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Catharina Marie Dijkstra Koning

Catharina Marie Dijkstra Koning wife of Walter (Wolter) Koning

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This photo is severly damaged and I haven’t taken the time to restore it – but I think it is still very good.Neg_790_closeup

This is my Grandmother Kate’s Grandmother Koning (my Great Great Grandmother Koning) This is George Koning’s Mother – I may be repeating myself but it’s hard to keep it all straight! 🙂

They came over from Groningen, Holland in 1906 on the S.S. Montreal Canadian Pacific Line in Steerage. Final Destination: Lafayette IN to join Brother-in-law, Geo Dykstra

She was the daughter of Hendrik Jans Dijkstra and Maria Frederika van Heeck.
Born on February 19, 1854 in Amersfoort, Netherlands — Died on October 22, 1930 in Lafayette IN USA

Children:

Willem Koning
Henry J. (Hindrik Jan) Koning
George (Gerhardus) Koning (my Great Grandfather) born on Feb. 1, 1891 in Groningen, Netherlands — Died on July 5, 1946, Lafayette IN USA
He was 14 when they came to Lafayette IN

George Koning

George Koning

Fred (Frederick) Koning
Anna (Annegien) Koning
John (Jan) Koning

 

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