Jessie Wymer1

F, b. August 1874, d. 11 December 1938
     Jessie Wymer was born in August 1874 in Netherlands.1,2 She married Garret Brolsma in 1896.1,3,2 Jessie Wymer died on 11 December 1938 in Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, (Paterson General Hospital).1 She was buried in Ridgewood (Valleau Cemetery).1
     Jessie Wymer immigrated in 1881.1

Her obituary appeared on 15 December 1938 in the Ridgewood Herald News
Jessie Wymer, wife of Garret Brolsma, of 113 Circle Avenue died in Paterson General Hospital early Sunday morning, December 11, after an illness of about 12 yrs. She was taken to the hospital Saturday morning. Mrs. Brolsma, who was in her 65th year, was born in Holland and came to the US at age 8. She had lived in Ridgewood for the past 38 yrs, moving here from Glen Rock. She is survived by her husband, a son, Clarence Brolsma, who is a well-known Ridgewood retailer and a half-sister, living in Detroit, MI. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the home of her son at 326 Libby Avenue, the Rev. Dr. William T. Stuchell, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment was in Valleau Cemetery.1

1900 Fed. census (1 Jun): Household of Garret Brolsma, Cycle Ave, Ridgewood Township, Bergen County, New Jersey.2
1910 Fed. census (1 Jun): Household of Garret Brolsma, Circle Ave, Ridgewood Township, Bergen County, New Jersey.4


Garret Brolsma b. 15 Dec 1865, d. 26 Jul 1949
  • Clarence Brolsma (excluded)4


  1. [S1] Ridgew. Herald, Dec 15, 1938, pg. 2.
  2. [S4] 1900 Federal Census, Garret Booslma, 2 Jun 1900. T623 Roll: 956 Page: 109, ED 35.
  3. [S18] Ridgew. News, Jul 28, 1949.
  4. [S5] 1910 Federal Census, Garrett Brolsma, 5 May 1910. T624 Roll: 870 Page: 17, ED 47.