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Grietje Daniels Gruis Abbas
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Birth: May 10, 1835, Germany
Death: Apr. 21, 1919
Hancock County
Iowa, USA

She was born in Kloster DŁnebroek (Wymeer), Ostfriesland, Germany, a daughter of Daniel Harms Gruis (1793-1871) & Wobke Hinderks Janssen (1791-1857). Grietje and Meike Gruis were twins.

She had a daughter, Wobbina, prior to her marriage to Freerk Abbas.

Grace was a very small woman and had a very soft voice. She was always interested in the grandchildren's development.

Grace probably had a stroke and was paralyzed from the neck down for 12 years. Freerk cared for her and carried her up and down the steps of their home as necessary. Freerk said she could run like a jackrabbit before she became paralyzed.

Grietje's birth date on her cemetery headstone reads 12 May 1836. This conflicts with the 10 May date in the Wymeer church records. 
Family links: 
  Freerk Abbas (1840 - 1928)
  Wobbina Abbas Roelfsema (1859 - 1934)*
  Geert Freerks Abbas (1868 - 1873)*
  Daniel Freerks Abbas (1871 - 1952)*
  Fentje Abbas Ganseveld (1874 - 1947)*
  Grietje Abbas Perton (1877 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Amsterdam Township Cemetery
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: steve s
Originally Created by: K L Bonnett
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61649418
Grietje Daniels <i>Gruis</i> Abbas
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