Jacobus James Riemersma

22 October 1889–29 July 1964 (Age 74)
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Jacobus James

When Jacobus James Riemersma was born on 22 October 1889, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, John Riemersma, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Susanna DeWolf, was 25. He married Mildred Martha Wetzeler on 17 June 1922, in Schleswig, Crawford, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in West Branch Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Sioux, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 29 July 1964, in Hospers, Sioux, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hospers Cemetery, Hospers, Sioux, Iowa, United States.

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Jacobus James Riemersma
Mildred Martha Wetzeler
Marriage: 17 June 1922
Lois M. Riemersma
Mildred Ruth Reimersma

Spouse and Children

17 June 1922
Schleswig, Crawford, Iowa, United States



    Mildred Ruth Reimersma


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Riemer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James J Riemersma, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacobus J Riemersma in household of Jan Riemersma, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Reimersma in household of John Reimersma, "United States Census, 1900"

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