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FORRRESTON GROVE CEMETERY Forreston Twp., Ogle County, Illinois
Walked and transcribed by Glen Auman, GLENAUMAN@aol.com
Used with permission on the Ogle GenWeb Site

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ABELS
John B. B. May 25, 1877, Forreston, Il. D. April 10, 1953
Son. of: John and Rachel Kieviet Abels
Married: Jelka Alberts, Feb 26, 1908, Forreston, Il.
Ch. Lucille Greenfield, Elvera DeVries, and Marvin
Jelka B. Apr 23, 1882, Forreston, Il. D. Apr 5, 1929, Forreston, IL. (Alberts)
Wife of: John Abels
Fred Phillip B. Dec 7, 1879 Forreston, Il. D. Apr 20, 1959, Forreston, IL
Son. of: John and Rachel Kieviet Abels
Married: Minnie Drake, Forreston, Il.
Ch. None
Minnie B.1892 d. 1985
(Drake) Daug of: Christian and Anna Ludwig Drake
Wife of: Fred Phillip Abels
John Calvin B. Apr 1, 1845, Stapelmoor, Germany D. Nov 4, 1906, Forreston, Il.
Son. of: Harm and Antje Brand Abels
Married: Rachel Kieviet, Mar 4, 1866, Forreston Grove Church
Civil War Veteran Co. K, 15th Inf.
Rachel B. Nov 21, 1844, Germany D. Jul 30, 1927, Forreston, Il.
(Kieviet) Daug of:
Wife of: John Calvin Abels
Carrie B. 1869 D. 1869
Lydia B. Jun 2, 1897 D. Nov 27, 1902
Christian B. Dec 26, 1885 D. Mar 18, 1887
Son. of: G and G
Harm Jacob B. Dec 20, 1811, Stapelmoor,Germany, D. May 1, 1899, Forreston
Son. of: Jacob and Margaretze Hillmer Abels
Married: Antje Brand, 1837, Jemgum, Germany
Ch. Herman and Renskea Greenfield

Antje B. Feb 2, 1816, Jemgum, Ostfriesland D. Sept 3, 1882, Forreston, (Brand) Daug. of: Friederk Brand (Renske spouse)
Wife of: Harm Jacob Abels
Marvin Johannes B. June 28, 1912, Forreston, Il. D. June 28, 1946, Forreston, Il.
Son of: John and Jelka Alberts Abels
Married: Esther, Nov 16, 1938
Children: John
Esther J. B. 1913 D.
Daug of:
Wife of: Marvin J. Abels
John M. B. 1939 D. Aug 19, 1961, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Marvin and Esther Abels
Married:
Children
Jane D. B. 1947, Forreston, Il.D. 1963, Forreston, Il.
Daug of:
Evert H. B. Feb 23, 1887, Forreston, Il. D. July 6, 1956, Forreston, Ill
Son of: Herman and Annie Henning Abels
Married: Lena Boomgarden, Feb 23, 1915
Lena R. B. 1890, Madison, South Dakota D. 1955, Forreston, Il.
Daug of:
Wife of: Evert Abels
Herman B. Sept 29, 1860, Forreston, IL. D. 1932
son of: Harm and Antje Brand Abels
Married: Anna Henning, Oct 23, 1883, Forreston, Il.
Anna B. Sept 29, 1860, Forreston, Il. D. Sept 22, 1927, Forreston, Il.
(Henning) Daug of:
Wife of: Herman Abels

ALBERTS
John B. B. Sep 17, 1847 D. Jan 6, 1924
Son of:
Married: Grace
Grace B. Apr 18, 1855 D. Feb 19, 1937
Daug of:
Wife of: John Alberts Page 2
Arthur B. Mar 2, 1894 D. Mar 26, 1918
Son of: John and Grace
Lottie B. Feb 15, 1886 D. Jan 12, 1939
Daug of: John and Grace
Beene B. Jan 24, 1876 D. Feb 7, 1877, 1y, 14d
Son of: John and Grace
John Jr B. 1884 D. Feb 24, 1924, Forreston, Il.
Son of:
Married: Rena DeWall, 1908, Forreston, Il.
Rena M. B. Jan 11, 1886, Forreston, Il. D. Jan 1974, Forreston, Il.
(DeWall) Daug of: Hiram and Cina Greenfield DeWall
Wife of: John Jr. Alberts
Albert B. Mar 17, 1838 D. Jan 9, 1916
Son of:
Married: Fentje
Fentje B. Oct 13, 1835 D. Dec 29, 1917
(Buss) Daug of:
Wife of: Albert
Heinrich B. Dec 4, 1889 D. Mar 9, 1893
Jacob B. 1864 D. Feb 13, 1944
Gepke B. Sep 30, 1879 D. Nov 26, 1884
Son of:
Infant son B. D. Dec 5, 1875
Son of:
Ben J. B.Sept 23, 1879 D. Oct 1970
Son of:
Helen B. Apr 1, 1877 D. Oct 18, 1911
Daug of:
Wife of: Ben
Esther M. B. Feb 6, 1906 D. April 1975
Daug of:
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Albert B. 1876 D.Jan 10, 1946
Son of:
Benjamin A. B. 1865 D. Jan 27, 1947
Son of:
Married: Hannah Buisker
Hannah (Anna) B. 1874 D. Mar 20, 1937
(Buisker) Daug of:
Wife of: Benjamin Alberts
Mary L. B. Sept 10, 1894, Harrisburg D. Apr 28, 1987, Dixon, Il.
Daug of: William and Anna Uncell
Wife of: Chris Alberts, 1st Marriage to Pearl Ledford, 1920, D. 1953
Chris B. Sept 27, 1895 D. Jan 1980, Forreston, Il.
Son of:
Married: Mary Uncell Ledford, 1967
Children: Louise Di Giulio and Rachel Isham, (2) sons died

ANDERSON
Dirk J. B. 1814 D. 1893
Son. of:

ARENDS
Foelke B. 1809 D. May 22, 1872, 63y 8m 11d
Son of:
Fredericka B. 1858 D. Sep 15, 1887, 29y 3m
Daug of:
Child B. D. 1879
Son of:

ARJES
Jennie M. B. 1880 D. 1961
Daug. of:

BANTLY
Johannes B. April 20, 1827, Aretzen, Switzerland D. 1911, Forreston
Son of:
Married: Anna Gartman, July 18, 1947, Llanz, Switzerland
Anna B. Feb 2, 1822, Llanz, Switzerland D. Mar 29, 1892, Forreston, Il.
(Gartman) Daug. of:
Bertha B. 1860 D. 1878
Daug. of:

Lydia B. 1867 D. 1867
Daug. of:

BAUMANN
George Hert B. Dec 29, 1866, Germany D. April 28, 1947, Forreston, Il.
Son of:
Married: Anna Eikamp, Jan 5, 1909
Children: Calvin
Anna Dorothea, B. July 20, 1868, Forreston, Il. D. Sept 15, 1949 (1946)
Daug of:
Wife of:George Baumann
Calvin H. B. Feb 28, 1912 Forreston, Il D. Mar 15, 1959 Rockford, Il. R.M.Hospital
Son of:George and Anna Eikamp Baumann
Married: Ruth De Vries, 1938, Little Brown Church, Iowa
Children: Carole, David, Robert, and Myrna Buttel
Ruth Bernice B. Jan 23, 1915 Baileyville, Il. D. May 14, 1992 Freeport, Il. Hospital
(De Vries) Daug of: Bertus and Anna Johnson De Vries
Wife of: Calvin Baumann
Carole A. B. Nov 16, 1939, Freeport, Il. D. Mar 29, 1942
Daug of:Calvin and Ruth DeVries Baumann


BOCKER
La Verne R. B. 1931 D. 1967
Son of:
Dorothy A. B. 1933 D.
Daug of:
Harm B. Sept 15, 1901 D. Apr 24, 1980, Shannon, Il.
Son of:
Married: Kathryn
Kathryn B. 1909 D. 1941
Daug of:
Wife of: Harm

BOUGE (BOGUE)
Ralph W. B. Jan 15, 1892, Forreston, Il. D. Aug 16, 1979, San Diego, Calif.
Son of: Some times spelled Bogue
Married: Fannie DeVries
Children: Mary Schuldt, Nina Kimm, and Jane Wood

BOUGE
Fannie B. Jan 12, 1880, Forreston, Il. D. Jan 12, 1925, Forreston, Il.
(DeVries) Daug of: Lucas and Gepke Bakker DeVries
Wife of: Ralph Bouge

BRANDT
John R. B. 1837 D. 1891
Son of:
Married:
Jantjee B. May 3, 1863 D. Sep 14, 1892
(Gronenveld) Daug of:
Wife of: Martin
Martin M. B. Feb 10, 1861 D. Feb 19, 1925
Son of:
Married: Jantjee Gronenveld
Children:
Renskea B. 1858 D. 1915, 2nd wife Martin

BRAUER
Amite B. 1815 D. 1888

BRUNING
Fred B. 1876 D. Dec 2, 1900, 24y 10m 20d
Son of:
Married:
Harm B. Mar 30, 1831 D. Jan 19, 1913
Son of:
Married: Margaretta
Margaretta B. Mar 5, 1833 D. Oct 21, 1930
Daug of:
Wife of: Harm
John H. B. 1860 D. 1952
Son of:
Married:
Arentje B. 1861 D. 1933
Daug of:
Married:

