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Jan Willem Nijweide

Male 1839 - 1847  (7 years)


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  • Name Jan Willem Nijweide 
    Born 24 Dec 1839  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    1847  Vonderhuis, Miste 25, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    - Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vonderhuis, Miste, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Nov 1847  Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I7033  Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk
    Last Modified 12 May 2011 

    Father Hendrik Jan Nijweide,   b. 16 Mar 1811, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Dora Gesiena Voskuil,   b. 12 Nov 1811, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 16 May 1832  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Zij werden op 19 mei 1844 lidmaat van de Christelijke Afgescheiden Gemeente te Winterswijk. Ze vertrokken in 1847 naar Amerika.

      Bron: Das aantekenignen Christelijke Afgescheiden Gemeente te Winterswijk
    Family ID F1887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1839 - Winterswijk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1847 - Lake Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Groups
    Passengers on the Phoenix.
    Passengers on the Phoenix.
    On November 21, 1847, the propeller Phoenix perished on Lake Michigan, a couple of miles off the shore from Sheboygan. About 250 people died and only 43 people survived. Most of the passengers were Dutch immigrants.

    See Yvette's Dutch Genealogy Homepage for more information about the disaster.

  • Sources 
    1. Wilterdink.

    2. Lijst emigranten Winterswijk 1837-1851.

    3. Phoenix documentatie.

    4. Huwelijksakte.