Ray Frank BROCKHOUSE

Male 1882 - 1969  (86 years)


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  • Name Ray Frank BROCKHOUSE 
    Born 27 Oct 1882  Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Oct 1969  Boyden, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Oct 1969  Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Original spelling of name was Broekhuis; Ray changed to current spelling when he was marrried.

      1920 Census: SD: Minnehaha County, Sioux Falls:

      Ray F. Brockhouse, head, age 36, came to the U.S. in 1884, became a naturalized citizen in 1901, born in Holland, father and mother born in Holland;
      Nelly, his wife, age 34, came to the U.S. in 1886, is a naturalized citizen, born in Holland, father and mother born in Holland;
      Henry, their son, age 11, born in Minnesota;
      Peter, their son, age 8, born in Minnesota;
      Gertrude, their daughter, age 4, born in Minnesota;
      Helen, their daughter, age 8 mos., born in South Dakota.

      Obituary, from The Sioux Center News (Sioux Center, Iowa) 16 October 1969:
      "RAY BROCKHOUSE
      "Funeral services were held at the First Reformed church at Boyden at 1:30 p.m. October 11 for Ray Brockhouse, 86, of Boyden, who died in the Boyden Nursing home October 9.
      "Services were conducted by Rev. Henry Schoon and burial was made in Woodlawn cemetery at Sioux Falls.
      Mr. Brockhouse was born October 27, 1882, in The Netherlands. He came to the U.S. as a youth and farmed near Orange City and Edgerton, Minn. He was married to Nellie Maris February 19, 1907, at Edgerton. They lived at Edgerton 10 years, then moved to Sioux Falls. His wife preceded him in death. On December 5, 1946, he ws married to Mrs. Anna Dethmers at Boyden and had resided there for many years.
      "Survivors include the widow; two sons, Henry and Peter, of Sioux Falls; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Lowell of Sioux Falls and Mrs. Gerald Corkins of Renton, Wash; two stepdaughters, Mrs. John Klein of Bellflower, Calif., and Mrs. Norman Bell of Boyden; a step-son, Robert Dethmers of Boyden; 10 grandchildren; and four brothers, Art, Steve, Garhardt, and Gerrit, all of Edgerton."
    Person ID I1235  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2016 

    Family 1 Nelly or Nellie MARIS,   b. 11 Oct 1884, Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1945, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1907  Edgerton, Pipestone, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Henry BROCKHOUSE,   b. 2 Oct 1908, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1978, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Peter BROCKHOUSE,   b. 18 Aug 1911, Trosky, Pipestone, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1977, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +3. Gertrude Helen BROCKHOUSE,   b. 1 Mar 1915, Edgerton, Pipestone, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1995, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. Helen Nellie BROCKHOUSE,   b. 10 Apr 1919,   d. 12 Jun 2004, Renton, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F613  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Anna VER HOEF,   b. 9 Aug 1884, Alton, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1973, Hull, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1946  Boyden, Sioux, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F1693  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Oct 1882 - Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1907 - Edgerton, Pipestone, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Oct 1969 - Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Recordings
    Country Life Revisited: Part 02: Recording
    Country Life Revisited: Part 02: Recording
    A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) thunderstorms the previous evening; b) John R. Lowell hauling hay to Sioux Falls to sell; c) the Lowell farms west of Sioux Falls; Joachim Volsch's homestead in Wall Lake township; d) Ray Brockhouse and his cadillac.