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Trijntje Scholtens Balkema
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1826
Eemsmond Municipality
Groningen, Netherlands
Death: Oct. 23, 1918
Sioux County
Iowa, USA

Trijntje was married first with Heine Baar. He was born in Uithuizermeeden on 12 August 1819. He died in 1861 in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.

With him she had 7 children: 3 born in Uithuizermeeden, the Netherlands (Jacob, Albert and Fenje) and 4 born in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin (Fanny, Margareth, Jacob and Henry).

Last Wednesday death claimed Grandma Balkema at the age of 92 years.

Mrs. Balkema being an invalid for several years, made her home with Her children, Mr. and Mrs. John Van Rooyen.

Funeral services were held at the house and cemetary by Rev. Fulcomer of Hospers and Rev. Douwstra of Newkirk. The remains were taken to the Newkirk grave yard for burial.

Alton Democrat 1918-11-02.

Family links: 
  Peter Balkema (1826 - 1906)*
  Albert Balkema (1863 - 1956)*
  Nicholas Balkema (1865 - 1954)*
  Anna Balkema Van Es (1869 - 1946)*
  James Balkema (1872 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Newkirk Cemetery
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Created by: GS
Record added: Feb 10, 2012
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Trijntje <i>Scholtens</i> Balkema
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