BUISKER
Tidde B.Sep 19, 1833, Rorichum, Ostfriesland D. Jul 19, 1906
Son of:
Married: Renskea
Renskea B. Oct 21, 1839 D. Feb 10, 1921
Daug of:
Wife of: Tidde
Engle B. Sep 19, 1875 D. Sep 15, 1902
Son of:
Married:
Barberdina B. August 29, 1798 D. Jun 8, 1884, 85y, 9m 10d
Daug of:
Barberdina B. Mar 6, 1873 D. Oct 5, 1888, 15y, 7m, 1d
Daug of:
Sohnchen B. D. Mar 17, 1888
Henry B. Oct 19, 1830 D. May 7, 1897, 66y 6m 18d
Son of:
Tialda B. Aug 4, 1840 D. May 3, 1924
Daug of:
Wife of: Henry
Henrich Jr. B. Dec 18, 1879 D. Jul 15, 1895
Son of: Henry and Tialda
Barney B. 1877 D. 1931
Son of: Henry and Tialda
Baby Son B. 1897 D. 1897
Son of: Henry and Tialda
John B. B. Jul 30, 1827 D. Dec 4, 1912
Son of:
Married: Taalke Moerke
Children: Barbara, Ben, and Dorothea Eikamp
Taalke B. May 6, 1847 D. Dec 22, 1926
Daug of:
Wife of: John B. Page 7
Effie B. Oct 20, 1864 D. Oct 20, 1868
Daug of: John and Taalke
Allen T. B. June 9, 1874 D. May 6, 1948, Forreston, Il
Son of: Henry and Tialda
Married: Annie Abels, Jan 14, 1909, Forreston, Il.
Childern: Carrie Koehler and Marian Longman
Annie B. Sept 26, 1884 D. June 9, 1917, Forreston, Il.
(Abels) Daug of: Herman and Annie Henning Abels
Fred T. B. 1881 D. 1964
Son of:
Married: Emma
Emma B. B. 1883 D. Dec 7, 1945
Daug of:
Wife of: Fred
Christ B. 1871, Forreston, Il. D. Oct 10, 1943, Forreston, Il.
Son of:
Married: Fannie Margaret Greenfield, Mar 4, 1894, Forreston, Ill
Children: Henry , Urban, and Glenn
Fannie B. April 26, 1872 D. May 3, 1933
(Geenfield) Daug of: Ubbo and Renskea Abels Greenfield
Wife of: Christ Buisker
Henry F. B. June 3, 1903 D. Oct 1972, Ogle County
Son of:Christ and Fannie Greenfield Buisker
Married: Louella May Weaver
Louella B. Sept 12, 1911 D. Aug 27, 1984, Ogle County
(Weaver) Daug of:
Wife of: Henry Buisker
Urban B. Jul 13, 1901 D. Mar 27, 1972
Son of: Christ and Fannie Greenfield Buisker
Infant daug B. D. Aug 14, 1929
Daug of: Christ and Fannie Greenfield Buisker
Clarence K. B. Feb 19, 1916, Forreston D. Feb 18, 1990, Forreston, Ill, at home
Son of: Fred and Emma Buss Buisker
Married: Beulah Moring, Feb 20, 1934
Children: Marlys Ludewig
Beulah B. Aug 17, 1914
(Moring) Wife of: Clarence Buisker

BUSS
John R. B. Dec 6, 1837 D. Nov 14, 1891
Son of:
Married: Fenke Brass
Fenke B. Apr 8, 1845 D. Jan 3, 1929
(Brass) Daug of:
Wife of: John Buss
Jacob A. B. Dec 3, 1801 D. Dec 18, 1874
Son of:
Married:
Children: Henry
Ben B. Jan 31, 1872 D. Aug 21, 1941
Son of: Henry and Maggie Alberts Buss
Married: Katie Eikamp, Nov 24, 1897
Children: Harry, Lillian Meiners, Irene Drake,
Alvin Buss, and Esther Johnson
Katie B. May 29, 1874 D. April 19, 1965
(Eikamp) Daug of:
Wife of: Ben Buss
Heinrich B. Dec 4, 1889 D. Mar 9, 1893
Henry Sr. Son of: Henry and Maggie Alberts Buss
Married:
Children:
Henry J. B. Jan 15, 1839 D. Jan 23, 1915
Son of: Jacob Buss
Married: Maggie Alberts
Children: Jacob, Benjamin, Anne Hammond, Ella Duitsman
Lydia Welp, Fannie Buss, Lottie Poppen, and Henry Jr.
Maggie B. Feb 24, 1850 D. Nov 16, 1931
(Alberts) Daug of:
Wife of: Henry
Fannie M. B. July 19, 1884 D. July 1934
Daug of: Henry and Maggie Alberts Buss

DE VRIES
Lucas B. Dec 16, 1842 D. Sep 2, 1902
Son of: John Martin and Weeke Groninga DeVries
married: Gepke Bakker
Children: Mary Ludwig, Walter, Fannie Bouge (Bogue), Gertie Wubbena,
John, and Lewis
Gepke B. Feb 13, 1853 D. Nov 7, 1913
(Bakker)
Wife of Lucas DeVries
Lewis B. Dec 22, 1885, Forreston, Il. D. Sept 3, 1970, Shannon, Il.
Son of: Lucas and Gepke Bakker DeVries
married: Carrie DeWall, Dec 11, 1912, Forreston, Il.
Children: Raymond, Leo, and Lloyd
Raymond R. B. Apr 20, 1915 D. Sep 5, 1917
Son of: Lewis and Carrie DeWall DeVries
Martin A. B. July 4, 1912, Shannon, Il. D. Jan 15, 1980, Mesa, AZ, Hospital
Son of: Walter and Margaret Reints DeVries
married: Elvera Abels, Sept 7, 1937
Children: Richard, Doris Holiday, Barbara Mathiot
Elvera B. Feb 17, 1920 D. Apr 10, 2005
(ABELS) Daug of: John and Jelka Alberts Abels
Wife of: Martin DeVries
Carrie B. B. Aug 17, 1888, Forreston, Il. D. Jul 26, 1957, Forreston, Il.
(DeWall) Daug of: Hiram and Cina Greenfield DeWall
Wife of: Lewis DeVries Sr.
Walter B. Nov 12, 1878 D. 1956
Son of: Lucas and Gepke Bakker DeVries
Married: Margaret Reints, Jan 12, 1909, Forreston, Il.
Children: Martin, Lewis, and Russell
Margaret A. B. Mar 1886 D. 1958
(Reints) Daug of: Sweer and Katherine Fonken Reints
Wife of: Walter DeVries
John L. B. Mar 11, 1884, Forreston, Il. D. Dec 28, 1928
Son of: Lucas and Gepka Bakker DeVries
Married: Henrietta Reints, Jan 21, 1913
Children: Paul, Mildred Vietmeier, Gladys Ludewig, and
Lois Cheesman
Henrietta B. April 27, 1891 D. Sept 1969, Forreston, Il.
Daug of: Sweer and Katherine Fonken Reints
Wife of: John DeVries
Jay E. B. and D. Feb 27, 1950
Son of: Paul and Leona DeVries
Keith B. and D. Nov 4, 1948
Son of: Paul and Leona DeVries
Leo L. B. 1918
Son of:
married: Florence Mae Greenfield, Dec 11, 1941, Forreston Grove Church
Children: Robert, Carol Browning, and Joyce DeVries
Florence B. May 28, 1922, Forreston D. Nov 19, 1991, Monroe, Wisconsin Hospital
(Greenfield) Daug. of: Irvin and Linnie Duitsman Greenfield
Wife of: Leo DeVries
Helen A. B. Jun 23, 1915 Forreston, Il. D. Aug 1, 2000, Mount Morris, Il.
Daug of: Elmer and Ida Moring Vietmeier
Wife of: Lewis C. DeVri
es
Lewis C. B. Oct 20, 1910, Shannon, Il. D. Nov 23, 1991, Mount Morris, Il.
Son of: Walter and Margaret Reints DeVries
Married: Helen Vietmeier, Jan 8, 1935, Forreston, Il.
Children: Vernon and Ruth Ann Keating
Florence B. Apr 15, 1918 D. Nov 1990
Daug of:
Lois A. B. Jun 30, 1934, Forreston, Il. D. Feb 23, 1989, Dixon, Il.
(Swalve) Daug of: Jacob and Cina Meiners Swalve
Wife of: Vernon DeVries
Vernon B. Nov 19, 1935 D.
Son of: Lewis and Helen Vietmeier DeVries
Married: Lois Swalve, Aug 14, 1958, Forreston, Il. Children: Dan and David, Edward Swalve stepson

