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 »
Bertha Johanna TeSelle was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 20 January 1886. She was the daughter of Harmen Jan te Selle and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. Bertha married Jacob S. Kallemeyn. Bertha died on 4 December 1951. Jacob and Bertha TeSelle Kallemeyn had 3 children from their marriage: Edith M. Kallemeyn (1912–1984) [Spouse: Millard… Read more »
Berendina was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 23 April 1877. She was the first child of Harmen Jan te Selle with his new wife Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. Berendina married Dionisius Gerrit van der Griend in 1896. She died in Firth on 13 September 1946. Dionisius Gerrit and Berendina TeSelle van der Griend had… Read more »
Geertie VanderBeek was born in South Holland, Cook County, Illinois on 12 May 1871. She married John Willem TeSelle (1867-1945) in Lancaster County, Nebraska on 23 June 1897. She died on 4 March 1922 in Crawford, Delta County, Colorado, where she is also buried.
Gerrit Jan te Selle (1841-1921) emigrated from the “De Selle” farm in Winterswijk, NL, and eventually settled on farmland near Panama, Lancaster County, Nebraska.
Johanna Walvoord was born in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 24 February 1878. She married Jan Albert TeSelle (1873-1954) on 2 March 1899. Johanna died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 16 September 1965, and was buried in Holland Cemetery, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 20 September 1965.
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 »
Hanna Berendina Onnink married Jan Hendrik te Selle in Winterswijk, Netherlands, on September 28, 1865, and they departed the next day, along with Jan Hendrik’s younger brother, Harmen Jan te Selle, on an epic journey to America. Read more about the two brothers and their families, who had much to do with the growth and prosperity of Lancaster County, Nebraska during the late 1800’s.
Harmen Jan te Selle had four young children and no wife, who had recently died in childbirth. Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer was willing and available. Harman Jan and Johanna Arnolda were married in May 1876.
Jeannette Bogaard was born on 23 July 1884. She married John Willem TeSelle (1867-1945) in 1923 after the death of his first wife, Geertje Van der Beek (1871-1922). John William and Jeannette had four children together. Jeannette died in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska in December 1973, and her body was buried in Orange City, Sioux… Read more »