Riverside Cemetery
Marshall County, Iowa
Uploaded 5/8/2003 by
bdrummer [Email]

Arendt John Seffinga (parents Michael Seffinga (1870 Spannum Holland-1933 Meteor, WI) and Polly Terpstra 1870 Holland-1899 Viborg SD) was born Mar 9 1893 (headstone says 1894) near Springfield SD. He died Oct 17 1924 Iowa City Iowa.
Arendt John married Alice Eliza Moore who was born Jun 20, 1894 in Shell Rock IA, she died July 24 1979 and married Chester Hazen Stackhouse after the death of John.
Children of John and Alice, Willard 1916-1980, living Seffinga 1918, Lola Clara Seffinga 1920-2002, John A Seffinga 1923-1993
Michael (Meye Sjoerd in Holland) and Polly (Popkjen) emigrated to U. S. in 1891 with 3 week old son George. Polly died along with an infant son and is buried at Viborg SD. After the death of Polly, John's father Michael married a widow, Mary Hansen who had a daughter and her husband had been killed.
John's siblings are George Seffinga 1891 Holland-1949 Marshalltown, Iowa, Unknown Seffinga died at birth or stillborn, siblings from John's father's second marriage, (Mary Hansen-her parents Hans and Marie Christerson Hansen- was born 1878 Copenhagen Denmark and Mary died 1973 in WI.) Ida M. 1901-Lemon SD-1992 Mitchell County IA, Agnes Seffinga, Blanche Seffinga 1905 Iowa-1996 MN, Michael Charles Seffinga 1907 Marshalltown, IA-1981 Lemington WI, Robert James Seffinga 1912-1997 WI, Dorothy Seffinga 1910-1968, Marion G (Gertrude) 1914- also Infant daughter Seffinga stillborn Nov 17 1911

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