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Willem A Eelman
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1860, Netherlands
Death: 1931
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA

When Willem "William" Eelman was born on February 12, 1860, in Texel, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, his father, Aris, was 22 and his mother, Tettje, was 23. He married Hendrika Dams on March 31, 1882. They had 10 children in 15 years. He died on August 1, 1931, in Michigan, at the age of 71, and was buried in Holland, Michigan.

Cause of death was "Cancer of the Stomach" which he had been suffering from for about 1 year. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Aris Jansz Eelman (1837 - 1905)
  Tettje Jacobs Bakker Eelman (1836 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Hendrika W Eelman (1857 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Tillie Eelman DeVries (____ - 1968)*
  Jennie Eelman Vinkemulder (1884 - 1960)*
  Henry Eelman (1888 - 1954)*
  Gezina Eelman Douwstra (1891 - 1988)*
  Johanna Eelman Kamphuis (1892 - 1981)*
  Margaret Eelman Bartels (1895 - 1982)*
  Venna E Lemmen (1896 - 1970)*
  Cornelia E Eelman Meeusen (1898 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ida Eelman Temple (1859 - 1922)*
  Willem A Eelman (1860 - 1931)
  Marretje Eelman Westmaas (1864 - 1917)*
  Cornelia Eelman Rooks (1874 - 1958)*
  Jacomina Eelman Timmer (1878 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father

In dutch: "zalig zvn de barmhartigen; want hun zal barmhartigheid geschieden" Mattheus 5:7.

In english: "Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy." Matthew 5:7.
 
Note: Buried in the family plot l-r are Hendrika, Willem, Tetje and Aris.
 
Burial:
North Holland Cemetery
Holland
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: sharon duffin
Record added: Apr 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88438184
Willem A Eelman
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Willem A Eelman
Added by: Megan Heyl
 
Willem A Eelman
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