Jan Willems Nijsing

Father*Willem Jans Nijsing b. 1 Apr 1771, d. 20 Sep 1831
Mother*Hillichje Jans Tijms b. 6 Jul 1783, d. 19 May 1850
Birth*23 June 1810Driberde, Drenthe, Netherlands 
Marriage*7 May 1831Grietje Jans Vredeveld;Beilen, Drenthe, Netherlands 
Occupation*a laborer or working man 
Death*June 1867Pella, Marion, IA 

Family

Grietje Jans Vredeveld b. 16 Sep 1810, d. 15 Jul 1869
Children 1.Jantje Jans/Jane Nijsing+ b. 21 Oct 1831, d. 24 Nov 1900
 2.William Nason b. 22 Feb 1834, d. b 1860
 3.John W. Nason+ b. 19 Mar 1836, d. 10 Jun 1896
 4.Helen Niezen+ b. 2 May 1838, d. 5 Jul 1910
 5.Jannes/George Nason+ b. 1 Oct 1840, d. 26 Aug 1887
 6.Henry M. Nason+ b. 22 Feb 1844, d. 25 Feb 1895
 7.Ralph Nason+ b. 13 Dec 1846, d. 8 Jul 1916
 8.Sarah M. Nason+ b. 22 Jan 1850, d. 24 May 1924
 9.Abigail L. Nason+ b. 1852, d. 9 Nov 1895
 10.John Nason+ b. 15 Sep 1855, d. 6 Jul 1903
 11.William M. Nason b. 22 Jun 1857, d. 8 Mar 1923

Ralph Nason

Father*Jan Willems Nijsing b. 23 Jun 1810, d. Jun 1867
Mother*Grietje Jans Vredeveld b. 16 Sep 1810, d. 15 Jul 1869
Birth*13 December 1846Smilde, Drenthe, Netherlands 
Milit-Beg*29 October 1862IA;in H Co. 35th Infantry, Iowa Regiment; age given was 18 
Milit-End*8 January 1863Mound City, IL 
Marriage*8 June 1870Johanna Katrina M. Elizabeth Van Der Tak;First Congregational Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI;by Rev. Oliver S. Dean., witness Jane Herrick 
Witness: Jantje Jans/Jane Nijsing
Occupation*a Civil War veteran, farmer and brick yard owner 
Death*8 July 1916Pueblo, Pueblo, CO 
Burial*10 July 1916Mountain View Cemetery, Pueblo, Pueblo, CO 

Family

Johanna Katrina M. Elizabeth Van Der Tak b. 6 Mar 1847, d. 26 May 1927
Children 1.John Ralph Nason+ b. 11 Apr 1871, d. 30 Nov 1944
 2.Pauline Sophia Nason b. 23 Aug 1873, d. 27 Oct 1874
 3.Theodore Nicholas Nason+ b. 5 Aug 1875, d. 6 May 1911
 4.Paul Nason b. 9 Aug 1877, d. 22 Jul 1882
 5.Grace Ethel Nason b. 21 Dec 1880, d. 21 Jul 1937
 6.William Ernest Nason b. 24 Jul 1883, d. 27 Dec 1972
 7.Pauline Sophia Nason+ b. 21 Aug 1885, d. 29 Jun 1971
 8.Edward Oliver Nason+ b. 22 Sep 1887, d. 20 Mar 1923
 9.Guy Theodore Nason Sr+ b. 6 Jul 1891, d. 9 Sep 1954

William M. Nason

Father*Jan Willems Nijsing b. 23 Jun 1810, d. Jun 1867
Mother*Grietje Jans Vredeveld b. 16 Sep 1810, d. 15 Jul 1869
Birth*22 June 1857Chicago, Cook, IL;age 49 at time of brother Ralph's Civil War pension deposition, taken 19 Jan 1906; age 67 in Riverside Cemetery record book, age 61 in Jan 1920 census; died at age 68 on headstone; death record states b IA, died at age 67yr, 8m, 14 d 
Marriage*2 January 1882Emma C. Ridder;Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI;witnesses were Elbert J. and Clare E. Driscoll 
Marriage1886Emma C. Ridder;1910 census states they were married 24 years, but their marriage record has 1882 
Occupation*Kalamazoo, MI;an engineer for Kalamazoo City Waterworks, a machinist when married and in census records 
CauseDeathhad influenza 
Death*8 March 1923Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*12 March 1923Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI;Blk 1, Lot 63 (appears to be age 68 on headstone) 

