Anna Degroot (1880 - 1969)

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Anna Degroot
1880 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Anna Degroot was born on March 24, 1880. She died in February 1969 at 88 years of age. We know that Anna Degroot had been residing in Peru, La Salle County, Illinois.


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Anna Degroot passed away in February 1969 at age 88. She was born on March 24, 1880. We are unaware of information about Anna's surviving family. We know that Anna Degroot had been residing in Peru, La Salle County, Illinois.
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In 1880, in the year that Anna Degroot was born, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1918, at the age of 38 years old, Anna was alive when in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

In 1922, she was 42 years old when the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1941, by the time she was 61 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1969, in the year of Anna Degroot's passing, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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Aug 22, 1927 - Oct 21, 2007
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Anna L Degroot
Apr 13, 1910 - Oct 13, 2001
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Nov 4, 1908 - November 1971
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Other Degroots

Andrew Degroot
Apr 8, 1914 - July 1973
Janet Degroot
Jan 14, 1911 - Dec 4, 2006
Onarga, IL
Geneva Degroot
Aug 23, 1893 - August 1975
Elmwood, Illinois
Florence Degroot
Sep 25, 1913 - June 1983
Canton, Illinois
Nelson E Degroot
Jan 20, 1909 - Nov 22, 1989
Saint David, IL
Ira Degroot
May 7, 1911 - Sep 30, 1993
Springfield, IL
George W Degroot
Sep 22, 1904 - Jul 6, 2000
Jacksonville, IL
Marie Degroot
Feb 20, 1922 - September 1977
Phoenix, Arizona
Mary Degroot
Jul 21, 1890 - October 1976
South Holland, Illinois
Eva Degroot
May 27, 1918 - Jun 16, 1993
Muskegon, MI
Herman Degroot
Jan 2, 1903 - October 1986
Jacksonville, Illinois
Violet M Degroot
Jan 18, 1912 - Mar 11, 2003
Yerington, NV
Jennie Degroot
Feb 27, 1904 - Nov 5, 1992
Carol Stream, IL
Emma Degroot
Jan 16, 1890 - July 1980
Maywood, Illinois
Sophie A Degroot
Jun 5, 1903 - May 11, 1992
Edith M Degroot
Apr 8, 1923 - Jul 5, 1998
Springfield, IL
Lottie Degroot
Aug 10, 1883 - April 1974
Norfolk, Nebraska
A E Degroot
Feb 10, 1933 - Oct 15, 1987
Anthony Degroot
Feb 2, 1936 - September 1980
South Holland, Illinois
Jacob Degroot
Sep 6, 1892 - January 1981
Blue Island, Illinois

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Edmond Vankerrebroe
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Mineral, Illinois
Carrie Applebee
Jun 9, 1898 - March 1978
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Frank Mauro
Nov 5, 1884 - Mar 15, 1967
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Mattie Berry
Aug 15, 1872 - September 1971
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Oct 21, 1900 - June 1972
Princeton, Illinois
Elizabeth Pearson
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