Dora Gesina Te Slaa

Female3 November 1888–23 January 1979

Brief Life History of Dora Gesina

When Dora Gesina Te Slaa was born on 3 November 1888, in Aalten, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Gerrit Jan te Slaa, was 31 and her mother, Johanna Geertruida Kruisselbrink, was 34. She married James "Jim" Van Der Schaaf on 15 February 1912, in Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Welcome Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Lincoln Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 23 January 1979, in Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States.

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James "Jim" Van Der Schaaf
Dora Gesina Te Slaa
Marriage: 15 February 1912
Douwe Jelle Vander Schaaf
Gerrit J Vander Schaaf
Garrit J Vander Schaaf
Clarraine Annetta Vander Schaaf

Sources (18)

  • Dora Van Der Schaaf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora Te Slaa, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Dora Gesina Te Slaa Vander Schaaf, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1912Hull, Sioux, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 24

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Heang, Heng, Chheng, Eng, Kheng, Khun, Sang, Seng, Sung. Vietnamese Anh, Hoa, Huong, Mang, Thao, Thong. Spanish Angelita, Arturo, Enrique, Guillermo, Renato, Rosario.

    Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 戴, see Dai 1.

    Vietnamese (Tề): from the Chinese surname 齊, see Qi 1.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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