Family

Emma C. Ridder b. 16 Apr 1857, d. 2 Dec 1925

Sarah M. Nason

Father*Jan Willems Nijsing b. 23 Jun 1810, d. Jun 1867
Mother*Grietje Jans Vredeveld b. 16 Sep 1810, d. 15 Jul 1869
Birth*22 January 1850Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*21 January 1870Jacob Rychel;First Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI;Witnesses were Garrett Frielink and John Niessen, both of Kalamazoo. 
CauseDeathdied of interstitial nephritis 
Death*24 May 1924Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*27 May 1924Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Jacob Rychel b. 20 Apr 1848, d. 23 Nov 1932
Children 1.John William Rychel+ b. Jun 1873, d. 10 Jan 1931
 2.Grace Rychel+ b. 25 Mar 1884, d. 24 Oct 1942

Jacob Rychel

Father*Euwit Rychel b. 1 Mar 1814, d. 27 Nov 1899
Mother*Pietertje Tanis b. 31 Oct 1812, d. 25 Nov 1901
Birth*20 April 1848Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
Marriage*21 January 1870Sarah M. Nason;First Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI;Witnesses were Garrett Frielink and John Niessen, both of Kalamazoo. 
Occupation*Kalamazoo, MI;a celery farmer 
CauseDeathhad arteriosclerosis, myocarditis and senility 
Death*23 November 1932Holland Home for the Aged, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*26 November 1932Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Sarah M. Nason b. 22 Jan 1850, d. 24 May 1924
Children 1.John William Rychel+ b. Jun 1873, d. 10 Jan 1931
 2.Grace Rychel+ b. 25 Mar 1884, d. 24 Oct 1942

Thomas L. Williams

Birth*17 June 1868OH 
Marriage*22 October 1903Mary Grace "Minnie" Frielink;Chicago, Cook, IL;Williams was her last name in probate papers of 1910. At the time of Grace Nason's visit, probably around 1899, Mary's name was still Mrs. Minnie Pfeiffer. 1910 census states she and Thomas were married 7 years. 
Occupation*a telegraph operator in MI and later worked for Standard Oil - oil refinery in IN 
CauseDeathhad a cerebral thrombosis and edema of brain 
Death*8 January 1933St. Catherine's Hospital, East Chicago, Lake, IN 
Witness: Mary Grace "Minnie" Williams
Burial*10 January 1933Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, Lake, IN 

Family

Mary Grace "Minnie" Frielink b. 30 Jun 1864, d. 27 May 1939

Vernon Charles Gibson

Father*Roy Ira Gibson b. 14 Sep 1873, d. 24 Feb 1928
Mother*Mary Helen Bricker b. 7 Jul 1874, d. 23 Dec 1958
Birth*25 October 1897WI 
Milit-End*served in Wisconsin PFC 128 Infantry 32 Division WWI 
Marriage*30 May 1924Mary Fitzgerald;WI 
CauseDeathHe was gassed during World War I and was never the same after that. 
Death*13 October 1950La Crosse County, WI 
Burial*Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse, WI 

Family

Mary Fitzgerald b. 29 May 1900, d. Apr 1980
Child 1.Jerry Vernon Charles Gibson+ b. 25 Apr 1925, d. 27 Aug 1984

Melissa Jane Crofoot

Father*Daniel Crowfoot / Crofoot b. 6 Nov 1805, d. 3 May 1884
Mother*Martha Scribner b. Feb 1811, d. 3 Aug 1850
Birth*circa July 1845Cuyuga County, NY;The 1900 census gives her birth year as 1845. 
Marriage*20 January 1881George A. Lewis;Pine Grove Twp, Van Buren, MI;witnesses were Mary E. and Sarah J. Dorgan, both of Pine Grove Twp. 
CauseDeathhad inflammation of bowels 
Death*19 December 1907Pine Grove Twp, Van Buren, MI 
Witness: Emma Lewis
Burial*21 December 1907Kendall Cemetery, Van Buren County, MI 

