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Jan Nijdam (1843-1915)

NIJDAM, Jan (also known as John Nydam); b. 22 May 1843 in Burgwerd, Wonseradeel, son of Pieter Nijdam and Ymkjen Zaagstra; m. 17 Oct 1867 in Wonseradeel to Hiltje Sypersma; d. of peritonitis after operation for adhesion appendix-cancer on 11 Jul 1915 in Northbridge, MA at 72 years old and was buried in Riverdale Cemetery, Northbridge, MA.

riverdale nydam john gravestone

Sources

1843 May 22 Wonseradeel geboorte, page 78

1867 Oct 17 Wonseradeel huwelijk, certificate #97

1915 Jul 11 “Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4HG-2RH : accessed 21 May 2016), John Peter Nydam, 11 Jul 1915; citing Northbridge,,Massachusetts, 437, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,407,131.