Wilhelmina Maria Apolonia Pearce

Name: PEARCE Wilhelmina Maria Apolonia

Date of Birth: 20 October 1925

Birth Location: Scheveningen, The Hague, Holland.


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Age at Burial: 82 years

Date of Death: 29 March 2008

Death Location: Bunbury Regional Hospital

Date of Burial: Cremated Bunbury 8 April 2008

Denomination: Jehovah’s Witness

Row/Grave: Row 1 / Grave 2 (Ashes placed in the grave of her grandson – Jonathon Leo Van Stralen)

Grave Transcription: Headstone for Jonathon Leo Van Stralen – Wilhelmina Maria Apolonia Pearce – Unmarked.

CDCP Grave Marker: Grave Marker with Plaque, placed by CDCP volunteers,  24 May 2023 (image below).

Father: Leonardus Vredenbregt born: 15 October 1899 Holland. Died: 12 November 1987 Buried Fremantle, Western Australia.

Married: 3 August 1921 Holland.

Mother: Apolonia Helena Eijsackers born: 1 January 1897 Holland. Died: 21 July 1935 Holland.

Grandfather (Father): Petrus Vredenbregt born: 11 May 1876 Netherlands. Died: 27 November 1946 The Hague, Holland.

Married: 25 May 1898 The Hague.

Grandmother (Father): Catharina Maria Sophia Rolfes born: 18 July 1876 Netherlands. Died: 2 October 1963 Netherlands.

Grandfather (Mother): Judocus Eijsackers

Grandmother (Mother): Willempje Adriana Snel


Catharina Maria Sophia Vredenbregt born: 11 June 1922 Holland

Petrus Marrius Vredenbregt born: 29 April 1929 Holland

Leonardus Petrus Vredenbregt born: 17 March 1931 Holland. Died: 8 July 1999

Judocus W Vredenbregt Married: 1953 Perth Patricia Mary Drayson Murray.


  1. Andries Jacobus Van Stralen born: 17 February 1912 Holland. Died: 19 December 1991 Cremated Karrakatta. Married: 5 June 1946 The Hague, Netherlands
  2. David Jesse Pearce born: 24 March 1922 England. Died: 23 November 2003 Cremated Bunbury – Ashes Interred Capel Cemetery.


Leonardus Petrus Andries Van Stralen born: 25 March 1947 Holland. Died: 13 September 1988 Buried Capel Cemetery. Married: 1965 Glenice Kaye Pearce. (Niece of David Jesse Pearce)

Agnes Apolonia Van Stralen born: 22 July 1949 Holland. Married: 2 April 1968 Joseph James Pearce. (Brother of David Jesse Pearce)

Franciska Apolonia Anna Van Stralen born: 18 March 1951 Holland. Died: 19 April 2015 Cremated Bunbury – Ashes Interred Capel Cemetery.

Occupation: Housekeeper, Wife, Mother, Grandmother.

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Their Story

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