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Mary Meta Korte

F, b. July 18, 1877, d. March 5, 1919

Parents

Family: Henry Richard Meidam (b. December 11, 1874, d. May 25, 1954)

Biography

  • Birth: Mary Meta Korte was born on July 18, 1877 in Bosheck, Germany.
  • Death: She died on March 5, 1919, at age 41.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated in 1882.

Irvin Henry Meidam

M, b. July 28, 1899, d. October 10, 1980

Parents

Family: Hazel A VanHeuklon (b. August 14, 1896, d. September 6, 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Irvin Henry Meidam was born on July 28, 1899.
  • Marriage: He and Hazel A VanHeuklon were married on August 3, 1920.
  • Death: Irvin Henry Meidam died on October 10, 1980, at age 81.

Jeanette Marian Henrietta Meidam

F, b. October 13, 1906, d. April 7, 1980

Parents

Family: William M Dailey (b. October 17, 1900, d. August 24, 1964)

Biography

  • Birth: Jeanette Marian Henrietta Meidam was born on October 13, 1906.
  • Death: She died on April 7, 1980, at age 73.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Vera Martha Meidam

F, b. December 28, 1908, d. January 11, 2004

Parents

Family: Emery Julius Barrett (b. July 25, 1900, d. June 8, 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Vera Martha Meidam was born on December 28, 1908 in Town of Grand Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Emery Julius Barrett were married in 1930.
  • Death: Vera Martha Meidam died on January 11, 2004, at age 95.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Mrs. Emery (Vera M. Miedam) Barrett Age 95 Of Appleton, entered into eternal life on January 11, 2004 surrounded by her family. Vera was born December 28, 1908 in the Town of Grand Chute. She is the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Miedam. Vera was a life long resident of Appleton and belonged to First English Lutheran Church in Appleton. She was united in marriage to Emery Julius Barrett in 1930. Following their marriage, they were blessed with two sons, Jack Emery Julius Barrett and James Henry Barrett. Throughout her life, Vera collected over 1000 dolls and continued to take care of them as well as her home. Her greatest joys in later life were spent at her home with family, especially all of the grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by two sons: Jack Emery Julius (Jackie) Barrett, Waupaca and James Henry (Diane) Barrett, Appleton; a sister-in-law, Leora Miedam; 6 grandchildren: Blake (Brenda) Barrett, Neenah, Lori (A.J.) Tranter, Dale, Sheli Strunc, Appleton, Jacque Barrett, Menasha, Deanne (Tony) Volpe, Hortonville and Michael (Tammy) Barrett, Milwaukee; 11 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces also survive her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emery Julius Barrett; two brothers: Adrian Miedam and Irvin (Hazel) Miedam; three sisters: Jeanette (William) Dailey, Pearl (Clinton) Meyers and Ethel (Jerome) Linskins; and great granddaughter, Carolanne Volpe. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at First English Lutheran Church (326 East North St.) Appleton with Pastor Christian Quello officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 13, 2004 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home, and also one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Memorials may be directed to the family. Vera will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends. I John 2:25, and this is the promise that He has promised us-eternal life.

Pearl Mildred Meidam

F, b. March 10, 1911, d. March 21, 1942

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Pearl Mildred Meidam was born on March 10, 1911.
  • Death: She died on March 21, 1942, at age 31.

Ethel Catherine Meidam

F, b. April 16, 1915, d. January 25, 1982

Parents

Family: Jerome Henry Linskens (b. August 17, 1907, d. March 26, 1979)

Biography

  • Birth: Ethel Catherine Meidam was born on April 16, 1915.
  • Marriage: She and Jerome Henry Linskens were married on November 30, 1933.
  • Death: Ethel Catherine Meidam died on January 25, 1982, at age 66.
  • Burial: She was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Hazel A VanHeuklon

