Person:Doetje Miedema (2)

m. 17 MAY 1906
  1. Martinus Miedema1907 - 1984
  2. Doetje Miedema1909 - 2001
m. 5 Feb 1930
Facts and Events
Name[5] Doetje Miedema
Immigrant Name[3][4] Dorothy Miedema
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][5] 11 May 1909 Hogebeintum, Ferwerderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands
Marriage 5 Feb 1930 Oak Harbor, Island, Washington, United Statesto John R. Pilon
Death[2] 3 Apr 2001 Lynden, Whatcom, Washington, United States
Burial[3] Lynden, Whatcom, Washington, United StatesMonumenta Cemetery
  1. Whatcom, Washington, United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 1930.

    John R Pilon
    Dorothy Pilon

  2. 2.0 2.1 SSN: 534-68-2865, in Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).

    Dorothy Pilon

  3. 3.0 3.1 Monumenta Cemetery, in Cemetery records of Whatcom County, Washington, additions and corrections to series II (CD). (Bellingham, Washington: Whatcom Genealogical Society, c2011), 1033.

    PILON, Dorothy MIEDEMA dau of Minno & Alice (JANSMA) MIEDEMA (sp John m 5 Feb 1930 Oak Harbor WA) b 11 May 1909 Hoogebeintum NETH d 3 Apr 2001

  4. 4.0 4.1 The Bellingham Hearld, 6 Apr 2001.

    Visitation for Dorothy (Miedema) Pilon of Lynden will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Burial will be at 1:15 p.m. Saturday in Monumenta Cemetery in Lynden followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at First Christian Reformed Church in Lynden, with the Revs. Paul Hansen and Ananda Perera officiating. Mrs. Pilon died Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at her home. She was 91. Born May 11, 1909, to Minno and Alice (Jansma) Miedema in Hoogebeintum, the Netherlands, she moved with her family to Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1914 and then to Oak Harbor in 1920. On Feb. 5, 1930, she married John Pilon in Oak Harbor, and they operated a dairy farm on Abbott Road, south of Lynden. Mrs. Pilon was a member of First Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. Her brothers Martin and Maynard Miedema died previously. Survivors include her husband, of the family home; daughters Pat Bosman of Bellingham, Joanne VanderVeen of Lynden, Minnie Buys of Quincy, Sharon McDaniel of Pasco and Alice Kooy and Linda Egli, both of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; 20 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many other relatives. Memorials may be made to the following: First Christian Reformed Church, 1010 Front St., Lynden, WA 98264; Christian Health Care Center, 205 S. B.C. Ave., Lynden, WA 98264; or Project Hope, 210 Third St., Lynden, WA 98264.

  5. 5.0 5.1 Geboorte, in Ferwerderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands. Burgerlijke Stand, Akte 81, 1909, Primary quality.