DE WALL
Hiram M. B. 1860 D. 1933, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Meindert DeWall
Married: Cina Greenfield, Mar 3, 1885
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Cina B. Dec 25, 1861 D. 1941
Daug of: Ubbo and Renskea Abels Greenfield
Wife of: Hiram DeWall
Annie B. 1895 D. 1897
Daug of:
John N. B. Mar 23, 1899 D. Mar 4, 1991
Son of: Nonne and Maggie Buss DeWall
Married: Fannie Ruter, Jun 24, 1920, Forreston. Il.
Children: Leona DeVries
Fannie J. B. Oct 19, 1896, Forreston, Il. D. Jan 14, 1986, Freeport, Il Hospital
(Ruter) Daug of: Hesper and Anna Pannkuk Ruter
Wife of: John N. DeWall
Josephine F. B. Nov 6, 1904, Forreston, Il. D. May 7, 2003, Polo, IL., Cont Manor
(Gersbaugh) Daug of: Frank and Helen Boelkes Gerbaugh
Wife of: Myron
Myron B. Jan 25, 1894, Forreston, Il. D. Dec 19, 1985, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Hiram and Cina Greenfield DeWall
Married: Josephine Gersbaugh, June 21, 1923
Children: Dale and Doris Ackerman
Urban F. B. Oct 5, 1901 D. Feb 25, 1982, Rockford, Il. 80 y
Son of: Hiram and Cina Greenfield DeWall
married: 1st Maude Davis, June 9, 1928, Forreston, Il.
B. Sept 19, 1908 D. Jan 5, 1973
married 2nd: Louise Christopher-Hensley Dec 11, 1975
Children:
Wilma Louise B. 1915 D.
Daug of:
Wife of:
Infant B. D. 1897
Daug of:
Claus M. B. 1865 D. 1927
Son of: Meindert DeWall
Married: Lena
Lena C. B. 1870 D. 1933
Daug of:
Wife of: Claus

DOOYEN
William B. 1857 D. April 22, 1932
Son of: Sient Dooyen
Married: Anne
Annie B. 1863 D. 1939
Daug of:
Wife of: William
Fred B. 1904 D. 1905
Son of: William and Annie
Jennie B. 1888 D. 1888
Daug of: William and Annie

DRAKE
Christian J. B. Feb 19, 1898, Baileyville, Il. D. Jan 20 1981, Forreston, Il
Son of: Christian and Anna Ludwig Drake
Married: Mabel Wubbena, Jan 16, 1928, Forreston, Il.
Children: Delores, Marlene Palmer, and Eleanor Tucker
Christian B. Oct 5, 1833, Ratsiek, Germany D. Oct 2, 1916, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Christian and Wilhemine Brand Drake
Married: Elizabeth Foshage 1857
Children: Christian, Henry, Elizabeth Zumdahl, Anna Zumdahl
John, Wilhelmine Brockmeier, and Frederich
Elizabeth B. Feb 11, 1830, Sabbenhausen, Germany D. Jan 13, 1912, Forreston,
(Foshage) Daug of:
Wife of: Christian Drake
Frederich B. Jul 21, 1876, D. Apr 22, 1879
Son of: Christian and Elizabeth Foshage Drake
Mabel R. B. Oct 27, 1904, Shannon, Il. D.
Dau of: Mense and Emma Wubbena
Wife of: Christian J. Drake
Irene A. B. Nov 8, 1906 D. Nov 18, 2001
(Buss) Daug of:

DUITSMAN
Harvey B. 1864 D. 1944
Son of:
Married:
Children:
Joseph B. 1870 D. 1945
Son of:
Married:
Children:
Annie B. 1882 D. Jan 12, 1938
Son of:
Married:
Lottie B. 1868 D. 1940
Son of:
Married:
Children:
William B. Nov 15, 1862 D. Jan 20, 1953
Son of:
Married:
Children:
Ella B. Apr 17, 1870 D. May 26, 1947
(Jacobs)
Married William Duitsman, 1896
Children: Walter
William H. B. 1869 D. May 1, 1941
Son of:
Married: Ella Buss
Children: Walter
Ella B. 1876 D. 1945
Daug of:
Wife of:
Walter S. B. 1904 D. 1934
Son of: William and Ella
Married:
Children:
Willie H. B. Aug 2, 1895 D. Apr 26, 1966, Freeport, Il.
Son of: Theodore and Annie Kilker Duitsman
Married: 1st Frances Swalve, 2nd Minnie Zumdahl Runte
Children: Elmer, Irene Stone, Robert, Russell,
D ale Runte, and Willard Runte

Frances B. 1898 D. 1954
(Swalve) Daug of:
Wife of: 1st Willie Duitsman
Ross B. 1894 D. 1960
Son of:
Married:
Children:
Emma A. B. Dec 27, 1896 D. Oct 25, 1989
Daug of:
Theodore R. B. 1872 D. 1917
Son of:
Married: Annie Kilker
Children: Willie, Minnie Swalve, Linnie Greenfield, Esther Greenfield
Annie B. May 1, 1875 D. Mar 30, 1906
(Kilker) Daug of:
1st wife of: Theodore R., 2nd wife Mary Daniels, married 1909
Theodore Edward B. Jan 23, 1918 D. 1977
Son of: Theodore and Mary Daniels Duitsman
Married: Katherine Bottoms, July 8, 1941, Forreston, Il.
Children: Ronald, Larry, and Evlyn
Katherine B. 1916 D.
(Bottoms) Daug of:
Wife of: T. Edward
Children:
Robert L. B. Jan 31, 1926, Freeport, Il. D. Jul 31, 1999, Freeport, Il. Hospital
Son of:Willie and Frances Swalve Duitsman
Married: Erma Schmitt, May 18, 1946
Children: Carol Gravenstein and Diane Duitsman
Erma B. Jan 10, 1927
(Schmitt) Wife of: Robert Duitsman
Elmer W. B. Jan 23, 1918, Forreston, Il. D. Jan 10, 1998, Rockford, Il. Hospital
Son of:Willie and Frances Swalve Duitsman
Married: Barbara Stone, Aug 25, 1941, Forreston, Il.
Children: Judith Gronewold, Betty Reemisma, Doris Smith, and
Susan Lorenze

Barbara M. B. Sept 4, 1924, Milledgeville, Il. D. Dec 16, 1992, Rockford, Il.
(Stone) Daug of: George and Dora Payne Stone
Wife of: Elmer Duitsman
Erma B. 1894 D. 1960

EDEN
Martje B. Nov 24, 1805 D. Nov 1, 1879
Daug of:
Wife of: Klaas Janssen Eden

EVERS
Harm J. B. 1857 D. Jan 27, 1940
Son. of:
Janna B. 1853 D. May 25, 1929
(Anderson) Daug. of:
Wife of: Harm
Evert J. B. 1827 d. 1896
Son of: Harm and

FLINK
Ben B. 1859 D. Mar 14, 1946
Son of: Casjen Flink
Married
Vernie B. 1868 D. 1960
Son of:
Married
John B. 1863 D. 1952
Son of: Casjen Flink
Married
Hattie B. Dec 28, 1889 D. Oct 1964
Daug of:
Wife of:
Casjen B. May 24, 1830 D. May 4, 1897, Forreston, Il.
Son of:
Married: Engel
Engel B. Mar 31, 1825 D. Mar 5, 1904, Forreston, Il.
Daug of:
Wife of: Casjen

Greetje B. Feb 9, 1861 D. Oct 28, 1879
Son of:
Aafke B. Oct 15, 1868 D. May 18, 1878
Daug of:

FOCHT
Wm. Allen B. Sep 28, 1929 D. Mar 18, 1968
Son of: John and Grace
WW II Veteran, Air Force, Rank: PFC.

FREESE
Roger L. B. Sept 10, 1933 D. June 1969, Dad
Son of:
Married:

FREY
Roger A. B. 1945 D. 1945
Son of: George and Dianna Schoonhoven Frey

GEISMAN / GEISEMAN / GEIZMAN
Minnie H. B. Jan 2, 1895, Shannon, Il. D. Feb 15, 1989, Shannon, Il.
Daug. of: Chris and Elizabeth Backer Geiseman
GEISMAN
Jan B. Dec 9, 1836 D. Apr 28, 1882
Son of:
Married: Hilkerena Trei, 1860
GEISMAN
Hilkerena B. Sept 21, 1837 D. Oct 15, 1918
Daug. of:
Wife of: Jan
GEISMAN
Lena B. 1877 D. 1973
Daug. of:
GEISMAN
Christoph B. Jan 31, 1863 D. Nov 5, 1893
Son of:
GEIZMAN
Rachel B. Nov 22, 1866 D. July 10, 1911
Daug. of:
GEISMAN
John W. B. 1896 D. 1967
Son of:
Married:

GRAVENSTEIN
Carol A. B. Jan 27, 1949, Freeport, Il. D. Nov 7, 1998, Freeport, Il.
(Duitsman) Daug of: Robert and Erma Schmitt Duitsman
Wife Allen H. Gravenstein Page 17
Allen H. B. Aug 27, 1948 D.
Son of: Harold and Ethel Gravenstein
Married : Carol Duitsman, Sept 12, 1969, Forreston Grove Church
Children: Jennifer, Amy, and Jeremy

GREENFIELD
Frederick J. B. 1870 D. July 29, 1932
Son of:
Married: Fannie M.
Fannie M. B. 1872 D. 1952
Daug of:
Wife of: Frederick
Fannie M. B. 1898 D. 1899
Daug of: Frederick and Fannie
Adolph B. 1853 D. Jan 29, 1920
Son of:
Married: Henrietta Hummer
Henrietta B. 1859 D. Mar 19, 1931
(Hummer) Daug of:
Wife of: Adolph Greenfield
Ella B. Feb 23, 1881 D. Mar 11, 1904
Daug of:

