Family:Dirk Hamstra and Nettie Wilson (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1][2][3][4] 16 Feb 1918 Dumont, Bergen, New Jersey, United StatesOne son + three daughters
Census? 1920 Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United Statestranscribed as "Jacob and Nettie Hamstra" with Ezubah Wilson (mother) and James Wilson (brother)
Census? 1930 Paris, Kent, Michigan, United States
Census? 1940 Paris, Kent, Michigan, United Statestranscribed as "Dick and Nattie Homstea"
27 May 1922
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  1. Hamstra Family Record, in Nettie (Wilson) Hamstra and Verda (Hamstra) Goudzwaard. Family Records. (Compiled in 1973 - unpublished), Primary quality.

    "Nettie Ezubah Wilson
    married Dick Hamstra
    Feb. 16, 1918"

    Nettie (Wilson) Hamstra is presumed to be a Primary source regarding her own wedding.

  2. Jantje (Hamstra) Van Duinen and one of her children. Branches and Twigs. (privately published in 1984).
  3. Dirk Hamstra - Nettie Wilson [1], in Michigan, United States. Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925. (FamilySearch Record Search), p 307 - #22.

    "17 Feb 1918 Dumont" witnesses "James M Wilson" and "Rose E Wilson"

    Note that Dumont is in New Jersey, not in Ottawa County Michigan.

  4. Dick Hamstra and Nettie Wilson were planning to marry before he sailed for France. Upon receiving a telegram that Dick was being transferred with his unit from Camp MacArthur, Texas to Camp Merrit, New Jersey, Nettie traveled by train to Dumont NJ with her brother James Wilson and his wife Rose. Dick and Nettie married on 16 Feb 1918. Dick boarded his ship on 17 Feb and the convoy departed for France on 18 Feb, one hour after midnight.

    The marriage was later recorded at Ottawa County MI.