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VanValkenburg, Grant

Male 1866 - 1952


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  • Name  VanValkenburg, Grant 
    Born  01 Feb 1866  Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  02 Aug 1870  Port Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  13 Feb 1915  129 Collingwood Ave., Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  Apr 1917  238 College Ave., Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  28 May 1952  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I606  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified  30 Jan 2020 

    Father  VanValkenburg, Ira,   b. Sep 1802, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1875, Port Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Cushman, Eliza,   b. 1828, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  1848  Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F206  Group Sheet

    Family  Hudson, Melinda,   b. 28 Feb 1875, Stirton, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1918, Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Apr 1894  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. VanValkenburg, Francis John,   b. 17 Oct 1894, Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. VanValkenburg, Charles,   b. 21 Apr 1897, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1913, Lake Huron off Presque Isle, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. VanValkenburg, Gordon,   b. 15 Oct 1899, Sarnia, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. VanValkenburg, Gordon,   b. 06 Jan 1898, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1899, 23 Durand St., Sarnia, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. VanValkenburg, Fanny Elizabeth,   b. 26 Aug 1904, Sarnia, Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. VanValkenburg, Viola,   b. 1908, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. VanValkenburg, Mazel
    Family ID  F786  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1894 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 May 1952 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    IMMIGRATION TO US - Melinda VanValkenburg(Hudson),1917
    IMMIGRATION TO US - Melinda VanValkenburg(Hudson),1917
    Melinda and two of her children, Fannie and Viola, immigrate to Detroit, Michigan in 1917 from Sarnia, Ontario.

    Where is Grant VanValkenburg, her husband?

    Histories
    Investigation into the accidental drowning death of Charles VV (1897-1913) Lake Huron near Presque Isle, Michigan
    Investigation into the accidental drowning death of Charles VV (1897-1913) Lake Huron near Presque Isle, Michigan


    Mystery Media

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    Three Small Children
    Three Small Children
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.

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    Three Boys
    Three Boys
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Two Boys
    Two Boys
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Two Women, One Seated in Chair
    Two Women, One Seated in Chair
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Two Young Girls, One Seated
    Two Young Girls, One Seated
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Woman and Baby, Some Damage to Photo
    Woman and Baby, Some Damage to Photo
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Woman and Two Girls on Porch with Dog
    Woman and Two Girls on Porch with Dog
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Woman in Chair, Lake Scene Behind
    Woman in Chair, Lake Scene Behind
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Young Fellow in Uniform
    Young Fellow in Uniform
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Young Man and Older Man, Some Damage to Photo
    Young Man and Older Man, Some Damage to Photo
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Unknown Couple
    Unknown Couple
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Middle Aged Couple, Damage to Photo on Man's Face
    Middle Aged Couple, Damage to Photo on Man's Face
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Couple sitting on Porch
    Couple sitting on Porch
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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    Four Young Men
    Four Young Men
    I am descended from Betty Vanvalkenburg, daughter of Frank VV (b 17 Oct 1894 in Sarnia, Ont). My Uncle recently let me look at old family photos and he couldn't identify anyone in this picture, but it was with a bunch of photos marked Sarnia, Ontario, so I believe they are VanValkenburgs.


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  • Sources 
    1. [S170] 1870 United States Federal Census - MICHIGAN-StClair-PortHuron-VVIra, "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-11824-69598-87?cc=1438024), citing NARA microfilm publication M593, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C..

      Port Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan

      Ira VanValkenburgh, 68 b. 1802 Canada, at home
      Eliza VanValkenburgh, 42 b. 1828 Canada, keeping house
      Scott 18 b. 1852 Canada, works in saw mill
      Adaline 20 b. 1850 Canada, at home
      Thaddeus 14 b. 1856 Canada, at home
      Grant 4 b. 1866 Canada, at home

    2. [S14] MILITARY-AttestationPapers of son Gordon VV.
      Grant VV listed as father and next-of-kin of son George VV at enlistment.

    3. [S12] MANIFEST-Apr 1917.

    4. [S171] DEATH-VV-Grant-Michigan-1952, "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KFHV-VTP), Grant Van Valkenburg, 27 May 1952; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,973,243..

      Grant Van Valkenburg, 85, widowed, d. 27 May 1952 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, born 01 Feb 1867 at Springfield, Canada, s/o Ira Van Valkenburg & Elizabeth Cushman