Harm B. Dec 26, 1839 D. Feb 12, 1894
Son of:
Harm B. 1858 D. April 16, 1933
Emma B. 1860 D. 1956, w.o Harm
Daug of:
Urban Harm B. 1880 D. 1969
Son of:
Minnie B. 1882 D. 1953, w/o Urban
(ABELS) Daug of:
Albert L B. 1900 D. Dec 25, 1969
Son of:
Married: Esther Duitsman, Aug 31, 1925, Forreston, Il.
Esther B. Dec 5, 1904, Forreston, Il. D. Nov 20, 1985 Freeport, Il. Hospital
Daug of: Theodore and Anna Kilker Duitsman
Wife of: 1st Albert Greenfield, 2nd Conrad Kruse, May 10, 1980
Irvin F. B. Dec 2, 1895, Lincoln Twp. D. Mar 24, 1984, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Frederick and Fannie Alberts Greenfield
Married: Linnie C. Duitsman, Feb 12, 1918
Children: Irma Ludewig, Florence DeVries, and Donald
Linnie C. B. 1899 D. Feb 20, 1950
(Duitsman) Daug of:
Wife of: Irvin Greenfield
Owen H. B. 1883 D. 1968
Son of:
Married: Bertha R. Welp
Bertha R. B. 1885 D. 1960
(Welp) Daug of:
Wife of: Owen
Kenneth O. B. May 19, 1920, Ogle County D. Aug 5, 2001, Freeport, Il,
St. Joseph Nursing Center
Son of: Owen and Bertha Welp Greenfield
Married: Wilma Jean Duncan, Sep 3, 1948, Mt. Morris, Il.
Children: Steven, Lyle, Michael, Dennis, and Gail Wert
World War II Veteran, European Theater
Wilma J. B. Feb 11, 1925, Polo, IL. D. Oct 16, 1985, Madison, WI Hospital
(Duncan) Daug of: Fred and Hattie Lockner Duncan
Wife of: Kenneth Greenfield

Lucille R. B. Nov 8, 1908, Forreston, Il. D. Nov 30, 1995, Freeport, Il. Hospital
(Abels) Daug of:John and Jelka Alberts Abels
Wife of: Herman Greenfield
Lois Lynne B. Mar 16, 1939, D. Mar 21, 1939
Daug of: Herman and Lucille Abels Greenfield
Herman J. B. Apr 7. 1909 D. Aug 31, 1988
Son of: Frederick and Fannie Alberts Greenfield
Married: Lucille Abels, Sep 10, 1931, Forreston, Il.
Children: Harlan, Loran, Lynn, Donna Muyskens, and Lois Lynne Groenfelt

GROENEFELT
Reitje B. Broken Stone D. Mar 17, 1900
(Brinke) Daug of:

Wilhelm B. Dec 28, 1925 D. Mar 11, 1904
Son of:

HAIJENGA
Peter C. B. May 6, 1895 D. Apr 20, 1971
Son of:
Married
Mary B. July 13, 1893 D. Jun 6, 1977
Daug.. of:
Cornelius C. B. 1887 D. 1953
Father Son of:
Married: Fannie
Fannie B. 1889 D. 1973
Mother Daug. of:
Wife of: Cornelius
Alvin A. B. Nov 10, 1919 D. Nov 20, 1920
Son of: Cornelius and Fannie
Richard B. 1925 D. 1930
Son of: J and M
Ebbo B. 1885 D. Oct 29, 1963
Son of:
Married: Tena Asche, Feb 15, 1913, Forreston, Il.
Tena B. Oct 18, 1889, Forreston, Il. D. Aug 12,1982, Shannon, Il.
(Asche) Daug of: Wert and Bertha Mudder Asche Wife of: Ebbo Haijenga Page 20
Cornelius J. B. 1856 D. Mar 6, 1933
Son of:
Married
Engel. E. B. 1862 D. June 28, 1947
(LUDEWIG) Daug of:
wife of:
Annie B. Nov 27, 1892 D. Apr 1, 1972
Daug of:
Wife of:
Evert B. 1885 D. 1963
Son of:
Married
Helena B. 1884 D. 1971
Daug of:
Wife of:
John B. 1882 D. 1940
Son of:
Married
Margaret B. 1894 D. 1935
Daug of:
Cornelius F. Jan 25, 1914
Son of:
Married: Ethel S. E. Stukenberg, Sept 10, 1939, Forreston, IL
Children: Judith Folkers
Ethel S. E. B. Apr 23, 1917 Forreston D. Feb 1, 1999, Freeport, IL
(Stukenberg Daug of: Alfred and Mable Krusey Stukenberg
Wife of: Cornelius Heijenga (Haijenga)

Mary B. July 13, 1893, Ogle County D. Jun 6, 1977, Freeport, IL Hospital
(Swalve) Daug of: John and Harmina Hummers Swalve

Peter B. D.
Son of:
Married Mary Swalve, Feb 26, 1924, Forreston Grove Church
Children: Dwight

HARMS
Harm F. B. Mar 29, 1816 D. Aug 5, 1897
Son of:
Married: Maria
Children:
Maria B. Aug 23, 1810 D. Feb 23, 1894, 83y, 6m
Daug of:
Wife of: Harm

HARRENSTEIN
Jacob T. B. Jun 11, 1833 D. Apr 26, 1908
Son of:
Married: Jacob
Children:
Wilhelmina B. Apr 1, 1843 D. Mar 19, 1908, w/o Jacob
Daug of:
Wife of: Jacob
George B. 1862 D. Mar 21, 1942
Son of:
Married: Engel
Engel B. 1876 D. 1914
Son of:
Married:
Infant B. Dec 20, 1896 D. Jan 4, 1897
Infant B. Oct 23, 1950 D. Oct 23, 1950, Freeport. Il. Hospital
Shortly after birth
Son of: Vernon Harrenstein
Infant B. Feb 2, 1899 D. Feb 9, 1899
Infant B. Dec 11, 1901 D. Dec 11, 1901


HASSEBROCK (HASSEBROEK)
Freerk W. B. Dec 17, 1827 D. Aug 17, 1844
Son of:
Married:
Children:
HASSEBROCK
Jelkelina B. Aug 28, 1843 D. Dec 1, 1882
(Pommer) Daug of:
HASSEBROCK
Martha B. Nov 20, 1876 D. Nov 20, 1878
Daug of:

HENNING
George B. 1868 D. 1940
Son of:
Married: Elizabeth Backer
Children: Elmer, half brother Christ Geiseman, and
half sister Minnie Gieseman
Elizabeth B. 1873 D. 1935
(Baker) Daug of:
Wife of: George Henning
William B. July 7, 1906, Shannon, Il D. Sept 30, 1971, Freeport, Il. Hospital
Son of: George and Elizabeth Backer Henning
Married: Matilda Bocker, Jan 26, 1944
Children: None
Matilda B. 1913 D. 1970, w/o William Henning
Daug of:
Elmer E. B. July 7, 1906, Shannon, Il. D. Mar 29, 1979, Freeport, Il. Hospital
Son of: George and Elizabeth Backer Henning
Married: Martha Alberts, Dec 8, 1943
Children; Audrey Moore
Martha L. B. Mar 15, 1909 D. Mar 1974, Forreston, Il.
(Alberts) Daug of: Benjamin and Helen Klock Alberts
Wife of: Elmer Henning
Evert B. Feb 14, 1821 D. Apr 8, 1891
Son of:
Married: Oktje
Children
Oktje B. Aug 10, 1821 D. Nov 29, 1912
Daug of:
Wife of: Evert
Child B. No Dates
Son of:

JANSSEN
Nonne B. Jul 4, 1844 D. Mar 12, 1928
Daug of:
Grietje B. Nov 10, 1844 D. May 10, 1874, 1st wife Nonne
Son of:
Married:
Children
Antje B. Dec 17, 1834 D. Aug 8, 1918, 2nd wife Nonne
Daug of:
Jacob M. B. Aug 23, 1907 D. July 1977, Forreston, Il.
Son of:
Married: Orletta Ascher
Children: James, Gerald Carol Boddiger, Donna, Marcella,
And Duncan. Brother died at birth
Orletta M. B. 1914 D. 1961
(Ascher) Daug of:
Married: Jacob Janssen
Marcella B. Aug 24, 1945 D. Dec 21, 1991
Daug of: Jacob and Orletta Ascher Janssen
Married:
Larry Lee B. 1944 D. 1966
Son of:
James Allen B. Oct 21, 1946, Forreston, Il. D. Feb 9, 1999
(Big Jim) Son of:Jacob and Orletta Ascher Janssen
Married: Jan
Children: Jason, Jennifer, and Jolene

