Benjamin Hendrik TeSelle (1884-1971) was born on 9 January 1884 in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He was the son of Jan Hendrik te Selle (1838-1921) and Hanna Berendina Onnink (1841-1929). He married Johanna “Jane” Gertrude Lefferdink (1884-1980) in 1905. They had three children together:
- Hanna Berdina “Bertha” TeSelle (1906-1975) [Spouse: Orval C. Johnson ()]
- Roy William TeSelle (1908-1996) [Spouse: Nilah I. Johnson (1977-1997)]
- John Henry TeSelle (1911-2003) [Spouse: Evelyn Katherine DeBoer (1912-2008)]
Benjamin died on 15 October 1971 in Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Jane died on 18 April 1980. Both Benjamin H. and Jane are buried in the Holland Cemetery, Holland, Lancaster County, Nebraska.