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VanValkenburgh, Reuben Y.

Male 1834 - 1907  (73 years)


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  • Name VanValkenburgh, Reuben Y. 
    Born 21 Jun 1834  Elizabethtown, Midland District (now Brockville, Leeds-Grenville Co.), Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 01 Jun 1840  Jackson Twp., Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 16 Sep 1850  Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 14 Dec 1907  Ely, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I86  VV-Jacob-ChloeHodges
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2015 

    Father VanValkenburgh, Timothy,   b. 04 Apr 1797, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1873, Hamilton, Caldwell Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Letcher, Stina Fanny,   b. 1802, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Shelby Co., Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Reid, Emma 
    Married 29 Mar 1885 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Biography of Lorenzo Dow VanValkenburgh (1832-1904)from Caldwell Co. History, 1888.
    Biography of Lorenzo Dow VanValkenburgh (1832-1904)from Caldwell Co. History, 1888.

    Provides also biographical information for his parents and names his grandfather as "David" VV.

    Census Records
    CENSUS-1850- Tim Vanbalkinberg--Stina Vanbalkinberg
    CENSUS-1850- Tim Vanbalkinberg--Stina Vanbalkinberg
    Lorenzo, Reuben, Louisa, George
    Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan, USA
    1840 US Census - VV Timothy household
    1840 US Census - VV Timothy household

    Jackson Prairie, Jackson Twp., Indiana, USA

    Head of Household named only. Note the presence of six children by 1840. This location is mentioned in the obituary of Lorenzo Dow VV (son) and is just south from Branch Co., Michigan.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] 1840 United States Federal Census - INDIANA-Steuben-Jackson-VVTimothy, Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Roll: 94; Page: 104; Image: 222; Family History Library Film: 0007730.

      Jackson Twp., Steuben Co., Indiana

      [name of Head of Household only]

      Timothy Vanvalkenburgh
      8 persons total in Household
      1 male aged 40-49
      1 female aged 30-39
      1 female aged 15-19
      1 male aged 10-14
      2 males aged 5-9
      1 male under 5
      1 female under 5

      [See son Lorenzo Dow VV's obituary - he confirms the family were here in Jackson Prairie, Indiana at this time. Note: the family had more children than we're aware of - a total of six at this time. Just to the north into Michigan, is Branch Co. where the family removed to by 1850.]


    2. [S5] 1850 United States Federal Census - MICHIGAN-Branch-Bethel-VVTim, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
      1850 census, Bethel, Branch Co., Michigan

      Tim Vanbalkinberg, 52 b. 1798 Canada, farmer
      Stina Vanbalkinberg, 46 b. 1804 Canada
      Lorenzo, 20 b. 1830 Canada, farmer
      Reuben, 17 b. 1833 Canada, farmer
      Louisa, 9 b. 1841 Michigan
      George, 7 b. 1843 Michigan