Theodore Ernest Wiersema

9 May 1903–5 March 1987 (Age 83)
Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Theodore Ernest

When Theodore Ernest Wiersema was born on 9 May 1903, in Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Anthony Wiersema, was 46 and his mother, Hendertje Ver Beek, was 36. He married Mildred T Zollar on 25 June 1930, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. He lived in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 5 March 1987, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Morris Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States.

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Theodore Ernest Wiersema
Mildred T Zollar
Marriage: 25 June 1930

Spouse and Children

25 June 1930
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Anthony Wiersema


    Hendertje Ver Beek




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 22

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

Frisian: variant of Wiersma .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theodore E Wiersma in household of Anthony Wiersma, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theodore Wiersema, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Theodore Wiersema in household of Anthony Wiersema, "United States Census, 1920"

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