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 John Gerrit “Hendrik Jan” Te Slaa

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John Gerrit “Hendrik Jan” Te Slaa

Birth
Aalten, Aalten Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Death
25 Jun 1949 (aged 70)
Hull, Sioux County, Iowa, USA
Burial
Hull, Sioux County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID
60242817 View Source

John (Jno) G. Te Slaa was born February 27, 1879, at Aalten, Prov., Gelderland, Netherlands and was from a family of four brothers and seven sisters. At the age of fourteen years he immigrated to this country with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. G. J. Te Slaa, and settled near Sioux Center. First the family lived around Sioux Center and later moved to a farm three and one-half miles south of Hull.

He was married on February 23, 1905, to Hattie De Vries. They settled on a farm southwest of Hull where they lived for 26 years. In the year 1931, they moved to a small acreage on the west end of town. In 1941 they moved to the present home.

To this union five children were born: Gerrit, Sadie (Mrs. Joe Wolfswinkel) and Gertrude (Mrs. Henry Zoet) and Gerben. One child died in infancy (Gerben) at the age of 17 months.

Besides his wife, four children and 13 grandchildren, he is survived by one brother, Will and four sisters, Mrs. J. W. Vermeer, Mrs. Lambert Kooiker, Mrs. Dora Vander Schaaf, and Mrs. Dena Hospers.

He was preceded in death by one grandchild, John Kenneth Te Slaa, who died at the age of 3 1/2 years, and two brothers and three sisters: Mrs. E. D. Vermeer, Henry, Mrs. Harry Miersma and Gerrit. One sister died in infancy in The Netherlands.

The funeral was held Tuesday, June 28, from the home and from the First Reformed Church, Rev. Wm. C. De Jong officiating. The remains were laid to rest in Hope Cemetery, Hull, Iowa.

-Obituary from The Sioux Center News
(7/28/1949)

Arrived in New York on on 9 Mar 1893 sailing from Rotterdam, Netherlands on ship Maasdam.

John (Jno) G. Te Slaa was born February 27, 1879, at Aalten, Prov., Gelderland, Netherlands and was from a family of four brothers and seven sisters. At the age of fourteen years he immigrated to this country with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. G. J. Te Slaa, and settled near Sioux Center. First the family lived around Sioux Center and later moved to a farm three and one-half miles south of Hull.

He was married on February 23, 1905, to Hattie De Vries. They settled on a farm southwest of Hull where they lived for 26 years. In the year 1931, they moved to a small acreage on the west end of town. In 1941 they moved to the present home.

To this union five children were born: Gerrit, Sadie (Mrs. Joe Wolfswinkel) and Gertrude (Mrs. Henry Zoet) and Gerben. One child died in infancy (Gerben) at the age of 17 months.

Besides his wife, four children and 13 grandchildren, he is survived by one brother, Will and four sisters, Mrs. J. W. Vermeer, Mrs. Lambert Kooiker, Mrs. Dora Vander Schaaf, and Mrs. Dena Hospers.

He was preceded in death by one grandchild, John Kenneth Te Slaa, who died at the age of 3 1/2 years, and two brothers and three sisters: Mrs. E. D. Vermeer, Henry, Mrs. Harry Miersma and Gerrit. One sister died in infancy in The Netherlands.

The funeral was held Tuesday, June 28, from the home and from the First Reformed Church, Rev. Wm. C. De Jong officiating. The remains were laid to rest in Hope Cemetery, Hull, Iowa.

-Obituary from The Sioux Center News
(7/28/1949)

Arrived in New York on on 9 Mar 1893 sailing from Rotterdam, Netherlands on ship Maasdam.


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