Family: Willem (William/Bill) Swier / Betje (Elizabeth/Lizzie) Van Duyn (F568)

m. 27 Feb 1908


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  • Willem (William/Bill) SwierFather | Male
    Willem (William/Bill) Swier

    Born  29 Dec 1882  Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Jun 1960  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  27 Feb 1908  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]  Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Wouter Swier | F40 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Aafje Sluis | F40 Group Sheet 

    Betje (Elizabeth/Lizzie) Van DuynMother | Female
    Betje (Elizabeth/Lizzie) Van Duyn

    Born  17 Jan 1891  Fountain Prairie Township, Pipestone, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Jun 1973  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Adolf (Adolph) Van Duin (Van Duyn) | F1512 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Neeltje (Nellie) Doorduijn/Doorduyn | F1512 Group Sheet 

    Wouter (Walter) SwierChild 1 | Male
    + Wouter (Walter) Swier

    Born  27 Oct 1908  Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Apr 1939  University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Wastenaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  2 Apr 1939  Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Margarette Wit | F4151 
    Married  4 Nov 1931  Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Adolph (Ade) SwierChild 2 | Male
    + Adolph (Ade) Swier

    Born  2 Nov 1912  Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 May 1982  Fulton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Albertha (Bertha/Bet) van der Kolk/Vander Kolk | F4145 
    Married  11 Jun 1936  Harrisonburg, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location

    Gerrit SwierChild 3 | Male
    + Gerrit Swier

    Born  24 Jul 1915  Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jun 1943  Island 35, Tipton County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Spring Lake Cemetery, Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Pauline May Page | F4146 
    Married  16 Feb 1940  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Nellie (Nell) SwierChild 4 | Female
    + Nellie (Nell) Swier

    Born  6 Feb 1917  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Jun 1997  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry Overbeek | F4147 
    Married  9 Jun 1939  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Effie SwierChild 5 | Female
    + Effie Swier

    Born  13 May 1921  Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Mar 2009  Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Mar 2009  Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  George Miller | F4148 
    Married  13 Mar 1943  El Segundo, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location

    William (Bill) Swier, Jr.Child 6 | Male
    + William (Bill) Swier, Jr.

    Born  20 Apr 1924  Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Mar 2014  Robbinswood Assisted Living Community, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  29 Mar 2014  Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Dorothy Catherine Fase | F4149 
    Married  28 Aug 1945  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location

    Anne Grace SwierChild 7 | Female
    + Anne Grace Swier

    Born  22 Sep 1931  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Sep 2011  Allendale, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  12 Sep 2011  Allendale Cemetery, Allendale, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Carl Jay Marcusse | F4224 
    Married  9 Sep 1955  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Harold Jay SwierChild 8 | Male
    + Harold Jay Swier

    Born  22 Nov 1932  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 May 2009  Ocala, Marion County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  V.A. Geller | F4228 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S2028] Iowa Marriage Records, 1880-1940, (Ancestry: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa).

    2. [S5113] Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006, (FamilySearch: Grand Rapids Public Library, Michigan), Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth Swier, Grand Rapids Tribune, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 16 July 1973.

    3. [S155] U.S. Census, 1930, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    4. [S310] Descendants of William Swier (1908-1939), Debra Marcusse, compiler, (unpublished, 2011), p. 1.

      m. 27 Feb 1907 [sic]

    5. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), pp. 12, 193.


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