Person:Wieger Siebenga (2)

Wieger Siebenga
  1. Grietje Siebenga1883 - 1958
  2. Hindrikje Snip1884 - 1886
  3. Hindrikje Siebenga1886 - 1982
  4. Wieger Siebenga1888 - 1967
m. 1915
  1. John Siebenga1916 - 1994
  2. Edna Mary Nellie Siebenga1918 - 2002
m. 20 Feb 1929
Facts and Events
Name Wieger Siebenga
Alt Name[4][6] Wieger Snip
Immigrant Name Wiegert Siebenga
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Nov 1888 Oldekerk, Groningen, Netherlands
Other[4][6] 5 Jul 1909 Oldekerk, Groningen, Netherlands
Census[5] 25 Apr 1910 Riley, McHenry, Illinois, United States
Marriage 1915 to Wimke Wientjes
Marriage 20 Feb 1929 Austinville, Butler, Iowa, United Statesto Johanna Hulsebos
Death[2][3] 22 Feb 1967 Butler, Iowa, United States
Burial[3] Oak Hill Cemetery, Parkersburg, Butler, Iowa, United States

Wiegert Siebenga, son of John and Wilhemina Siebenga, was born on November 1, 1889, at Aldekerk, the Netherlands. In 1910 he came to America to Marengo, Illinois. A few years later the Siebengas came to the Ackley, Iowa, vicinity. He was married on February 20, 1929, to Miss Johanna Hulzebos at Austinville. The family farmed at Austinville until moving to Parkersburg 26 years ago. Mr. Siebenga was engaged in construction work here until retiring. He was a member of the Parkersburg Christian Reformed Church. Mr. Siebenga passed away at his home on Wednesday evening at the age of 77 years, 3 months and 21 days. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, and 2 brothers. Surviving are his wife; 1 son, John of Austinville; 1 daughter, Mary, Mrs. John A. Johnson of Cedar Falls; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Joe and Bill, both of Parkersburg; and 1 sister, Mrs. John Kuperus of Pease, Minnesota. Funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon at the Parkersburg Christian reformed Church with Rev. K. Tebben officiating. Interment was made in Oak Hill Cemetery. (Parkersburg Eclipse 3/1/1967)

  1. Geboorte register, in Oldekerk, Groningen, Netherlands. Burgerlijke Stand
    Akte nr. 36 , 1888.
  2. United States Social Security Death Index, in FamilySearch - Search
  3. 3.0 3.1 Buried, in Find A Grave
  4. 4.0 4.1 Surname Change, in Oldekerk, Groningen, Netherlands. Burgerlijke Stand
    Akte 33c, 1909.
  5. United States Census, in FamilySearch - Search
  6. 6.0 6.1 In 1909 Wieger officially changed his surname Snip in Siebenga, the surname of his Stepfather.