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Gerrit M. Mulder

b. October 31, 1890 South Holland, Illinois U.S.A.
m. Unknown
d. August 03, 1945 Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.

Spouse:

Gertrude Nellie (DeYoung) Mulder

Children:

1. Frances Mulder (b. June 09, 1914 South Holland, Illinois; m. April 2, 1930 Waukegan, Illinois
Zealy Williams; d. August 8, 2004 Elkhorn, Wisconsin)
2. William G. Mulder (b. February 16, 1917 South Holland, Illinois; m. Cornelia Van Noort; d. August 12, 1981)

Biography:

Gerrit was the son of Dutch immigrants and spoke Dutch with his parents at home. He was, according to his World War I draft card, of medium build with blue eyes and brown hair.

After marriage, Gerrit continued speaking Dutch with his wife and children. The family moved around a lot, living in different cities in Illinois in, at least, 1910, 1917, 1930, and 1942 while in 1920 he was in Minnesota. He worked as a farmer for much of his life, although during World War II he was working for Crown Steel Sales.

Illinois

Ethnicity:

Ethnicity 

References:

-1910 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record (view document)
-1920 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-1930 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Record (view document)
-Frances (Mulder) Williams's Birth Certificate
-Cook County Clerk. Cook County Clerk Genealogy Records. Cook County Clerk's Office, Chicago, IL: Cook County Clerk, 2008.
-DeYoung family records (view document)