Place: Nebraska, VS

TeSelle, William (1871-1936)


William TeSelle was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 23 September 1871. His parents were Harmen Jan te Selle (1844-1919) and Berendina Aleida Reusink (1841-1876). He married Clara J. Bade (1875-1964) on 10 March 1896. William died on 28 February 1936.

TeSelle, John Henry (1893-1955)


John Henry TeSelle was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 31 January 1893. He was the son of Harmen Jan te Selle and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. John Henry married Johanna Jessie Stiehl. He died on 12 July 1955.

TeSelle, Janna Geertruida (1866-1946)


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 »

TeSelle, Benjamin Hendrik (1884-1971)


Benjamin Hendrik TeSelle (1884-1971) was born on 9 January 1884 in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He married Johanna Gertrude Lefferdink (1884-1980) in 1905. Benjamin died on 15 October 1971 in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska.

TeSelle, Benjamin F. (1889-1959)


Benjamin F. TeSelle 1889-1959

Benjamin F. TeSelle was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 23 November 1889, the son of Harmen Jan te Selle and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. According to his daughter, Norma TeSelle Prophet, Benjamin did not actually have a middle name. He adopted the initial “F” to differentiate himself from his first cousin, Benjamin H. TeSelle.

TeSelle, Albert Herman (1880-1932)


Albert was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 2 July 1881, the son of Harmen Jan te Selle and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. Albert, wife Lizzie Obbink, and three children moved to Washington in the early 1900’s. Albert did a variety of odd jobs, including cook on fishing boats. He died in Bellingham, Washington in 1932, as the result of an automobile accident.

TeSelle, Jan Albert (1873-1954)


Jan Albert TeSelle was born in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 6 June 1873. Albert was the son of Jan Hendrik te Selle (1838-1921) and Johanna Berendina Onnink (1841-1929). Albert married Johanna Walvoord (1878-1965) on 2 March 1899. They had seven children together, born between the years 1900 and 1916. Although Albert did not serve… Read more »

TeSelle, Herman John (1888-1963)


Herman John TeSelle was born near Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 2 August 1888, the son of Harmen Jan te Selle and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. Herman and his wife Jennie Vandewege remained on the family farm after his mother and dad decided to relocate from the farm to the town of Firth to retire.

TeSelle, Hendrik “Henry” (1875-1960)


Hendrik “Henry” TeSelle was born in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 11 February 1875. He was the son of Jan Hendrik te Selle and Hanna Berendina Onnink. Hendrik married Martha Wismer in 1899. Hendrik died in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 12 November 1960.

TeSelle, Helena (1882-1964)


Helena TeSelle was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 10 July 1882. She was the daughter of Harmen Jan te Selle and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. She married Henry Obbink in 1904. Helena died in December 1964,