|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1862|
Ten Boer Municipality
Pieter is born in January 1862 in the dairy farming village Thesinge in the Dutch northeastern province Groningen, municipality Ten Boer, named for his maternal grandfather Pieter Kol. His parents are farmer Willem Menses Alberda, 32 years aged, and Liefke Pieters Kol. Source: scan of his birthakte, Familysearch, 11/2011, P. Hakze. His father died in August 1866 in Bedum at the age of 37 years.
Farmer Pieter Alberda married on 11 May 1882 in Bedum in the province Groningen to the also 20 years aged Cornelia Klugkist. From March 1883 until April 1889 they had four children in Bedum: Harmannus, Willem Menze, Pieterke and Hendrik Alberda. Harmannus died in September 1889 in Bedum at the age of six years.
On 4 May 1893 farmer Pieter Alberda arrived with his wife Cornelia and their children Willem, Pieterke, Liefke and Hendrik on the SS Spaarndam at the port of New York. Their destination is Bozeman, the seat of Gallatin County, in the southwestern part of Montana.
In 1910 Peter Alberda lived with his wife Cornelia and their children Lizzie and Henry in Schooldistrict 34 of Gallatin County. In 1920 Peter and Cornelia lived in Gallatin County too, in 1930 in the Dutch settlement of Holland, later on called Amsterdam.
Cornelia Klugkist Alberda (1862 - 1935)*
William M Alberda (1884 - 1949)*
Pieterke Alberda Van Dyken (1886 - 1912)*
Liefke Alberda (1888 - 1910)*
Henry Alberda (1889 - 1980)*
Maintained by: Peter Hakze
Originally Created by: Jane Barkell
Record added: Feb 09, 2010
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