Trijntje (Kate) Swier

Trijntje (Kate) Swier

Female 1881 - 1969  (87 years)

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  • Name Trijntje (Kate) Swier  [1, 2, 3
    Born 21 Nov 1881  Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 9 Mar 1893  New York, New York County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Arrived aboard the Maasdam from Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Nederland 
    Note 1901 
    Moved to Yakima Valley from Iowa 
    Died 6 Mar 1969  Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10, 11
    Buried 10 Mar 1969  Holland Cemetery, Moxee, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    • gravemarker
    Person ID I49  LaZeut
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2020 

    Father Dirk (Dick) Swier,   b. 6 Dec 1855, Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1942, Moxee, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Aaltje (Alice) Zwier,   b. 10 May 1858, Enkhuizen, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1941, Moxee District, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 May 1879  Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16, 17
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Albert Arie Jongewaard,   b. 10 Jan 1865, Salem, Marion County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1944, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1904  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Alice Jongeward,   b. 23 Jul 1905, Moxee, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1982, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. George Ira Jongeward,   b. 8 Aug 1907, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1971, Needles, San Bernardino County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Ethel Mae Jongeward,   b. 8 Jan 1910, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 2006  (Age 96 years)
    +4. Donald Paul (Don) Jongeward,   b. 7 Feb 1914, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2000, Providence Yakima Medical Center, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +5. Raymond Earl (Ray) Jongeward,   b. 12 Aug 1920, Moxee, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 2011, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +6. D.L. Jongeward
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Nov 1881 - Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Arrived aboard the Maasdam from Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Nederland - 9 Mar 1893 - New York, New York County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1969 - Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Mar 1969 - Holland Cemetery, Moxee, Yakima County, Washington Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Swier: Kate Swier with Hat, ca. 1903
    Swier: Kate Swier with Hat, ca. 1903
    Photo of Trijntje (Kate) Swier (1881-1969) with hat. Date uncertain.
    Swier: Sisters Kate and Anna Swier, ca. 1904
    Swier: Sisters Kate and Anna Swier, ca. 1904
    Photo of sisters Trijntje (Kate) Swier (1881-1969) and Antje (Anna) Swier (1883-1974), taken about 1904.
    Swier: Trijntje (Kate) Swier and Albert Jongewaard, ca. 1904
    Swier: Trijntje (Kate) Swier and Albert Jongewaard, ca. 1904
    Photo of Trijntje (Kate) Swier and Albert Jongewaard (Jongeward), possibly a wedding photo.
    Swier: Kate Swier with Hat, ca. 1906
    Swier: Kate Swier with Hat, ca. 1906
    Studio photo of Trijntje (Kate) Swier (1881-1969) with hat. Date uncertain.
    Swier: Swier Sisters - Gertrude, Kate, and Effie, ca. 1910
    Swier: Swier Sisters - Gertrude, Kate, and Effie, ca. 1910
    Photo of Dirk Swier daughters Gerritje (Gertrude) (1887-1922), Trijntje (Kate) (1881-1969), and Aafje (Effie) (1889-1959). Date uncertain.
    Swier:  Dirk Swier and Aaltje Zwier Family and Friends Gathering, ca. 1911
    Swier: Dirk Swier and Aaltje Zwier Family and Friends Gathering, ca. 1911
    Photo in front of Dirk Swier (1885-1942) and Aaltje (Alice) Zwier (1858-1941) house in Moxee, Washington. From left to right, unknown woman, Dirk Swier, Aaltje Swier, Margaret Alice Jongeward (1905-1982), unknown man, Trijntje (Kate) Swier (1881-1969), Cornelia (Cora) Swier (1885-1976), Gerrit Zeutenhorst (1886-1967), Richard James (Dick) Swier (1902-1970) (ID not certain), Walter Swier (1894-1974) (ID not certain), Albert Arie Jongewaard, unknown man kneeling, unknown boy seated on car hood, unknown man standing at far right. Seated on the ground, unknown boy and unknown young man.
    Zwier: Aaltje Zwier with Daughters and Grandchildren ca. 1916
    Zwier: Aaltje Zwier with Daughters and Grandchildren ca. 1916
    Photo of Aaltje (Alice) Zwier (1858-1941) with some of her daughters and grandchildren on the Swier farm in Moxee about 1916. From left to right, back row: Rena and Alice Swier, Kate Swier Jongeward, and Cora Swier Zeutenhorst, Aaltje Zwier, and Effie Swier. Standing immediately before Aaltje is grand-daughter Margaret Jongeward. In the front row: grandchildren Ethel Jongeward, Jeanette Zeutenhorst and John Zeutenhorst next to family dog, Tige.
    Swier: Kate Swier and Mrs. Arnold, ca. 1950s
    Swier: Kate Swier and Mrs. Arnold, ca. 1950s
    Photo Of Trijntje (Kate) Swier (1881-1969) and Mrs. Arnold (further ID unknown, possibly a visitor from the Netherlands), possibly taken in the 1950s.
    Swier: Dirk Swier Children 1960s
    Swier: Dirk Swier Children 1960s
    Swier siblings at a family gathering in 1960s. Front row: Effie, Cora, Kate and Alice. Back row: Dick, Walter, and Ben.