JOHNSON
Edward B. 1896 D. 1971
Son of: John and Mary Meiners Johnson
Married: Henrietta Ruter, Jan 30, 1923, Forreston, Il.
Children: Leo and Viola Nighswonger
Leo E. B. Apr 10, 1924, Ogle Cty, D. Dec 30, 2003, Forreston, Il. Home
Son of: Edward and Henrietta Ruter Johnson
Married: Vera Le Fevre, Oct 7, 1972, Oregon, Il.
Children: None
Henrietta B. Jun 11, 1900, Ogle Cty D. Aug 24, 2002, Polo, Il. Nursing Home
(Ruter Dgt of: Hesper and Anna Pannkuk Ruter
Wife of: Edward Johnson
Page 24
Lillian A. B. Jan 13, 1907, Baileyville, Il. D. Dec 17, 1984,
(Wubbena) Tularosa, New Mexico, Home
Dgt of: Henry and Minnie Ratmeyer Wubbena
Wife of: Howard Johnson
Howard W. B. 1921 D. 2002
Son of:
Married: Lillian Wubbena, July 17, 1941, Tucson, N.M.
Children: Jarol and Ronald
John B. B. 1857 D. July 26, 1942
Son of: Hago and Rene Johnson
Married: Mary
Mary M. B. 1867 D. 1938
(Meiners) Daug of: Evert and Elka Meiners
Wife of: John
Alerich, Brother B. 1868 D. 1906
Son of: Hago and Rene Johnson
Esther M. B. 1904 D. 1938
(Buss) Daug of:
Wife of: 1st wife of Dick Johnson
Irene G. B. 1905 D. 1950
(Alberts) Daug of:
Wife of: 2nd wife of Dick Johnson
Dick B. Mar 14, 1905, Forreston, Il. D. Oct 30, 1999, Mount Morris, Il.
Son of: John and Mary Meiners Johnson
Married: Esther Buss, Irene Alberts, and Ethel Meads,
Children: Richard Johnson
Ethel M. B. Feb 22, 1912, Freeport, Il. D. Jun 7, 2004, Mount Morris, Il., Pinecrest
(Meads) Daug of: James and Annie Pfile Meads
Wife of: 3rd Wife Dick Johnson, Married Apr 12, 1958.
Henry J. B. Feb 1, 1908, Forreston, Il. D. Nov 4, 1999, Freeport, Il. Hospital
Son of: John and Mary Meiners Johnson
Married: Florence Backer
Florence B. D. Feb 21, 1981
(Backer) Daug of:
Wife of: Henry Johnson

Nonne B. 1901 D. 1962
Son of:
Married:
Jelka B. 1902 D. 1963
Son of:
Married:
Jacob N. B. 1874 D. July 28,1946
Son of:
Married: Elizabeth Ennenga
Children: Frances and son
Elizabeth E. B. 1877 D. 1964
(Ennenga) Daug of:
Wife of: Jacob Johnson
Frances M. B. July 16, 1907, Forreston, Il. D. May 18, 1985, Rockford, Il.
Daug of: Jacob and Elizabeth Ennenga Johnson
Not married
Howard W. B. 1921 D. Dec 18, 2002, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Son of:
Married: 1st Lillian Wubbena , Died: Dec 17, 1984, 2nd Eloise------
Children: Jarol, and Ronald
Eloise B. D.
Daug of:
2nd Wife of: Howard

KALTENBACH
John B. 1850 D. 1929
Son of:
Married: Rena
Rena B. 1851 D. 1906
Daug of:
Wife of: John

KAMPEN
Alfred B. Jan 24, 1899, Baileyville, Il. D June 14, 1972 , Freeport, Il. Hospital
Son of: Albert and Fannie Denekas Kampen Married: 1st Jennie Bocker 1924, 2nd Ruth Meyer 1941, she died 1953
Jennie B. 1898 D. 1938
(Bocker) Daug of:
Married: Alfred Kampen Page 26
Barney B. Sept 26, 1897 D. Sept 26, 1979, Forreston, Il.
married Lula Korf, Feb 26, 1925, Forreston, Il.
Lulu M. B. Apr 15, 1905, George, Ia. D. Aug 12, 1982, Forreston, Il.
(Korf) Daug of: Benjamin and Anna Pommer Korf

KANEY
August B. 1881 D. 1959
Son of:
Married: Hannah
Children:
Hannah B. 1882 D. 1965
Daug of:

KEILMAN
Geerd B. 1858 D. 1913
Son of:
Married: Etje
Etje B. 1857 D. 1927
Daug of:
Wife of: Geerd
Hanno B. 1887 D. 1923
Son of:

KILKER
Henry B. 1881 D. 1959
Son of:
Married : Hannah
Hannah B. 1880 D. May 19,1945
Daug of:
Wife of Henry
Christian B. Jun 29, 1834 D. Nov 21, 1914
Son of:
Married : Hannah
Minnie B. Aug 22, 1853 D. Aug 13, 1913
(Erdmier) Daug of:
Wife of: Christian
Caroline B. No dates
Dena B. No dates
Bernice B. Nov 19, 1917, Ogle County D. Aug 1, 2004, Byron, Il
Daug of: Henry and Hannah Welp Kilker, Not married Page 27
Chris R. B. Sep 12, 1903, Forreston, Ill D. Jan 5, 1994, Freeport, Il.
Son of: Henry and Hannah Welp Kilker
Married : Carrie R. Reemtsma, Jan 27, 1930
Children: Lorna Boyd
Carrie R. B. Dec 27, 1908 D. Sep 10, 1986, Bolton, Il.
{Reemtsma) Daug of:
Wife of: Chris Kilker

KLOCK
Simon Henry B. Jan 1,1852, Oldersum, Germany D. Nov 9, 1933, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Henry and Hilka Poppen Klock
Married: Margaret Abels, April 4, 1876, Forreston, Il.
Margaret. B. 1856 D. Aug 24, 1918, Forreston, Il.
(Abels) Daug of: Harm and Anjte Brand Abels
Wife of: Simon Klock
Johannes B. July 12, 1894 D. Oct 26, 1900
Son of:
Herman R. B. Feb 19, 1918 D. Jan 15, 1989, Dixon, Il.
Son of: Jacob and Carrie Greenfield Klock
Elmer B. Oct 7, 1921, Forreston, Ill D. Nov 9, 1994, Sterling, Ill
Son of: Jacob and Carrie Greenfield Klock
Not Married
Lloyd B. Jun 26, 1924, Forreston, Ill D. Oct 6, 1996, Peoria, Ill
Son of: Jacob and Carrie Greenfield Klock
Not Married
Virgil B. Jun 17, 1932

KORF
Frederick B. May 19, 1836 D. Jul 12, 1900
Son of:
Married: Margaret
Margaret B. Sep 12, 1838 D. Feb 23, 1902
Daug of:
Wife of: Frederick Korf
Sohmchem B. Mar 11, 1880 D. Mar 17, 1880
Son of: Frederick and Margaret Korf
Page 28
Anna B. Apr 8, 1886 D. Jan 29, 1901
Daug of:
Clarence B. May 11, 1906, Baileyville, Il. Dec 13, 1982, Rochelle, Il.
Son of: Daniel and Emma Kaney Korf
Married:
Daniel B. 1873 D. 1945
Father Son of: Fred and Margaret Korf
Married: Emma Kaney
Children: Clarence, Lewis, Alfred
Emma B. 1877 D. June 24, 1935
(Kaney) Daug of:
Lewis B. Aug 25, 1863 D. Jul 9, 1914
Son of: Fred and Margaret Korf
Married: Lena Kampen
Children:
Lena B. Feb 12, 1869, Apr 22, 1961
(Kampen) Daug of:
Wife of: Lewis
Fred A. B. 1890 D. 1967
Son of:
Married:
Children:
Agnes D. B. 1890 D. 1940
Daug of:
Milfred B. 1917 D. 1920
Daug of:

KRUM
Paul L. B. Jul 18, 1942 D. May 1977
Son of:
Married:
Children:

KRUSE
E.J. Family B. No Dates

LUDWIG / LUDEWIG
Infant B. D. 1899
Son of:
Melvin E. B. Sep 28, 1909, Ogle County D. Nov 7, 1982, Freeport, Il.
Son of: Christian and Abbie Welp Ludewig
Married: Esther Ruter Feb 3, 1933 Forreston Grove Church
Children: Milford, Sharon Hartman, Verlyn, and Lorence
LUDWIG
Esther L. B. Aug 12, 1905, Forreston, Il. D. Mar 11, 2000, Freeport, Il.
(Ruter) Daug of: Hesper and Anna Pannkuk Ruter
Wife of: Melvin Ludwig

Milford L.C. B. 1935 D. 1946
Son of: Melvin and Esther Ruther Ludwig
Evert B. 1874 D. 1953
Son of:
Married: Lillie Welp
Children: Laura, Malinda Zimmerman, Lester, and Infant Daug.
Lillie B. 1882 D. 1961
(Welp) Daug of:
Wife of: Evert Ludewig
Infant Daug B. D. Dec 20, 1914
Daug of: Evert and Lillie Welp Ludewig
Laura B. May 9, 1916,Ogle Cty, D. Apr 8, 2004, Freeport, IL. Hospital
Daug of: Evert and Lillie Welp Ludewig
Married: No
Chris E. B. 1872 D. Aug 27, 1946
Son of:
Married: Abbie Welp
Children:
Abbie B. Aug 21, 1874 D. July 1969
(Welp) Daug of:
Wife of: Chris
Samuel B. Jan 21, 1900 D. Nov 1968
Son of:
Married: Orletta Dikkers, Sept 21, 1922
Children: LaVerne
Orletta B. May 10,1901 D. July 16, 1983, Polo, Ill
(Dikkers) Daug of: William and Martha Frey Dikkers
Wife of: Samuel Ludewig Page 30
Infant Daug B. Dec 24, 1915 D. Dec 27, 1915
Daug of:
LaVerne L. B. May 13, 1923, Forreston, Il, Family farm D. Jul 1, 2002, Dixon, Il
Son of: Samuel and Orletta Dikkers Ludewig
Married: June Fox, Oct 4, 1946, Forreston, Il.
Children: Dale and Gene
June B. D.
(Fox) Daug of:
Wife of: LaVerne

