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Effie <I>Spaan</I> Kniff

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Effie Spaan Kniff

Birth
Lemmer, De Fryske Marren Municipality, Friesland, Netherlands
Death
28 Mar 1984 (aged 93)
Banning, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial
Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA Add to Map
Plot
Garden of Devotion, Gate 1, Section 7, Lot 2231, Grave 2
Memorial ID
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She was born as Afke Spaan, eldest child of Simon Spaan & Rena Visser. She immigrated with her parents & siblings in 1906 and adopted the name Effie. Effie married Jacob Kniff Oct 1, 1911 in Grand Rapids, MI. They had 2 sons & 1 daughter. Effie could speak 5 languages which included Friesland, Dutch, German, English and Spanish.
She was born as Afke Spaan, eldest child of Simon Spaan & Rena Visser. She immigrated with her parents & siblings in 1906 and adopted the name Effie. Effie married Jacob Kniff Oct 1, 1911 in Grand Rapids, MI. They had 2 sons & 1 daughter. Effie could speak 5 languages which included Friesland, Dutch, German, English and Spanish.


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  • Created by: MARLA
  • Added: Sep 20, 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11787821/effie-kniff: accessed ), memorial page for Effie Spaan Kniff (1 Oct 1890–28 Mar 1984), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11787821, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by MARLA (contributor 46805170).