Jacoba Westra

Jacoba Westra[1]

Female 1876 - 1950  (73 years)

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  • Name Jacoba Westra  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 17 Dec 1876  Tzummarum, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 2 Jun 1881  New York, New York County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Arrived aboard the "Stella" from Amsterdam
    Died 3 Nov 1950  Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Buried 6 Nov 1950  Sioux Center Cemetery (Memory Gardens Cemetery), Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I279  LaZeut
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2017 

    Father Douwe Sikkes Westra,   b. 3 Feb 1833, Dronrijp, Friesland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1909, Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother 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  [9, 10
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harmen Jan (Herman) Zuetenhorst/Zeutenhorst,   b. 31 Oct 1868, Voorst, Gelderland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1947, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1896  Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 11, 12, 13
    • at the home of the bride’s parents Mrs. and Mrs. D.S. Westra
    Children 
    +1. Bertha Zeutenhorst,   b. 15 Jan 1897, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1984, Bellflower Hospital, Bellflower, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Gerrit Jan Zeutenhorst,   b. 29 Jan 1899, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1905, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    +3. Alberdina (Dena) Zeutenhorst,   b. 24 May 1901, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1970, Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Dirk (Dick) Zeutenhorst,   b. 2 Dec 1903, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1947, Sheldon Community Hospital, Sheldon, O’Brien County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +5. Gerrit Jan (John) Zeutenhorst,   b. 24 Aug 1906, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1981, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Herman Zeutenhorst,   b. 10 Sep 1909, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1983, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +7. Jacoba Alice (Cora) Zeutenhorst,   b. 11 May 1912, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 2002, Montevideo, Chippewa County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +8. John Clarence Zeutenhorst,   b. 26 Aug 1915, Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1996, Pleasant Acres Care Center, Hull, Sioux County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 2 Jun 1881 - New York, New York County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1950 - Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Nov 1950 - Sioux Center Cemetery (Memory Gardens Cemetery), Sioux Center, Sioux County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Zeutenhorst: Gerrit Zuetenhorst Family Studio Photo, ca. 1910
    Zeutenhorst: Gerrit Zuetenhorst Family Studio Photo, ca. 1910
    Back row: Harmen Jan (Herman) Zeutenhorst and wife Jacoba Westra, Hendrik (Henry) Zeutenhorst and wife Jannetje (Jennie) Haze. Front row: Jan Hendrik Zeutenhorst and wife Jannetje (Jane) Zeutenhorst, Gerrit Zeutenhorst, Aaltje (Alice) Zeutenhorst and husband Klaas Evert Boersma.
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst family and house ca. 1913
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst family and house ca. 1913
    Photo of Herman Zeutenhorst (1869-1947) with his family in front of their house about 1913. The house was located 1 mile south and a 1/4 mile west of South (Old) Sioux Center, Iowa. Back row: Bertha (1897-1984), Dena (1901-1970), Jacoba (Westra) (1876-1950), Herman (1869-1947), Gerrit (1906-1981), and Dick (1903-1947); front row: Herman (1909-1998) and Cora (1912-2002).
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst and Jacoba Westra
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst and Jacoba Westra
    Photo of Harman Jan (Herman) Zeutenhorst (1868-1947) and Jacoba (Cora) Westra (1876-1950).
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst and Jacoba Westra family
    Zeutenhorst: Herman Zeutenhorst and Jacoba Westra family
    Photo of Harmen Jan (Herman) Zeutenhorst (1868-1947) and Jacoba (Coba) Westra (1876-1950) family. From left to right: back row - John (1915-1996), Gerrit (1906-1981), Bertha (1897-1984), and Herman Jr. (1909-1983); front row - Alberdina (1901-1970), Coba, Herman Jan, and Cora (1912-2002).

    Documents
    Westra: Jacoba Westra 1876 Geboorteakte
    Westra: Jacoba Westra 1876 Geboorteakte
    Birth record of Jacoba Westra (b. 17 Dec 1876).
    Zeutenhorst: Jacoba (Westra) Zeutenhorst 1950 Obituary
    Zeutenhorst: Jacoba (Westra) Zeutenhorst 1950 Obituary
    Obituary of Jacoba (Westra) Zeutenhorst (d. 3 Nov 1950) that appeared in The Sioux Center News.
    Westra: Jacoba Westra Zeutenhorst 1950 Memorial Card
    Westra: Jacoba Westra Zeutenhorst 1950 Memorial Card
    Memorial card for Jacoba Westra Zeutenhorst (d. 3 Nov 1950; bur. 6 Nov 1950).

    Headstones
    Gravemarker: Herman J Zeutenhorst (1868-1947) and Jacoba Westra (1876-1950)
    Gravemarker: Herman J Zeutenhorst (1868-1947) and Jacoba Westra (1876-1950)
    Gravemarker of Harmen Jan (Herman) Zuetenhorst (Zeutenhorst) (d. 4 Jul 1947) and his wife Jacoba (Coba) Westra (d. 3 Nov 1950).

  • Notes 
    • at time of death she had living 6 children, 32 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1377] Barradeel: Geboorten 1875-1878, (FamilySearch: Nederlands Rijksarchiefdienst, Friesland), Akte No.292 (1876).

    2. [S236] Soetenhorst Familie-album, Ina Bartels-Soetenhorst, compiler, (Oldenzaal, Nederland: self-published, 3 March 2002), p. 268.

    3. [S38] Descendants of Gerrit Zeutenhorst, Gertrude (Vande Berg) Jansen, compiler, (Sioux Center, Iowa: unpublished, 1994).

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

    5. [S22] A People with Convictions: A History of Sioux Center, Iowa 1870-1991, Sioux Center Centennial Publication Committee, compilers, (Dallas: Curtis Media Corporation, 1991), p. 656.

    6. [S1434] Obituary: Zeutenhorst, Jacoba Westra, (Sioux Center News. Sioux Center, Iowa, 9 November 1950, p. 9: accessed 3 October 2012).

    7. [S300] Iowa Gravestone Photo Project.

    8. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 100124058.

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

    10. [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

    11. [S3014] Wedding Anniversary: Zeutenhorst Harmen Jan and Jacoba Westra (50th), (Sioux Center News. Sioux Center, Iowa, 28 February 1946, p. 1: accessed 1 December 2016).

    12. [S1435] Obituary: Zeutenhorst, Herman (1868-1947), (Sioux Center News. Sioux Center, Iowa, 10 July 1947, p. 1: accessed 3 October 2012).

    13. [S22] A People with Convictions: A History of Sioux Center, Iowa 1870-1991, Sioux Center Centennial Publication Committee, compilers, (Dallas: Curtis Media Corporation, 1991), p. 672.


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