Betje (Elizabeth/Lizzie) Van Duyn

Betje (Elizabeth/Lizzie) Van Duyn

Female 1891 - 1973  (82 years)

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  • Name Betje (Elizabeth/Lizzie) Van Duyn  [1
    Born 17 Jan 1891  Fountain Prairie Township, Pipestone, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Garfield Township, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Naturalization 1906  [7
    Census 1910  Eagle Township, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 14 Jun 1973  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 9
    • in nursing home
    Buried Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I2423  LaZeut
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2020 

    Father Adolf (Adolph) Van Duin (Van Duyn),   b. 17 May 1845, Monster, Zuid-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1928, Taopi Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Neeltje (Nellie) Doorduijn/Doorduyn,   b. 2 Feb 1850, Naaldwijk, Zuid-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1931, Colton, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1885  [11
    Family ID F1512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Willem (William/Bill) Swier,   b. 29 Dec 1882, Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1960, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1908  Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 12, 13, 14
    Children 
    +1. Rev. Wouter (Walter) Swier,   b. 27 Oct 1908, Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1939, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Wastenaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +2. Adolph (Ade) Swier,   b. 2 Nov 1912, Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1982, Fulton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Gerrit Swier,   b. 24 Jul 1915, Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1943, Island 35, Tipton County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    +4. Nellie (Nell) Swier,   b. 6 Feb 1917, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1997, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. Effie Swier,   b. 13 May 1921, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 2009, Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. William (Bill) Swier, Jr.,   b. 20 Apr 1924, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 2014, Robbinswood Assisted Living Community, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +7. Anne Grace Swier,   b. 22 Sep 1931, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 2011, Allendale, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +8. Harold Jay Swier,   b. 22 Nov 1932, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 2009, Ocala, Marion County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Betje's brother was Len VanDuyn, who wed Willem's niece Clara Swier. [1]

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

    2. [S2676] Minnesota County Birth Records, 1863-1983, (FamilySearch. County courthouses, Minnesota), delayed registration, filed 21 July 1952 (Film# 007579683, image 382).

    3. [S657] Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980, (Ancestry: FamilySearch).

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

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

    6. [S202] U.S. Census, 1900, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

      family enumerated as "Van Dyke"

    7. [S196] U.S. Census, 1920, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    8. [S197] U.S. Census, 1910, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    9. [S23] Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996, (Ancestry: State of Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records, Lansing, Michigan).

    10. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 81442290.

    11. [S202] U.S. Census, 1900, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

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

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

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

      m. 27 Feb 1907 [sic]


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