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John Sterk

Male 1894 - 1961  (67 years)


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  • Name John Sterk  [1
    Born 8 Aug 1894  Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1910  Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Jun 1917  Corsica, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1920  Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1930  Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1935  Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1940  Artesia, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence Apr 1942  Artesia, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • 1709 Adams Street
    Occupation Farm laborer  [3, 10
    Research Notes Find-a-Grave entry lists death place as Douglas County, South Dakota, USA.  [8
    Buried Oct 1961  Harrison Cemetery, Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 16 Oct 1961  Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 12
    Person ID I6137  Mohr-Whalen
    Last Modified 10 May 2020 

    Father Thijs Jans Sterk
              b. 26 Feb 1857, Friesland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Dec 1925, Corsica, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F4225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1894 - Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA 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 MapsResidence - Jun 1917 - Corsica, 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 MapsCensus - 1930 - Holland, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Los Angeles County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Artesia, Los Angeles County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1942 - Artesia, Los Angeles County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Oct 1961 - Harrison Cemetery, Harrison, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1961 - Los Angeles County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Registrar note on WWI Draft Registration: “This man in mentally unfit.” [10]

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Research notes of Wendell C. Mohr.
    2. [S1731] 1910 US Census - Household of Tice [Thys] Sterk.
    3. [S1732] 1920 US Census - Household of Thys Sterk.
    4. [S1733] 1930 US Census - Household of Mrs. Jennie Sterk.
    5. [S2252] 1940 US Census - Household of Jennie Sterk.
    6. [S2253] South Dakota Births, 1856-1903, Ancestry.com (South Dakota Department of Health).
    7. [S2774] California, Death Index, 1940-1997, Ancestry.com (State of California Department of Public Health Services).
    8. [S2716] Find A Grave memorial for John Sterk, #96139482, Becky Erickson.
    9. [S2728] 1900 US Census - Household of Thijs Sterk.
    10. [S3199] WWI Draft Registration Card of John Sterk, FamilySearch.org (National Archives & Records Administration).
    11. [S6676] WWII Draft Registration Card of John Sterk, Ancestry.com (National Archives & Records Administration).
    12. [S1693] Funeral Program for Henry Sterk, Pierce Brothers Griffith Mortuary.