Gerrit Preston Bottema

10 May 1908–20 March 1988 (Age 79)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Gerrit Preston

When Gerrit Preston Bottema was born on 10 May 1908, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Charles Bottema, was 28 and his mother, Edith Mabel Preston, was 24. He married Florence May Taylor on 6 September 1930, in Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935. He died on 20 March 1988, in Rancho Mirage, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Photos & Memories (14)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Gerrit Preston Bottema
1908–1988
Florence May Taylor
1913–1992
Marriage: 6 September 1930
Albert Gerrit Bottema
1931–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 September 1930
Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 2

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1929

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

We don’t have any information about this name.

Sources (3)

  • Gerritt Bottema, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Gerritt Bottema, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Gerrit Preston Bottema, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.