Hendrina/Henrietta (Sis) de Blonk1

(1905 - 1985)
Father*Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1 b. 1877, d. 1961
Mother*Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst1 b. 1881, d. 1978
Hendrina/Henrietta (Sis) de Blonk was born on 21 June 1905 in Netherlands.1,2

William C (Bill) de Blonk and Hendrina/Henrietta (Sis) de Blonk left Rotterdam in March 1908 on board the 'Statendam' for New York, arriving on the 10th in the company of their parents Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk and Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst.3

She married Raymond Bol.

Hendrina/Henrietta died on 23 May 1985 in Brookings, Sth Dakota, at age 79.1,4 She was buried on 28 May 1985 in Brookings.1

Family

Raymond Bol

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.
  2. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 504-18-3670 issued Sth Dakota.
  3. [S180] US Immigation Records, Ellis Island, at https://www.statueofliberty.org/
  4. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI.

Karel Marthyn (Carl Martin) de Blonk1

(1909 - 2004)
Father*Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1 b. 1877, d. 1961
Mother*Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst1 b. 1881, d. 1978
Carl Martin DE BLONK
(1902-2004)
Karel Marthyn (Carl Martin) de Blonk was born in Rock Valley, Sioux Co., Iowa, on 17 October 1909.1

Carl was a carpenter by trade, the first born in the US to his Dutch parents (all his older siblings being born in Holland).2

He served with the US Forces in the Pacific during WWII, and spent some period of leave in Brisbane in 1942, at which time he met his future wife, even promising to return one day to marry her.3

Brisbane newspapers were full of stories of how Carl arrivied in Brisbane on 3 March 1950 with the intent of finding the girl he'd met 8 years before and proposing to her. Nancy was unfortunately in hospital at the time and unable to greet him.3,4

He married Nancy Cumming, daughter of George Cumming and Ethel Maud Robinson, at St Stephen's Cathedral in Brisbane, Queensland, on 2 September 1950.

Karel died on 25 April 2004 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 94.5,6 He was buried on 29 April 2004 at the Pinnaroo Cemetery, Bridgeman Downs.7
Grave - Carl de BLONK (1909-2004) and Nancy (nee CUMMING)(1921-2007) Pinnaroo, Brisbane

Family

Nancy Cumming (1921 - 2007)
ChartsCumming descendant chart
Flood descendant chart
Robinson descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830–1950, FHL film 1404847.
  2. [S370] Interview - personal knowledge related to D Ferguson, by Carl de Blonk in 1996.
  3. [S537] Newspaper - Brisbane Courier / Courier Mail, issue of 3 Mar 1950, p1, col7, Sweethearts' column.
  4. [S1197] Newspaper - Brisbane Telegraph, issue of 4 Mar 1950, p8, 'Nancy didnt meet her GI'; also the Truth of 5 Mar, p1 '9000 miles to wed, but may not!'
  5. [S369] Personal knowledge of D Ferguson.
  6. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 503142229.
  7. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Portion 20, Grave 252.

Margaret E de Blonk1

(1924 - 1991)
Father*Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1 b. 1877, d. 1961
Mother*Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst1 b. 1881, d. 1978
Margaret E de Blonk was born on 5 April 1924 in USA.1,2

She married Shirley (Tommy) Tompkins.1

She was widowed at age 54 on the death of her husband Shirley in November 1978.1,3

Margaret died on 27 April 1991 in Aberdeen, Sth Dakota, at age 67.1,3 She was buried in Aberdeen.1

Family

Shirley (Tommy) Tompkins (1927 - 1978)

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.
  2. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 504-14-8910 issued Sth Dakota.
  3. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI.

Peter A. de Blonk1

(1911 - 1995)
Father*Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1 b. 1877, d. 1961
Mother*Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst1 b. 1881, d. 1978
Peter A. de Blonk was born on 6 January 1911.1,2

Peter died on 30 November 1995 in Athens, Tennessee, at age 84.1,3

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.
  2. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 504-03-9736 issued Sth Dakota.
  3. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI.

