Jeremiah Van Kleeck, Jr. (1841 - 1917)

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Birth

in Olive Township, Ulster County, New York United States

Death

on in Pennsylvania USA

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Jerusalem Corners Cemetery, in Pleasantville, Venango County, Pennsylvania United States

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Family

Father: Jeremiah Van Kleeck
Mother: Sally Avery
Siblings: David Van Kleeck and Francis Van Kleeck

Wife: Irene Leviness

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20th New York State Militia also known as 80th New York Volunteer Infantry in US Civil War

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Jr.

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1841 - In the year that Jeremiah Van Kleeck, Jr. was born, on Sunday, June 6th, the United Kingdom conducted a census, the first British census to record the names and ages in every household and to be done nationally at a set time. A few days before the census, forms were delivered to each home and they were picked up on the morning of the 7th.

1846 - He was merely 5 years old when on April 25th, conflict widened in Texas' border disputes with Mexico, following the US annexation of Texas. On May 13th, the United States declared war on Mexico and the Mexican-American War officially began.

1863 - At the age of 22 years old, Jeremiah was alive when on October 3rd, during the middle of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln created a national Thanksgiving day. Thanksgiving was to be celebrated on the final Thursday of November in 1863. In the U.S., Thanksgiving has been celebrated in November ever since.

1870 - At the age of 29 years old, Jeremiah was alive when on June 26th, Christmas was declared an official federal holiday in the United States. By 1860, 14 states had declared Christmas a legal holiday but the practice of celebrating Christmas was a local - and religious - choice previously.

1917 - In the year of Jeremiah Van Kleeck, Jr.'s passing, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

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December 31, 1868 - Sep (death)
Cherry Run, Venango County, PA
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Jeremiah Van Kleeck, Jr. & Irene Leviness
December 31, 1868 - Sep (death)
Cherry Run, Venango County, PA
USA

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Jeremiah Van Kleeck, Jr. passed away on April 8, 1917 in Pennsylvania at 76 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Jerusalem Corners Cemetery, Pleasantville, Pennsylvania. He was born on January 9, 1841 in Olive Township, New York. He was born to Jeremiah Van Kleeck and Sally Avery, with siblings David and Francis. Jeremiah married Irene Leviness on December 31, 1868 in Cherry Run, Pennsylvania USA and Irene died in Sep.

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