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Elizabeth Groen Oldekamp
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1868
Sonnega
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Apr. 1, 1963
Platte
Charles Mix County
South Dakota, USA

Elizabeth was born in the south of the Dutch northern province Friesland and she is the second of seven children and also the second of three daughters, named for her paternal grandmother Elisabeth Hendriks Haven. In app. 1893 (?) she immigrated to the Platte area in South Dakota, Charles Mix County. Her parents and all her siblings went there already in April 1893.
Elizabeth married on February 13, 1899 to Henry Oldekamp at Nieveen, a small Dutch settlement about 9 miles southwest of Platte. Her brother Albert Groen married on the same date and place. They adopted one daughter, Elizabeth (Betty) Groen, a daughter of her brother Joseph (Joe) Groen.
Her husband Henry J. Oldekamp died in July 1930. From 1936 she made home near Platte with her brother Albert J. Groen (1871-1963), a widower too, for nearly 25 years.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Johannes Groen (1839 - 1925)
  Hankje Bruinewoudt Groen (1842 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry J Oldekamp (1865 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margje Groen van der Tuin (1866 - 1947)*
  Elizabeth Groen Oldekamp (1868 - 1963)
  Albert J Groen (1871 - 1963)*
  Yetje Groen Dykstra (1873 - 1903)*
  Joseph Groen (1876 - 1956)*
  Feike Groen (1880 - 1931)*
  Reinder Groen (1882 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Platte Cemetery
Platte
Charles Mix County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Lot 63, Grave 5
 
Maintained by: Peter Hakze
Originally Created by: Becky
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70789541
Elizabeth <i>Groen</i> Oldekamp
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Elizabeth <i>Groen</i> Oldekamp
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Elizabeth <i>Groen</i> Oldekamp
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