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Thomas Vriesenga

Thomas Vriesenga[1]

Male 1917 - 2003  (86 years)

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  • Name Thomas Vriesenga  [2
    Born 5 Jun 1917  Franeker, Franekeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID LTJ3-JJM 
    FindaGrave Memorial ID 49669047 
    Died 11 Oct 2003  Winter Park, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I9450  Main
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2018 

    Father Peter John Vriesenga,   b. 22 Dec 1890, Franeker, Franekeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Marie C. Keyzer,   b. 8 May 1892, Harlingen, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 May 1915  Harlingen, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F3518  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvia M. Sedig,   b. 6 Jan 1920, Brooklyn, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1999  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1944  Norflok, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. T. Vriesenga
    +2. J. Vriesenga
    +3. P.M. Vriesenga
     4. P.J. Vriesenga
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F3514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Thomas Vriesenga
    Thomas Vriesenga
    Obituary photo

    Documents
    Thomas Vriesenga M Sylvia Sedig
    Thomas Vriesenga M Sylvia Sedig
    Peter Vriesenga Naturalization Petition
    Peter Vriesenga Naturalization Petition

  • Notes 
    • 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 [2, 6]

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  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1691] Patty Vriesenga Hanano, Interview at Long Beach Island, NJ Sept 2016 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1656] Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49669047 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1700] Alle Friezen, https://www.allefriezen.nl/zoeken/deeds/097b671e-8c4f-5485-3572-c22488241a7e (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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).

    6. [S1695] Orlando Sentinel, 13 Oct 2003 http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/orlandosentinel/obituary.aspx?n=thomas-vriesenga&pid=1474998 (Reliability: 3).