Re: Rentze Nicolay
Hi neighbour! I used to live in Ospringe (with an Acton address)
years ago. Now we are close to Hamilton/Brantford.
Thanks for trying. 'My' Rentze Nicolay was married with 2 (or 3)
children when he emmigrated. I'm saving the information in case it
might be a relative.
- In Frieslandemail@example.com, Sid Looyenga
> Not sure if this is the person you are looking for but
> it sounds good to me. This Rick Nicolay arrived in
> New York on 14 Oct 1886.
> Name: Rich Nicolay
> Arrival Date: 14 Oct 1886
> Age: 24
> Gender: Male
> Port of Departure: Antwerp, Belgium
> Destination: New York
> Ship Name: Waesland
> Port of Arrival: New York
> Nativity: Germany
> Line: 11
> Microfilm Roll: 499
> List Number: 1252
> Other notes for this Rick Nicolay:
> -This Nicolay is number 187 on the passengers list.
> -His occupation is a Labourer.
> -Had 2 pieces of baggage with him.
> -He is a single man.
> Let me know if you think this could be Rentze.
> Sid Looyenga
> Acton, Ontario, Canada
> --- Wilma <opal2852@y...> wrote:
> Thank you for your reply. I've noted the information.
> I've been
> having trouble with this computer freezing up at the
> worst times...so
> I'm making this short. Rentze Nicolay (married
> Grietje Van Keulen)
> emigrated to America....probably between 1886-1890 and
> after warding
> off union 'thugs' while trying to do their
> self-employment work of
> painting houses in Chicago, the family decided to
> homestead in the
> Dakotas. This would be my husband's family and it's a
> interesting story.
> I can read Dutch...and I have to figure out yet how to
> make my
> signature 'stay' on these posts.
> -- In Frieslandfirstname.lastname@example.org,
> <ljchaz@e...> wrote:
> > Hoi....oops, Hello Wilma,
> > Although I have no (known) connection to the
> Bil(d)stras, this may
> > help you with the Nicolai, Nikolay, etc family:
> Genealogy yn Fryslân:
> Het archief van deze lijst voor Friese genealogen met
> daarin alle sinds 8 juli 1999 geposte berichten staat
> op http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Friesland-genealogy
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