Person:Meindert Meindertsma (13)

m. 14 APR 1870
  1. Tietje Meindertsma1870 -
  2. Antje Meindertsma1872 -
  3. Wytske Meindertsma1874 -
  4. Aafke Meindertsma1877 - 1878
  5. Meindert Meindertsma1878 - 1951
  6. Aafke Meindertsma1881 -
  7. Lena Meindertsma1886 - 1933
  8. Hessel Meindertsma1890 - 1964
  • HMeindert Meindertsma1878 - 1951
  • WNellie Walt1881 - 1964
m. 10 Jan 1906
Facts and Events
Name Meindert Meindertsma
Immigrant Name Miner Meindertsma
Gender Male
Birth[2] 8 DEC 1878 Anjum, Oostdongeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands
Marriage 10 Jan 1906 Eastmanville, Ottawa, Michigan, United Statesto Nellie Walt
Death[1][2] 19 Aug 1951 Polkton, Ottawa, Michigan, United States
Burial[2][3] 23 Aug 1951 Maplewood Cemetery, Lamont, Ottawa, Michigan, United States



  Miner M. Meindertsma, 72 years old, a resident of the Coopersville area for 70 years and employed the past nine years as a millright at Campbell, Wyant & Cannon foundry in Muskegon, died Sunday at his home.  Death followed a stroke.
  Mr. Meindertsma, born in Vriesland, the Netherlands, December 8, 1878, came to Lamont when he was two years old.  His marriage to Nellie Walt took place at Eastmanville, January 10, 1906.
  He leaves his wife, two sons, Miner L. of Zeeland and Harold of Coopersville; six daughters, Mrs. Marvin (Mae) Luben, Mrs. Claude (Esther) Kulicamp, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Vissers, Mrs. Don (Irene) Bekins, all of Coopersville, Mrs. Edward (Florence) Huizenga of Grand Rapids, and Mrs. Glenn (Mildred) Vissers of Allendale; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Langeland of Lamont, Mrs. Winnie Stall of Grand Rapids, and Miss Flora Meindertsma of Grand Rapids; two brothers, John Meindertsma of Coopersville and Hessel Meindertsma of Grand Rapids, and 13 grandchildren.
  The body was taken from the Throop Chapel Tuesday noon and remained at the residence until private rites in the home Thursday at 1:30 and a service at the Throop Chapel at 2 p.m.  Rev. G. J. Rozeboom and Rev. H. Hoffs officiated.  Burial was in Lamont cemetery.
 Source: Coopersville Observer, Thursday, August 23, 1951.
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  1. Michigan, United States. Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952.

    Record includes age, 72, birth place, Netherlands, and parents names. His name in index is Minie M. Meindertsma.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Obituary, in Conklin, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. Coopersville Observer (Coopersville, Michigan).

    Thursday, August 23. 1951.

  3. Find a Grave.

    With tombstone picture.