Person:Bontje Halbesma (2)

m. 18 May 1901
  1. Rinske Halbes Halbesma1902 - 1989
  2. Bontje Halbes Halbesma1903 - 1986
  3. Sieds Halbesma1905 - 1905
  4. Doeke Sieds Halbesma1906 - 1995
  5. Jacob Halbes Halbesma1909 - 1990
m. 26 Apr 1928
  1. Grace Swart1929 - 2000
  2. John Swart1931 - 2014
Facts and Events
Name Bontje Halbes Halbesma
Alt Name Bertha Halbesma
Gender Female
Birth[2] 28 Nov 1903 Kooten, Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands
Marriage 26 Apr 1928 Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlandsto Gerrit Johannes Swart
Immigration[3] 5 Oct 1928 New York City, New York, United Statesaboard the Rotterdam
Death? 31 Mar 1986 Whitinsville, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Burial[1] Riverdale Cemetery, Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Conversation with Living Swart on 18 Apr 2009
    • Bontje's mother died when she was 7 years old. Her father Halbe left Friesland to live in Germany for a number of years. During this time, Bontje lived with the Lacrooy (Lacrooij) family, and was separated from her siblings.
    • A relative of the Lacrooy (Lacrooij) family, Johannes Marcus Belgraver, was a good friend. He sent her many postcards of his trekking travels to various countries.
Image Gallery
  1. Gravestone.

    "Thanks be to God who has given us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."
    -1st Corinthians XV 57

  2. Geboorte, in Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands. Burgerlijke Stand, Akte 367, 1903, Primary quality.
  3. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.

    Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: T715_4358; Line: 11; ; Page Number: 38

    Name: Boutje Swart
    Arrival Date: 5 Oct 1928
    Birth Year: abt 1904
    Birth Location: Holland, Netherlands
    Birth Location Other: kooten
    Age: 24
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Dutch
    Port of Departure: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Ship Name: Rotterdam