MAAS
F. J. B. Apr 11, 1869 D. May 19, 1940
Son of:
Married: Effie
Effie B. Oct 28, 1869 D. Jul 7, 1938
Daug of:
Wife of: F. J.
Lena B. Jan 6, 1896 D. May 6, 1908
Daug of: F. J. and Effie
Lydia ( Mo) B. 1897 D. 1932, w/o Henry
Daug of:

MAIOTT
Herbert F. B. Nov 4, 1918 D. Feb 15, 1998
Son of:

MATHIOT
Timothy L. B. Oct 18, 1941, Ridott, IL. D. Nov 26, 1985, Springfield, Il.
Son of: Harold and Isabelle Cary Mathiot
Married: Barbara DeVries, Nov 3, 1962
Children: Brian, Michael, and Cary
Barbara L. B. Dec 6, 1942 D.
(DeVries Daug of: Martin and Elvera Abels DeVries
Wife of: Timothy Mathiot

MC GRAW
Lillian B. Mar 16, 1901 D. Aug 3, 1963
(Larson) Daug of:
Children: Glen
Glen R. B. Dec 3, 1918, St. Paul, MN D. May 25, 1999, Sun City, AZ
Son of: Raymond and Lillian Larson Mc Graw
Married: Esther Wubbena, June 2, 1945, Spokane, WA
Children: Kathleen Harshman
World War II Veteran, U.S. Army Air Force, Pacific
Esther B. Dec 16, 1916, Forreston D. Sep 21, 1991, Sun City, AZ
(Wubbena) Daug of: Herman and Sadie Meyer Wubbena
Wife of: Glen McGraw
World War II Veteran U,S, Army Air Force, Nurse

MEESTER
Mary B. Jul 9, 1870 D. Oct 22, 1955
Daug of:

MEINERS
Evert B. Dec 30, 1830 D. Sept 25, 1908
Son of:
Married: Aalke
Hiram B. May 25, 1898 D. Feb 25, 1899, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Harm and Annie Wemmering Meiners
Aalke B. Sept 23, 1834 D. May 15, 1919
Daug of:
Wife of: Evert
Dirk B. D. May 5, 1898, 38y 10m 17d
Son of:
Married: Katie
Katie B. 1859 D. 1938
(Reints) Daug of:
Wife of: Dirk
John H. B. Jul 24, 1901, Forreston, Il. D. July 30, 1981, Freeport, Il. Hospital, son of: Harm and Annie Wemmering Meiners
Married: Lillian Buss, Oct 14, 1926, Forreston, Il.
Children: John H., Roger K., and Joanne E.
Lillian C. B. Feb 15, 1901 D. Jan 16, 1989
(Buss) Daug of: Benjamin and Kate Eikamp Buss
Wife of: John Meiners
Edwin H. B. Jan 29, 1895, Forreston, Il. D. Jul 25, 1982, Joliet, Il Hospital
Son of: Harm and Annie Wemmering Meiners
Married: 1st Lillie Ludwig, 2nd Della Eilders, Jan 21, 1923
Children: Naomie Hesatrom, one step daug. Died Page 32
Della B. Mar 17, 1897 D. Nov 1982
(Eilders) Daug of:
Wife of: 2nd Edwin Meiners
Herman R. B 1910 D. 2006
Son of: Harm and Anna Wemmering Meiners
Married: Emily DeWall Aug 28, 1941, Forreston, Il
Children: Mary Duitsman and Nancy Parkinson
Emily I. B. Dec 8, 1914, Forreston, Il. D. Dec 6, 1998, Freeport, Il.
(DeWall) Daug of: John and Anna Drake DeWall
Wife of: Herman Meiners
Harm B. 1869 D. Jan 20, 1931
Son of:
Married: Annie Wemmering, Aug 3, 1984, Forreston, Il.
Children: Edwin, John, Herman, Mrs. Jacob Swalve,
Mrs. Irvin VanRaden, Miss Ella Meiners and one daug. died
Annie B. Mar 21, 1869, Forreston, Il D. June 9, 1940 Forreston, Il. Home
(Wemmering) Daug of: George Wemmering
Wife of: Harm Meiners
Ella Rose B. Nov 8, 1904, Forreston, Il, D. Jan 14, 1983, Forreston, Il.
Daug of: Harm and Anna Wemmering Meiners
Not Married

MEYER
Cornelius B. May 28, 1892, Forreston, Il D. Apr 4, 1959, Chicago, Il.Veteran Hosp.
Son of: Harmon and Lena Kruse Meyer
Married: Nellie Wubbena Sneek
Children: Step children Clarence Sneek and Shirley Sneek
World War 1 Veteran

MORING
John S. B. D. Jun 8, 1889, 61y 1m 28d
Son of:
Married:
Children:
Anna L. B. D. Aug 17, 1882, 46y 10m 26d
Daug of:
Lillie B. No dates 7y 9m 7d
Daug of:
Bertha B. No dates 3y 8m 7d
Daug of: Page 33
Frederick Jr B. 1878 D. 1955
Son of:
Married:
Children:

OLTMANNS
Oltmann B. 1877 D. 1964
Son of:
Married: Lydia
Children: Margaret, George
Lydia B. 1877 D. 1924
Daug of:
Wife of: Oltmann
Margaret I. B. 1914 D. 1927
Daug of: Oltmann and Lydia
George O. B. June 10, 1910 D. Mar 1980
Son of:
Married:

PANNKUK
Sadie F. B Apr 5, 1911
(Ruter) Daug of:
Wife of: Minert Pannkuk
Minert B. B. Oct 6, 1905, Titonka, Iowa D. Apr 1, 1994, Freeport, Ill
Son of: Boyd and Rentje Smidt Pannkuk
Married: Sadie Ruter Feb 14, 1934, Shannon, Ill
Children: Eugene, Ronald, and Thomas

PERSON
Benjamin R. B. D. Oct 9, 1979, Baby
Son of:

POMMER
Jan L. B. Feb 25, 1813 D. Jan 19, 1887
Son of:
Married: Antje
Antje B. Oct 11, 1813 D. Feb 8, 1893
Daug of:
Wife of: Jan
Jelke B. Mar 5, 1888 D. Mar 3, 1889
Son of:
Antje B. D. Mar 2, 1872, 1y, 3m, 25d
Daug of: Page 34
Alderk B. Dec 26, 1881 D. Jun 23, 1884
Son of:

RADEMAKER
Andy H. B. 1875 D. 1945
(Father) Son of:
Married: Maggie
Children
Maggie B. May 24, 1876 D. Dec 1967
Daug of:
Wife of: Andy
Evert J. B. 1827 D. 1896
Son of:
Married:
Children
Ede B. D. Apr 16, 1919, 87y 5m 29d
Son of:
Married:
Children
Hinderka B. D. Jan 5, 1890, 57y
Daug of:
Wife of:
Anna B. 1846 D. 1898
Daug of:
Wife of
George B. 1868 D. Aug 8, 1946
(Father) Son of:
Married:
Children
Annie B. 1871 D. 1931
(Abels) Daug of:
Wife of:
Ed. Walter B. 1900 D. 1931
Son of:
Married:
Children
John B. 1867 D. Nov 22, 1949
Son of:
Hattie B. 1876 D. 1962
Wife of: John Rademaker

REEMSTMA
Ben A. Sr. B. 1875 D. 1941
Son of:
Married: Bertha
Bertha H.R B. 1878 D. 1934
Daugof:
Wife of: Ben Sr.
Ben A. Jr. B. 1912 D. 1970
Son of: Ben and Bertha
Married
Florence B. 1905 D. 1984
Daug of: Ben and Bertha

REINDERS
Bertus B. 1896 D. 1898
Son of: B. and T.

