Ira De Vries

Ira De Vries

Birth
Het Bildt Municipality, Friesland, Netherlands
Death 1 Sep 1941 (aged 69)
Green City, Sullivan County, Missouri, USA
Burial Green City, Sullivan County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 53667467 · View Source
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Netherlands name for Ira is Aire. OBIT: from the Kirksville, Missouri, Tuesday, September 2, 1941. Arie De Vries Of Near Green City, Mo., Dies Native of the Netherlands Succumbs at Age of 69 Special to The Daily Express Green City, Mo. Sept. 2, Aire De Vries 69 who was born in Holland, died at his home seven miles south east of Green City yesturday morning at 4:19 o'clock. Mr. De Vries who was known as Ira De Vries, had been ill for about two and a half months. His death was attributed to heart illnes, he had lived on the same farm for the past 38 years and was a well known stockman. Funeral services will be held at the Kent Funeral Home in Green City where the body will be in state Wednesday morning at 10o'clock. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery . The Rev. B. F. Cline will conduct the service. Mr. De Vries was born Oct. 8, 1871, in Jacold Provience , Friesland, Netherlands, the son of Jan E. and Seitscaj De Vries. When he was nine years old his parents moved to the United States and settled near Pella, Iowa. They later moved to a farm near Prairie City, Iowa. In 1902 the family moved to Missouri where they settled on farm here. Mr. De Vries was married to Miss Hendriena Blom of Pella , Iowa. Four children were born to this union one son preceding his father in death. Mr. De Vries is survived by his wife, two sons, Henry and John , and one daughter Miss Sarah of the home, and one grandson, William Joe of the home and one granddaughter Annabelle Morris of Green City. One brother, Henry De Vries preceded him in death. This was in the Kirksville Daily Express and Kirksville Daily News which is celebrating the 106 Anniversary. Oct. 2007.


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  • Created by: Jo Neely
  • Added: 13 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53667467
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ira De Vries (8 Oct 1871–1 Sep 1941), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53667467, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Green City, Sullivan County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Jo Neely (contributor 46990880) .