David Arthur jr. van Dame, geb. te Rochester,Monroe, New York 13 nov 1857, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 6 jan 1901, 42 years old at age of death, died from 'Exhaustion Epilepsy'. Duration of illness = 3 weeks.
Name of Physician: A. B. Howard - Undertaker - John H. 'Melohn'. Born in NY, both Mother and Father born in Holland. Residence at time of death: 165 Outhwaite Ave., Cleveland, Ward 22.
He died at Cleveland State Hospital. He died of what was referred to as 'painter’s colic' - lead poisoning from the paint. The Dr. told him to avoid the lead from 'poisoning' his body, he should drink 1 oz of liquor per day. He wouldn't do that, as their religion would not allow them to drink liquor of any kind.

David was dutch reformed.
Het graf werd in 1934 hergebruikt.
, begr. te Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, OH 1901, zoon van David sr. (David vanDame) van Damme en Elisabeth Maria (Lizzie/Libbie) Ets
Born november 1859, painter. Gaat in Cuyahoga wonen.
Notes for David Arthur Van Dame:
06 January 1901: When he died, he had five children - the eldest child was 10 1/2 yrs old. He was a house painter. His wife Henrietta Helmink remarried in 1902 to Leonard Walbeck.

Gehuwd te Cuyahoga 28 aug 1889, @N1061@ met:
Hendrika (Henrietta) Helmink, geb. te Aalten (Holland) 10 dec 1866, ovl. te Willoughby, Lake County, OH 1951 1e huwelijk 2e huwelijk, dochter van Evert John Helmink en Dela (Delia) Nijman (Neuman)
Woon/lives abt. 1900 Cleveland City, Cuyahoga Ohioh, US.

Notes for Henrietta Helmink:
Died: 26 February 1951
She was living with her son, Everett and his wife, Charlotte, and fell on a rug and broke her hip. She had it operated on. While she was in the hospital healing from the operation, she went for therapy and fell again and broke it again, so another operation had to be performed. She was weak and in poor health after that.
Emigrated in 1868 according to 1920 census.
1) David Arthur vanDame, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga,OH 6 aug 1890, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 16 jul 1953, Cause of Death: Cereberal Hemmorage - stroke
Church Affiliation: Dutch Reformed
Death Infor.Name: Protestant - Baptized Dutch Reformed
Medical Information: Had his first stoke in 1959
Occupation: Federal Program during 1930: WPA; taxi driver
, begr. te Hillcrest Cem., Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH
David was hotel clerk, taxidriver.

1910 Census: Lived at 8815 Beckman
1940 Cleveland City Directory: (cab driver) 7908 Star Avenue - Cleveland, OH
Minnie Gertrude Smith, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 4 nov 1886, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio 11 dec 1940, Notes: Van Dame: Minnie, beloved wife of David, mother of William, Bernice, Edna and David. Friends may call at Albert E. Ziehm, Inc., Funeral Home, 7618 Superior ave., where services will be held Friday, Dec. 13, at 2 p. m.
Minnie lived at 7908 Star Ave.

Originally buried in Woodland Cemetery. Reburied in Hillcrest Cemetery. Minnie died of Carcinoma.
, begr. te Woodland 13 dec 1940, dochter van Hendrik Jacobus Wilhelmus (Henry) Smits en Elizabeth Hergemöller (Hergemueller)
Notes for Minnie Gertrude Smith:
Minnie is William Henry Smith's aunt. The Smits family in Minnie's generation changed their names to Smith.

She was a pianist and served the Old Dutch Reformed Church as pianist/organist. The church was located at Woodland Ave. & 79th Street, Cleveland, OH

She had breast cancer and had a complete mastectomy in 1932. She lived until 1940, but was in bed most of the time.
2) Henrietta Elisabeth vanDame, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga,OH 8 jun 1893, ovl. te Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio 16 jun 1939, Date: Jun 18 1939
Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #082.
Notes: Van Dame: Henrietta, wife of Harrison Sliter; mother of Paul, Donald. Robert and Mary Lou Murphy and Kenneth Sliter; daughter of Mrs. Henrietta Walbeck; sister of David, Everett and Henry. Funeral Sunday 2:30 p. m. at Davis Funeral Home, 36 Clark ave., Willoughby.
, begr. te Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio 18 jun 1939 met:
Dennis G. Murphy, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 17 jul 1893, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 2 nov 1929, Source: Cemetery record; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #059.
Notes: Murphy-Dennis, beloved husband of Henrietta (nee Van Dame) and father of Paul, Donald, Robert and Mary Louise, died Nov. 2, 1929. Remains at Harry T. Maher Funeral Home, 12019 Woodland Avenue. Notice of funeral later. 1888-1929. Calvary Cem. Cleveland Ohio.
, begr. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 5 nov 1929, zoon van Patrick Murphy en Mary Gallagher
3) Everett Elmer vanDame, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga,OH 17 aug 1894, ovl. te Eastlake, Lake Co. OH 22 nov 1993, begr. te Madison,Lake county OH met:
Charlotte S. Freese, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, US 15 mrt 1898, ovl. te Willoughby,Lake Co, OH, US 6 okt 1988, dochter van John H. Freese en Emma Kahle
4) Walter H. vanDame, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 3 sep 1896, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio 17 feb 1923, Woodland Cemetery Interment: Walter H. Van Dame Buried 20 February 1923 (age 26)
Internment #71515 - in Section 64, Lot 190 Notes on Record: Buried all alone. Residence at time of death = 2652 East 68 Street, Cleveland, OH
Burial Lot Certificate #6364 dated 19 February 1923 signed by mother, Henrietta Van Dame Walbeck
Note on record: 'Extra deep' pg 56-10

Notes: Van Dame-Walter H., beloved son of Mrs. L. Walbeck; brother of David A., Everett E., Henry R. and Mrs. D. Murphy, passed away Feb. 17, at 4 p. m. Services Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 2:30 p. m., from late residence, 2652 E. 68th street. Friends invited. Age 26. Burial: Woodland Cemetery
, begr. te Woodland Cemetery 20 feb 1923
Walter was time clerk en "single" . Last address: 2652 E. 68th.
Never married. Walter was dutch reformed.
5) Henry Raymond. sr. van Dame, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 6 jul 1898, ovl. te Parma E, cuyahoga, OH, US 30 nov 1970, Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #163.
Notes: Van Dame. Henry R. Van Dame Sr., age 72, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Vegh), devoted father of Henry Jr., Robert and Ruth O'Donnell, father-in-law of Dorothy, Linda and Albert, dear grandfather of six, dear brother of Everett Van Dome of Madison, O., Passed away Nov., 30. Friends will be received at the Riczo Funeral Home, 12519 Buckeye Rd., where services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Visiting hours; Wednesday 2-5 And 7-9 P.M.
, begr. te Mantua, OH 3 dec 1970 met:
Margaret Vegh, geb. te Pocahontas, Virginia 1 nov 1902, ovl. te Mantua,Portage,Ohio 8 dec 1975, dochter van Joseph Vegh en Mary Demchock
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