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Effie Poortinga Baker

Birth
Ternaard, Dongeradeel Municipality, Friesland, Netherlands
Death 8 Jan 1955 (aged 82)
Monroe, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
Burial Pella, Marion County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 96994177 · View Source
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Effie (Aafke) Poortinga was born 02 August 1872, near the town of Ternaard, Friesland, The Netherlands, the eldest of THIRTEEN (13) children of Frans Ybes Poortinga and Ybeltje P. Gosses Jaarsma. On 22 December 1894, Effie was united in marriage with Robert Baker at the town of Galesburg, Jasper County, Iowa. The officiating minister was Rev. F. Klooster. To this union were born TWO (2) daughters, Edith Baker (1896-1966) and Eva Baker (1902-????) Robert and Effie farmed in Jasper County, Iowa, near the towns of Galesburg and Monroe most of their adult lives. Effie Poortinga Baker died on 08 January 1955 at Monroe, Jasper county, Iowa, and is buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Pella, Marion County, Iowa with her husband Robert. A complete "bio" of Robert Baker can be found in a later Memorial under his name.


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  • Created by: Larry Hart
  • Added: 13 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96994177
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Effie Poortinga Baker (2 Aug 1872–8 Jan 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96994177, citing Oak Wood Cemetery, Pella, Marion County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Larry Hart (contributor 47884059) .