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VanVolkenburgh, James

Male 1864 - 1885


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  • Name  VanVolkenburgh, James 
    Born  1864  Methuen Twp., Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1871  Methuen Twp., Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  1881  Methuen Twp., Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died  28 Oct 1885  Hilton, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I42  VV-Jacob-ChloeHodges
    Last Modified  22 Dec 2015 

    Father  VanVolkenburgh, Nathan,   b. 23 Mar 1833, Prince Edward Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1915, Vansickle Settlement, Methuen Twp., Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Cole, Lucinda,   b. 11 Jun 1834, Sophiasburgh, Prince Edward Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1875, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  02 Jan 1858  Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Grave of James VanVolkenburg (1864-1885), son of Nathan VV.
    Grave of James VanVolkenburg (1864-1885), son of Nathan VV.
    Centre Cemetery, Seymour Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario

    Histories

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    Letter written by John VV (1863-1951) of Cordova Mines, Ontario to a Paul E. VV in 1935.
    Letter written by John VV (1863-1951) of Cordova Mines, Ontario to a Paul E. VV in 1935.

    Letter 3 of 4. See transcription of text here. Outlines what is known of his family's history through his aunt, Mrs. Almeda VV-Quackenbush.
    Transcription of Letter #3 by John VV of Cordova Mines, Ontario, written in 1935.
    Transcription of Letter #3 by John VV of Cordova Mines, Ontario, written in 1935.

    Transcription of original hand-written letter.

    See other letters: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Family history notes for Margaret VanVolkenburg (1858-1920) & husband Franklin Chadsey (1848-1927) family.
    Family history notes for Margaret VanVolkenburg (1858-1920) & husband Franklin Chadsey (1848-1927) family.

    Details the family's experiences moving to Manitoba, based on letters.
    Homestead of Nathan VV - Lucinda Cole family, now demolished.
    Homestead of Nathan VV - Lucinda Cole family, now demolished.

    Foundation remaining of the homestead in Methuen Twp., Peterborough Co., estimated to be Con. 1, Lot 3 S 1/2. Submitter Wayne VanVolkenburg states this lot was registered to Nathan on July 8, 1898.

    This location is on the west side of the extension of Vansickle Rd. north of Cordova Mines. This was the Vansickle Settlement where some of the children are stated to have been born as early as the 1860's, and where Nathan died in 1915. It is just over the county line into Peterborough Co.


    Census Records
    CENSUS-1871 - Nathan VanValkenburg--Lucinda Cole
    CENSUS-1871 - Nathan VanValkenburg--Lucinda Cole
    Margaret,Lucy Jane,John Wesley,James,Lydia
    Belmont,Peterborough East,Ontario

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] 1871 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Peterborough-Metheun-VVNathan, Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1871. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d. RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: C-9977 to C-10097..

      Methuen Twp., Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada

      Nathan Vanhattenburg, 37 b. 1834 Ontario
      Lucinda, 37 b. 1834 Ontario
      Margaret, 13 b. 1858 Ontario
      Lucy, 10 b. 1861 Ontario
      John, 9 b. 1862 Ontario
      James, 7 b. 1864 Ontario
      Lydia, 5 b. 1866 Ontario
      Martha, 1 b. 1880 Ontario

    2. [S11] 1881 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Peterborough-Methuen-VVNathan, Canada. "Census of Canada, 1881." Statistics Canada Fonds, Record Group 31-C-1. LAC microfilm C-13162 to C-13286. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1881/index-e.html.

      Methuen Twp., Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada

      Nathan Vanhattenburg, 47 b. 1834 Ontario, widower
      John, 19 b. 1862 Ontario
      Martha, 11 b. 1870 Ontario
      Lymon (m), 9 b. 1872 Ontario
      James, 16 b. 1865 Ontario
      Lidely (f), 15 b. 1866 Ontario