Posted By:Jerri Strombeck
Subject:Re: Solkemas of San Diego County,CA
Post Date:December 26, 2012 at 05:42:40
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1910 census, Grand Rapids Ward 6, Kent, Michigan
Ralph Solkerna 29
Catharine Solkerna 29
Arthur G Solkerna 3
Otis R Solkerna 2
Evelyn R Solkerna 0

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Roy Solkema
Name: Roy Solkema
City: Grand Rapids
County: Kent
State: Michigan
Birth Date: 3 Sep 1880
Race: White
Draft Board: 1

1920 census,Grand Rapids Ward 1, Kent, Michigan
Roy Solkema 39 imm 1902
Catharine Solkema 39
Arthur G Solkema 13
Adis Richard Solkema 12
Eveline R Solkema 10
Dorothy E Solkema 8
Catherine R Solkema 7
Rubie H Solkema 5
Irene M Solkema 1
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1930 census, San Diego, San Diego, California
Roy R Solkema 49 HOL imm 1904 Lumber millman
Catherine Solkema 49 HOL imm 1884
Evelyn R Solkema 20 MI servant private home
Dorothy Solkema 18 MI servant private home
Cathern R Solkema 17 MI servant private home
Ruby H Solkema 16 MI
Irene M Solkema 11 MI


Roy Arthur Solkema


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M/M Roy Solkema celebrate 50th anniversary, they were married in Holland, MI. 7 ch, 16 grands.
Mrs. Leon Hart, Sutter Creek, Mrs. Carl Hansen of Prescott, AZ; Arthur and Odes Solkema; Mrs. Evelyn Markgraf, and Mrs. Richard Shourds, all of this city

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
about Roy August Solkema
Name: Roy August Solkema
Social Security #: 554012777
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 3 Sep 1880
Birth Place: Other Country
Death Date: 12 Oct 1955
Death Place: San Diego
Mother's Maiden Name: Afke
Father's Surname: Vansolkema

Ralph (Roy) Selkema
Died yesterday in his home. Widow Catherine, daughters Dorothy Hart, Ruby Hansen, Evelyn Markgraf, Irene Shourds, Cathern Wright; sons Arthur and Odes; 16 grands 5 greatgrands.

Catherine Selkema, 83, died Monday in a local hospital. Survivors are the same

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
about Catherin O Solkema
Name: Catherin O Solkema
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1879
Death Date: 26 Nov 1962
Death Place: San Diego
Mother's Maiden Name: Derekie

Maiden name is Kuieck

San Diego Union, 5/19/1930

Marriage licenses
Richard A Markgraf, 23; Evelyn B Solkema, 20, both of SD

Divorces granted
Markgraf, Evelyn from Richard

1910 census, Grand Rapids Ward 6, Kent, Michigan
Odus Krueck 73 m 47 yearsimm 1888
Delia Kuieck 72 10 ch 7 liv imm 1888
Odelia Kuieck 28 <---- Catherine imm 1888
Laura Kuieck 12 MI

Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920
about Odeliamms Kuieck
Name: Odeliamms Kuieck
Birth Year: 7/28/1836
Death Date: 12 Nov 1910
Death Place: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA
Age: 74
Father's Name: Christopher Kuieck
Mother's Name: Henrike Veldman
cod cardiac dilation, senile decay
Washington Park Cem

Laura is the daughter of Christopher Kuieck and Gertrude Medendorp, she was born 10/19/1897 in Grand Rapids. She is really a grandchild.

Odelianus Kuieck,​ Derktje Bruggema is Odus and Delia