Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence (1882 - 1960)

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Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence
1882 - 1960
updated August 10, 2019
Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence was born on May 2, 1882 in Olive, New York USA. She was born into the Van Kleeck family and married into the Lawrence family. She was born to Adaline Van Leuven and David Van Kleeck, with siblings Jeremiah, Roena, and George. Phoebe married Alfred Lawrence on December 28, 1903 and Alfred died on November 2, 1918. She died on July 25, 1960 at 78 years old.


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Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence Family Tree

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Adaline Van Leuven
Aug 22, 1851 - May 8, 1928
David Van Kleeck
Feb 21, 1839 - Jul 23, 1902


Jeremiah David Van Kleeck
Apr 27, 1876 - 1956
Roena (Van Kleeck) Barringer
Dec 16, 1878 - Aug 28, 1955
George Ray Van Kleeck
Sep 5, 1887 - 1978

Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence & Alfred Lawrence

December 28, 1903 - November 2, 1918 (death)
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Alfred Lawrence
May 24, 1881 - Nov 2, 1918


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Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence died on July 25, 1960 at 78 years old. Phoebe was born on May 2, 1882 in Olive, New York USA. She was born to Adaline Van Leuven and David Van Kleeck, with siblings Jeremiah, Roena, and George. She married Alfred Lawrence on December 28, 1903 and Alfred died on November 2, 1918.
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In 1882, in the year that Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence was born, on January 5th, writer and lawyer Charles J. Guiteau was found guilty of the assassination of President Garfield. Guiteau was "offended" because his job applications had been rejected by Garfield's government. He was sentenced to death -although his lawyer plead insanity - and hanged five months later, on June 30th.

In 1909, at the age of 27 years old, Phoebe was alive when the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1912, when she was 30 years old, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1940, at the age of 58 years old, Phoebe was alive when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1960, in the year of Phoebe A. (Van Kleeck) Lawrence's passing, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

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George Ray Van Kleeck
Sep 5, 1887 - 1978
Jacob Van Kleeck
Nov 21, 1828 - 1899
William Van Kleeck
Oct 6, 1830 - Oct 14, 1902
Rosetta (Van Kleeck) Sheldon
Dec 3, 1836 - 1919
Eliza Catherine (Van Kleeck) Conner
Aug 3, 1844 - May 3, 1933
Uriah Van Kleeck
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Floyd VanDyke
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Mary Ann (VanDyke) Siegel
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Barbara (VanDyke) Bohm
Jul 19, 1947 - Dec 16, 2000
Kaukauna, WI, USA
Shirley Van Hout
Died: Sep 25, 2015

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George Ray Van Kleeck
Sep 5, 1887 - 1978
Jacob Van Kleeck
Nov 21, 1828 - 1899
William Van Kleeck
Oct 6, 1830 - Oct 14, 1902
Rosetta (Van Kleeck) Sheldon
Dec 3, 1836 - 1919
Eliza Catherine (Van Kleeck) Conner
Aug 3, 1844 - May 3, 1933
Uriah Van Kleeck
Born: Jan 14, 1845

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George Ray Van Kleeck
Sep 5, 1887 - 1978
Jacob Van Kleeck
Nov 21, 1828 - 1899
William Van Kleeck
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Dec 3, 1836 - 1919
Eliza Catherine (Van Kleeck) Conner
Aug 3, 1844 - May 3, 1933
Uriah Van Kleeck
Born: Jan 14, 1845
Martin Sheldon
January 1824 - Jul 26, 1905
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Born: around 1834
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Feb 3, 1842 - Feb 4, 1878
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Mar 22, 1905 - Mar 31, 1973
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