Person:Anna Gies (2)

m. 23 Nov 1892
  1. Anna Kathleen Gies1893 - 1948
  2. Harriet Florence Gies1895 - 1926
  3. Harold G. Laug1897 - 1969
m. 2 Jul 1920
Facts and Events
Name Anna Kathleen Gies
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][3][4][5][7] 5 Aug 1893 Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
Marriage 2 Jul 1920 Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United Statesto Peter A. Hartesvelt
Death[6][5] 19 Apr 1948 Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
Burial[6] 21 Apr 1948 Rest Lawn Memorial Park, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

At time of marriage she taught school.


HARTESVELT - Mrs. Anna Hartesvelt, aged 54, wife of Peter A. Hartesvelt of 333 Hobart st., SE, passed away early Monday morning in Blodgett hospital. Surviving besides the husband are one daughter, Miss Harriet A. Hartesvelt of Grand Rapids; two sons, Richard J. Hartesvelt of Hawaii and Louis C. of Grand Rapids; one brother, Harold Laug of Coopersville, and one grandson, David Hartesvelt. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the Burton Heights Methodist church. Rev. W.R. Prescott and Rev. L. W. Stone officiating. Interment in Restlawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Hartesvelt will repose at the Sullivan Funeral Home until Wednesday noon when she will be taken to the church to lie in state from 1 o'clock until time of services.

 Source:  Grand Rapids Press Tuesday, April 20, 1948, Pg. 6.


 Mrs. Anna K. Hartesvelt, 55, wife of Attorney Peter A. Hartesvelt, of Grand Rapids, and sister of Harold G. Laug of Coopersville, died early Monday at Blodgett hospital after a long illness.  She was a native of Grand Rapids.  She had been prominent in church and school activities, having been president of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Burton Heights Methodist Church.
 Besides her husband and brother, she leaves a daughter, Harriet; two sons, Richard J. of natiional park service in Hawaii, and Louis, at home, and a grandson.
 The body reposed at the Sullivan mortuary until Wednesday afternoon when funeral services were held at 2:30 at the Burton Heights Methodist church.  Rev. W. Ray Prescott and Rev. L.W. Stone officiating.  Burial was in Restlawn Memorial Park.
 Source: Coopersville Observer, Thursday, April 22, 1948.
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  1. Forrest C. Laug. Forrest C. Laug
    Verified names of Anne's children, letter dated 12/30/80.
  2. Federal Census. (Nat'l Archives)
  3. /Michigan Births, 1867-1902,.

    Record includes parents names and their birth places.

  4. Compiler: County Clerk Grand Rapids MI. Kent County Michigan Marriages.

    Vol 19 Pg 327 No. 11098, includes ages, birth places and parents names.

  5. 5.0 5.1 Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952..

    Record includes father's name, mother's maiden name, birth date/place.

  6. 6.0 6.1 Obituary, in Grand Rapids Press. (Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States).

    Thursday, April 20, 1948, Pg. 6.

  7. 1900 census has FEB 1894
    Death record has Sept 5 1893.