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Jelke Hendriks Vlietstra

Male 1868 - 1954  (86 years)


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  • Name Jelke Hendriks Vlietstra  [1
    Born 16 April 1868  Ferwerd, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 November 1954  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Jelke Vlietstra, aged 87, of 1019 Crosby St., NW, passed away in Butterworth Hospital Sunday night. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Dick (Jessie) Hoogewind of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Gertrude Waldron of Coopersville and Mrs. Flora Neymeiyer of Marn; twenty-two grandchilden; thirty-five great-grandchildren. Funeral servies will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 at Van't Hofs chapel, the Rev. C. VandenHeuvel officiating. Interment Washington Park Memorial Garden. Mr. Vlietstra reposes at the funeral home where relatives and friends may meet the family from 7 to 9 Tuesday evening. Relatives and friends are kindly asked to omit flowers. Grand Rapids Herald 23 Nov 1954
    Buried 24 November 1954  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I177  H-018
    Last Modified 29 March 2009 

    Father Hendrik Jelmers Vlietstra,   b. 12 July 1834, Ferwerd, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 March 1918, Ferwerd, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Grietje Jochums Visser,   b. 4 August 1824, Ferwerd, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 December 1908  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 12 May 1860  Ferwerderadeel, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F95  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Janke (Jennie) Annes Spoelstra,   b. 22 August 1869, Ferwerderadeel, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 June 1950, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 31 October 1888  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Pastor P. Ekster
    Children 
     1. Baby Boy Vlietstra,   b. about 1889, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Jessie Vlietstra,   b. 1891, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 December 1980, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +3. Gertrude Vlietstra,   b. 29 December 1892, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 July 1977, Coopersville, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Flora Vlietstra,   b. 13 May 1894, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 January 1958, Marne, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Family ID F3  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S342] V-042 Auke Vlietstra.

    2. [S1] N-001 Neymeiyer Bible.

    3. [S48] V-010 Obituary - Jelke Vlietstra.

    4. [S240] V-020 Birth Certifcate - Jelke Vlietstra.

    5. [S341] V-041 Genlias - Netherlands Marriages - 1800-1900.

    6. [S344] V-047 Genlias - Friesland Marriages 1800-1900.

    7. [S208] V-001 Kent County Clerk Marriages.


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