|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1887|
|Death: ||May 18, 1945|
He was born as Haye Blanksma in the country village Wijnaldum in the northwestern part of the Dutch northern province Friesland. His parents are farmer Arjen Blanksma, 46 y, and Antje Hoekstra.
On 27 May 1907 the 20 y aged labourer Haye Blanksma arrived with his 19 y aged brother and labourer too Rienk Blanksma (FAG nr. 75679293) on the SS Colombia at New York, Ellis Island. Their last residences in NL were Herbayum resp. Sexbierum and their destinination is Manhattan, Gallatin County, in the southwestern part of Montana, where their brother Douwe Blanksma lives (= Dave Blanksma, FAG nr. 66191077).
In 1920 Arie Blanksma lived at the Henry Kamps' family home in Gallatin County, Montana.
In 1940 farmer H.A. (53 y) and his wife M.B. (35 y) Blanksma lived with their children Elizabeth (9 y), Arnold (6 y) and Sidney (5 y) at a rented farm in election precinct 35 Liberty, Gallatin County, Montana. In 1935 they lived at the same home. In September 1933 they lived at the Carrot farm near Manhattan, when their son Arnold was born.
May Blanksma (1904 - 1997)*
Arnold Blanksma (1933 - 2004)*
Maintained by: Peter Hakze
Originally Created by: Jane Barkell
Record added: Aug 29, 2011
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