Tuntze de Blonk1

She married William de Blonk.1 She was born in Netherlands.1

Tuntze died in Netherlands.1

Family

William de Blonk
Child

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.

Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1

(1877 - 1961)
Father*William de Blonk1
Mother*Tuntze de Blonk1
Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk was born on 6 June 1877 in DeHague.1

He married Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst, daughter of Gerrit van der Harst and Hendrina van der Harst, on 26 August 1903.1

Wilhelmus left Rotterdam in March 1908 on board the 'Statendam' for New York, arriving on the 10th with his wife Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst, accompanied by William C (Bill) and Hendrina/Henrietta (Sis).2

Wilhelmus died on 10 April 1961 in Aberdeen, Sth Dakota, at age 83.1 He was buried in Brookings.1

Family

Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst (1881 - 1978)
Children

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.
  2. [S180] US Immigation Records, Ellis Island, at https://www.statueofliberty.org/
  3. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://www.familysearch.org/en/, Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830–1950, FHL film 1404847.

William de Blonk1

William de Blonk was born in Netherlands.1

He married Tuntze de Blonk.1

William died in Netherlands.1

Family

Tuntze de Blonk
Child

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.

William C (Bill) de Blonk1

(1903 - 1997)
Father*Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1 b. 1877, d. 1961
Mother*Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst1 b. 1881, d. 1978
William C (Bill) de Blonk was born on 6 December 1903 in Netherlands.1,2

William C (Bill) de Blonk and Hendrina/Henrietta (Sis) de Blonk left Rotterdam in March 1908 on board the 'Statendam' for New York, arriving on the 10th in the company of their parents Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk and Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst.3

He married Jessie G McMahan in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, Sth Dakota, on 3 June 1936.4

William died on 28 May 1997 in Red Bluff, Tehama, California, at age 93.1,5

Family

Jessie G McMahan (1909 - 2004)

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.
  2. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 481-07-1734 issued Iowa.
  3. [S180] US Immigation Records, Ellis Island, at https://www.statueofliberty.org/
  4. [S681] Sth Dakota Marriages 1905 - 1949, at https://www.ancestry.com, Registration No. 51-354.
  5. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI.

Vernon Henry Price de Jongh1,2

(1898 - 1938)
Vernon's birth was registered between January 1898 and March 1898 in Bromley, Kent.1,2

He married Eileen Georgina Haddelsey in Solihull, Warwickshire, between October 1924 and December 1924.1,3

Vernon died on 31 December 1938 at Railway Bridge in Welford, Leicestershire.4,5,6

His will was probated in Leicester on 30 January 1939 with effects of £5302/4/11.6

Family

Eileen Georgina Haddelsey (1901 - 1987)

Citations

  1. [S1245] Email - Helen (de Jongh) Payne, email correspondence to D Ferguson, May 2021 onwards.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Bromley, Vol 2a, p446, 1Q1898, mother's maiden name WINDSOR.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Solihull, Vol 6d, p1621, 4Q1924.
  4. [S1245] Email - Helen (de Jongh) Payne, email correspondence to D Ferguson, May 2021 onwards, claimed to be in a car accident on Hogmany.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Leicester, Vol 7a, p326, 1Q1939, aged 40.
  6. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted to EIleen Georgina de Jongh, widow, and Cyril Windsor de Jongh, stock jobber.

Marie de la Cour1

She married Richard le Quesne, son of Jean le Quesne and Marthe le Mottee, in Jersey, Channel Islands.1

Family

Richard le Quesne (1789 - 1857)
Child
ChartsLe Quesne descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S1137] Jerripedia - the Island wiki, at http://search.jerripediabmd.net/, from the chart of the Descendants of Jean Le Quesne and Marthe Le Mottee.