♂ Isaac Van Deusen

1829 - 1918

Isaac Van Deusen
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Parents
Cornelius Van Deusen
Cornelius Van Deusen
1786 - 1873
Maria McCagg
Maria McCagg
1792 - 1868
Spouse
Josephine Hicks
Josephine Hicks
1835 - 1921
Children
Siblings
James Van Deusen
James Van Deusen
1812 - 1910
Elizabeth Van Deusen
Elizabeth Van Deusen
1814 - 1891
Margaret Van Deusen
Margaret Van Deusen
1817 - 1892
Matthew Van Deusen
Matthew Van Deusen
1821 - 1917
John Van Deusen
John Van Deusen
1825 - 1891
Frank Van Deusen
Frank Van Deusen
1832 - 1927

Born in the Old Home at Valatie, New York.  He settled in Troy, New York in 1853 where he remained until 1860 when he moved to  Philadelphia.  In 1901 he located to Vineland, on the S.W. corner of Main and Forest Grove Road, but a year or two later bought a property on Park Avenue, just east of the Paul Van Deusen place, eventually returning to Philadelphia in 1912.  He became a Freemason at age 21, becoming Past Master, Past High Priest and historian of his lodge.

1855


Age: 25y
1855 Michigan State University (the "pioneer" land-grant college) is established.

1860


Jul 20
Age: 30y
1860 • The world's first ocean-going (all) iron-hulled and armoured battleship, the (British) HMS Warrior, is launched.

1861


Mar 4
Age: 31y
1861 • Russian sailors clash with a group of Japanese samurai and farmers at Tsushima island.[http://books.google.com/books?id=bS3w6tGiraEC&pg=PA77 Negotiating with Imperialism, Michael R. Auslin, p. 79]

1880


Age: 50y
1880 Cologne Cathedral is completed, after construction began in 1248, 632 years earlier.

1892


Mar 1
Age: 62y
Walter Hicks - Find a Grave

location


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
Signed off on Death Certificate of brother-in-law Walter Hicks.
Living at 1621 Vine Street.
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1892 • The General Electric Company is established through the merger of the Thomson-Houston Company and the Edison General Electric Company.

1905


Age: 75y
1905 • The Norwegian Parliament declares the union with Sweden dissolved, and Norway achieves full independence.

1910


Age: 80y
Isaac Van Deusen Sr. & Jr., Anna Lott Franklin, and Josephine Hicks - 1910 United States Federal Census

residence


Conway, Orange, Florida, USA ⇓
Isaac Van Deusen Jr. and his wife Anna (Franklin) Van Deusen are living with his parents, Isaac Van Deusen Sr. and Josephine (Hicks) Van Deusen. Isaac Van Deusen Sr. is a farmer.
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1910 • The Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty is signed. It becomes null and void in 1965.

1918


Aug 8
Age: 88y

residence


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 10, 1918:
"VAN DEUSEN - Aug. 9, Dr. ISAAC VAN DEUSEN. Relatives and friends, also members of Potter Lodge, No. 441, F. and A. M.: Jerusalem Chapter, No. 50, R. A. M., invited to funeral, Mon, 2PM, from his late residence, 2106 W. Tioga st. Int. Laurel Hill Cem. Auto service."
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1918 • 20,000 London policemen strike for increased pay and union recognition.

1918


Aug 9
Age: 88y
Isaac Van Deusen -  Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963

death


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
On his death certificate his parents are listed as Cornelius Van Deusen and Maria McCagg, his birth date November 7th 1829. It is said that he died of old age in the hot weather.
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1918 • WWI: The Second Battle of the Somme begins.
after

1918


Aug 9

burial


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
Buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Section 18 Lot 153
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1918 • The Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service are merged to form the Royal Air Force.

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