Mabel I. Dreher

Birth*2 June 1881OH 
Married NameVanderberg 
Marriage*25 December 1906William C. Vanderberg; 2nd Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev G. Walenulder (?) officiated with witnesses John Grofort (?) and Frances Dreker, both of Kalamazoo 
Married NameBushouse 
Marriage*24 January 1916Peter J. Bushouse; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. D.R. Drukker officiated with witnesses Mrs. J.C. Dreher and Mrs. D.R. Drukker, both of Kalamazoo 
(Witness) Death16 December 1940Peter J. Bushouse; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*March 1966Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*2 March 1966Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family 1

William C. Vanderberg b. 5 Jul 1884, d. 1 Jul 1912

Family 2

Peter J. Bushouse b. 23 Dec 1874, d. 16 Dec 1940

Nellie Vande Roest

Birth*1 August 1896Netherlands 
Married NameHuibregtse 
Marriage*2 September 1915John Huibregtse; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. S. Elversveld officiated with witnesses J.E. Fruman and Elizabeth Fruman, both of Kalamazoo 
Employment*Kalamazoo, MI; the Upjohn Co. for several years until her retirement 
Death*24 August 1983Verdries Nursing Home, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*25 August 1983Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI; Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home handled the arrangements; no visitation was held 

Family

John Huibregtse b. 16 Jun 1894, d. Jan 1944
Child 1.Norma J. Hubert+ b. 12 Sep 1929, d. 31 Jan 2005

Abram C. Vandenberg

Father*Cornelius Vandenberg b. 2 May 1841, d. Dec 1925
Mother*Krijntje van Heest b. 20 Dec 1840, d. Sep 1893
Birth*8 August 1864Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
(Witness) Immigration1865Cornelius Vandenberg, Krijntje van Heest; departing on the ship Elena from Rotterdam, last residing in Melasjan in the Netherlands, arriving at Castle Garden in the U.S. on 23 December 1865 
(Witness) Marriage24 December 1907Ralph Thomas Poole, Ida Vandenberg; 1st Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. William Pool officiated with witnesses A.C. Vanderberg and Mrs. M. Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
Occupation*a brick mason 
CauseDeathhad a coronary occlusion 
Death*29 July 1941Portage, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*31 July 1941Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Martha Vandenberg

Father*Cornelius Vandenberg b. 2 May 1841, d. Dec 1925
Mother*Krijntje van Heest b. 20 Dec 1840, d. Sep 1893
Birth*22 February 1866Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Married Name27 February 1889Sikkenga 
Marriage*27 February 1889Harm / Hiram Sikkenga; 1st Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Mathew Kolby officiated with witnesses Cornelius Abrams and Cornelia Vandenberg, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Cornelia Vandenberg
(Witness) Marriage28 October 1891Cornelius Leonard Abrams, Cornelia Vandenberg; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Mathew Kolyn officiated with witnesses Harm and Martha Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
(Witness) Marriage24 December 1907Ralph Thomas Poole, Ida Vandenberg; 1st Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. William Pool officiated with witnesses A.C. Vanderberg and Mrs. M. Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
CauseDeathhad congestive heart failure and pneumonia 
Death*15 March 1933Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: George C. Vandenberg
Burial*18 March 1933Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Harm / Hiram Sikkenga b. 13 Sep 1862, d. 27 Mar 1913

Cornelia Vandenberg

Father*Cornelius Vandenberg b. 2 May 1841, d. Dec 1925
Mother*Krijntje van Heest b. 20 Dec 1840, d. Sep 1893
Birth*26 November 1868Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Marriage27 February 1889Harm / Hiram Sikkenga, Martha Vandenberg; 1st Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Mathew Kolby officiated with witnesses Cornelius Abrams and Cornelia Vandenberg, both of Kalamazoo 
Married NameAbrams 
Marriage*28 October 1891Cornelius Leonard Abrams; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Mathew Kolyn officiated with witnesses Harm and Martha Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Martha Vandenberg
Witness: Harm / Hiram Sikkenga
(Witness) Death20 May 1922Gertrude Vandenberg; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
CauseDeathhad a goiter, exhaustion and caridac arrest 
Death*12 January 1926Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Witness: Cornelius Leonard Abrams
Burial*14 January 1926Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Cornelius Leonard Abrams b. 19 Aug 1869, d. 14 Dec 1960

