1910  Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • At time of marriage, listed as Leonard Van Pelt age 25, born 1885 Orange City, Iowa, son of Albertus Van Pelt and Susan Mieras. Lena Miller age 21, born 1889 Baltimore, MD, daughter of M. Miller and Elizabeth Goetz. [7]
    Residence 1924  2607 Laurel Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51106, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1932  1521 S. Linn Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51106, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. VAN PELT, Vernon Edward,   b. 11 Nov 1911, Sherman Township, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1987, Bishop, Inyo, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. VAN PELT, Shirley June,   b. 10 Jun 1915, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 2003, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. VAN PELT, Leola Fern,   b. 27 Jan 1917, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1917, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. VAN PELT, Donald Leonard,   b. 16 May 1918, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 2000, Monrovia, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. VAN PELT, Keith Howard,   b. 11 May 1920,   d. 15 May 1920  (Age 0 years)
     6. VAN PELT, Audrey Mildred,   b. 29 Nov 1921, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1991, El Dorado County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     7. VAN PELT, Majorie Mildred,   b. 7 Feb 1923, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1924, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     8. VAN PELT, Duane Floyd,   b. 12 Oct 1924, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1988, Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. VAN PELT, Darlene Doris,   b. 3 Nov 1926, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 4 Jun 2011, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     10. VAN PELT, Melvin Lee,   b. 29 Sep 1929, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 2000, South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     11. VAN PELT, Loren Albert,   b. 7 Jan 1932, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1932, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. VAN PELT, Lois Jeanette,   b. 10 Apr 1937, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jan 1886 - Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 1 Jul 1910 - Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jul 1910 - Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1924 - 2607 Laurel Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51106, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1932 - 1521 S. Linn Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51106, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1968 - Sylmar, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Oct 1968 - Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Oct 1968 - Valhalla Memorial Park North Hollywood, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Leonard Van Pelt, 17 Nov 1941, Glendale, CA
    Leonard Van Pelt, 17 Nov 1941, Glendale, CA
    Leonard Van Pelt, Easter 5 Apr 1942, Glendale, CA
    Leonard Van Pelt, Easter 5 Apr 1942, Glendale, CA
    Lois and Leonard 'Papa' Van Pelt, 17 Nov 1941, Glendale, CA
    Lois and Leonard "Papa" Van Pelt, 17 Nov 1941, Glendale, CA
    Leonard and Audrey Van Pelt, 25 Sep 1941, Utah
    Leonard and Audrey Van Pelt, 25 Sep 1941, Utah
    Van Pelt - Leonard, Audrey and Vernon in back, 17 Nov 1941, Glendale, CA
    Van Pelt - Leonard, Audrey and Vernon in back, 17 Nov 1941, Glendale, CA
    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. [S99] Social Security Death Index, (Online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org , New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002-2009.).

    3. [S100] Interment Invitation.

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

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

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

    7. [S2] Iowa Marriages, 1809 - 1992, Iowa-Easy, (www.familysearch.org), accessed 17 April 2011), Recorded 27 July 1910, Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, USA (Reliability: 4).
      Source Film No. 1404991; Indexing Project No. M02593-6