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 William G. Van der Roest

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William G. Van der Roest

  • Birth Nov 1868 Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 12 Feb 1944 Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Unknown, Specifically: New Jersey
  • Memorial ID 5052969

William Van der Roest was a trolley car driver in 1900 and then went on to become a fireman. He stayed with the fire department until at least 1920. He was still working as a fireman at 52yoa. He helped to raise Catherine Beisman who was originally adopted by his parents, Christian and Bertha Van der Roest. When his parents died, he and his wife, Sadie, continued to raise her to adulthood.


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  • Created by: Colleen Maresca
  • Added: 6 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5052969
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William G. Van der Roest (Nov 1868–12 Feb 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5052969, ; Maintained by Colleen Maresca (contributor 1177095) Unknown, who reports a New Jersey.