Person:Trijntje Ploegstra (2)

  1. Trijntje Ploegstra1877 - 1949
m. 15 May 1909
  1. Otto Stegenga1911 - 1973
  2. Richard Stegenga1915 - 1975
  3. Gertrude Stegenga1918 - 2012
Facts and Events
Name Trijntje Ploegstra
Immigrant Name Teresa Ploegstra
Gender Female
Birth[1] 17 Apr 1877 Pingjum, Wonseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands
Marriage 15 May 1909 Wonseradeel, Friesland, Netherlandsto Pieter Steegenga
Census[2] 1940 Rock, Sioux, Iowa, United StatesUnited States Census, 1940
Death[3] 3 Sep 1949 Rock Valley, Sioux, Iowa, United States
Burial[3] 6 Sep 1949 Rock Valley, Sioux, Iowa, United States

Funeral services for Mrs. Peter Stegenga, 72, were held Tuesday, September 6, at 1 o'clock in the home and at 1:30 in the Christian Reformed church, with Dr. Herman Kuiper officiating. Mrs. Stegenga died Saturday morning, after a short illness. Mrs. Stegenga was born at Friesland, The Netherlands, April 17, 1877. She was married to Peter Stegenga in May, 1909. They came to the United States in 1909 and resided in Hull for a number of years and then came to Rock Valley. Survivors include five children Otto Stegenga of Chester, S. D. Lena (Mrs. Shirk Jouwstra) of Tyler, Minnesota, Jessie (Mrs John Mulder), Richard Stegenga and Gertrude Stegenga, the last three of Rock Valley. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren. Her husband preceded her in death, having died February 23 1948.

  1. Birth, in Wonseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands. Burgerlijke Stand
    Akte : A 138.
  2. Census, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Burial, in Find A Grave.