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Photo of the Week, July 23, 2012

This Mary (Flipse) Walvoord and her third child, John F. Walvoord (1910-2002).  The photo dates from about 1911.  John F. Walvoord would become one of the most well-known Walvoords. He was president of Dallas Theological Seminary and wrote numerous book on the End Times.

Mary (Flipse) Walvoord and son John F. Walvoord c.1911

Mary (Flipse) Walvoord and son John F. Walvoord c.1911

Updated: July 22, 2012 — 9:06 PM

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  1. I had the priveledge of having J F Walvoard as one of my instructors at the Dallas Theological Seminary–great teacher, great man. I also noticed in my ancestry study that the first generation of Van Diests in America was a couple named Gerrit Van Diest who married Trientje Van Beek who apparently came during the Civil War years. They had 11 children. The first one was Gertrude born 1/8/1846. The second one was Albert born 7/20/1848. He married Toni Walvoord. They apparently settled in Kansas/Nebraska area. So I feel a bit connected through that relationship, even though it was Albert”s younger brother John who was my great great grandfather. –John Van Diest

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