“I have a DIETRICH (RICHARD) WEMPE B. unknown date in Holland. married to CHRISTINA BOELENS also unknown in Holland. Moved to GANDER, NEWFOUNDLAND and had a daughter MARIEKE b. 5/1949. Anyone have anything on any of these people or relatives????” **************** Hi!These are my parents. They had two children: myself, Anneke Willy Wempe, born 1942 in Java, Indonesia.My sister, Maria Christina (Marieke) was born in 1949, Gander, but passed away in San Francisco area in 1994.She has one daughter, Brianna Christine Hill, born 1986.
My maiden name is Wempe.I live in Elgin, Texas, USA.My parents live in San Francisco area, California, USA.Both were born in Holland and immigrated to the US in 1953. Can you use the following information? My father: Dietrich Wempe - born 1918, in Utrecht, NL; immigrated to US in 1953; changed name to Richard Dietrich Wempe in 1960 upon obtaining American citizenship status. His father: Johann Hendrik Wempe – 1881-1973; born in Groningen, NL; died in Soest, NL.His father immigrated from Germany (Oberlahte) at age 5.Johann Hendrik had 2 brothers, one of which was named Dietrich Married 1907 to Wilhelmina Maria Rosalie Epricatius Rikkers 1883-1957; Had 4 sons, (one died at infancy): Dietrich Wempe- 1918 (had two children) Ferdinand Wempe – 1908-2000 (had three children) Johann Anton Dietrich Wempe – 1908-1991 (had four children) Ferdinand and Johann were identical twins.
My mother: Christina Annechien Boelens – born 1919 in Assen, NL.Her parents were Maria Annechien Hoen – Brielle, NL Jans (Jan) Boelens – Loon, (Drenthe)NL; Occupation: Architect in Assen My mother has two siblings:sister Annechien (Anneke) Boelens – De Pauw and Jan Boelens; both still reside in Assen, NL (I can get the dates if you want)