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Gertrude Sinnema Bolhuis
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1900
Sexbierum
Franekeradeel Municipality
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Mar. 21, 1977
Bozeman
Gallatin County
Montana, USA

She was born in 1900 as Geertje Sinnema in the country village Sexbierum in the Northwestern part of the Dutch northern province Friesland. Her parents are Nammen Sinnema and Ytje van den Berg.

On 24 April 1913 and at the age of 12 years Geertje Sinnema arrived with her parents, laborer Nammen (48 y) and his wife Ytje (47 y), and her siblings Aukje (26 y, servant), Jelle (8 y) and Ykje (5 y) on the SS Potsdam at the port of New york, Ellis Island. Their last residence place in the Netherlands was Sexbierum and their final destination is Manhattan, in the southwestern part of Montana, where Geertje's brother Folke Sinnema lives.

Gertrude Sinnema Teunis Bolhuis married on 2 May 1919 in Bozeman, the seat of Gallatin County, in the southwestern part of Montana at the age of 18 years to the four years older Teunis Bolhuis.

Gertrude (19 y) and her husband Teunes (23 y) Bolhuis lived in 1920 with their 11 months aged daughter Minnie in Gallatin County, Montana. In 1940 Teunis (43) and Gertrude (39) lived with their children Minnie (20 y), Norman (18 y), Albert (15 y), Edith (11 y) and Cena (6 y) in the Dutch settlement Holland, later on called Amsterdam-Churchill, Gallatin County, Montana.

Gertrude died in 1977 at the age of 76 years, since 1968 widow of Teunis Bolhuis, who died at the age of 76 years.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Norman Sinnema (1864 - 1945)
  Ida Sinnema (1865 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Teunis Bolhuis (1896 - 1968)
 
Burial:
Churchill Cemetery
Church Hill
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
 
Created by: Peter Hakze
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
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Gertrude <i>Sinnema</i> Bolhuis
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