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Doris Lydia Colson Denhof
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1903
Bridgeton
Newaygo County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2001
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

Born to Charles Perkins and Freda Johnson - when she was 6 months old her mother died and her father took her older brother Milo Perkins and moved to Lansing, leaving Doris with the neighbors, George Colson and Anna Buskirk Colson.

George and Anna divorced and George moved away and remarried and had another family. My grandma remembers her grandma Colson (Anna) but not George and Doris never mentioned George to me.

Her birthdate is not verified as the birth records burned. When she applied for Social Security she had to jump through hoops to prove she even existed due to this.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Elsworth Perkins (1880 - 1945)
  Freda Maria Johnson Perkins (1882 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Nicholas Paul Denhof (1901 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  Duane Nicholas Denhof (1932 - 2003)*
 
 Sibling:
  Milo R Perkins (1901 - 1964)*
  Doris Lydia Colson Denhof (1903 - 2001)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairplains Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: BLOCK B Lot :84 Space :1
 
Created by: Chris
Record added: Apr 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13987744
Doris Lydia <i>Colson</i> Denhof
Added by: Chris
 
Doris Lydia <i>Colson</i> Denhof
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Doris Lydia <i>Colson</i> Denhof
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Merry Christmas grandma - give grandpa K a hug for me
- Chris
 Added: Dec. 25, 2013
Merry Christmas grandma. We had Christmas at grandma and grandpa's last night and I thought of you.
- Chris
 Added: Dec. 25, 2012
 
 
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