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5036RE: [Friesland-genealogy] Jelle deVries - born - 3 aug 1868

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  • Frank and Annechien
    Jun 9, 2001
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      Hi Lisa,

      The dates don't jive, but for what it's worth, I found a J. deVries (no
      space, the way you spelled it) on the passenger list of S.S. Rotterdam,
      sailing 19 October 1899 to New York.
      I started looking with the 1888 sailings and that's the only deVries listed.
      Look at it on http://istg.rootsweb.com/v2/1800v2/rotterdam18991019.html
      If that's the one, a picture of the boat is on
      http://home.att.net/~wee-monster/rotterdam/
      The sailings I looked at were only the ones from Holland, he might have left
      from some other country?

      Good luck

      Frank van Thienen
      Vernon, BC Canada


      -----Original Message-----
      From: jdebeer2000@... [mailto:jdebeer2000@...]
      Sent: June 9, 2001 7:37 PM
      To: Friesland-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Friesland-genealogy] Jelle deVries - born - 3 aug 1868


      Good afternoon from San Diego;

      I have the following inquiry- does any one in this group have any
      further information.

      Thanks

      --------------------

      Here is what I have on Jelle deVries B-Aug.3,1868 in Hemelumer
      Oldeferd(friesland) came to US in 1893(that's what I'm told) from
      Rotterdam-New York, I have searched Ellis Is. and can only find him
      coming from NL.in 1914 already US citizen & married & living in
      Maurice. He probably came earlier than 1893. He married Gertrude
      (Gertie) VandeWeerd Jan.23,1896.She died Jan.31,1917,Jelle died May
      23,1920.Both are buried in Maurice, the 10 children they left are:
      Agnes B-May 6,1897.William B-jan.8,1899.Jeane B-June 13,1900.Gertrude
      B-May 11,1902.Minnie B-March 2,1904.Elsie B-Jan.28,1906.Thomas(my g-
      father)B-Feb.14,1908.Dudley(Dan)B-Nov.3,1909.John B- May 3,1912.Betty
      B-May 18,1915. Gosh,they had alot of kids!! Thanks for your help!!
      Lisa


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