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Birth: September 8, 1873, Iowa..
Death: April 4, 1940.
Wife: Mary Gibson Van Pelt. (1882-? ), b. Missouri.
Married August 22, 1900, McCook, Red Willow, county, Nebraska.
Children : Rollo W., Chalmer, and Christine Van Pelt.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska.
Mr. Van Pelt came to Decatur County, Kansas, in 1883. He settled in section 10, of Beaver township. He was a farmer and Stock Raiser. He farmed 240 acres. His post office address was Cedar Bluffs, Kansas, which was about one mile south east from the farm.
The records shows his residence was section 10, but he didn't own the land. All the 240 acres was in his wife's name.