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Teunis "Dennis" Swets
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1861
South Holland
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1942
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA


After an illness of three days Mr. Teunis Swets passed away at his home Monday, August 31. He was born April 17, 1861 at South Holland, Ill. and was also married there to Miss Nellie Ravenstein on Feb. 21, 1885.

In 1896 the family moved to Sioux County and settled on a farm near Middleburg. The past 18 years they have lived in Orange City.

Six children were born to them Delia (Mrs. Ben Wiersma), Peter, Walter, Cornelius, John deceased, and Effie (Mrs. J. Van Oort) all living in this vicinity.

Besides the widow and five children other survivors are 21 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren, one brother John Swets, South Holland, Ill. and 2 sisters: Mrs. John Buachler, Lansing, Ill., and Mrs. Tuna Vander Hoef, Platte, S.D.

Funeral services will be held at the home at 1:30 and in the First Christian Reformed Church at 2 o'clock, Rev. R. Bronkema. in charge. Burial will be in the local cemetery.

Sioux Center News 1942-09-03.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Wouter Swets (1825 - 1895)
  Dientje Van Drunen Swets (1827 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Nellie Ravenstein Swets (1860 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Della Swets Wiersema (1886 - 1947)*
  Peter Swets (1887 - 1955)*
  Walter Swets (1891 - 1957)*
  Cornelius Swets (1896 - 1975)*
  Effie Swets Van Oort (1901 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bastian Swets (1858 - ____)*
  Alice Swets Braschler (1859 - 1950)*
  Teunis Swets (1861 - 1942)
  Sophia Swets Kikkert (1863 - 1929)**
  Wouter Swets (1866 - 1941)*
  Antonia Swets VandeHoef (1867 - 1948)*
  John Swets (1868 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
West Lawn Cemetery
Orange City
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: GS
Record added: Mar 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107076716
Teunis Dennis Swets
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Teunis Dennis Swets
Added by: Sharon Christensen
 
Teunis Dennis Swets
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