Biography of Egbert B. Van Der Meuen

EGBERT B. Van Der MEUEN, Deceased. It is quite within the province of this work to add a memoir of the faithful and capable gentleman whose name is at the head of this page, since he was one who labored assiduously here for the advancement of the interests of Union county, demeaning himself, meanwhile, with exemplary wisdom and the characteristic energy and progressiveness that were part of his development and which also aided him in the accomplishment of the success that he carved out here by labor and skill, both worthy and good. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now In the noted little Anglo Saxon kingdom of Holland, is the birthplace of our subject, Friesland being the spot, and 1833 being the date. There he was educated in the common schools and spent his boyhood days until 1849, when he came with the balance of the family to Marion county, Iowa, remaining as a member of the parental household until he was twenty years of age...

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