Douwe Sikkes Westra

Douwe Sikkes Westra[1]

Male 1833 - 1909  (76 years)

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  • Name Douwe Sikkes Westra 
    Born 3 Feb 1833  Dronrijp, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 2 Jun 1881  New York, New York County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Arrived aboard the "Stella" from Amsterdam
    Died 18 Jun 1909  Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I1660  LaZeut
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2018 

    Father Sikke Douwes Westra,   b. 20 Nov 1798, Achlum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1877, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Riemke Jacobs Vellinga,   b. 7 Feb 1808, Minnertsge, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Jun 1827  Franekeradeel, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F1118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Beitske Gerrits Houtsma,   b. 15 Jun 1836, Achlum (Franekeradeel), Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1883, Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1859  Barradeel, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. Trijntje Westra,   b. 21 Jun 1860, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1931, Holland Home, Sheldon, O’Brien County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Riemke Westra,   b. 3 Sep 1862, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1933, Sheldon, O’Brien County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Sikke Douwa Westra,   b. 7 Nov 1864, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1917, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Grietje (Gertie) Westra,   b. 19 Feb 1867, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1919, Bemis, Deuel County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Dirkje (Dora) Westra,   b. 15 Jun 1868, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1950, Deuel County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Tietje (Tillie) Westra,   b. 26 Mar 1871, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1951, Hawarden, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Klaaske (Clara) Westra,   b. 12 May 1873, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1942, Boyden, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     8. Gerrit Douwe Westra,   b. 17 Mar 1875, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1961, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +9. Jacoba Westra,   b. 17 Dec 1876, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1950, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     10. Renske Westra,   b. 9 Aug 1879, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1879, Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Inke Douwes De Jong,   b. 22 Sep 1843, Minnertsge, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1932, Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1884  Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F6910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 2 Jun 1881 - New York, New York County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Westra: Douwe Westra 1833 Geboorteakte
    Westra: Douwe Westra 1833 Geboorteakte
    Birth record of Douwe Sikkes Westra (b. 3 Feb 1833).
    Westra: Douwe Westra and Inke De Jong 1884 Marriage Announcement
    Westra: Douwe Westra and Inke De Jong 1884 Marriage Announcement
    Marriage announcement for Douwe Westra (1833-1909) and Inke De Jong that appeared in the Sioux County Herald.
    Westra: Douwe Sikkes Westra 1909 Obituary
    Westra: Douwe Sikkes Westra 1909 Obituary
    Obituary of Douwe Sikkess Westra (d. 18 Jun 1909) that appeared in the Sioux County Herald.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1424] Menaldumadeel, Geboorten 1831-1833, (FamilySearch: Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Friesland).

    2. [S266] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, (Ancestry: National Archives, Washington, D.C.).

    3. [S1425] Obituary: Westra, Douwe S., (Sioux County Herald. Orange City, Iowa, 23 June 1909, p. 5: accessed 1 October 2012).

    4. [S95] Sioux County Deaths, (IA GenWeb Project), Orange City Deaths: First Reformed Church Records.

    5. [S1423] Franekeradeel: Huwelijken 1824-1829, (Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Friesland), Akte No. 16 (1827).

    6. [S55] WieWasWie, (Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie et al., Nederland, 2013+).

      Burgerlijke Stand Huwelijk met Sikke Douwes Westra

      Bruidegom: Sikke Douwes Westra
      Geslacht: Man
      Geboorteplaats: Achlum
      Leeftijd: 28 jaar

      Vader van de bruidegom: Douwe Klaazes Westra
      Geslacht: Man
      Moeder van de bruidegom: Grietje Sikkes Bangma
      Geslacht: Vrouw

      Bruid: Riemke Jakobs Vellinga
      Geslacht: Vrouw
      Geboorteplaats: Minnertsga, gemeente Barradeel
      Leeftijd: 19 jaar

      Vader van de bruid: Jakob Tjeerds Vellinga
      Geslacht: Man
      Moeder van de bruid: Tietje Klaazes Kingma
      Geslacht: Vrouw

      Gebeurtenis: Huwelijk
      Datum: zondag 3 juni 1827
      Gebeurtenisplaats: Franekeradeel
      Documenttype: BS Huwelijk
      Erfgoedinstelling: Tresoar
      Plaats instelling: Leeuwarden
      Collectiegebied: Friesland
      Archief: 30-13
      Registratienummer: 2003
      Aktenummer: 16
      Registratiedatum: 3 juni 1827
      Akteplaats: Franekeradeel
      Collectie: Bron: boek, Deel: 2003, Periode: 1827
      Boek: Huwelijksregister 1827

    7. [S1144] Barradeel: Huwelijken 1852-1860, (FamilySearch: Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Friesland), Akte No. 49 (1859).

    8. [S55] WieWasWie, (Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie et al., Nederland, 2013+).

      Burgerlijke Stand Huwelijk met Douwe Sikkes Westra

      Bruidegom: Douwe Sikkes Westra
      Geslacht: Man
      Geboorteplaats: Dronrijp, gemeente Menaldumadeel
      Leeftijd: 26 jaar

      Vader van de bruidegom: Sikke Douwes Westra
      Geslacht: Man
      Moeder van de bruidegom: Riemke Jacobs Vellinga
      Geslacht: Vrouw

      Bruid: Beitske Gerrits Houtsma
      Geslacht: Vrouw
      Geboorteplaats: Achlum, gemeente Franekeradeel
      Leeftijd: 22 jaar

      Vader van de bruid: Gerrit Thomas Houtsma
      Geslacht: Man
      Moeder van de bruid: Trijntje Ales de Beer
      Geslacht: Vrouw

      Gebeurtenis: Huwelijk
      Datum: zaterdag 4 juni 1859
      Gebeurtenisplaats: Barradeel
      Documenttype: BS Huwelijk
      Erfgoedinstelling: Tresoar
      Plaats instelling: Leeuwarden
      Collectiegebied: Friesland
      Archief: 30-05
      Registratienummer: 2017
      Aktenummer: 49
      Registratiedatum: 4 juni 1859
      Akteplaats: Barradeel
      Collectie: Bron: boek, Deel: 2017, Periode: 1859
      Boek: Huwelijksregister 1859

    9. [S1428] Marriage: De Jong, Ienke and Sikke Westra, (Sioux County Herald. Orange City, Iowa, 3 April 1884, p. 5: accessed 1 October 2012).

    10. [S94] Early Sioux County, Iowa, Marriages, (IAGenWeb), Old Orange City 'Volksvriend' newspapers.


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