Gerritje (Gertrude) Swier

Gerritje (Gertrude) Swier

Female 1887 - 1922  (35 years)

 

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Swier: "The [Dirk] Swiers in Colorado"

Excerpt from Gertrude Korver's "The Swier Family History," including a 1968 letter from Cornelia Swier Zeutenhorst describing the 1893 immigration of the Dirk Swier family to Colorado, the conditions the family faced, and the decision to move on to Iowa. Further information on the Dutch experience in Crook, Colorado, can be found in Peter de Klerk's manuscript "Dutch Settlement in Crook, Colorado in 1893" which can be found on the website of Association for the Advancement of Dutch-American Studies (AADAS) at http://www.aadas.nl/sites/default/files/proceedings/1987_3_DeKlerk.pdf


Owner of originalKorver: The Swier Family Story (S39)
Date1989
PlaceColorado
Linked toAafje (Effie) Swier; Antje (Anna) Swier; Cornelia (Cora) Swier; Dieuwertje (Dora) Swier; Dirk (Dick) Swier; Gerritje (Gertrude) Swier; Aaltje (Alice) Zwier

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