found this at Ancestry.com -
(same info & images also found at http://www.ellisisland.org
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Andries Tammenga
Arrival Date: 28 Mar 1907
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Port of Departure: Rotterdam
Ship Name: Noordam
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Microfilm Serial: T715
Microfilm Roll: T715_855
Birth Location Other: oostrong
Page Number: 114
(my transcript - lines 16-20)
Andries Tammenga 54 male; son.i.law G. van Kampen Chicago Ill.
- born Oostrong
Antje ("wf"/wife) ?32 female - born Liekerk(?)
Antje ("cu") 17? female - born Bedum
Marten ("cu") 15 male (born ditto)
?Wiebe ("cu") 10 male (born ditto)
- link to EllisIsland.org
and then link to "Ship Manifest"
1920 Chicago Ward 9, Cook (Chicago), IL - SD 1 ED 567 Sheet 6A
Tamminga, Martine, head 26 married born Holland
- immigrated 1907 Naturalized 1916; Mail Carrier
(), Elizabeth, wife 24 married born IL:Holland:Holland
(), Annie/1+11m, Lewis/3m
1920 Addison, Dupage, IL - SD 3 ED 1 Sheet 12A
Van Kampen, George/40, Martha/29, (indexed as "Vankampen")
(), Andrew/16, George/15, John/13, Abel/10, Alice/8, Martin/7
Hmm - not sure about this one -
but the mother's & children's names match!
1910 Chicago Ward 11, Cook, IL - SD 1 ED 555 Sheet 7A
address: "So Ashland Ave" (indexed as "Vankampen")
Van Kampen, Jose, head 30 married.1 8 yrs born Hol
(), Martha, wife 29 married.1 8 yrs born Hol
(), Andrew/6:Hol, George/5:Hol, John/3:IL, Abel/1:IL
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Martin Tamminga
Address: 3 E. 137th St Riverdale(?) Illinois
Birth: 19 Jun 1892 Bedum Holland
Any Dependents: Mother
Previous Military Service: 3 yrs Private, US Cavalry
Registered: 3 Calumet, Riverdale, Cool Co., Illinois
- Tom Knox IBSSG
--- In email@example.com
, "Tina Stedman"
> These families just do not want to be found. Here is what I have:
> Supposedly, Andrew and Ann Tamminga (have yet to find them) moved to
> the Chicago, Cook County, Ill sometime between 1905 - 1907 from the
> Their children are
> Antje who married Arend Lenderink. She was born in 1878 probably in
> Holland and died 1972 in Chicago. He was born in 1878 and died in
> 1929. Both are buried at Forest Home Cemetery in Chicago.
> Martha who married George Van Kampen. They had Andrew (Henrietta),
> George (Theresa), John (Katherine), Abel (Bess), Martin (Ann) and
> Alice. She was born 1880 in Holland and died 1967 in Chicago. He
> born 1879 in Holland and died 1958 in Chicago. Both are buried at
> Forest Home Cemetery.
> Jennie Vanderhook
> Martin Tamminga
> Anna married George Talsma. The moved to Wisconsin and then to
> Michigan. I have all their census and most of their information.
> They are the direct link to Andrew and Ann Tamminga.
> William Tamminga
> I have found obits for John Tamminga, Martha Tamminga
> I have found census records for 1930 for John and Gertrude
> I also have found census records for 1930 for Andrew and Henrietta
> I can not find anyone in the 1920 or 1910 Census. I can not find an
> immigration record. The original Andrew should have been alive
> because my mother in law has recollection of visiting an old man in
> Chicago with a very long white beard. Her older sisters tell her it
> was great grandpa Andrew Tamminga.
> Any help with this very elusive family would be greatly
> We are having a family reunion soon and I would like to surprise
> everyone with more info.