The 1880 U.S. Census documents are available to search for free online. The census questions provide a great deal of information for family historians and genealogists.
The U.S. Census documents are valuable resources for the genealogist and family historian. The data collected has changed over the years since the first census in 1790. Read about the available data and the changes that have occurred.
The 1900 U.S. Census documents are available to search for free online. The census questions provide a great deal of information for family historians and genealogists.
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 »
If you are a TeSelle from Montana, or if you are descended from one, there is a strong chance that you can trace your lineage back to Harmen Jan te Selle (1839-1916).  In 1866, when Harmen Jan was 27 years old, he emigrated from the Netherlands to Wisconsin, where he got married and had… Read more »
Who were some of the early emigrants from the Netherlands? Based on the genealogy records, we identified the following te Selle family members who were born in the Netherlands, and died in the United States in the location shown. We don’t yet know exactly when they emigrated, but perhaps some of their American descendants will… Read more »
Who were those early te Selle emigrants from the Netherlands to the United States in the mid-1800s? Why did them leave their homeland for an uncertain future in America? How did they make the perilous ocean crossings? Where did they settle? Now many descendants of those early immigrants are returning to visit Winterswijk, Netherlands and learn more about their family roots.