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Dijkstra, Jantje (Mrs. Hille) 1837-1903


Posted By: Wilma J. Vande Berg - volunteer (email)
Date: 2/25/2021 at 16:12:15

Dijkstra, Jantje Mrs. Hille nee’ VanderPloeg, died Dec 1903

Find a Grave lists Jantje Dykstra born 15 Jul 1837 Secbierum Friesland Netherlands, died 17 Dec 1903 Sioux center IA, buried in Sioux Center Cemetery. Husband Hille Dykstra, children Albert Dykstra, Anna Muilenburg, Douwe Dysktra, Dirkje Dykstra, Jacob H. Dykstra and John Henry Dykstra.

Her birth record in the Netherlands lists Jantje Van Der Ploeg born 15 July 1837 to Jakob Alberts van der Ploerg and Antje Klazes Gerkema born at Barradeel, Friesland Netherlands.

Sioux Center Nieuwsblad of Dec 23, 1903 In Dutch
After a severe suffering of several weeks, Thursday morning, 17 Dec. of a disease that had already plagued her for years, my dearly beloved wife, Jantje Dijkstra born Vander Ploeg, died at the old age of more than 66 years. For almost 42 years we had been really connected with each other in a very pleasant way. Four sons and three daughters, as well as six married, and there are several little boys who take this heavy with me. The firm confidence, however, that her loss is her gain, lightens our sadness: we stare at her in the hope of a happy reunion. Hille Dijkstra and Children.
We also owe our sincere thanks for the cordial condolences and willing help shown us, from our friends.

A separate article:
Mrs. Hille Dijkstra exchanged Thursday morning around 8 o'clock, the temporary with the eternal. The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon from the First Ref. Church under the direction of Rev. De Pree. Our sympathy is with the surviving elderly husband and the children.


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