F, b. August 14, 1896, d. September 6, 1982

Parents

Family: Irvin Henry Meidam (b. July 28, 1899, d. October 10, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: Hazel A VanHeuklon was born on August 14, 1896 in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Irvin Henry Meidam were married on August 3, 1920.
  • Death: Hazel A VanHeuklon died on September 6, 1982, at age 86, in Embarrass, Waupaca Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Rose Cemetery, Clintonville, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

William M Dailey

M, b. October 17, 1900, d. August 24, 1964

Family: Jeanette Marian Henrietta Meidam (b. October 13, 1906, d. April 7, 1980)

Biography

  • Birth: William M Dailey was born on October 17, 1900.
  • Death: He died on August 24, 1964, at age 63.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Emery Julius Barrett

M, b. July 25, 1900, d. June 8, 1982

Family: Vera Martha Meidam (b. December 28, 1908, d. January 11, 2004)

Biography

  • Birth: Emery Julius Barrett was born on July 25, 1900.
  • Marriage: He and Vera Martha Meidam were married in 1930.
  • Death: Emery Julius Barrett died on June 8, 1982, at age 81.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Clinton (Shortie) Meyers

M

Family: Pearl Mildred Meidam (b. March 10, 1911, d. March 21, 1942)

Jerome Henry Linskens

M, b. August 17, 1907, d. March 26, 1979

Parents

Family: Ethel Catherine Meidam (b. April 16, 1915, d. January 25, 1982)

Biography

  • Birth: Jerome Henry Linskens was born on August 17, 1907 in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Ethel Catherine Meidam were married on November 30, 1933.
  • Death: Jerome Henry Linskens died on March 26, 1979, at age 71.
  • Burial: He was buried in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Wilhelm Korte

M, b. May 5, 1857, d. July 17, 1914

Family: Catherine M Tiedemann (b. April 8, 1850, d. April 6, 1913)

Biography

  • Birth: Wilhelm Korte was born on May 5, 1857 in Germany.
  • Death: He died on July 17, 1914, at age 57.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated in 1882.

Catherine M Tiedemann

F, b. April 8, 1850, d. April 6, 1913

Parents

Family: Wilhelm Korte (b. May 5, 1857, d. July 17, 1914)

Biography

  • Birth: Catherine M Tiedemann was born on April 8, 1850 in Germany.
  • Death: She died on April 6, 1913, at age 62.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated in 1882.

Clous Tiedemann

M, b. circa 1825

Family: Anna Mary Unknown (b. circa 1825)

Biography

  • Birth: Clous Tiedemann was born circa 1825 in Germany.

Anna Mary Unknown

F, b. circa 1825

Family: Clous Tiedemann (b. circa 1825)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Mary Unknown was born circa 1825 in Germany.

Dennis VanOoyen Meidam

M, b. April 28, 1846, d. December 21, 1928

Parents

Family: Martha VanOoyen (b. June 19, 1851, d. September 23, 1929)

Biography

  • Birth: Dennis VanOoyen Meidam was born on April 28, 1846 in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Martha VanOoyen were married on June 9, 1870.
  • Death: Dennis VanOoyen Meidam died on December 21, 1928, at age 82, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Martha VanOoyen

F, b. June 19, 1851, d. September 23, 1929

Parents

Family: Dennis VanOoyen Meidam (b. April 28, 1846, d. December 21, 1928)

Biography

  • Birth: Martha VanOoyen was born on June 19, 1851 in New York.
  • Marriage: She and Dennis VanOoyen Meidam were married on June 9, 1870.
  • Death: Martha VanOoyen died on September 23, 1929, at age 78.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Theunis (Dennis) Arient VanOoyen

M, b. September 23, 1809, d. April 9, 1893

Parents

Family: Margaret DeWitt (b. January 6, 1813)

Biography

  • Birth: Theunis (Dennis) Arient VanOoyen was born on September 23, 1809 in Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Margaret DeWitt were married on June 3, 1843.
  • Death: Theunis (Dennis) Arient VanOoyen died on April 9, 1893, at age 83, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Margaret DeWitt

