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Rienk Reins Zylstra
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1834
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Mar. 22, 1913
Charles Mix County
South Dakota, USA

Rienk Reins Zijlstra was born in the mun. Smallingerland in the eastern part of the Dutch northern province Friesland.
On July 6, 1885 farmer Rienk Zijlstra, 50 years aged, arrives with his wife Geertje and seven children on the SS Pieter Caland from the city Nijmegen in east Nederland at New York, Castle Garden.
The Zijlstras were one of several Friesland families who established the parish of Friesland 9 miles SW of Platte.

Courtesy of Peter Hakze
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Geertje Keuning Zylstra (1837 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Gjalt Rienks Zylstra (1856 - 1908)*
  Aukje Rienks Zylstra Nieveen (1864 - 1949)*
  Rein R Zylstra (1867 - 1941)*
  Zwaantje Zijlstra Groen (1870 - 1921)*
  Teeke Zylstra Pranger (1879 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
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Burial:
Friesland Cemetery
Charles Mix County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Section SE, Block C, Lot 3, Grave 2
 
Created by: Becky
Record added: May 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69727926
Rienk Reins Zylstra
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 Added: Sep. 17, 2011
 
 
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