REINTS
Sweer S. B. Jan 22,1862, German Valley, IL. D. Jan 7, 1938, Forreston, Home Farm
Son of: Sikke and Grietje Hassebroek Reints
Married: Katherine Fonken, Feb 22, 1883
Katherine H. B. Jan 12, 1863, Freeport, Il D. Mar 13, 1939, Forreston, Esther Home
(Fonken) Daug of: Wm. E. and Helena Hillmer Fonken
Married: Sweer Reints
Calvin J. B. 1895 D. 1896
Son of: Sweer and Katherine Fonken Reints
Earl A. B. 1897 D. 1897
Son of: Sweer and Katherine Fonken Reints

RHODES
Lucille B. Feb 24, 1928, Ogle County D. May 12, 2003, Freeport, Il. Hospital
(Kampen) Daug of: Barney and Lula Korf Kampen
Wife of: 1st James Rood, Apr, 1950 he died 1973
2nd Ray Rhodes Jan 1977 he died 2000
Children: Rhonda Lynn and Susan Wilson

ROOD
Rhonda L. B. D. May 4, 1952
Daug. of: James and Lucille Kampen Rood
Not married

RUTER
Zeede B. 1874 D. 1958
Son of:
Married: Frances
Frances B. 1882 D. 1976
Daug of:
Wife of: Zeede
Hesper B. 1872 D. May 7, 1940
Son of:
Married: Anna Pannkuk (Pankuk)
Children: (2) daug, (1) son unk, Grace Kuper, Fannie DeWall,
Gertrude Kuper, Henrietta Johnson, Jennie Meiners
Sadie Wubbena, and Esther Ludewig
Anna B. 1872 D. Mar 9, 1948
(Pankuk) Daug of:
Emma L. B. 1910 D. 1937, 1st wife George Ruter
Henry George B. Sep 15, 1866, Upleward, Prussia D. Jan 2, 1945, Forreston, Il.
Son of:
Married: Eska Rigken, Oct 2, 1886, Prussia
Children: Living, Henrietta, Rickus, Grace, Guy, Hesper, Eda, Jennie,
Annie, and George
Eske B. 1866, Manslogt D. Sep 3,1952, Forreston
(Rigken Daug of:
Wife of: Henry Ruter
Geiko B. 1895 D. 1977
Son of:
Emma B. 1899 D. Mar 3, 1938, Carroll County
Daug of
Hesper Henry B. June 9, 1897, Prussia D. July 10, 1984
Son of: Henry and Eske Rigken Ruter
Married: Alice Sneek
No Children, Came to the U.S. in 1923 from Germany
Alice B. 1895 D. 1971
(Sneek) Daug of:
Wife of: Hesper Ruter

RUTHE
Carl H. B. Apr 11, 1911 D. Oct 7, 1999
Son of:
Married: Fannie M. Wubbena Nov 28, 1931, Forreston, Il.
Children: Vernon and Andrew
Fannie M. B. May 30, 1912 Forreston, Il. D. Jan 7, 1995, South Pasadena, FL
(Wubbena) Daug of: Manuel and Reka Fruhling Wubbena
Wife of: Carl Ruthe
Robert C. B. June 4, 1932, Baileyville, Il. D. Oct 18, 1954, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Carl and Fannie Wubbena Ruthe
Married: Marcella Zumdahl, 1949
Children: Judith and Jacquelyn
Cause of death, kicked by a mule

SANDER
Dean F. B. Dec 3, 1923, Lincoln, Il. D. Feb 21, 1992, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Edward and Alice Yale Sander
Married: Irma Wubbena, Apr 18, 1947, Forreston, IL.
Children: David, Mary DeMeester, and Ruth
World WAR II Veteran, U.S. Navy
Irma B. D.
(Wubbena) Daug of: Manuel and Reka Fruhling Wubbena
Wife of: Dean Sander

SCHMIDT
Steven W. B. Sep 8, 1965 D. Sep 24, 1995, Freeport, Il. Hospital
Son of: Rev. William and Eunice Zimmerman Schmidt
Married: Cathleen Ann Greenfield, Aug 10, 1991 (?) B.Aug 25, 1957
Children: Jonathan W.
Missionary- Germany

SCHMITT
John W. B. Nov 4, 1889, Forreston, Il. D. July 1966
Son of:
Married: Margaret
Children
Margaret L. B. 1892 D. 1951
Daug of:
Wife of: John Schmitt

SCHOON
Koene B. Mar 29, 1811 D. Mar 13, 1877
Son of:
Married:

SCHOONHOVEN
Melvin E. B. Mar 21, 1918 D. Jan 15, 1980, Rockford, Il.
Son of: Edward and Anna Ruter Schoonhoven
Married: 1st Marie Fager June 14, 1941
2nd Dorothy Plock Nov 24, 1973
Children: James, Judy Coenen
Marie L. B. 1922 D. Aug 26, 1969
Daug of:
Wife of:
Edward B. 1890 D. 1957
Son of:
Married: Anna Ruter
Children: Hasper, Raymond, Wayne, Melvin, Edgar, Orval, Grace,
Vianna and Vida Mae Swalve
Anna B. 1891 D. 1950
(Ruter Daug of:
Wife of: Edward Schoonhoven
Wayne E. B. 1918 D. 1934
Son of: Edward and Anna
Grace M. B. Mar 14, 1915 D. Aug 25, 1915
Daug of:
Raymond L. B. 1912 D. 1957 (1955) ?
Son of:
Married: Leona DeWall, Nov 28, 1935, Ogle County
Children: Dory Moers and Carol Ann Hamon
Leona C. B. Aug 18, 1913, Shannon, Il. D. Sep 17, 1997, Little Rock, AR
(DeWall) Daug of: Klaus and Lena Duitsman DeWall
Wife of: Raymond Schoonhoven

SMITH
Catherine B. Apr 9, 1806 D. Aug 9, 1887
(Hinders) Daug of:
Wife of: S.L.

SNEEK
Evert B. 1879 D. May 2, 1939
Father Son of:
Married: Nellie
Children:
Nellie B. 1896 D. 1974
Mother Daug of:
Married:

STONE
Thomas B. July 8, 1946, Forreston, Il. D. Oct 10, 2000
Willard T. B. Jul 6, 1920 D.
Son of:
Married: Irene Duitsman Aug 11, 1945
Children: Nancy, Elaine Newman, and Tommy (Died 2001)
World War II Veteran U.S. Army, 1940-1945
Irene F. B. Jul 5, 1922
Daug of: Walborn "Willie"Duitsman and Frances Swalve
Wife of: Willard Stone
Nancy B. Apr 26, 1957, Sterling, Il D. Jun 27, 2004, Madison Wisc. Cancer
Daug of: Willard and Irene Duitsman Stone
Married No

STUKENBERG
Emma A. B. 1896 D. 1989
Daug of:
Wife of: Ross
Ross B. 1894 D. 1960
Son of:

SWALVE
Geerd B. Sept 17, 1822 D. Sept 7, 1880
Son of:
Married:
Children: Henry and John
Franke B. Feb 7, 1814 D. Feb 25, 1879
(BELINGS) Daug of:
Geerd-son John B. Mar 12, 1886 D. Jun 13, 1899
Son of:
Hinderk- son B. Jul 14, 1896 D. Mar 27, 1897
Son of: Page 40
Geerd B. Oct 1, 1882 D. Mar 28, 1884
Son of:
John C. B. Aug 10, 1854 D. Jan 20, 1903
Son of: Geerd
Married
Harmina B. Apr 14, 1860 D. Apr 28, 1929
Daug of:
Wife of: John H.
Alice B. 1884 D. May 7,1940
Daug of: John and Harmina
Wife of:
John H. Father B. Aug 25, 1889, Brookville, Il. D. May 17, 1979, Forreston, Il. Home
Son of: Henry and Maggie Brandt Swalve
Married: Minnie Duitsman, Mar 8, 1916, Forreston, Il
Children: Samuel, Marvin, Henry, and Ruth Klock
Minnie J. B. Dec 23, 1896, Ogle County D. May 3, 1978, Freeport, Il.
(Duitsman) Daug. of: Theodore and Annie Kilker Duitsman
Wife of: John Swalve
Edward H. B. Sep 2, 1919, Ogle Cnty. D. Mar 4, 2001 Freeport, Il, Hosptial
Son of: Jacob and Ceina Meiners Swalve
Married: Virgina Von Ceil Harmon, Dec 12, 1945, Shannon, Il
Prairie Dell Presbyterian Church
Children: Robert and Randall
Virgina B. Sep 30, 1923, Haldane, Il. D. Jan 24, 1990, Freeport, Il. Hospital
( Harmon) Daug of: William and Vernie Brantner Harmon
Wife of: Edward Swalve
Dorothy B. Oct 13, 1922 D. Oct 10, 1993, Forreston, Il.
Daug of:
Wife of:
Henry I B. Dec 19, 1858 D. Apr 9, 1913
Son of: Geerd Swalve
Married: Meika
Meika B. Feb 21, 1859 D. Jan 28, 1916
Daug of:
Wife of: Henry I Page 41
James E. B. Nov 28, 1928, Forreston, Il. D. Aug 31,1950, Freeport, Il.
Son of: Jacob and Ceina Meiners Swalve
Cause of death: Polio
Jacob H. B. Aug 10, 1854 D. Jan 20, 1903
Son of:
Jacob H. B. Aug 27, 1893, Forreston, Il. D. Feb 1, 1979, Forreston, Il.
Son of: Henry and Maggie Brandt Swalve
Married: Ceina Meiners, Feb 12, 1918
Children: Lois DeVries , Edward, James
Ceina F. B. July 27, 1896, Forreston, IL D. Feb 5, 1983, Freeport, Il.
(Meiners) Dagt of: Harm and Anna Wemmering Meiners
Wife of: Jacob Swalve
Rev George H B. Nov 18, 1886 D. Jan 1978, MN.
Son:
Marie B. Aug 24, 1888 D. Sept 1982, MN.
Schneller Daug of:
Herman B. 1891 D. May 4, 1957
Son of:
Married: Jennie Abels, Feb 14, 1920, Forreston, Il.
Children: Gladys DeVries, Doris Horner and Ivan Swalve
Jennie L. B. Nov 4, 1897 D. Dec 6, 1985, Freeport, Il. Hospital
(Abels) Daug of: Herman and Annie Henning Abels
Married: Herman Swalve
Ivan E. B. Jan 1, 1922 D. Oct 3, 1999
Son of:
Married: Betty
Betty B. 1928 D.
Daug of:
Wife of: Ivan Swalve

TEMPEL
Ben B. B. Apr 20, 1846 D. Apr 28, 1924
Son of:
Married: Beerdina
Beerdina B. Dec 6, 1844 D. Jan 22, 1928
Daug of:
Wife of: Ben Page 42
Wessel B. B. Sep 9, 1837 D. Feb 29, 1924
Son of:
Married: Annie
Annie B. Jun 16, 1839 D. May 12, 1916
Son of:
Wife of: Wessel
Berend B. 1856 D. 1866
Son of:
B. H. B. 1804 D. 1876
Son of:
Married: Grietje
Grietje B. 1806 D. 1875
Daug of:
Wife of: B. H.