F, b. January 6, 1813

Parents

Family: Theunis (Dennis) Arient VanOoyen (b. September 23, 1809, d. April 9, 1893)

Biography

Paulus DeWitt

M, b. September 21, 1780, d. March 16, 1857

Parents

Family: Maaijke DeJong (b. February 9, 1783, d. March 16, 1857)

Biography

  • Birth: Paulus DeWitt was born on September 21, 1780 in Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Maaijke DeJong were married on March 4, 1810.
  • Death: Paulus DeWitt died on March 16, 1857, at age 76, in Deil, Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Maaijke DeJong

F, b. February 9, 1783, d. March 16, 1857

Parents

Family: Paulus DeWitt (b. September 21, 1780, d. March 16, 1857)

Biography

  • Birth: Maaijke DeJong was born on February 9, 1783 in Deil, Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Paulus DeWitt were married on March 4, 1810.
  • Death: Maaijke DeJong died on March 16, 1857, at age 74, in Deil, Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Arien VanOoijen

M, b. May 31, 1777, d. November 14, 1848

Parents

Family 1: Willemke Pelle (b. December 23, 1776, d. April 27, 1827)

Family 2: Dirkje VanWoerkum (b. circa 1777)

Biography

  • Birth: Arien VanOoijen was born on May 31, 1777 in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Willemke Pelle were married on February 26, 1803.
  • Marriage: Arien VanOoijen and Dirkje VanWoerkum were married on September 18, 1828 in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Death: Arien VanOoijen died on November 14, 1848, at age 71, in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Willemke Pelle

F, b. December 23, 1776, d. April 27, 1827

Parents

Family: Arien VanOoijen (b. May 31, 1777, d. November 14, 1848)

Biography

  • Birth: Willemke Pelle was born on December 23, 1776 in Waardenburg, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Arien VanOoijen were married on February 26, 1803.
  • Death: Willemke Pelle died on April 27, 1827, at age 50, in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Hendrik VanOoyen

M, b. April 22, 1820, d. March 22, 1849

Parents

Family: Reka VanSmallen (b. January 1, 1822, d. June 17, 1904)

Biography

  • Birth: Hendrik VanOoyen was born on April 22, 1820 in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Reka VanSmallen were married on July 9, 1842 in Buurmalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Death: Hendrik VanOoyen died on March 22, 1849, at age 28, in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Reka VanSmallen

F, b. January 1, 1822, d. June 17, 1904

Parents

Family 1: Hendrik VanOoyen (b. April 22, 1820, d. March 22, 1849)

Family 2: John Meidam (b. November 19, 1827, d. November 12, 1867)

Biography

  • Birth: Reka VanSmallen was born on January 1, 1822 in Trigt, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Hendrik VanOoyen were married on July 9, 1842 in Buurmalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Reka VanSmallen and John Meidam were married on April 20, 1850 in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  • Death: Reka VanSmallen died on June 17, 1904, at age 82, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Death of Mrs. Meidam
    Aged Pioneer of this Couny Passes Away
    Mrs. John Meidam Lived Four Score Years and Wad Born in Holland. Resided Here for the Past Fifty Years.
    Mrs. John Meidam aged 82 years died Sunday, June 19, at the home of her daughter in the town of Maine. The deceased was born in Holland, january 1, 1922, and came to this country with her husband in 1851. They settled in Erie county, New York and in 1853 moved to Appleton and lived here till three years ago when she moved to the town of Maine at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Peter Van Ooyen. She is survived by three sons and two daughters as follows: Dennis Meidam, Steve Meidam and Miles Meidam, Mrs. Henrietta Van Wyck, all of Appleton and MRs. Mary Van Ooyen of Maine.
    The funeral will be held from the home of C. D. Van Wyck, 1057 Morrison street, on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. F. T. Rouse officiating.
    Mrs. Meidam was of the sturdy Holland stock that settled early in this county and left its impress of high moral character, frugal living and industry upon the community. she was highly respected by all and her memory will be revered by her children.