1917 - 2003 (86 years)
||Thomas Vriesenga  |
||5 Jun 1917
||Franeker, Franekeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands 
||11 Oct 2003
||Winter Park, FL 
||Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, USA 
||14 Mar 2017 |
||Peter John Vriesenga, b. 22 Dec 1890, Franeker, Franekeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands , d. Yes, date unknown |
||Marie C. Keyzer, b. 8 May 1892, Harlingen, Netherlands , d. Yes, date unknown |
||17 May 1915
||Harlingen, Netherlands 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Sylvia M. Sedig, b. 6 Jan 1920, Brooklyn, New York, NY , d. 29 Jun 1999 (Age 79 years) |
||17 Jun 1944
||Norflok, VA, USA 
||13 Mar 2017 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Patty Vriesenga Hanano notes:
Thomas served in WWII US Navy. He was an Amateur Radio (ham radio) operator. Callsign was: W2KCK. Thomas' father was Peter Vriesenga? m Marie ? (born in Holldand and came to Canada) Came to Canada with children
Obituary - Orlando Sentinel
VRIESENGA, THOMAS, 86, of Winter Park, FL, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2003. Born in Franeker, Holland, Mr. Vriesenga moved to the Central Florida area in 1967 from South Hempstead, Long Island, NY. He was employed by the U.S. Naval Training Device Center as an electronics technician. Tom was a member of the Ham Radio Operators Club and his call sign was W2KCK. He loved his family and boating. He is survived by son Thomas A. Vriesenga, Orlando, FL; daughters Joan Plummer, Winter Park, FL and Patricia Hanano, Windermere, FL; and son Peter J. Vriesenga, Golden, CO; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends at the Goldenrod Chapel of Baldwin-Fairchild on Tuesday, October 14, 2003 between the hours of 6-9PM with a Wake Service at 7PM. Graveside Services for Mr. Vriesenga will be held at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL, at a later date. Please view and sign the guest book www.baldwinfairchildfuneral.com.
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Oct. 13, 2003
JSH research notes:
1924 Canadian Arrival Record
Rika (Riki) 5
Thomas 7yrs old in ship record (fits b. 1917)
another youngerbrother William born in Canada
John Vriesenga b 1885 is of unknown relationship
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=KRK5&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&gss=angs-c&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=thomas&gsfn_x=0&gsln=vriesenga&gsln_x=0&msypn__ftp=Winter%20Park,%20Orange,%20Florida,%20USA&msypn=17167&msypn_PInfo=8-%7C0%7C1652393%7C0%7C2%7C0%7C12%7C0%7C2238%7C17167%7C0%7C0%7C&MSAV=1&cpxt=1&cp=12&catbucket=rstp&uidh=n23&pcat=35&h=130380813&db=1940usfedcen&indiv=1&ml_rpos=1 [2, 6]
- [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ email@example.com).
- [S1691] Patty Vriesenga Hanano, Interview at Long Beach Island, NJ Sept 2016 (Reliability: 3).
- [S1656] Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49669047 (Reliability: 3).
- [S1700] Alle Friezen, https://www.allefriezen.nl/zoeken/deeds/097b671e-8c4f-5485-3572-c22488241a7e (Reliability: 3).
- [S1696] Virginia Marriage Records, (Source Information: Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia. Description These Virginia marriage records include parentsí names along with bride and groom.), Marriage Records 1936 - 2014 (Reliability: 3).
- [S1695] Orlando Sentinel, 13 Oct 2003 http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/orlandosentinel/obituary.aspx?n=thomas-vriesenga&pid=1474998 (Reliability: 3).