Minnie Vandenberg

Father*Cornelius Vandenberg b. 2 May 1841, d. Dec 1925
Mother*Krijntje van Heest b. 20 Dec 1840, d. Sep 1893
Birth*13 May 1872Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*January 1937may have died in Ridgefield Park, Bergen, NJ 
Burial*12 January 1937Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Gertrude Vandenberg

Father*Cornelius Vandenberg b. 2 May 1841, d. Dec 1925
Mother*Krijntje van Heest b. 20 Dec 1840, d. Sep 1893
Birth*28 November 1874Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
CauseDeathhad chronic myocarditis 
Death*20 May 1922Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Cornelia Vandenberg
Burial*22 May 1922Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

George C. Vandenberg

Father*Cornelius Vandenberg b. 2 May 1841, d. Dec 1925
Mother*Krijntje van Heest b. 20 Dec 1840, d. Sep 1893
Birth*20 April 1881Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Death15 March 1933Martha Vandenberg; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
CauseDeathhad hypostatic pneumonia, chronic nephritis and hypertension 
Attributes*He was tall and of medium build with blue eyes and black hair in 1918. 
Employment*Upjohn Co as an accountant and also did some farming 
Death*10 January 1941Portage, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*13 January 1941Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Ida Vandenberg

Father*Cornelius Vandenberg b. 2 May 1841, d. Dec 1925
Mother*Krijntje van Heest b. 20 Dec 1840, d. Sep 1893
Birth*16 December 1883Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Married NamePoole 
Marriage*24 December 1907Ralph Thomas Poole; 1st Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. William Pool officiated with witnesses A.C. Vanderberg and Mrs. M. Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Martha Vandenberg
Witness: Abram C. Vandenberg
Death*December 1924Bergen County, NJ 
Burial*4 December 1924Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Ralph Thomas Poole b. 30 Jan 1885, d. 17 Jan 1947

Harm / Hiram Sikkenga

Birth*13 September 1862Usquert, Groningen, Netherlands 
Marriage*27 February 1889Martha Vandenberg; 1st Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Mathew Kolby officiated with witnesses Cornelius Abrams and Cornelia Vandenberg, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Cornelia Vandenberg
(Witness) Marriage28 October 1891Cornelius Leonard Abrams, Cornelia Vandenberg; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Mathew Kolyn officiated with witnesses Harm and Martha Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
Death*27 March 1913Chicago, Cook, IL 
Burial*29 March 1913Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Martha Vandenberg b. 22 Feb 1866, d. 15 Mar 1933

Cornelius Leonard Abrams

Birth*19 August 1869Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*28 October 1891Cornelia Vandenberg; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Mathew Kolyn officiated with witnesses Harm and Martha Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Martha Vandenberg
Witness: Harm / Hiram Sikkenga
(Witness) Death12 January 1926Cornelia Vandenberg; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Death*14 December 1960Newton, Harvey, KS; where his daughter, Edith Boersma, lived 
Burial*1960Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Cornelia Vandenberg b. 26 Nov 1868, d. 12 Jan 1926

Ralph Thomas Poole

Birth*30 January 1885Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Marriage*24 December 1907Ida Vandenberg; 1st Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. William Pool officiated with witnesses A.C. Vanderberg and Mrs. M. Sikkenga, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Martha Vandenberg
Witness: Abram C. Vandenberg
Attributes*He was of medium height and build with blue eyes and brown hair in 1918. 
Occupation*a sales executive, later a proprietor of a manufacturing plant in SC (where his son, Paul resided) in 1940 
Death*17 January 1947in 1940 he resided in Little Mountain, Newberry, SC 
Burial*21 January 1947Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Ida Vandenberg b. 16 Dec 1883, d. Dec 1924

