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Foppe Dirks "Frank" De Graaf
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1843
Terschelling Municipality
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Jun. 1, 1910
Newkirk
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Frank De Graaf died at his home in Newkirk on Wednesday June first from lung fever and pleurisy. Deceased was born at Terschelling, Netherlands on February tenth 1843. He came to this country in 1867 and rroved to Sioux county in 1873. He engaged in the mason trade and plastered several buildings in Alton. He then became a farmer and a successful one and has resided near Newkirk for more than twenty-five years. His wife passed away on April the ninth at Newkirk.

Deceased is survived by one sister - Miss Kate De Graaf of Newkirk and six children aa follows: Dick De Graaf of Middleburg, Mrs. Gerrit Vander Wilt of Middleburg, Mrs. John Roetman and Mrs. Albert Klein of Hospers and Peter and Andrew De Graaf of Newkirk.

The funeral services will be held on Saturday afternoon at one o'clock from the house and one thirty from the Reformed church at Newkirk. Rev. Van Duine of Alton will have charge of the services.

-Obituary from The Alton Democrat
(6/4/2010)

Son of Dirk Mattheus DeGraaf and Trijntje Foppes DeVries.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jantje Pieters Zorgdrager De Graaf (1842 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Dick De Graaf (1868 - 1941)*
  Maartje De Graaf Vander Wilt (1870 - 1949)*
  Trijntje De Graaf Roetman Vander Schaaf (1872 - 1938)*
  Ida De Graaf Klein (1875 - 1928)*
  Peter De Graaf (1878 - 1934)*
  Andries De Graaf (1880 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Newkirk Cemetery
Newkirk
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Middle Section, Row 3
 
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Dec 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12795338
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: Sep. 22, 2011

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Jan. 16, 2006
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- Nancy
 Added: Dec. 26, 2005
 
 
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