Manus John Schreurs (1864-1952), zoon van Manus Schreurs (1824-1865) en Berendina Aleida Reusink (1841-1876), werd geboren op 17 december 1864 in Cedar Grove, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Toen baby Manus John slechts 10 maanden oud was, stierf zijn vader Manus, op 22 oktober 1865. Zijn moeder Berendina werd alleen gelaten om haar jonge zoon op te… Read more »
Harmen Jan te Selle (1839-1916) turned out to be quite an itinerant immigrant during his life in the United States. Harmen Jan arrived first in Wisconsin in 1866, moved to Iowa in 1878, and finally settled in Montana from 1891 until his death in 1916. We know very little about his life and activities in… Read more »
Janna TeSelle was born in Oostburg, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, on 31 January 1866. She is the first child of Jan Hendrik te Selle (1838-1921) and Hanna Berendina Onnink (1841-1929). Janna was born just three months after her parents landed in New York after traveling across the Atlantic from the Netherlands. The family traveled from New… Read more »
Dela (“Dillie”) TeSelle (1869-1971) was born in Oostburg, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin on 4 April 1869. She was the daughter of Jan Hendrik te Selle (1838-1921) and Hanna Berendina Onnink (1841-1929). Dela moved with her family to Lancaster County, Nebraska when she was only one year old. She married Gerrit William Ten Huizen (1864-1912) in 1887.… Read more »
Dela (Dillije) TeSelle was the first-born child of Harmen Jan te Selle and Berendina Aleida Reusink. She was born on April 21, 1968, in Holland, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. She moved with the family from Wisconsin to Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Dela TeSelle and Dick Abbink were married in Nebraska on March 15, 1888. Dela TeSelle… Read more »
Berendina A. Reusink was born on January 29, 1841, in Lintelo, Aalten Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands. She married Manus Schreurs (1824-1865). On December 17, 1864, they had a son, Manus John Schreurs, born in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin. Unfortunately, Berendina’s husband Manus died eleven months later, on October 22, 1865, in Cedar Grove, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Berendina… Read more »
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Norma TeSelle Prophet wrote a detailed history of three Te Selle brothers that emigrated from the Netherlands to the United States in the mid-1800’s to raise their families and to seek a better living. In October 1865 Harmen Jan te Selle (Norma’s grandfather) traveled from Holland via steamship with his older brother Jan Hendrik. They spent the first few years in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, and then later homesteaded fertile farmland in Lancaster County, Nebraska. A third brother, Gerrit Jan te Selle, later joined his brothers in Nebraska in 1873.
Jan Willem (John William) TeSelle, son of Jan Hendrik te Selle (1838-1921) and Hanna Berendina Onnink (1841-1929), was born in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin in 1867.
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