Rev. Wouter (Walter) Swier

Rev. Wouter (Walter) Swier

Male 1908 - 1939  (30 years)

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  • Name Wouter (Walter) Swier  [1, 2
    Title Rev. 
    Born 27 Oct 1908  Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Census 1915  [7
    Occupation 1931  [8, 9
    Presbyterian minister 
    Died 2 Apr 1939  University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Wastenaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Buried 2 Apr 1939  Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12, 13
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I8534  LaZeut
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Betje (Elizabeth/Lizzie) Van Duyn,   b. 17 Jan 1891, Fountain Prairie Township, Pipestone, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1973, Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1908  Lebanon, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margarette Wit,   b. 11 Jun 1906, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1994, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1931  Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11
    Children 
    +1. Donald Wayne Swier,   b. 27 Oct 1932, Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 2017, Ludington Woods Assisted Living, Ludington, Mason County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. N.L. Swier
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died from drinking unpasteurized milk given to him by a parishioner while serving as pastor of the Clayton, Michigan Presbyterian Church [19]

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

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

    3. [S2121] Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952, (Ancestry: State of Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan), Ottawa County, 1930-1943, marriage license/certificate of marriage.

      Birthplace: Lebanon, Iowa

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

    5. [S1251] Michigan Death Records, 1867-1950, (Ancestry: State of Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan), Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor - State Hospital), 1938-1943, death certificate.

      Birthplace: Sioux Center, Iowa

    6. [S310] Descendants of William Swier (1908-1939), Debra Marcusse, compiler, (unpublished, 2011), for date.

    7. [S313] Iowa State Census, 1915, (Ancestry: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa).

    8. [S285] E-mail: Swier, Norm, (19 February 2011).

    9. [S2121] Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952, (Ancestry: State of Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan), Ottawa County, 1930-1943, marriage license/certificate of marriage.

    10. [S1251] Michigan Death Records, 1867-1950, (Ancestry: State of Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan), Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor - State Hospital), 1938-1943, death certificate.

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

    12. [S311] Muskegon Genealogical Society, (Muskegon, Michigan).

    13. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 143245561.

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

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

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

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

      m. 27 Feb 1907 [sic]

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

    19. [S285] E-mail: Swier, Norm, (19 February 2011), 17 February 2011.


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