MIERAS, Susan Lydia

Female 1862 - 1944  (82 years)


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  • Name MIERAS, Susan Lydia 
    Born 15 Feb 1862  Paris Corners, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Moved Abt Sep 1922  Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    from Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA 
    Died 9 Sep 1944  Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 Sep 1944  Grand View Memorial Park, 1341 Glenwood Rd, Glendale, California 91201, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17  van Pelt
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2014 

    Father MIERAS, Jacob,   b. 26 Mar 1824, Kapelle-Biezelinge, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1890, Maurice, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother CENTZEN, Adrianna Laurus,   b. 18 Nov 1829, Wemeldinge, Kapelle, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1877, Paris Corners, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1850  Wemeldinge, Kapelle, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Church marriage. Their marriage record states Jacob is a 26 year old "boereknecht" farmer's hand born in Kapelle, son of Louwerus Mieras a "landbouwer" farmer and Suzanna van de Linde. Adriaana Centze is a 20 year old "boeremeid" female farmer's hand born in Wemeldinge, daughter of Job Lourus Centze a "arbeider" day laborer and Catharina Hamelink a "arbeidster' female day laborer.
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

    Family VAN PELT, Albertus,   b. 17 Nov 1852, Charlois, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1923, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1882  Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Marriage Announcement 23 Nov 1882  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Sioux County Herald 


    • MARRIED

      VAN PELT-MIERAS - At Alton on Wednesday, November 15, 1882, by Rev. J. W. Warnshuis, Mr. Albertus van Pelt and Miss Susan Mieras, both of Sioux county.

      The groom in this ceremony is one of Holland township's best and most prosperous young farmers, and owns a fine farm west of town, which is all under cultivation, and is well-to-do in this world's goods. His bride is a charming young miss, standing well up in society, and will make him a true and loving wife. The bridal party took supper at the home of the bride's parents, and afterward adjourned to Mr. van Pelt's new house on his farm, where preparations had been completed for the party, and all lovers of Terpsichore tripped the light fantastic until the "wee sma' hours." The happy pair have the best wishes of the entire community for their future happiness, and all wish them long life and prosperity. Also that they may have "van pelts" on their journey through life.
    Albertus Van Pelt and Susan Mieras Marriage Announcement
    Albertus Van Pelt and Susan Mieras Marriage Announcement
    Newspaper: Sioix County Herald, page 5
    Anniversary Saturday, November 16, 1907  Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alton Democrat 


    • ORANGE CITY

      In the presence of a large number of relatives and friends Mr. and Mrs. A. Van Pelt residing southeast of this place celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Mr. Van Pelt is next to the oldest of the Van Pelt family the others being Dirk, Mrs. P. Vander Stoep, Leendert, Henry, Mrs. J. R. Brinks and Mrs. J. G. Vanden Burg. Mrs. Van Pelt belongs to the Mieras family living near Maurice. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Van Pelt are Jake, Leendert, Mrs. Ellerbroek of Sioux City, Francis, Willie, Louella, Virgin (sic) and Virgil.
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt 25th Wedding Anniversary
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt 25th Wedding Anniversary
    Newspaper: The Alton Democrat, page 12
    Anniversary Wednesday, November 20, 1907  Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Sioux County Herald 


    • Van Pelt Silver Wedding

      Twenty-five years ago THE HERALD contained this notice: "Married, Nov. 15, 1882, by Rev. J. W. Warnshuis, Albertus Van Pelt and Miss Susan Mieras. The groom is one of Holland township's best young farmers and his bride is a charming young Miss, standing well up in society." The worthy couple whose marriage was thus noted, celebrated their silver wedding out at their fine home Friday evening. A large number of guests were present many of whom had been witnesses to the ceremony of twenty-five years ago. They brought a table full of presents which were greatly admired. The supper was a great feature as might have been expected at the Van Pelt home. Music enlivened the evening, furnished by Misses Maggie Synborst, Gertrude and Harriet Van Pelt, Ed Van den Berg and Richard Van Pelt.

