Janna Gesina Wilterdink1838 - 1847 (9 years)
Name Janna Gesina Wilterdink Born 19 Apr 1838 Winterswijk  Gender Female 1847 Smalbraak, Huppel 6, Winterswijk  - Died 21 Nov 1847 Lake Michigan, USA  Person ID I7768 Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk Last Modified 16 May 2011
Father Hendrik Jan Wilterdink, b. 19 May 1807, Winterswijk , d. 10 Sep 1891, Gibbsville (Age 84 years) Mother Janna Berendina Grevink, b. 19 Mar 1808, Winterswijk , d. 04 Jul 1841, Winterswijk (Age 33 years) Married 17 Jun 1835 Winterswijk  Family ID F1891 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.