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Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1916 - 1945  (Age 29)
Person ID: I343 | Tree: NC Mullis  |  Last Modified: 31 Mar 2018

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  • Name Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg 
    Born 20 Jun 1916 Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Sep 1945 Alipore, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 11
    • The death report states: "The individual named in this report of death is held by the War Department to have been in a missing status from 5 Sept 1945, until such absence was terminated on 6 Oct 1945, when evidence considered sufficient to establish the fact of death was received by the Secretary of War from a commander in the India Burma Area."
    Buried 4 Aug 1949 Alexandria, Alexandria (City), Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 12, 13
    • According to Darleen his daughter, the remains were never found and ashes from the plane wreck site were used as a substitute for the body.

      His stone is Plot: B, 3640
    2LT Lyle Daniel “The Lip” Van Volkenburg (1916-1945) - Find A Grave Memorial
    2LT Lyle Daniel “The Lip” Van Volkenburg (1916-1945) - Find A Grave Memorial

    Parents

    Family ID: F4 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father John Vanvolkenburg (ID:I8),   b. 19 Mar 1889, McLean, Central Frontenac, On, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1934  (Age 45) 
    Mother Mildred Baker (ID:I24),   b. 4 Nov 1896, Roulette, Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1923, Roulette, Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27) 
    Married 3 Nov 1915 Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 14

    Family

    Family ID: F1 Group Sheet Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 10 Jan 2017   
    La Verna Elberta Villone (ID:I2),   b. 18 Aug 1921, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1985, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63) 
    Married 21 Aug 1937 Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 15
    • According to Darleen Vanvolkenburg Brill, this was the church that Laverna's mother Jeanette and stepfather Henry Wolf went to.
    Children 
     

    1. Nancy Carol Vanvolkenburg (ID:I13),   b. 7 Mar 1938,   d. 22 Apr 2007  (Age 69)

     

    2. Darleen Vanvolkenburg (ID:I332),   b. 9 Jan 1942,   d. 18 Mar 2011, Clover, York, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69)

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    Siblings 4 siblings 
  • Photos
    Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg - U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962
    Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg - U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962
    Database online.
    Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg - U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945
    Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg - U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945
    Database online.
    - U.S. City Directories
    - U.S. City Directories
    Database online.
    - U.S. City Directories
    - U.S. City Directories
    Database online.
    Census Records
    Lyle D Sorbolbenberg - 1920 United States Federal Census
    Lyle D Sorbolbenberg - 1920 United States Federal Census
    Database online. Year: 1920; Census Place: Niagara Falls Ward 8, Niagara, New York; Roll: T625_1242; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 118; Image: .
    Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg - New York, State Census, 1925
    Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg - New York, State Census, 1925
    Database online.
    Lyle Vanvolkenburg - 1930 United States Federal Census
    Lyle Vanvolkenburg - 1930 United States Federal Census
    Database online. Year: 1930; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: 1427; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 34.0.
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jun 1916 - Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Aug 1937 - Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Sep 1945 - Alipore, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Aug 1949 - Alexandria, Alexandria (City), Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes

    • He was known as "The Lip" by his buddies in the
      Army air Force.
  • Sources

    1. [S4] Darleen Vanvolkenburg Interview (n.p: 2004, Interviewer: Joe Cox, Informant Address: 7527 Woodstream Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28210, n.d).

    2. [S413] Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002)  Database online. Year: 1930; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: 1427; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 34.0..

    3. [S346] Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Federal Census (n.p: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States, n.d)  Database online. Year: 1920; Census Place: Niagara Falls Ward 8, Niagara, New York; Roll: T625_1242; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 118; Image: ..

    4. [S425] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006)  Database online..

    5. [S533] Ancestry.com, U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012)  Database online..

    6. [S534] Ancestry.com, New York, State Census, 1925 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012)  Database online..

    7. [S535] Ancestry.com, U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007)  Database online..

    8. [S213] Lyle Daniel Vanvolkenburg Certificate of Birth (n.p: October 30, 1930, New York Vital Statistics, Albany, New York, File Number: J0K1 or 697, n.d).

    9. [S8] Lyle Vanvolkenburg Marriage License, Record Type: County Marriage License (n.p: 1937, Register of Deeds, Erie County, Buffalo, New York, n.d).

    10. [S413] Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002)  T626, roll 1427, Buffalo, Erie, New York, enumeration district (ED) 136, sheet image 34.0.

    11. [S214] Report of Death for Lyle Daniel Van Volkenburg (n.p: October 16th, 1945, War Department, US Army Military Personnel Center, ATTN: TAPC-PED-F, Casualty Service Branch, Alexandria, VA 22331-0482, n.d).

    12. [S215] Alden Advertiser: Lt. Vanvolkenburg Buried At Arlington, Location: Alden, New York, Page: 1 (n.p: August 18, 1949 The death date is incorrect as later found out. His death certificate shows a death date of September 5, 1945., n.d).

    13. [S15] .

    14. [S17] Compiler: Merl F. Baker, Descendants of William Baker (n.p: Self Published Located at Potter County Historical Society in Coudersport PA, n.d)  P. 38.

    15. [S6] Lyle Vanvolkenburg Marriage Certificate (n.p: August 21, 1937, Clergyman: Edward M. Nemeschy, Town Line Lutheran Church, Town Line, New York, n.d).