Jan Derk Sikkink1839 - 1847 (8 years)
Name Jan Derk Sikkink Born 07 Apr 1839 Winterswijk  Gender Male 1847 Pelkwijkhuisjen, Dorpbuurt 110, Winterswijk  - Died 21 Nov 1847 Lake Michigan, USA  Person ID I8038 Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk Last Modified 15 May 2011
Father Jan Albert Sikkink, b. 19 Nov 1811, Winterswijk , d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA (Age 36 years) Mother Aleijda Weenink, b. 08 Jan 1806, Winterswijk , d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA (Age 41 years) Married 22 May 1833 Winterswijk  Family ID F2255 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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Groups 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.