Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Great Grandparents #9

Soloman and Freelove (Burdick) Vorce were married about 1821.  They had at least four children together, all born in New York.  Soloman was born in 1794 in Buffalo, New York and died around 1877.  Freelove was born February 19, 1796 in New York and died about 1871.  I do not know where they are buried.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Great Grandparents #2


Dwight D and Rosa (Gainer) Kidder were married January 1, 1857 in Waukegan, Illinois.  They had three children together.  Rosa was born May 1, 1838 in Illinois and died March 5, 1873 in Michigan at the age of 34.  Dwight Daniel was born February 24, 1839 and married three more times after the death of his first wife.  Six children were born to his second wife before she died in 1886.  Daniel Dwight died December 21, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois.  Rosa and Daniel are buried in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Michigan.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Great Grandparents #1

Ira W and Phebe (Flint) Green were married June 1849 in New York.  They had three sons together, the oldest one was born in New York and the younger two were born in Michigan.  Ira was born November 17, 1823 in Duanesburg, New York and died April 20, 1872 in Sidney, Michigan at the age of 48.  Phebe Flint was born in 1829 in New York and died April 13, 1872 in Evergreen, Michigan at the age of 43.  I have not found the cemetery where they are buried yet.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #16

Johannes and Gertrude (Boes) De Vries were married October 5, 1887 in Zeeland, Michigan.  Johannes was born July 23, 1863 in Zeeland Township, Michigan.  Gertrude was born October 4, 1866 in Beaverdam, Michigan.  Together they had twelve children together.  Johannes died October 1, 1943 in Zeeland, Michigan at the age of 80.  Gertrude died April 28, 1936 in Zeeland, Michigan at the age of 69.  They are both buried in the Zeeland Cemetery, Michigan.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #15


Otto and Wilma (Meulenbelt) Brand were married December 31, 1890 in Bedum, Netherlands.  Otto was born November 9, 1860 in Zuilichem, Netherlands.  Willemke was born February 2, 1863 in Aduard, Netherlands.  Together they had four children.  Otto died July 3, 1947 in Holland, Michigan at the age of 86.  Wilma died 11 days later on July 14, also in Holland, Michigan at the age of 84.  They are buried in the Pilgrim Home Cemetery.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #14

Gradus and Dena (Sneller Bol) Lubbers were married March 14, 1896 in Fillmore Township, Michigan.  Gradus was born December 1, 1872 in Fillmore Township, Michigan.  Dena Sneller was born December 26, 1875 in Olive Township, Michigan.  (Dena was adopted by the Bol family after the death of her mother.)  They had three children together.  Gradus died January 20, 1947 in Holland, Michigan at the age of 74.  Dena remarried to Jacob Haveman and died November 8, 1960 in Holland, Michigan at the age of 84.  They are buried in the East Holland Cemetery, Michigan.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #13


Johannes and Aaltje (Hellenthal) Naber were married March 6, 1876 in Holland, Michigan.  Johannes was born March 6, 1855 in Holland Township, Michigan and Aaltje was born October 31, 1854 in Fillmore Township, Michigan.  They had 6 children together.  Johannes died October 13, 1904 in Holland Township, Michigan at the age of 49.  Aaltje died October 22, 1919 in Holland Township, Michigan at the age of 64.  They are buried in the East Holland Cemetery, Michigan.