Family

George A. Lewis b. 14 Jan 1851, d. 19 Jan 1912
Child 1.Child Lewis

Lawrence Ruhlman

Father*Christopher Ruhlman b. 9 May 1863, d. 28 Dec 1943
Mother*Mary Robinet b. 5 May 1863, d. 14 Oct 1938
Birth*21 January 1892Warren Twp, Macomb, MI 
Marriage*24 August 1919Margaret Grobbel;St. Clement Catholic Church, Center Line, Macomb, MI;Father M.F. Kramer officiated with witnesses Raymond Grobbel and Katherine Ruhlman, both of Warren 
Occupation*a farmer 
Death*23 June 1968Lapeer, Lapeer, MI;resided in North Branch, Lapeer 
Burial*26 June 1968Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery, North Branch, Lapeer, MI 

Family

Margaret Grobbel b. 19 Feb 1896, d. 10 Jan 1970
Children 1.Raymond John Ruhlman b. 21 Jul 1920, d. 12 Jul 2010
 2.Mary Lou Ruhlman+ b. 17 Sep 1921, d. 5 Aug 1993
 3.Edwin Thomas Ruhlman b. 18 Dec 1922, d. 19 Oct 2015
 4.Margaret Catherine Ruhlman b. 26 Mar 1924, d. 9 Feb 2011
 5.Cecilia Ruhlman
 6.Leo Joseph Ruhlman b. 20 Aug 1927, d. 16 Jan 2012
 7.David Christopher Ruhlman

Leonard James Filer

Father*LaVerne Samuel Filer b. 10 May 1889, d. 28 Nov 1972
Mother*Myrtle I. Collins b. 14 Feb 1892, d. 12 Nov 1972
Birth*7 December 1912Flint, Genesee, MI 
Marriage*13 August 1936Lois Leola Frielink;Flint, Genesee, MI 
Death*23 March 1980Manatee, Manatee, FL 

Family

Lois Leola Frielink b. 26 Sep 1915, d. 3 Jun 2004
Children 1.Daniel Victor Filer+ b. 30 Apr 1939, d. 18 Jun 2002
 2.Richard Dale Filer+

Daniel Victor Filer

Father*Leonard James Filer b. 7 Dec 1912, d. 23 Mar 1980
Mother*Lois Leola Frielink b. 26 Sep 1915, d. 3 Jun 2004
Birth*30 April 1939Flint, Genesee, MI 
Milit-Beg*between 1958 and 1962U.S. Air Force 
Employment*General Motors for over 30 years, working one year at Allied Signal and the five years before his retirement at American Axle 
Death*18 June 2002Rose Arbor Hospice, Kalamazoo County, MI 
Burial*22 June 2002Hope Cemetery, Kalamazoo County, MI 

Doris Leone Robbins

Family

Daniel Victor Filer b. 30 Apr 1939, d. 18 Jun 2002
Children 1.Andrew James Filer+
 2.Brian Christopher Filer+

Richard George Warner

Father*Harvey Hayward Warner b. 13 Apr 1885, d. 27 Nov 1970
Mother*Clara Josephine Youmans b. 24 Feb 1885, d. 9 Apr 1971
Birth*18 August 1923Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*10 August 1946June Maxine Frielink;First Presbyterian Church, Kalamazoo, MI;Lois Filer was the matron of honor and Chester Sperry was best man with a reception held in the Guild Room 
Marriage*16 January 1971Carol Zoe (Clement) Baldridge;Kalamazoo County, MI 
Employment*Upjohn Company for 35 years retiring in 1978. 
Death*19 June 2007Tendercare, Portage, Kalamazoo, MI;resided in Portage, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial22 June 2007Robinson Cemetery, Gobles, Van Buren, MI 

Family 1

June Maxine Frielink b. 8 Oct 1919, d. 12 Mar 1970
Children 1.Brenda K. Warner
 2.Connie L. Warner

