Meeuwis Bakker

22 November 1876–8 October 1963 (Age 86)
Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Meeuwis

When Meeuwis Bakker was born on 22 November 1876, in Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Nicolaas Bakker, was 31 and his mother, Trijntje Katherine Kuipers, was 34. He married Gertrude Wilhelmina Fredericka Josephine Unck on 29 September 1903, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1901 and lived in Ogden City Legislative District 4, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 8 October 1963, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Meeuwis Bakker
Gertrude Wilhelmina Fredericka Josephine Unck
Marriage: 29 September 1903
Gertrude W Baker
Henrietta June Baker
Nicholas Baker
Berend Baker
Catherine Jane Baker
Mavis Nicholas Baker
Marie Elizabeth Baker
Janie Joan Baker
Henrietta June Baker
John Unck Baker
Josephine Myrtle Baker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1903Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 22
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 24
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Gerrit, Dirk, Klaas, Cornelis, Cornie, Durk, Frans, Kees, Michiel, Pieter, Aaltje, Adrianus. German Konrad, Claus, Erwin, Frieda, Gerhard, Hans, Hertha, Johannes.Dutch and North German: occupational name for a baker, Dutch and Low German bakker. Compare Backer and Baker .Norwegian: habitational name from any of the farmsteads so named in southeastern Norway; it is the indefinite plural form of Bakke .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Sheep on Dad's property - as told by Nick Baker in his autobiography

    I remember when some people used to come with some sheep on dad’s property all the time. Dad was a little man. Where sheep had grazed cows will not graze. Because the water and spring was on Dad's p …

    Sources (34)

    • Maves Baker im Eintrag für Unknown, „Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914“
    • Mavis Baker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Maeuwes Baker, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

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