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VanValkenburg, James Sidney

Male 1840 - 1883  (43 years)


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  • Name VanValkenburg, James Sidney 
    Born 1840  St. George, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 11 Sep 1850  Lee Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 05 Jul 1860  Palatine, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 08 Jun 1870  Lansing, Allamakee Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 11 Nov 1883  Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I35  VV-Joseph-DuPAGE-WAITE
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2013 

    Father VanValkenburg, Joseph,   b. 1799, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Page, Margaret A.,   b. 1808, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1886, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1828  St. Catharines, Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fenema, Eliza,   b. 1844, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. VanValkenburg, Mary A.,   b. 15 Sep 1866, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1960  (Age 93 years)  [Natural]
     2. VanValkenburg, Margaret,   b. 18 Jan 1868, Lansing, Allamakee Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1930, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Grave of 'a' J.S. VanValkenburg (1841-1883)
    Grave of "a" J.S. VanValkenburg (1841-1883)
    Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA

    Believed to be James Sidney VV, brother of Catherine VV-Waite who is buried in the same cemetery. No obituary found in the Chicago Tribune near those dates.

    Histories
    Guardianship Probate file for Mary and Margaret VV, daughters of J.S. and Eliza C. VV, 1878
    Guardianship Probate file for Mary and Margaret VV, daughters of J.S. and Eliza C. VV, 1878

    Filed in Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois
    Marriages of Mary A. and Margaret VanValkenburg, daughters of J.Sidney VV and Eliza 'Fenema' (1988 - 1902 in the States)
    Marriages of Mary A. and Margaret VanValkenburg, daughters of J.Sidney VV and Eliza "Fenema" (1988 - 1902 in the States)

    The basis for the name of the mother Eliza C. Fenema. Also, to distinguish this Margaret who m. Flaglor, from her cousin Margaret (d/o George VV and Mary Reiff) who m. Moore.
    INTRO: Joseph VV m. Marguerite (Du)Page (STRAY Branch)
    INTRO: Joseph VV m. Marguerite (Du)Page (STRAY Branch)
    These notes are a few early assumptions and sources found for this family - gathered from the family trees online at the NAVVF, or from personal family records supplied to us, and backed by records wherever possible. We recognize that the information may be incorrect or incomplete, but present it here as a starting point for discussion and welcome your feedback.

    Census Records
    CENSUS - 1850- VV Joseph & Margaret
    CENSUS - 1850- VV Joseph & Margaret
    Joseph, Margaret, Catharine, John, George and Sidney J.
    Lee Co., Iowa
    CENSUS - 1860 - VV Joseph & Margaret
    CENSUS - 1860 - VV Joseph & Margaret
    Joseph, Margaret, James S.
    Palatine, Cook Co., Illinois

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] 1850 U.S. federal census - IOWA-Lee-Lee, "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ4F-HLD : accessed 13 Aug 2012), Joseph Vanvoltinberg in household of Joseph Vanvoltinberg, Lee county, part of, Lee, Iowa, United States; citing dwelling 532, family 532, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 186.

      Joseph Vanvoltinberg, 45 b. 1805 N.C. (owns 3000 acres of land when neighbour's lots average abt 1000)
      Margaret Vanvoltinberg, 47 b. 1807 N.J. or N.Y.
      Catharine, 21 b. 1829 Canada
      John, 19 b. 1831 Canada
      George, 16 b. 1834 Canada
      Sidney J., 10 b. 1840 Canada

    2. [S3] 1860 U.S. federal census - ILLINOIS-Cook-Palatine, "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXC9-Z94 : accessed 13 Aug 2012), James S Van Valkenburg, , Cook, Illinois; citing p. 349, family 2401; NARA microfilm publication M653, FHL microfilm 803169.

      Joseph Van Valkenburg, 55 b. 1805 New York
      Margaret Van Valkenburg, 50 b. 1810 New York
      James S., 20 b. 1840 Arkansas (perhaps "Canada" mistaken for "Arkansaw"?)


    3. [S4] 1870 U.S. federal census - IOWA-Allamakee-Lansing, "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDJF-2DJ : accessed 13 Jan 2013), household of L Van Valkenburg, Iowa, United States; citing p. 14, family 99, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 0545873.


      S? Van Valkenburg, 30 b. 1840 Arkansas, auctioneer [Arkansas again, maybe he was actually born there]
      Eliza Van Valkenburg, 26 b. 1844 Bavaria
      Mary, 3 b. 1867 Illinois
      Maggie Van Valkenburg, 2 b. 1868 Iowa