Wilhelmina Dykhuis

1883–1972 (Age 89)
Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Wilhelmina

When Wilhelmina Dykhuis was born on 9 May 1883, in Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, her father, Tonnis Dykhuis, was 31 and her mother, Anje Mengers, was 24. She married Paulus Tjepkes Agema on 17 April 1903, in Prosper, Missaukee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Clam Union Township, Missaukee, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Aetna Township, Missaukee, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. She died on 19 November 1972, in Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Wilhelmina Dykhuis
Paulus Tjepkes Agema
Marriage: 17 April 1903
Infant Son Agema
Theodore P Agema
Anthony P Agema
Titus Agema
Albert Agema

Spouse & Children

17 April 1903
Prosper, Missaukee, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Tonnis Dykhuis


  • Anje Mengers




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 4

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Dijkhuis, a topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a dike, from dijk ‘dike’, ‘ditch’ + huis ‘house’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Whelimmina Agena in household of Paul T Agena, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilhemina Agema in household of Paul Agema, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Agema in household of Paul Agema, "United States Census, 1910"

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