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Auke Caspers "Oscar" Tuinstra
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Birth: May 15, 1818
Franeker
Franekeradeel Municipality
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Jun. 12, 1898
Kent County
Michigan, USA

Son of Casper Aukes TUINSTRA (1787 - 1864) and Geertje Beerents WIELINGA (1793 - 1865). Brother of Mintje (1820 - 1820), Berend (1821 - 1872), Eelke (1823 - 1893), Minne (1826 - 1826), Eelkje (b. 1828), Minne (1830 - 1943), and Durk TUINSTRA (1833 - 1919).

Married Aagtje Ypes STAALSTRA (c. 1819 - 1846) on 17 October 1841 in Franeker, Friesland, the Netherlands. Three sons: Casper (1842 - 1922), Ype (1845 - 1846), and a stillborn baby (1846).

Married Aaltje Jans MUD (c. 1825 - 1857) on 23 January 1848 in Franeker. Six children: Jan "John" (1849 - 1926), Geert "George" (1851 - 1928), Auke "Oscar" (1852 - bef. 1928), Berend (1854 - bef. 1888), Aan (1856 - 1856), and Ale "Albert" TUINSTRA (1857 - 1921).

Married Antje VAN ESSEN (b. 1829) on 28 September 1862 in Sneek, Friesland, the Netherlands. Five children: Meine (1864 - 1923), Eelke "Albert" (1865 - bef. 1928), Hylke "Henry" (1868 - 1934), Geertje (1870 - c. 1870/1) and Geertje TUINSTRA (1871 - bef. 1928).

Emigrated to Kent County, Michigan, U.S.A. in 1874 with his third wife Antje, his father-in-law, Meine VAN ESSEN, and all his living children, except for his oldest son Casper, who emigrated in 1880. 
 
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 Children:
  Berend Tuinstra (1854 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Miriam
Record added: Dec 30, 2005
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