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Bakkum Family of WOGNUM

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Bakkum Family of WOGNUM

Posted: 11 Jan 2012 7:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 11 Jan 2012 8:01PM GMT
Surnames: BAKKUM / STAM / GOODRICH / WISNER/ PAULS
A kind lady by the name of Monica Johnson sent me this article on PETER BAKKUM, son of DIRK BAKKUM and TRINTJE 'CATHERINE' BEEMSTER, published in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern newspaper, Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, U.S.A., page 4, on 1 October 1928. PETER BAKKUM, SIMON BAKKUM, MARY BAKKUM PAULS, ELIZABETH BAKKUM WISNER, and Mrs. Earl Goodrich (NELLIE STAM GOODRICH, daughter of Katherine Beemster Bakkum and Peter Stam) mentioned in the following article were all born in Noord-Holland; all the Bakkums were born in WOGNUM, NOORD-HOLLAND.

"IDENTIFY MAN WHO DIED AT LOCAL MILL

Green Bay woman Declares stranger was Peter Bakkum, her half brother.

The man who died suddenly outside the Badger Lumber and Manufacturing company office Monday morning has been identified by a half-sister, Mrs. Earl Goodrich (daughter of Catherine Beemster and Peter Stam)of Green Bay, as Peter Bakkum, a man who has been wandering about the country for several years, working in various cities.

The half-sister stated she had not known of his whereabouts for some time. She read about his death in a newspaper and came to Oshkosh this morning.

Guest at Hotel

Earlier this morning, Bakkum had been identified as a man who had been guest at the Fischer Hotel on the south side since September. It was found that he had been in Oshkosh seeking employment since that month, when he worked for two weeks as a carpenter in the employ of a local contractor.

Mrs. Goodrich declared her half-brother was a man of little means. He was about 62 years of age, she said. He has two sisters and a brother, Mrs. Elizabeth Wisner, Oregon City, Oregon, Mrs Mary Pauls of Marinette, Wisconsin, and Simon Bakkum, who lives in Holland.

Body at Funeral Home

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made but the Fiss and Bills Funeral Home, which has the body, has stated the burial will probably take place here."

Hope this helps fill in some blanks for your database.

Karen

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
KRackow 12 Jan 2012 2:57AM GMT 
TvanBaar 12 Jan 2012 8:04PM GMT 
KRackow 12 Jan 2012 9:07PM GMT 
TvanBaar 15 Jan 2012 3:22PM GMT 
KRackow 23 Jan 2012 4:04AM GMT 
fbakkum 24 May 2012 11:35PM GMT 
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