Samuel Davies1

Samuel's marriage to Dorothy Rodger Ferguson, daughter of Alexander McGregor Ferguson and Helen Chalmers Rodger, was registered between July 1951 and September 1951 in Wallasey, Cheshire.1,2

Family

Dorothy Rodger Ferguson (1908 - 1991)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S719] Email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith, email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith to D Ferguson, 10 Feb 2011 onwards.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Wallasey, Vol 10a, p1642, 3Q1951.

Lucy Harriet Dawson

(1892 - 1959)
Lucy Harriet Dawson was born in New Zealand in 1892.1

She married William Henry Parkinson in New Zealand in 1945.2

She was widowed on the death of her husband William on 30 December 1946.3,4

Lucy's second marriage was to George Moodie, son of George Hutton Moodie and Janet Harley Hutton, in 1953 in New Zealand.5

Lucy died on 17 January 1959 at 47 Cole St in Dunedin, Otago.6,4,7 She was cremated on 20 January 1959.8 Her ashes were buried on 20 January 1959 at Northern Cemetery.9

Family 1

William Henry Parkinson (c 1877 - 1946)

Family 2

George Moodie (1880 - 1969)
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1892/14707 daughter of James and Annie Levina.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 4994.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1947/18340.
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  5. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 2739.
  6. [S137] Cemetery Marker - , Dunedin Nthn Cemetery, NZ.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1959/21330, aged 67.
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Original reference C19590162.
  9. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Block 161, plot 16.

Paul Woodford Day1

(1916 - 2008)
Paul Woodford Day was born in Pukekohe on 6 December 1916.2

He married Angela Gabrielle Wanklyn.

Paul died on 15 July 2008 in Hamilton, Waikato, at age 91.1,3

Family

Angela Gabrielle Wanklyn (1917 - 2008)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2008/16825.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2008/16825 gives birthdate of 6 Dec 1916.
  3. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at https://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 91.

Anton de Blonk1

(a 1903 - b 1908)
Father*Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1 b. 1877, d. 1961
Mother*Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst1 b. 1881, d. 1978
Anton de Blonk was born in Netherlands after 1903.1

Anton died before March 1908 in Netherlands.1

Citations

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

Anton Robert Walter (Tony) de Blonk1

(1955 - 1975)
Father*Arnold Francis de Blonk1 b. 1918, d. 1990
Mother*Cornelia Maria (Corry) Venden Berg1 b. 1918, d. 1960
Anton Robert Walter (Tony) de Blonk was born in Brookings, Sth Dakota, on 16 October 1955.1,2

Anton died on 19 June 1975 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, at age 19.1,3 He was buried on 22 June 1975 in Brookings.1

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.
  2. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 503-74-0880, issued Sth Dakota.
  3. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI.

Arnold Francis de Blonk1

(1918 - 1990)
Father*Wilhelmus (Bill) de Blonk1 b. 1877, d. 1961
Mother*Cornelia Jacoba van der Harst1 b. 1881, d. 1978
Arnold Francis de Blonk was born in Rock Valley, Iowa, on 29 May 1918.1,2

He married Cornelia Maria (Corry) Venden Berg, daughter of Cornelius Venden Berg and Anna Geertruida Maarschalk, in Brookings, Sth Dakota, on 23 October 1949.1

He was widowed at age 42 on the death of his wife Cornelia on 20 December 1960.1

Arnold died on 20 September 1990 in Sioux Falls, Sth Dakota, at age 72.1,3 He was buried on 23 September 1990 in Brookings.1

Citations

  1. [S241] GEDCOM - A.C.W. de BLONK, GEDCOM de Blonk.
  2. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 504-01-9125, issued Sth Dakota.
  3. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI.

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 in Netherlands on 21 June 1905.1,2

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 in USA on 5 April 1924.1,2

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.