Antje Anna Terpstra

7 March 1902–19 October 1985 (Age 83)
Sullivan, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Antje Anna

When Antje Anna Terpstra was born on 7 March 1902, in Sullivan, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, her father, Eelke Jans Terpstra, was 34 and her mother, Janke Jennie van der Veen, was 37. She married Dr. Jerrian Van Dellen on 10 September 1931, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. She lived in Plainfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 19 October 1985, in Ellsworth, Antrim, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Dr. Jerrian Van Dellen
Antje Anna Terpstra
Marriage: 10 September 1931

Spouse and Children

10 September 1931
Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Janke Jennie van der Veen




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name denoting someone who lived on a terp, a prehistoric man-made mound built on lowlying land as a habitation site.

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

Sources (3)

  • Annie Terpstra in household of Albert Terpstra, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Antje Terpstra - birth: 7 March 1902; Sullivan, Muskegon, Michigan, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Antje Terpstra -

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