NameMinnie A. L. BAKKER
BirthOct 1865, Hanover, Germany18,93
Deathbef 1940 Age: 74
Misc. Notes
In 1900, as a 34-year-old widow, she lived at 206 Astor Street with her children Rosie, 8, Edward, 6, and Olga, 3, and a boarder named Mary Schmitz. She is 3 for 3 on kids. She came to the US in 1868 and has been here 32 years. She works as a seamstress and rents her home.18

In 1910, she was 44, widowed, and living at 228 Astor Street with her son Eddie (16), daughters Rose (18) and Olga (13), and a boarder named Hollis Wenthworth (sp?). She and her parents were born in Germany. She is 3 for 3 on kids.69

In 1920, lived at 228 Astor Street in Newark. She is 54 and widowed. She owns her own home, free of debt. She emigrated in 1867 and was naturalized in 1890. She and her family were from Germany and spoke German. Her children Edward, 25, and Olga, 22, live with her. She is the proprietor of a grocery store.70

Traveled to Europe with her daughter in 1929. Manifest indicates she’s naturalized by marriage.94

In 1930, lived at 228 Astor Street in Newark. She is 64 and her daughter Olga is 33. They own their home, valued at $10,000, and own a radio. Minnie says she is married and that she wed at 23. She was born in Hanover, Germany, her father was born in Friesland, and her mother also in Hanover, Germany. She lists her emigration year as 1866 and says she is naturalized. She and her daughter work as storekeepers (retail) in groceries, Minnie on her own account (owner?).93

In 1936, she was living at 228 Astor in Newark.192
ChildrenRose (1891-)
 Edward George (1894-1988)
 Olga Carlyn (1896-1985)
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