Herman John TeSelle was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 2 August 1888. He was the son of Harmen Jan te Selle (1844-1919) and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. Herman married Jennie Vandewege on 30 April 1913. Herman died in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 22 June 1963, and is buried in the Firth Cemetery on… Read more »
A granddaughter of Herman John and Jennie Vandewege TeSelle shares her memories.
Born: August 3, 1917, in Winterswijk-Dorpbuurt, Netherlands Died: April 27, 1983, in Winterswijk, Netherlands Married: July 4, 1942, to Janna Gesiena Toebes Gerrit was born as a second son in the family of Derk Willem te Selle and Grada Johanna Demkes in Winterswijk in the building on Bocholtsestraat where later the supermarket and bakery of… Read more »
Norma Norvella (Te Selle) Prophet was born on July 26, 1923, in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska to Benjamin F. and Alma (Dietz) Te Selle. She died on December 17, 2009, in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, at the age of 86. As with all of us, the importance of her life was not the dates of… Read more »
Gerrit Henry TeSelle was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska on 19 August 1894. He was the son of Harmen Jan te Selle and Johanna Arnolda Brethouwer. Gerrit enlisted in the U. S. Army on 25 July 1918, as a Private in the Infantry, Company “D”, 14th Machine Gun Battalion, 5th Division. He was honorably… Read more »
TeSelle Parcels in the South Pass Township in 1921 The 1921 South Pass map, which is officially described as Township 7 North, Range 7 East of the 6th Principal Meridian, contains several parcels identified by the TeSelle name. The owners of all of these TeSelle parcels are related in some way to the three original TeSelle brothers.… Read more »
Harmen Jan te Selle died June 22, 1919. In his Last Will, Harmen Jan te Selle directed that his land and other assets be divided among all of his twelve living children through various interesting combinations of land and cash.
Manus John Schreurs (1864-1952), son of Manus Schreurs (1824-1865) and Berendina Aleida Reusink (1841-1876), was born on December 17, 1864, in Cedar Grove, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. When baby Manus John was only 10 months old, his father Manus died, on October 22, 1865. His mother Berendina was left alone to raise her young son. The… Read more »
Anna TeSelle (1882-1940), daughter of Gerrit Jan te Selle (1841-1921) and Anna Jonker (1843-1908), was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska, on July 24, 1892.
John TeSelle (1879-1958), son of Gerrit Jan te Selle (1841-1921) and Anna Jonker (1843-1908), was born in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska, on October 8, 1879.