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 Johanna “Josephine” <I>Bush</I> DeVries

Johanna “Josephine” Bush DeVries

Birth
McBain, Missaukee County, Michigan, USA
Death 27 Mar 1946 (aged 61)
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 14834510 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Miriam
  • Added: 5 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14834510
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johanna “Josephine” Bush DeVries (31 Jan 1885–27 Mar 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14834510, citing Garfield Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Miriam (contributor 46497933) .