Spotlighting photos from my extensive photo archive
This week it is-
Johannas Weerts [1902-1975]
My Great-Great Uncle
Johannas Weerts was born in rural Martin County, Minnesota the 8th child to Harm & Elizabeth Weerts, who were German immigrant dairy farmers. They had left their home in Ostfreisland (far NW Germany) a decade before & settled in Iowa before relocating to Southern Minnesota.
Shortly after the outbreak of World War I, Johannas moved to rural He continued to reside in the Amenia area and was later married to Clara Cramer in 1943.
He died in 1975 from complications of pneumonia following a broken hip.