TREI
Martin A. B. 1853 D. April 18, 1916
Son of:
Married:
Children
Antje D. B. 1856 D. Sept 27, 1935, w/o Martin
Daug of:
Aalderk J. B. 1805 D. 1870
Son of:
Married:
Anna B. 1806 D. 1877, w/o Aalderk
Daug of:
Maria B. 1861 D. 1889
Daug of:
Fred M. B. 1881 D. 1956
Son of:
Married:
Children

VALKEMA
Mother B. 1856 D. 1923
Daug of:
VALKEMA
George B. 1837 D. 1913
Son of:

VAN DEEST
Gepke. B. Apr 11, 1879 D. May 22, 1880
Son of:
Married:

VAN RADEN
Antony B. Oct 28, 1865 D. Nov 6, 1933
Son of: Henry
Married:
Children:
Margaret Korf, B. Dec 12, 1865 D. Jan 10, 1913, 1st w/o Antony
Christina B. 1867 D. 1940, 2nd w/o Antony
Herman B. 1875 D. 1952
Son of: Henry
Married: Minnie
Minnie B. 1879 D. 1935
Daug of:
Wife of: Herman
Mary B. 1907 D. Mar 10, 1945
(Meiners) Daug of: Harm and Anna Wemmering Meiners
Wife of: Irvin A. Van Raden, Married: Jan 1, 1937
B. Nov 5, 1908 D. Dec 29, 2002, Freeport, Il., Chapel Hill, Freeport

WATKINS
Emma W. B. Jul 11. 1909 D. Dec 8, 1976
Daug of:
Wife of:

WELP
Fred B. 1876 D. Apr 18, 1946, Ogle County
Son of:
Married: Lydia Buss, 1905
Children: Ruth, Mabel, Dorothy, Alma, and Delmer Page 44
Lydia B. April 2, 1879 D. 1958
(Buss) Daug of: Henry and Maggie Alberts Buss
Wife of: Fred Welp
Delmar B. 1922 D. 1985
Son of: Fred and Lydia Buss Welp
Ruth B. Sep 27, 1927 D. Apr 1982, Lanark, Il.
Daug of: Fred and Lydia Buss Welp
Dorothy B. Dec 20, 1914 D. Sept 3, 1988
Daug of: Fred and Lydia Buss Welp
Dirk B. Dec 29, 1844 D. Jun 25, 1924, Ogle County
Son of:
Married: Lena Deutsman, Dec 20, 1873, Ogle County, Lic # 4460

WEMMERING
John B. 1861 D. Aug 17, 1938

WILKEN
Peter B. May 11, 1845 D. Feb 9, 1905
Son of:
Married: Dina
Dina B. 1851 D. 1884
Daug of:
Wife of: Peter

WILLARD
Jack D. B. 1934 D. 1989

WUBBENA
Paul L. B. 1842 D. 1977
Son of:
Married:
Children
Harvey O. B. Feb 9, 1904, Baileyville, Il. D. Mar 11, 1978, Monroe, WI Hospital
Son of: Simon and Hattie DeWert Wubbena
Married: Edna Herbert, Sycamore, Il. Apr 17, 1937
Children None
Edna C. B. Apr 16, 1912, Kewanee, Il. D. Feb 18, 1984, Freeport, Il. Hospital
(Herbert) Daug of: John and Esther Herbert
Wife: Harvey Wubbena
Andrew E. B. 1914 D. 1917
Son of:
Meint B. Nov 23, 1842, Tergast, Ostfriesland D. Apr 3, 1912
Son. of:
Married: Fentje Dessins Harms
Fentje B. Jun 26, 1855, Ihloverfehn, Ostfriesland D. Feb 26, 1914
(Harms) Daug of:
Wife of: Meint
Hoelke B. Mar 18, 1801 D. Mar 18, 1877, 76 y
Son. of:
married: Mensen Harm Wubbena
Tocherlein B. Jun 13, 1899, D. Sep 7, 1899
Daug of:
Wife of:
Harm B. Jul 6, 1895 D. Apr 5, 1896
Son. of: M. and L.
Mense B. Apr 1, 1881 D. Jul 30, 1881
Son. of:
Child B. May 7, 1893 D. May 14, 1893
Son. of:
Wilhelmine B. 1876, Baileyville, Il. D. 1932, Baileyville, Il.
(Ratmeyer) Daug of: Henry and Elizabeth Schure Ratmeyer
Wife of: Henry Wubbena
Henry H. B. 1870 D. 1964
Son. of:
Married: Wilhemine Ratmeyer
Children: Ellen, Marvin , Florence, Lillian, Dorothy, Arthur, and Edna
Ellen B. 1916, Baileyville, Il. D. 1931 Baileyville, Il.
Daug of: Henry and Wilhelmine Ratmeyer Wubbena
Marvin B. B. 1914 Baileyville, Il. D. 1915, Baileyville, Il.
Son. of: Henry and Wilhelmine Ratmeyer Wubbena
Florence B. Jan 18, 1905 D. April 26, 1979, Lena, Il.
Son. of: Henry and Wilhelmine Ratmeyer Wubbena

Arthur H. B. May 23, 1900, Baileyville, Il. D. Aug 19, 1991, Shannon, Il.
Son. of: Henry and Wilhelmine Ratmeyer Wubbena
Married: Ivah Link Jan 24, 1923, Forreston, Il.
Children: Clyde and Donald
Ivah A. B. May 22, 1898 Forreston, Il. D. Jan 13, 1995, Shannon, Il.
(LINK) Daug of: John and Alice Hamilton Link, School Teacher
Wife of: Arthur Link
Clyde W. B. Mar 26, 1929 Baileyville, Il. D. Mar 31,1940, Baileyville, Il.
Son. of: Arthur and Ivah Link Wubbena
Herman E. B. Feb 23, 1897 D Aug 31, 1957
Son. of:
Married: Sadie Ruter
Killed by a cow
Mense H. B. Feb 28, 1862 D. Dec 21,1933
Father Son. of: Harm and Tobina DeVries Wubbena
Married: Leah
Children: Harm and Herman
Leah B. Oct 6,1867 D Nov 15,1944
Mother Daug of: Albert and Harmke Saathoff Wubbena
Wife of: Mense
Manuel M. B. 1883 D. 1939
Son. of:
Married: Reka
Children:
Reka B. 1885 D. 1963
Daug of:
Wife of: Manuel Wubbena
Ralph H. B. Apr 3, 1877 D. Mar 17, 1954
Son. of:
Married: Anna Bocker Wichman, Feb 15, 1905
Children: Ralph Jr.
Anna L. B. Mar 23, 1881 D. Dec 1, 1965, Forreston, Il.
(Bocker) Daug of:
Ralph Jr. B. May 22,1909, Baileyville, Il. D. May 5, 1984, Baileyville, Il.
Son. of:
Married: Minnie Meyer Sept 25, 1935, Forreston, Il.
Children: Irvin, Ethel Timm
Minnie L. B. Nov 25, 1912 Baileyville, Il. D. Dec 15, 2002, Baileyville, At home
(Meyer) Daug of: Henry and Carrie Oltmanns Meyer
Wife of: Ralph Wubbena
Arthur C. B. Oct 9, 1914 D.
Son. of:
Married: Ruth DeWall, June 3, 1938, Forreston, Il.
Children: Dennis, Delmar, and Marica
Ruth B. Oct 9, 1913, Forreston, Il. D. May 17, 1989, Freeport, Il. Hospital
(DeWall) Daug of: John and Anna Drake DeWall
Wife of: Arthur Wubbena
Herman M. B. Feb 12, 1886 D. Jan 1973
Son. of:
Married:
Children:
Sadie B. 1889 D. 1970, w/o Herman
Daug of:
Wife of:
Hattie D. B. 1886 D. Feb 9, 1934
Daug. of:
Wife of: Simon
Simon H. B. 1868 D.1961
Son. of:
Married: Hattie
Children: Aletha and Harvey
Aletha B. 1906 D. 1971
Daug. of Simon
Harm H. B. Feb 26, 1831 D. Oct 11, 1898
Son. of:
Married: Tobina DeVries, Mar 1858
Children:
Tobina B. Jan 6, 1832 D. Feb 27, 1909
(De Vries) Daug of:
Wife of:
Fraukeline H. B. Apr 10, 1867 D. Jul 23, 1897
Daug of:
Wife of:

FORESTON GROVE CHURCH CEMETERY
Ogle County
Forreston Twp.

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