Van Hees Family History

Hendrikus Gerard van Hees

Male 1892 - 1931  (38 years)


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  • Name Hendrikus Gerard van Hees  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 14 Feb 1892  Bruchem, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1921  Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Piano Maker 
    Residence Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Grand Haven Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 28 Jan 1931  Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Buried 31 Jan 1931  Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • Grand Haven Tribune - Jan 29, 1931

      "HEART ATTACK FATAL TO MAN"
      Henry Van Hees Falls Dead While Walking on City Streets Yesterday

      While walking on Sixth Street, near Columbus, with his wife yesterday afternoon, Henry H. Van Hees, 512 N. Sixth Street, was stricken with a heart attack and died almost immediately. The city ambulance was calles and he was taken to Hatton Hospital, where it was found the man was beyond all help.

      Mr. Van Hees was known to have had a chronic heart disorder but had been in his usual health to the shock of his sudden death was particularly hard on the widow and two children. Govert Van Zantwick, coroner, was called and he took charge of the body.

      Mr. Van Hees was born in the Netherlands, Feb. 14, 1892. He came to this country about 16 years ago and has lived here continuously since. His mother and three brothers and two sisters are still living in Bruchem, Gelderland, Netherlands.

      The widow, one son Henry aged 13 years, a daughter Katherine, nine years old, and a brother Hendrick of this city survive him. He was a member of the Berean church.

      Funeral services will be held from the home on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and Rev. William Swier and Rev. Henry Beltman will officiate. Burial will be in Lake Forest Cemetery.
    Person ID I151  vanhees
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2016 

    Father Hendrik Abraham van Hees,   b. 08 Sep 1850, Tuil, Neerijnen, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1919, Kerkwijk, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Willemina van Lopik,   b. 01 Nov 1852, Gameren, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1934, Arkel, Giessenlanden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 12 Feb 1885  Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet

    Family Kate Veltman,   b. 15 Jun 1889, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1973, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1916  Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Children 
     1. Henry Abraham Van Hees,   b. 22 Nov 1917, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1986, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Cathryn Johanna Van Hees,   b. 17 Jun 1921, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 2004, Harvey, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1892 - Bruchem, Gelderland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Oct 1916 - Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Piano Maker - 1921 - Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1931 - Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hendrikus, Kate (Veltman), & Henry van Hees - 1918
    Hendrikus, Kate (Veltman), & Henry van Hees - 1918

    Headstones
    Hendrikus Gerard van Hees & Tryntje (Kate) Veltman
    Hendrikus Gerard van Hees & Tryntje (Kate) Veltman
    Plot: Block 80 Lot 30 Graves 1 & 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S422] New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1915; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 2397; Line: 5; Page Number: 49.

    2. [S457] Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).

    3. [S456] Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).

    4. [S347] Bevolkingsregister 1890-1900, Kerkwijk en Bruchem.

    5. [S340] Netherlands Civil Registry of Births, Gelders Archief, Gemeente Maurik, Births 1820, Act #15a.
      Birth record of Willemina Arike Bonte

    6. [S348] Birth certificate of Cathryn Johanna Van Hees, File 11-398 No. 84.

    7. [S350] Death certificate of Hendrikus G. van Hees, Record no. 9.

    8. [S274] Obituary of Hendrikus Gerard van Hees, Grand Haven Tribune, (Date: Jan 29, 1931, P1, C7;), Grand Haven Tribune, Jan 29, 1931, Page 1, C7.

    9. [S261] Netherlands Civil Registry of Marriages, Gelders Archief, Gemeente Zaltbommel, Marriages 1885, Act #3.
      Marriage record of Hendrik Abraham van Hees and Willemina van Lopik

    10. [S246] Michigan Marriage Records 1868-1925, (Name: FamilySearch;).