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Gelske Oppewal (1850-1915)

OPPEWAL, Gelske; b. 10 Apr 1850 in Sandfirden, Wymbritseradeel, daughter of Taeke Oppewal and Trijntje Brouwer; m. 25 Nov 1876 in Wymbritseradeel to Sjoerd Bakker; d. of chronic nephritis and valvular heart disease on 28 Jun 1915 in Uxbridge, MA at 65 years old and was buried in Riverdale Cemetery, Northbridge, MA.

riverdale baker oppewal krull gravestone

Sources

1850 Apr 10 Wymbritseradeel geboorte, certificate #92

1915 Jun 28 “Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4HB-R5M : accessed 20 May 2016), Gelska Baker, 28 Jun 1915; citing Uxbridge,,Massachusetts, 311, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,407,887.