Harold Allen Van Wechel

Harold Allen Van Wechel

Male 1897 - 1985  (87 years)

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  • Name Harold Allen Van Wechel 
    Born 21 Jun 1897  Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Milit-Beg 15 Oct 1918  [4
    U.S. Army 
    Milit-End 2 Jan 1919  [4
    Died 1 Apr 1985  Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried West Hills Memorial Park, West Valley (Yakima), Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I9798  LaZeut
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2018 

    Father Arend Jasper Van Wechel,   b. 18 Sep 1866, Alto, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1923, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Carrie Mieras,   b. 22 Apr 1869, Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1944, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1888  Maurice, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F4562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dirkie Dora Jongewaard,   b. 22 Nov 1897, Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1981, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1920  Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Leland Earl (Lee) Van Wechel,   b. 19 Oct 1925, Moxee, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 2009, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 
    Family ID F3614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1920 - Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1985 - Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Hills Memorial Park, West Valley (Yakima), Yakima County, Washington Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Swier: Moxee, Washington Youth Group ca. 1912
    Swier: Moxee, Washington Youth Group ca. 1912
    Photo post card of Moxee youth (church?) group with the following individuals identifed: from left to right, back row H. Schut, Ed Mieras, 1898-1980 (Edward first married Florida Sauve in 1919, then Anita De Gooyer Bicknell in 1968), Alice Swier, 1896-1987 (Alice married Clarence Bordeaux in 1921), Nellie Ludens, 1895-1973 (Nellie married Robert Kroodsma in 1918), Harold Van Wechel, 1897-1985 (Harold married Dirkie Dora Jongewaard in 1920), and Walter Swier, 1894-1974 (Walter married Laura Helen Schmidt in 1920 and after her death, Fannie Jane Lyon); middle row - Nellie De Goyer (more like Nellie's older sister Anita De Gooyer, 1897-1990, Nellie De Gooyer was 6 years younger that Anita), Gertie Jongewaard (most likely Dirkie Dora Jongewaard, 1897-1981, who married Harold Van Wechel), Katie Ver Strate, 1897-1924, Rena Swier, 1898-1946 (Rena married Richard Thompson in 1931), and Gertie Ludens 1898-1922, (Gertrude married Henry Boorsma in 1919); front row - Harry A. (unknown) and Gerrit Imiker (Gerrit Immeker, 1895-1961, married Helen _____, most likely in the 1930s).

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), 1925-2014, (Ancestry: Social Security Administration).

    2. [S202] U.S. Census, 1900, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

      Age 2, Nassau Township, Sioux County Iowa

    3. [S206] U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

      Born: Horn [sic] City, Iowa

    4. [S638] Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, (Ancestry: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C.).

    5. [S184] Washington State Death Records Index, 1940-2014, (Ancestry: Washington State Archives, Olympia, Washington).

    6. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 127334287.

    7. [S241] Ancestry Family Tree, (Ancestry: Provo, Utah), Carol Van Pelt Family Tree compiled by twwilco1.


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