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Johanna "Josephine" Bush DeVries
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1885
McBain
Missaukee County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1946
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

A first generation American, Josephine was born Johanna BOS to Mille "Millard" BOS (c. 1853 - c. 1888) and Trientje "Catherine/Kate" ZIGTERMAN (1857 - 1935). She was a sister to Gertrude (c. 1878 - 1946) and Millard BUSH (1887 - 1952). Her mother remarried after her father's death to Pieter BARSEMA (1854 - bef. 1927), and she had four half-siblings: Nellie (c. 1891 - 1947); Sena C. (1893 - 1957); Jennie (1895 - 1973); and Peter BARSEMA, Jr. (1898 - 1978).

Josephine married Jarig Egbert Binnes DeVRIES (a.k.a. George Edward Benjamin DeVries) on 11 May 1911 in Grand Rapids. They had five children, including: Benjamin J. (1911 - 1966); Millard "Mel" (1913 - 1957); Catherin Josephine (c. 1919 - 2002); and Calvin J. DeVries (1924 - 2003). 
 
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 Spouse:
  George Edward Benjamin DeVries (1887 - 1959)
 
 Children:
  Benjamin J. DeVries (1911 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Garfield Park Cemetery
East Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Miriam
Record added: Jul 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14834510
 


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