|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1904|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 1993|
Anna van Dijk arrived on 22 February 1915 at the age of 11 years with her parents Martinus [Jacobus] (34 y, par...), Adriana [van der Lugt] (34 y), her siblings Gerrit (8 y) and Gerritje (6 y) on the SS Rotterdam at New York, Ellis Island. Their last residence place in the Netherlands was Rotterdam and their destination is Colton in South Dakota, where her maternal uncle Teunis v.d. Lugt is living. Her father is born in 1880 in Zevenhuizen, her mother in 1879 De Lier, in the Dutch western province Zuid-Holland.
Anna Van Dyk married in 1923 in Minnehaha County, in the southeastern part of South Dakota to John Bykerk, born about 1901, also in the Netherlands.
In 1935 they lived there in the city of Colton. About 1939 they moved to Grand Rapids in Michigan.
In April 1940 Anna (35 y), her husband John Bykerk (39 y, laborer in the water pipeline industry), their children Arie (15 y), Adriana (13 y), Winefred (10 y), Martina (9 y), Cornelius Junior (7 y), Gerald M (5 y), Mary A (3 y) and Gertrude C (1 y) resided at a rented home at 939 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. Gertrude was born in Michigan, the other seven children in South Dakota.
She remarried to Nicholas Leep, widower since November 1948, who died in 1970 at the age of 69 years, residing in the area of Shelbyville/Martin, Allegan County, in the western part of Michigan. Anna died there in 1993 at the age of 89 years.
Martin J Van Dyk (1880 - 1953)
Adriana Van der Lugt Van Dyk (1879 - 1951)
Nicholas A Leep (1900 - 1970)
Garfield Park Cemetery
East Grand Rapids
Created by: Peter Hakze
Record added: Apr 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107830268