Greywill, aka William (Bill) H. Vanden Born

The website offers several different collections of material. Click here for a detailed outline of the site’s content.

  1. Photos and text that describe my ancestry and my life history. Included are photos that illustrate my wife Dixie’s ancestry and the life of her mother, Harriet Wierenga (see item 4 below). Click here or on ‘About’ on the menu bar.
  1. The Vanden Born family history and photos (password-protected). If you are interested in seeing it, please contact me. As of March 2020, the page also includes links to page layouts for photo books I prepared for Dixie and me and for each of our children, from time of birth to 2019.
  1. Memorial information for four of my brothers (George, JohnJ, John, Wilco), a sister-in-law (Sophie), and a brother-in-law (Herman) who are no longer living.
    Click here for the page with relevant links.
  1. A separate page is dedicated to the memory of Dixie’s mother, Harriet Wierenga, who died 23 August 2017, aged 101. Click here or under the ‘Other albums’ tab on the menu bar to go to her page.
  1. A large collection of my photographs, of a wide range of subjects, including images I have entered in camera club photo competitions. Scroll down the page for some representative photo galleries or use the menu bar above to go where you want.
  1. In recent months I have put together printed collections of about 2000 of my photographs in the form of photo books, current versions of the classic photo album. One such photo book is In Black and White and contains about 200 black and white images, mostly three or four per page. Links to page layouts from a total of twelve books are listed on the page Photo Books 2020.
  1. Photo collections from travel to many different places, by Dixie and me or with one or more of our children. Several trips included my sister and her husband or one of my brothers and his wife. Also included are links to diaries I kept for many of the trips.
William H. Vanden Born
August 2020

Eight photo galleries

The images below are linked to eight representative photo galleries that illustrate my efforts at creative photography, for your viewing pleasure. To go directly to the larger collection of galleries, click on ‘Photo art 1’ or ‘Photo art 2’ on the menu bar.