Family 2

Carol Zoe (Clement) Baldridge b. 20 Mar 1928, d. 9 Jan 1996

John Barber

Birth*circa 1790MD or VA or OH 
Death*after June 1860WI 

Family

Children 1.John R. Barber+ b. 12 Jul 1810, d. 12 Jan 1881
 2.William H. Barber b. c 1811, d. b 1880
 3.Joseph S. Barber+ b. 27 Mar 1817, d. 17 Jan 1897
 4.James L. Barber+ b. 25 Aug 1818, d. 20 Sep 1885
 5.Curtis D. Barber+ b. c 1820, d. bt 1870 - 1875
 6.Crawford B. Barber+ b. 18 May 1829, d. 28 Aug 1906
 7.Lucinda A. Barber b. 1831, d. 20 Aug 1883

Grace Patricia Brush

Father*Forest Ross Brush b. 28 Apr 1883, d. 26 Apr 1968
Mother*Cecelia O'Donnell b. 24 Apr 1885, d. 3 Jun 1957

Family

Robert Joseph Kopacz Sr. b. 21 Mar 1919, d. 29 Jun 2004
Children 1.Sandra Ann Kopacz+
 2.Robert Joseph Kopacz Jr+
 3.Gary James Kopacz b. 15 Apr 1959, d. 29 Oct 2002

Robert Joseph Kopacz Sr.

Father*Ignace Kopacz b. 12 Mar 1891, d. 15 Oct 1956
Mother*Anna Mucha b. 4 May 1894, d. 5 Aug 1962
Birth*21 March 1919Chicopee, Hampden, MA 
Milit-End*having been awarded a Purple Heart and Silver Star 
Occupation*an expert machine repairman and machinist for Dana Corp. for 28 years, retiring in 1981. 
CauseDeathhad Parkinson's and was a hospice patient the last few weeks of his life. 
Death*29 June 2004at home, Eastpointe, Macomb, MI 

Family

Grace Patricia Brush
Children 1.Sandra Ann Kopacz+
 2.Robert Joseph Kopacz Jr+
 3.Gary James Kopacz b. 15 Apr 1959, d. 29 Oct 2002

Robert Arno Lewis

Adoptive father*Francis Llewellyn Lewis b. 20 Dec 1904, d. 1 Jan 2004
Mother*Irene Gertrude Swain b. 22 Feb 1906, d. 8 Nov 1997
Birth*24 February 1931Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Milit-End*served in the U.S. Navy 
Employment*Wheeler-Blaney retiring at age 52 
CauseDeathwas rushed to the hospital earlier in December after a mini stroke and heart attack where he remained unresponsive for 2 days. He did not want heart valve surgery and so was transferred to an assisted living facility on 14 December 
Death*17 December 2013Sebring, Highlands, FL 

Joanne Marie Burchards

Father*Harry MacLean Burchards b. 16 Aug 1908, d. 3 Dec 1984
Mother*Blanche Irene Griffith b. 10 Apr 1913, d. Oct 1989

Family

Robert Arno Lewis b. 24 Feb 1931, d. 17 Dec 2013
Children 1.Sondra Lee Lewis+
 2.Patrick Arno Lewis+

Corby Francis Lewis

Father*Francis Llewellyn Lewis b. 20 Dec 1904, d. 1 Jan 2004
Mother*Irene Gertrude Swain b. 22 Feb 1906, d. 8 Nov 1997

Family

Elizabeth Anne Jarrett b. 16 Sep 1935, d. 24 Feb 2008
Children 1.Robert Francis Lewis+
 2.Elizabeth Anne Lewis+

Elizabeth Anne Jarrett

Father*Walter George Jarrett b. 1 Oct 1890, d. 26 Mar 1947
Mother*Helen Beatrice Carr b. 18 May 1901, d. 26 Dec 1981
Birth*16 September 1935Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Occupation*a stewardess on North Central Airlines before her marriage. 
Death*24 February 2008Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI;Liz had been a hospice patient 

Elizabeth Anne Lewis

Father*Corby Francis Lewis
Mother*Elizabeth Anne Jarrett b. 16 Sep 1935, d. 24 Feb 2008

Carolyn Sue Lowry

Susan Carol Gibson

Father*Royal Bricker Gibson
Mother*Carolyn Sue Lowry

John Deren Gibson

Father*Royal Bricker Gibson
Mother*Carolyn Sue Lowry

Carey Jane Sevier

Father*David Sevier
Mother*Susan Carol Gibson

Orla M. Beirne