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Tjerk "Charley" Smidstra
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1894
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Feb. 3, 1981
Luverne
Rock County
Minnesota, USA

Beloved father and grandfather. Devout Christian. Emigrated from Holland, arrived at Ellis Island in Nov. 1914. Married Reika Kracht 1921. Seven children: Albert, Jennie, Susie, Bert, Jessie, Ben, and Wilma.

PFC U.S. Army World War I 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hendrika Gezina Christina Kragt Smidstra (1899 - 1996)
 
 Children:
  Albert Smidstra (1921 - 2015)*
  Jennie Smidstra Vande Weerd (1923 - 1973)*
  Susie Smidstra Kelderman (1924 - 2003)*
  Bert Smidstra (1926 - 1984)*
  Jessie Smidstra Wiersma (1928 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Psalm 103"
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Rock Rapids
Lyon County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 04-Lot 07A-Space 08
 
Created by: Jeffery J.
Record added: Feb 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48880816
Tjerk Charley Smidstra
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Tjerk Charley Smidstra
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Tjerk Charley Smidstra
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