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1934 Brought First Settlement to Holland Marsh

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  • 1965-11-17

"The first year-round residents of the Marsh arrived in the late autumn of 1934 and took up residence in the row of houses shown in the above picture. They were families from Holland and they named their village Ansnorveld. Members of the Christia...

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King Township Man Drowned In Canal

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  • 1967-04-19

"George Murray Gillam, 29, of R.R. 3 King, was drowned in the canal, Holland Marsh, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Werner Ploder, son of Mr. A. Ploder, Holland Marsh, was returning home around 1:50 a.m. when tat the bridge, located at the...

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Havinga, Michael John & Matthews, Jeanne Harriet

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  • 1952-05-21

Event Date : Friday, May 16, 1952 Event Type : Marriage Description : Jeanne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Matthews, to Michael Havinga, son of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Havinga, all of the Holland Marsh. The wedding took place at the Christian Refo...

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Matthews, Ralph death

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  • 1956-06-27

Event Date : Wednesday, June 27, 1956 Event Type : Death Description : One of the most beloved, respected and best known gentleman of this community passed away suddenly this morning as the result of a heart attack in the person of Ralph Matthews...

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