Van Voorhees Family Tree

Abraham Abrahamse Van Voorhees

1742–1819

Birth 06 APR 1742 • Oyster Bay, Long Island, Nassau Co, New York

Death 12 APR 1819 • Prosperity, Washington Co, Pennsylvania

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Mary Van Voorhees

1779–1829

Birth 18 SEP 1779 • Monmouth, New Jersey

Death 13 AUG 1829 • Blooming Grove, Richland, Ohio

Family Bible

Genealogy of the Van Vorhees family in America : or, the descendants of Steven Coerte Van Voorhees, of Holland, and Flatlands, L. I.

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Mary Logan

1814–1889

Birth 1814 • Pennsylvania

Death 11 DEC 1889 • Bloomer, Montcalm, Michigan

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Gaylord Hampton Reeder (1842–1918)

Birth 2 FEB 1842 • Bloomfield, Jackson, Ohio

Death 18 OCT 1918 • Bushnell Twp, Montcalm, Mid Lothian

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Family Data Collection – Individual Records
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1850 United States Federal Census
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Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950
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Wilson Gaylord Reeder (1885–1964)

Birth ABT 1885 • Michigan

Death OCT 1964 • Michigan

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1900 United States Federal Census
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Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952
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Harold LeRoy Reeder (1932–2004)

Birth 08 JUL 1932 • Plymouth, Wayne, Michigan

Death 14 JUN 2004 • Ilwaco, Pacific, Washington

Parents:

Wilson Gaylord Reeder (1885–1964)

Florence Katherine Knacker (1895–1943)

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1940 United States Federal Census
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Harold LeRoy Reeder

8 Jul 1932 – Plymouth, Wayne, Michigan

14 Jun 2004 – Ilwaco, Pacific, Washington

Jun 22, 2004 – Chinook Observer, Long Beach, Washington

Harold LeRoy Reeder

ILWACO – Harold L. Reeder, 71, died at Ocean Beach Hospital in Ilwaco, on June 14, 2004, after courageously battling cancer. The son of Wilson and Florence (Nacker) Reeder he was born July 8, 1932, in Plymouth, Mich. During his childhood the family lived in Plymouth where he attended the local schools until the age of 17 when he went to work for the railroad. In 1950 he joined the U.S. Navy and after being honorably discharged in 1954 joined the Corps of Engineers and served as a bridge painter. He painted both the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge in California. Harold joined the U.S. Army and served in Korea. When he returned home, he continued to serve as a reservist for a number of years. Returning to Civil Service he was employed as a heavy equipment mechanic. In 1989 Mr. Reeder and his family moved from the San Francisco Bay area to Vancouver where he completed a 35-year career in the Civil Service. After his retirement in 1996 he and his wife moved to Long Beach to again enjoy life on the coast. An outdoorsman he enjoyed sturgeon fishing, walks on the beach and camping. He was an avid reader and especially enjoyed stories by Louis L’Amour. He had a complete collection of L’Amour’s books. His family describes him as a loving husband and father who enjoyed time with his family. Survivors include sons Daniel Reeder of Long Beach, David, Keith and Tom Reeder of Colorado; daughter Ann Bryant of Colorado; stepson Lyle Kargel of Battle Ground; stepdaughters Donnella Kargel and Kelly Meyer also of Battle Ground and Joy Langhals of Windsor, Calif.; sisters Hazel Riley of Michigan and Betty Wilbee of California; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Reeder was preceded in death by his wife Judith Rae (DeWoody) Reeder in May 2003, a sister Margaret Burgart and two brothers Larry and Bill Reeder. At the decedent’s request, no public service is scheduled. Cremation arrangements by Penttila’s Chapel by the Sea, Long Beach.

U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007