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Gerrit Jan Oonk

Male 1839 - 1847  (8 years)


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  • Name Gerrit Jan Oonk 
    Born 23 Apr 1839  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    1847  Slotboom-Joosthuis, Kotten 11, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    - Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Nov 1847  Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I7104  Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk
    Last Modified 12 May 2011 

    Father Jan Willem Oonk,   b. 08 Jul 1795, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Gibbsville, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Janna Gesiena Damkot,   b. 19 Apr 1796, 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 51 years) 
    Married 08 Sep 1819  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Volgens Ligterink hertrouwt Jan Willem na de ramp niet meer.

      Van dit gezin waren twee leden lid van de Afgescheiden gemeente te Winterswijk: Moeder Janna Gesina Damkot en dochter Johanna Oonk.

      In 1850 woont vader Jan Willem met dochter Johanna en kleindochter Janna in Lima, Sheboygan County, WI. Naast hun, of bij hun in, woont schoonzoon Harmen Jan Reuselink.
      Bron: Lima, Sheboygan County, WI, 1850 census records, http://www.ancestry.com
    Family ID F1876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 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. Lijst emigranten Winterswijk 1837-1851.

    2. Phoenix documentatie.

    3. Huwelijksakte Winterswijk.