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Sip Vander Tuin
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1898
Platte Colony
Charles Mix County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1973
Whatcom County
Washington, USA

Sip is the sixth of ten children and the third son of John (Johannes) Van der Tuin and Margaret (Margje) Groen, brother of John, Johannes, Hilda, Anna, Elizabeth, Albert, Bonne, Jochem and Adrian.

He was born in 1898 as Sikke in Castalia Township, postoffice Nieveen, between the Missouri and Platte, named for his uncle Sikke Jans van der Tuin (1852-1940) in the Netherlands.
In 1898/1899 his family moved to a farm about 2 1/2 mile southwest of the Dutch agrarian settlement New Holland, Douglas County, SD.

On March 6, 1920 he married to Hendrika or Rickie Likkel, who had Dutch parents too. Sip was a farmer around Platte and New Holland, not having an own farm and regularely hired by other farmers. In 1935 he lived with his wife Rickie and their daughter Marjorie (14) at Carroll in Charles Mix County, near Platte. In 1940 farmer Sip Vander Tuin (42 y) lived with his wife Rickie (42), their daughter Margaret (19, seamster) and his mother-in-law Dina Likkel (69) at a rented farm at Joubert Township, Douglas County, just northwest of the Dutch settlement New Holland. Later on he became school janitor in Corsica, in Douglas County too.

In July 1960 they moved to Lynden, Whatcom, Washington, where he was a school janitor too.

Sip and Rickie got one daughter, Marjorie, born in January 1921, who married to Edward Dykstra (1918-1985) and died in 2004 in Lynden, Washington.
Family links: 
  Johannes van der Tuin (1847 - 1927)
  Margje Groen van der Tuin (1866 - 1947)
  Hendrika Likkel Vander Tuin (1897 - 1965)*
  Marjorie Vander Tuin Dykstra (1921 - 2004)*
  John VanderTuin (1889 - 1967)*
  Johannes Vander Tuin (1890 - 1965)*
  Hiltje Vander Tuin Krediet (1892 - 1978)*
  Anna Vander Tuin Likkel (1894 - 1985)*
  Elisabeth Vander Tuin Veurink (1896 - 1976)*
  Sip Vander Tuin (1898 - 1973)
  Albert Vander Tuin (1899 - 1994)*
  Bonne Vander Tuin (1901 - 1978)*
  Jochem Vander Tuin (1904 - 1905)*
  Adrian Vander Tuin (1908 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Monumenta Cemetery
Whatcom County
Washington, USA
Maintained by: Peter Hakze
Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6832012
Sip Vander Tuin
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Sip Vander Tuin
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- RLKosters
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012

- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Jan. 14, 2012
Rest in peace...
- Nancy
 Added: Aug. 16, 2007

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