Steve Van Buren

Birth Name: Stephen Wood Van Buren

Date of Birth: December 28, 1920

Place of Birth: La Ceiba, Honduras

Date of Death: August 23, 2012

Place of Death: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Welsh, Scottish, Dutch, possibly other

Steve Van Buren was a Honduran-American professional football player. He was a halfback for the Philadelphia Eagles of National Football League (NFL).

Steve was the son of Adeline Lenare Bush and Steven Wood Van Buren, Sr. He had roots in the United States, and was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., from a young age, after being orphaned. Steve was married to Grace, until her death.

Steve’s paternal grandfather was named William Van Buren.

Steve’s paternal grandmother was Lillian Isabella Wood (the daughter of Stephen Ebert Wood, Jr. and Sarah Ann Thompson).

Steve’s maternal grandfather was James Fisher Bush, Sr. (the son of James Lindsay Bush and Ellen Jane Bodden).

Steve’s maternal grandmother was Ann Catherine Williams (the daughter of Henry Fredrick Williams, Jr. and Elizabeth Adeline Morgan). Henry was born in Wales, and emigrated to Honduras.

1 Response

  1. Oaken05 says:

    I’m confused. Van Buren is a very obviously Dutch name. Unless it was an adopted name, there has to be at least distant Dutch ancestry to have that surname.

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