Peter J. Bushouse

Birth*23 December 1874Netherlands 
Immigration*1911departed from the port of Rotterdam on the ship Nieuw Amsterdam, arriving 21 Aug 1911 in New York with the destination of Kalamazoo MI 
Marriage*24 January 1916Mabel I. Dreher; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. D.R. Drukker officiated with witnesses Mrs. J.C. Dreher and Mrs. D.R. Drukker, both of Kalamazoo 
Attributes*He was tall and of medium build with blue eyes and sandy colored hair. 
CauseDeathhad lobar pneumonia 
Death*16 December 1940Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Mabel I. Dreher
Burial*18 December 1940Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Mabel I. Dreher b. 2 Jun 1881, d. Mar 1966

Sophronia Miller

Birth*9 June 1863Canada 
Married NameRychel 
Marriage*7 June 1894Thomas Paul Rychel; Grace Church, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Rev. John Brewster Hubbs officiate with witnesses John Rychel of Vriesland and Mary Rychel of Grand Rapids 
Witness: John Rychel
CauseDeathhad angina pectoris 
Death*8 March 1934Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*12 March 1934Garfield Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Family

Thomas Paul Rychel b. 2 Apr 1862, d. 15 Aug 1938

Frank M. Smith

Birth*4 October 1858Kalamazoo County, MI 
Marriage*16 December 1914Minnie Spencer; St. Joseph County, IN; license date 
CauseDeathhad a coronary thrombosis 
Death*30 November 1941Comstock Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Minnie Spencer
Burial*2 December 1941Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Minnie Spencer b. 12 Mar 1876, d. 16 Feb 1950

Joseph Reijgel

Father*Jan Evert Reijgel b. 11 May 1790, d. 15 Mar 1878
Mother*Pieternella Tanis b. 6 Jan 1790, d. 18 Oct 1888
Birth*1 February 1812Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
Death*8 July 1823Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 

Maartje Reijgel

Father*Jan Evert Reijgel b. 11 May 1790, d. 15 Mar 1878
Mother*Pieternella Tanis b. 6 Jan 1790, d. 18 Oct 1888
Birth*8 May 1823Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
(Witness) ImmigrationJan Evert Reijgel, Pieternella Tanis; They immigrated on the ship, Vesta, to Albany, New York and in 1848 moved to Vriesland MI. 
Married NameVanderstad 
Marriage*Cornelius Vanderstad; Ottawa County, MI 
Death*1860Zeeland, Ottawa, MI; buried at Vriesland Cemetery 

Family

Cornelius Vanderstad b. 30 Dec 1822, d. 13 Dec 1901

Cornelius Vanderstad

Birth*30 December 1822Sommelsdijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
Marriage*Maartje Reijgel; Ottawa County, MI 
Death*13 December 1901Zeeland, Ottawa, MI 

Family

Maartje Reijgel b. 8 May 1823, d. 1860

Clemens V. Bartelson

Birth*8 February 1910Ford County, IL 
Marriage*22 June 1935Thelma L. Fretty; Elliott, Ford, IL 
Death*22 October 1989IL 

Family

Thelma L. Fretty b. 3 Apr 1914, d. 18 Feb 1998

Lena Vandenberg

Father*Jan Vandenberg b. 5 Dec 1828, d. 4 Oct 1911
Mother*Arentje VanHuizen b. 5 May 1832, d. 24 May 1916
Birth*16 March 1857Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Married NamePeet 
Marriage*2 May 1875Frank M. Peet; Caledonia, Kent, MI; Levi White, Justice of the Peace, officiated with witnesses Gertrude Peet of Lowell and Phoebe A. White of Caledonia 
CauseDeathhad tic douloureux 
Death*20 December 1929Ithaca, Lafayette Twp., Gratiot, MI 
Burial*23 December 1929Hamilton Twp. Cemetery, Ithaca, Gratiot, MI 

