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Hotske Bakker (1892-1983)

BAKKER, Hotske; b. 28 Aug 1892 in Sandfirden, Wymbritseradeel, daughter of Sjoerd Bakker and Gelske Oppewal; m. 18 Sep 1912 in Whitinsville, MA to Hertzen van Brug; d. 26 Jun 1983 in Northbridge, MA at 90 years old and was buried in Riverdale Cemetery, Northbridge, MA.

riverdale van der brug baker gravestone


1892 Aug 28 Wymbritseradeel geboorte, certificate #254

1912 Sep 18 “Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 May 2016), Hertsen Van Der Brug and Hortske Bakker, 18 Sep 1912; citing Whitinsville, , Massachusetts, United States, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,409,944.


Gravestone photo used with permission from D. Miedema.