Source: Evans, Nicholas J., "Migration from Northern Europe to America via the Port of Hull, 1848-1914"

Voyage to America – 1865

SS Helvetia Photo

Jan Hendrik and Harmen Jan te Selle October 1865 S.S. Helvetia Two te Selle brothers, Jan Hendrik (1838-1921) and Harmen Jan (1844-1919), along with Jan Hendrik’s wife Hannah Berendina Onnink (1841-1929), emigrated from Winterswijk, Netherlands to Gibbsville, Wisconsin, USA, in October 1865.  Harmen Jan te Selle describes their journey in interesting detail his Letter 2… Read more »