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Frank Herbert Van Vleck

Male 1855 - 1935  (80 years)


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  • Name Frank Herbert Van Vleck 
    Born 2 Oct 1855  Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The findagrave information for his DOB conflicts with the obituary.
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Oct 1935  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6765  Rossville
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2019 

    Father Joseph Van Vleck,   b. 22 Jan 1821,   d. 25 Jan 1908  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Mary Angeline Crain Van Vleck,   b. 9 Sep 1821, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1901, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1844  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Olivia Kirkpatrick Van Vleck,   b. 27 Mar 1861, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1901, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1880 
    Children 
    +1. Arthur Irving Van Vleck,   b. 26 Aug 1881, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1962, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +2. Clarence Eugene Van Vleck,   b. 5 Nov 1883, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1979, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +3. Anna Laura Van Vleck Reser,   b. 2 Mar 1887, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1933, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +4. Walter Louis Van Vleck,   b. 27 Jul 1890, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1921, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +5. Mahlon Albah Van Vleck,   b. 1893,   d. 1977  (Age 84 years)
     6. Harry Cecil Van Vleck,   b. 1895,   d. 1990  (Age 95 years)
    +7. Henry W Van Vleck,   b. 22 Mar 1900, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1937, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     8. Infant Van Vleck,   b. 1900,   d. 12 Apr 1900  (Age 0 years)
     9. Lida Van Vleck,   bur. Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 02:33:00 
    Family ID F2378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma E O'Donnell Van Vleck,   b. 25 Oct 1891, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1956, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Oct 1908  Alma, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Florin Van Vleck,   b. 1909,   d. Sep 1984, Sedro, Skagit County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Gerald William (Jeff) Van Vleck,   b. 1911,   d. 9 Jan 1956, Kansas City Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +3. Lois Ann Van Vleck McConnell O'Donnell,   b. 20 Apr 1913, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 2003, Quitman, Cleburne County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Documents
    Marriage- O'Donnell, Emma-Van Vleck, F.H.
    Marriage- O'Donnell, Emma-Van Vleck, F.H.
    Van Vleck-O'Donnell

    The marriage of F.H. Van Vleck and Miss Emma O'Donnell was announced in the Alma papers last week, Judge Little of Alma officiating.
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2018 13:44:15 
    Family ID F2379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Van Vleck, Frank H.
    Obituary- Van Vleck, Frank H.
    Frank Van Vleck over 80 years of age, was the victim, Sunday night, of a serious accident. After retiring he was aroused by the thunder and rain and in getting out of bed fell fracturing his left hip. He was alone at the time and unable to arouse the neighbors until several hours later, causing him to be exposed to the chill of the night. Dr. C.S. Smith was called and administered. Monday morning he was taken to Christís hospital at Topeka.


    FRANK H. VAN VLECK
    Frank H. Van Vleck was born in Monroe County, New York, October 2, 1855. He passed away in a Topeka hospital, October 12, 1935, at the age of 80 years, and 19 days.

    At an early age he removed to Illinois with his parents, where he spent about 20 years. He came to Kansas in 1878 and settled near Rossville. During the years since then he has been engaged in farming in this community, until a year and a half ago when he moved into Rossville.

    In 1879 he was united in marriage to Olivia Kirkpatrick. She passed away many years ago.

    Surviving relatives include a daughter. Mrs. Lois McConnell of Rossville; seven sons, Arthur and Clarence of Topeka; Mahlon, Harry and Florin of Kansas City, Mo.; Henry of Redlands, California; and Gerald of the home; one brother, C.E. Van Vleck of Great Bend; one sister, Mrs. R.A. Shipley of Rossville; 22 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Tuesday afternoon in charge of Rev. Horton. Music was furnished by a mixed quartet, composed of A.D. Jackman, Mrs. William Hesse, Mrs. E.E. Witter and A.A. Cless, with Miss Edith Higginbotham at the piano. Pall bearers were Frank Page, Emil Kovar, Frank Wood, John Rouse, F.E. Zickefoose and M.L. Whearty.
    Burial was in the Rossville cemetery.


    Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Van Vleck and son Glenn of Topeka were in Rossville Tuesday to attend the funeral of his father, Frank Van Vleck at the Methodist church.
    Obituary- Van Vleck, Frank H. 2
    Obituary- Van Vleck, Frank H. 2
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