Family

Frank M. Peet b. 22 Nov 1852, d. 9 Jul 1928
Child 1.Cordelia Edna Peet+ b. 10 Dec 1898, d. 12 Dec 1989

Frank M. Peet

Birth*22 November 1852Rochester, Lorain, OH 
Marriage*2 May 1875Lena Vandenberg; Caledonia, Kent, MI; Levi White, Justice of the Peace, officiated with witnesses Gertrude Peet of Lowell and Phoebe A. White of Caledonia 
CauseDeathhad apoplexy and arteriosclerosis 
Death*9 July 1928Hamilton Twp., Gratiot, MI 
Burial*11 July 1928Hamilton Twp. Cemetery, Ithaca, Gratiot, MI 

Family

Lena Vandenberg b. 16 Mar 1857, d. 20 Dec 1929
Child 1.Cordelia Edna Peet+ b. 10 Dec 1898, d. 12 Dec 1989

Cordelia Edna Peet

Father*Frank M. Peet b. 22 Nov 1852, d. 9 Jul 1928
Mother*Lena Vandenberg b. 16 Mar 1857, d. 20 Dec 1929
Birth*10 December 1898Lafayette Twp., Gratiot, MI 
Married NameGruesbeck 
Marriage*1 March 1916Arthur Alonzo Gruesbeck; Lafayette Twp., Gratiot, MI; Rev. R.V. Birdsall officiated with witnesses Earl Gruesbeck of Hamilton Twp. and Lena Muffley of Lafayette Twp. MI 
Death*12 December 1989Middlebury, Shiawassee, MI 

Family

Arthur Alonzo Gruesbeck b. 16 Nov 1894, d. 2 Jul 1980
Child 1.Lena M. Gruesbeck b. 3 Feb 1934, d. 21 Oct 2007

Arthur Alonzo Gruesbeck

Birth*16 November 1894North Star Twp., Gratiot, MI 
Marriage*1 March 1916Cordelia Edna Peet; Lafayette Twp., Gratiot, MI; Rev. R.V. Birdsall officiated with witnesses Earl Gruesbeck of Hamilton Twp. and Lena Muffley of Lafayette Twp. MI 
Attributes*He was of medium height and build with blue eyes and brown hair in 1917. 
Death*2 July 1980Sciota, Shiawassee, MI; resided in Sciota, Shiawassee per MI Death Index; Ovid, Clinton, MI per SSDI 

Family

Cordelia Edna Peet b. 10 Dec 1898, d. 12 Dec 1989
Child 1.Lena M. Gruesbeck b. 3 Feb 1934, d. 21 Oct 2007

Lena M. Gruesbeck

Father*Arthur Alonzo Gruesbeck b. 16 Nov 1894, d. 2 Jul 1980
Mother*Cordelia Edna Peet b. 10 Dec 1898, d. 12 Dec 1989
Birth*3 February 1934Lafayette Twp., Gratiot, MI 
Married NameMordaunt 
Death*21 October 2007Montgomery County, MD; resided in Silver Spring, Montgomery, MD 

Family

Tom Mordaunt

Tom Mordaunt

Family

Lena M. Gruesbeck b. 3 Feb 1934, d. 21 Oct 2007

Klaartje Bosland

Birth*19 January 1839Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 
Married NameVanderberg 
Marriage*20 June 1862Bernardus Vanderberg; Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 

Family

Bernardus Vanderberg b. 3 Mar 1839, d. 1 Apr 1928

Jeffrey L. Mays

Marvin Francis Elert

Father*Frank Elert b. Mar 1869, d. 25 Jan 1954
Mother*Theresa V. Bohlinger b. 21 Jan 1876, d. 26 Sep 1950
Birth*1 January 1915Wayne County, MI 
Marriage*8 February 1947June Adele Schulte; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Death*23 November 2006MI; resided in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI 

Family

June Adele Schulte b. 16 Jun 1926, d. 30 Oct 2007
Children 1.Mark Elert
 2.Paul R. Elert
 3.James Elert