    Documents
    Swier: Trijntje Swier 1881 Geboorteakte
    Swier: Trijntje Swier 1881 Geboorteakte
    Birth record of Trijntje (Kate) Swier (b. 21 Nov 1881).
    Swier: Kate Swier Jongeward Funeral Memorial Card, 1969
    Swier: Kate Swier Jongeward Funeral Memorial Card, 1969
    Funeral memorial card for Kate Swier Jongeward (1881-1969). Note the card incorrectly gives her place of birth as "Enkhuisen" [Enkhuizen]; she was actually born in Bovenkarpsel a small village near Enkhuizen.
    Jongeward: Kate Swier Jongeward (1881-1969) Obituary
    Jongeward: Kate Swier Jongeward (1881-1969) Obituary
    Obituary of Trijntje (Kate) Swier Jongeward (d. 6 Mar 1969).

    Headstones
    Gravemaker: Kate Swier Jongewaard (1881-1969)
    Gravemaker: Kate Swier Jongewaard (1881-1969)
    Gravemarker of Trijntje (Kate) Swier (d. 6 Mar 1969).

  • Notes 
    • Note: Funeral Card incorrectly states birth in 'Enkhuisen'
    • Korver: Only 87 pounds when 84 years old. [18]

  • Sources 
    1. [S857] Bovenkarspel: Geboorten 1851-1882, (FamilySearch: Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem), Akte No. 52 (1881).

    2. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), pp. 23-24.

    3. [S135] Swier Family Line, Donald Jongeward, compiler; updated by Norma Thompson, (Yakima, Washington: self-published, 2003 revision), p. 11.

    4. [S1656] Obituary: Jongeward, Kate Swier, (Yakima Herald. Yakima, Washington, 7 March 1969, p. 18).

      Obituary places birth in "Enkhuisen" [Enkhuizen]; however, her family was living in Bovenkarspel at the time of her birth.

    5. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), pp. 23-24.

      b: 21/11/1881 Enkhuizen.

    6. [S84] Dirk Swier Family Immigration Arrival, 1893, (Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives, Washington, D.C.).

    7. [S562] Dutch Immigrants: New York Passenger Lists, 1881-1894, Robert P. Swierenga, compiler, (Ancestry: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. ).

    8. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), p. 24.

    9. [S184] Washington State Death Records Index, 1940-2014, (Ancestry: Washington State Archives, Olympia, Washington).

    10. [S1656] Obituary: Jongeward, Kate Swier, (Yakima Herald. Yakima, Washington, 7 March 1969, p. 18).

    11. [S2747] Memorial Card: Mrs. Kate Swier Jongeward, (Keith & Keith. Yakima, Washington, 10 March 1969).

    12. [S302] Find A Grave, Memorial# 19070444.

    13. [S349] Cemetery Marker. Holland Cemetery, Moxee, Washington.

    14. [S859] Bovenkarspel: Huwelijken 1811-1888, (FamilySearch: Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem), Akte No. 7 (1879).

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

      Burgerlijke Stand Huwelijk met Dirk Swier en Aaltje Zwier

      Bruidegom: Dirk Swier
      Beroep: Landbouwer
      Geboorteplaats: Bovenkarspel
      Leeftijd: 23

      Bruid: Aaltje Zwier
      Geboorteplaats: Enkhuizen
      Leeftijd: 20

      Vader van de bruidegom: Wouter Swier
      Beroep: Landbouwer
      Moeder van de bruidegom: Dieuwertje Kaper

      Vader van de bruid: Jacob Zwier
      Beroep: Landbouwer
      Moeder van de bruid: Trijntje Rol

      Gebeurtenis: Huwelijk
      Datum: 01-05-1879
      Gebeurtenisplaats: Bovenkarspel

      Documenttype: BS Huwelijk
      Erfgoedinstelling: Noord-Hollands Archief
      Plaats instelling: Haarlem
      Collectiegebied: Noord-Holland
      Aktenummer: 7
      Registratiedatum: 01-05-1879
      Akteplaats: Bovenkarspel
      AkteSoort: H

    16. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), pp. 9, 21, 23.

    17. [S135] Swier Family Line, Donald Jongeward, compiler; updated by Norma Thompson, (Yakima, Washington: self-published, 2003 revision), p. 2.

      m. 1879

    18. [S39] The Swier Family History, Gertrude Swier Korver, compiler, (Thomasville, Pennsylvania: self-published, 1989), p. 23.


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