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Thijs Jans Sterk

Male 1857 - 1925  (68 years)


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  • Name Thijs Jans Sterk  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 26 Feb 1857  Friesland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1883  [4, 6
    Census 1900  Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1910  Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1920  Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Also Known As Thys  [1
    Occupation Farmer  [4, 5, 6
    Research Notes Age is listed as 50 in the 1910 census, but 62 in the 1920 census. Birth month is listed as February 1863 in 1900 census.  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Dec 1925  Harrison Cemetery, Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 19 Dec 1925  Corsica, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I6135  Mohr-Whalen
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 

    Family Jennie Wesseling
              b. 30 Nov 1874, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Apr 1961, Artesia, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1893  [5
    Children 
     1. Frank Hackett
              b. Apr 1889
     2. John Sterk
              b. 8 Aug 1894, Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Oct 1961, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Dora Sterk
              b. 17 Apr 1897, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef Oct 1991  (Age < 94 years)
     4. Peter Sterk
              b. 28 Nov 1899, Corsica, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef Oct 1991  (Age < 91 years)
     5. Gerte Sterk
              b. 31 Jan 1902, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jul 1987, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Harry Sterk
              b. 17 Aug 1904, Corsica, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef Oct 1991  (Age < 87 years)
     7. Martin Henry Sterk
              b. 30 Sep 1907, Corsica, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Apr 1989, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +8. Henry Sterk
              b. 11 Jun 1910, Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Oct 1991, Corona, Riverside County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F4225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Feb 1857 - Friesland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1925 - Harrison Cemetery, Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1925 - Corsica, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • There is a “Hired Man” living in the Sterk household in the 1910 census: Geert DeVries, age 24. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Research notes of Wendell C. Mohr.
    2. [S1693] Funeral Program for Henry Sterk, Pierce Brothers Griffith Mortuary.
    3. [S2715] Find A Grave entry for Thys Jans Sterk, #96139205, Becky Erickson.
    4. [S2728] 1900 US Census - Household of Thijs Sterk.
    5. [S1731] 1910 US Census - Household of Tice [Thys] Sterk.
    6. [S1732] 1920 US Census - Household of Thys Sterk.
    7. [S1733] 1930 US Census - Household of Mrs. Jennie Sterk.