Theresa Wynia

22 October 1902–18 April 2003 (Age 100)
Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Theresa

When Theresa Wynia was born on 22 October 1902, in Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States, her father, Theodore or Dooitze Ulbes Wynia, was 49 and her mother, Susan or Tjietske Gerbens de Jong, was 36. She married John Peter Ludens on 4 March 1925, in Springfield, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States. She lived in Springfield Township, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States in 1940 and Springfield, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States in 1945. She died on 18 April 2003, in Avon, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Ludens
1900–1971
Theresa Wynia
1902–2003
Marriage: 4 March 1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1925
Springfield, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Theodore or Dooitze Ulbes Wynia

    Male1853–1934Male

    Susan or Tjietske Gerbens de Jong

    Female1866–1926Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1929

Age 27

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

Dutch: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Theresa Ludens in household of John Ludens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theresa Ludens in household of John Ludens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Theresa Ludens, "South Dakota, State Census, 1945"

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