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Harry Twiest

Male 1900 - 1990  (89 years)


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  • Name Harry Twiest 
    Born 13 February 1900  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 February 1990  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Washington Park Memorial Gardens, Grand Rapids Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Registered at Grand Rapids, MI. 12 APr 1918
      Harry Twiest, 1224 Mc Reynolds Ave., Grand Rapids
      Age 18. b. 13 Feb 1900
      Occupation: stenographer, Luce Turn. Co., 655 Godfrey Ave., Grand Rapids
      Nearest relative: Nelly Twiest, mother, 1224 Mc Reynolds Ave., Grand Rapids
      Medium height, slender, blue eyes, light hair

      1920 Federal Census. Marion Twp., Livingston Co., MI. Series: T625 Roll: 780 Page: 238
      SD 6, ED 152, sheet 5
      State Sanitoium for Tuberculosis. Among the patients listed is
      Harry Twiest, age 19, b. MI, parents b. Holland

      In 1930 Harry was living with his mother in Grand Rapids.

      Grand Rapids City Directory, 1940
      Harry Twiest (Wilma), claim agt, h1011 Alpine av NW

      Social Security Death Index
      Harry Twiest. b. 13 Feb 1900, d. 7 Feb 1990. Issued MI before 1951

      Obituary - Grand Rapids Press February, 1990

      Twiest --- Mr. Harry Twiest, aged 89, a resident of the Fulton Manor of the Hooland Home, passed away Wednesday afternoon February 7, 1990. Surviving are his son and wife, Dr. Melvin W. and Mary Ann Twiest; Grandchildren, Melissa Ann, Sarah Elizabeth, Matthew Joel Twiest, all of Albuquerque, NM; his brother, Fred Twiest of Grand Rapids. Funeral and Committal Services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m., at the chapel of the Seventh Reformed Church, 950 Leonard NW, with his pastor Rev. Morris G. Folkert officiating. Interment Washington Park Memorial Gardens. Mr. Twiest reposes at the Van’t Hof Chapel, where relatives and friends may meet the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory to the Holland Home would be appreciated.
    Person ID I18654  Schirado
    Last Modified 27 May 2012 

    Father Herman Twiest,   b. 1 November 1866, Nieuw Dordrecht (Emmen), Drenthe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 June 1960, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Nellie Hoek,   b. 18 March 1872, Numansdorp (Cromstijen), South Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. June 1956, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 20 October 1892  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes - date unknown 
    Family ID F1206  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Wilma Oosting,   b. about 1906, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1975  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Dr. M. W. (Private) Twiest
    Family ID F2294  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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