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Photo of the Week, August 20, 2012

This is William O. and Janna (Te Kolste) Walvoord’s home in Holland Nebraska around the turn of the 20th Century.  The pathway from the picket fence gate leads to the boardwalk of the Walvoord Store seen in the lower left of the photo.  The house still stands today.

This photo is courtesy of Ann Walvoord Graff.

William O. Walvoord's house in Holland, Nebraska

William O. Walvoord’s house in Holland, Nebraska near the turn of the 20th Century. This house still stands today. In the lower left hand corner of the photo you can see the boardwalk of the Walvoord General Store.

Updated: August 20, 2012 — 8:13 AM

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  1. While searching more of my ancestry, I came across the fact that my great uncle Albert Van Diest married Toni Walvoard in 1929. Albert was apparently was the second child of Gerrit Van Diest, my great great grandfather.who came from Holland in 1860. An interesting connection with the Walvoad ancestry is the fact that I attended the four-year theological seminary in Dallas, TX. where and when John F Walvoard was president and one of my professors. John Van Diest, Jvandst@aol.com

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