Wouter (Walter, Walt) Swier

Wouter (Walter, Walt) Swier[1]

Male 1901 - 1978  (77 years)

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  • Name Wouter (Walter, Walt) Swier  [2
    Born 9 May 1901  Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 16 Mar 1909  New York, New York County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Arrived from Rotterdam aboard the Rijndam 
    Census 17 Jan 1920  Garfield Township, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1940  Buffalo, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Farmer, retired in 1955 
    Died 30 May 1978  Colton, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    • at home
    Buried 2 Jun 1978  Colton Cemetery, Colton, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I1736  LaZeut
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2017 

    Father Pieter (Peter) Swier,   b. 3 Dec 1879, Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1961, Holland Home for the Aged, Sheldon, O’Brien County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Trijntje (Katherine) Mantel,   b. 27 Jan 1879, Enkhuizen, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1957, Rock Valley, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1900  Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dirkje (Dorothy) van der Lugt,   b. 18 Feb 1903, Schipluiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1984, Hawarden, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1923  Colton, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Children 
    +1. Peter Leonard (Pete) Swier,   b. 17 Jun 1924, Colton, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1998, Dell Rapids Community Hospital, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. William John (Will) Swier,   b. 3 Sep 1925, Colton, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 2005, Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Richard Allen (Rich) Swier,   b. 26 Feb 1927, Lyons, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 2013, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +4. Catherine Elizabeth (Betty) Swier,   b. 18 Sep 1928, Humboldt, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 2005, Dells Area Health Center, Dells Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. John Edwin (Johnny) Swier,   b. 4 May 1931, Humboldt, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1982, Dell Rapids Hospital, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +6. G.H. Swier
    +7. R.R. Swier
    +8. E.W. Swier
     9. Dennis Lee Swier,   b. 30 May 1942, Chester, Lake County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1946, Lake County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +10. Roger Eugene Swier,   b. 9 Oct 1944, Chester, Lake County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1996, Sioux Valley Foundation Hospice, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 May 1901 - Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Arrived from Rotterdam aboard the Rijndam - 16 Mar 1909 - New York, New York County, New York Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Swier: 1945 Swier Pieter (1879-1961) and sons at 45th wedding anniversary, 1945
    Swier: 1945 Swier Pieter (1879-1961) and sons at 45th wedding anniversary, 1945
    Photo of Pieter Swier (1879-1961) seated before his sons on the occasion of his 45th wedding annivesary with Trijnte Mantel (1879-1957). Standing, from left to right, John (1904-2004), Peter (1913-2004), Bill (1910-1984), Neal (1915-1990), Gerrit (1919-2006), and Walt (1901-1978).

  • Notes 
    • At time of death, 36 grandchidren and 19 great-grandchildren [7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S866] Bovenkarspel: Geboorten 1893-1902, (FamilySearch: Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem), Akte No. 18 (1901).

    2. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), p. 199.

    3. [S25] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), 1925-2014, (Ancestry: Social Security Administration).

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

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

      with parents

    6. [S212] U.S. Census, 1940, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.).

    7. [S3190] Obituary: Swier, Walter (1901-1978), (Argus-Leader. Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 31 May 1978, p. 2A: accessed 24 January 2017).

    8. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 55611743.

    9. [S867] Bovenkarspel: Huwelijken 1883-1902, (FamilySearch: Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem), Akte No. 22 (1900).

    10. [S108] GenLias, (Rijkarchiefdienst, Nederland, 2000-2012: see WieWasWie, https://www.wiewaswie.nl/).

      Bron
      Burgerlijke stand - Huwelijk

      Archieflocatie
      Noord-Hollands Archief

      Algemeen
      Toegangnr: 358
      Inventarisnr: 24
      Gemeente: Bovenkarspel
      Soort akte: Huwelijksakte
      Aktenummer: 22
      Datum: 06-12-1900

      Bruidegom
      Pieter Swier
      Leeftijd: 21
      Geboorteplaats: Bovenkarspel

      Bruid
      Trijntje Mantel
      Leeftijd: 21
      Geboorteplaats: Enkhuizen

      Vader bruidegom
      Wouter Swier

      Moeder bruidegom
      Aafje Sluis

      Vader bruid
      Klaas Mantel

      Moeder bruid
      Jesje Sas

      Nadere informatie
      beroep bg.: landbouwer; beroep vader bg.: landbouwer; beroep vader bd.: landbouwer

    11. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), pp. 12, 193, 199.

    12. [S265] South Dakota Marriages, 1905-2017, (Ancestry: State of South Dakota Department of Health, Pierre, South Dakota).

    13. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), p. 200.


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