      The guests present were:
      Messrs and Mesdames J. S. Mieras, V. Moir, D. Doherty, Wm. Mieras, J. E. Mieras, F. A. Mieras, C. Jackson, Mrs. L. Mieras, Miss Dina Mieras. Mrs. Van der Sluis of Maurice. Messrs. and Mesdames J. G. Van den Berg, Geo. Oelrich, G. T. Hately, G. L. Van de Steeg, H. De Rraay, J. T. Klein, John Synhorst, D. Van Pelt, L. D. Van Pelt, H. Van Pelt, Frank Van der Stoep, L. Van der Stoep, A. Van der Stoep, L. Vos. Messrs. L. Van Pelt, John Brolsma, Hugo and Frank Synhorst, Andrew Van Pelt, Herman Van Pelt, F. Van der Stoep, G. T. Van de Steeg. Miss Helen Smidt of l.eMars. Mrs. John Brinks and Miss Anna Brinks or Sioux Center. Mr. and Mrs. Chas Smit of Alton. Mrs. H. Ellerbroek of Sioux City. Master Richard Van Pelt, Misses Gertrude, Annna and Harriet Van Pelt. Master Dick Van der Stoep, Misses Dina and Kitty Van der Stoep. Jennie and Maggie Synhorst. Miss Roma Van den Berg. Master Edward Van den Berg.

      A pleasant feature of the occasion was the presence of the nine children, who are Mrs. H. Ellerbroek, Robert, Leonard, Ada, Willie, Frances, Luella, Virgil and Vernal.
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt Silver Wedding Anniversary
    Albertus and Susan Van Pelt Silver Wedding Anniversary
    Newspaper: Sioux County Herald, page 5
    Children 
     1. VAN PELT, Anna May,   b. 28 Sep 1883, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1937, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. VAN PELT, Robert Elmer,   b. 4 Oct 1884, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1963, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. VAN PELT, Leendert Albert,   b. 25 Jan 1886, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1968, Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. VAN PELT, Ada Isabelle,   b. 26 Jul 1889, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1917, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     5. VAN PELT, William Albertus,   b. 16 Jun 1892, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. VAN PELT, Frances Marie,   b. 30 Jan 1895, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1984  (Age 89 years)
     7. VAN PELT, Louella Fern,   b. 13 Apr 1898, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 2000, Sonora, Tuolumne, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
     8. VAN PELT, Vergil Elmon,   b. 4 Apr 1900, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1989, Redding, Shasta, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     9. VAN PELT, Vernal Alman,   b. 4 Apr 1900, Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1979, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1862 - Paris Corners, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Nov 1882 - Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Announcement - Sioux County Herald - 23 Nov 1882 - Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAnniversary - Alton Democrat - Saturday, November 16, 1907 - Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAnniversary - Sioux County Herald - Wednesday, November 20, 1907 - Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved - from Orange City, Sioux, Iowa, USA - Abt Sep 1922 - Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1944 - Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Sep 1944 - Grand View Memorial Park, 1341 Glenwood Rd, Glendale, California 91201, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux Sherman Township, Iowa
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux, Sherman Township, Iowa
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux Sherman Township, Iowa
    Albert Van Pelt Family Census 1900, Sioux, Sherman Township, Iowa

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] 1900 US Census, Sioux, Sherman Township, Iowa (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S102] Hawarden Independent, Iowa. Hawarden., "NEAR-BY NEWS - Happenings of Interest in Towns and Country Around Us," Thursday, March 15, 1923, p. 6; digital images. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S5] Marriage Records Wemeldinge 1811 - 1934, Zeeland Archives., 1 August 1850 Act No. 5. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3] Sioux County Herald, Iowa. Orange City., "MARRIED," November 23, 1882, p. 5; digital images. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4] Alton Democrat, Iowa. Alton., "Orange City," Saturday, November 16. 1907, p. 12; digital images. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S3] Sioux County Herald, Iowa. Orange City., "Van Pelt Silver Wedding," Wednesday, November 20, 1907, p. 5; digital images. (Reliability: 3).