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Gertrude Nellie (DeYoung) Mulder

b. May 29, 1891 South Holland, Illinois U.S.A.
m. Unknown
d. July 08, 1986 in Sharon, Wisconsin U.S.A.

Spouse:

Gerrit 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:

Gertrude was the thirteenth of thirteen children and the daughter of Dutch immigrants. According to her daughter, Frances, she grew up on an onion farm in South Holland, Illinois and she spoke Dutch with her parents at home. After marriage, she continued this tradition by speaking Dutch with her husband 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 they were in Minnesota. Later in life, Gertrude moved in with her daughter, Frances, who was living in Sharon, Wisconsin at the time. Gertrude was a housekeeper.

Illinois

Wisconsin

Ethnicity:

Ethnicity 

References:

-1910 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-1920 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-1930 United States Federal Census Record (view document)
-Frances (Mulder) Williams's Birth Certificate
-DeYoung family records (view document)