Source: Van Hinte, Jacob, "Netherlanders in America: A Study of Emigration and Settlement..."

Jacob Van Hinte, Author; Robert P. Swierenga, General Editor; Adriaan de Wit, Chief Translator. “Netherlanders in America: A Study of Emigration and Settlement in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries in the United States of America,” Volumes 1 and 2; 1985


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). [1]  In 1866, when Harmen Jan was 27 years old, he emigrated from the Netherlands to Wisconsin, where he got married and had… Read more »