29 October 1879–6 May 1961 (Age 81)
Grootegast, Groningen, Netherlands
When John Witvoet was born on 29 October 1879, in Grootegast, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit Lammerts Witvoet, was 44 and his mother, Geertje Fokkes Aardema, was 34. He married Carrie Gerriyje VanderGriend on 23 August 1900, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Thornton Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940 and Thornton, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1950. He died on 6 May 1961, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oakland Memory Lanes, Dolton, Cook, Illinois, United States.
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