Place: Fökkink, NL

Fökkink is the farm in the hamlet of Woold, Winterswijk, where Jan Albert te Selle (1800-1845) and his wife Dela ten Damme (1802-1883) lived with their seven sons, three of whom eventually emigrated to the United States in 1865 (Jan Hendrik, Gerrit Jan, and Harmen Jan).

Letter 3-b

Letters From America

Harmen Jan inquires about the marriage of his older brother Gerrit Jan and reports various aspects of the farm. He also has a question for his brother Derk Willem.