Mark Weigle

Johanna de Gunst

Birth*7 March 1776Netherlands 
Married Namede Ridder 
Marriage*Jan de Ridder; Netherlands 
Death*28 April 1831Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands 


Jan de Ridder b. 1765, d. 28 Oct 1832
Child 1.Peter Ridder+ b. 10 Jun 1813, d. bt 1870 - 1880

Mildred Distelrath

Birth*6 March 1917Warren, Macomb, MI 
Married NameSchoenherr 
Marriage*10 November 1937James Charles Schoenherr; St. Clement's Catholic Church, Center Line, Macomb, MI; Fr A.J. Mayer officiated with witnesses Sylvester Smith of Warren and Marian Schoenherr of Utica 
Witness: Marian Elizabeth Schoenherr
Occupation*retired as a cook from the Macomb County Youth Home in 1980 and her family said she was the best cook ever 
Death*3 May 2012Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI 
Note*Mildred was survived by children: Richard (late Sandra), Judith and Gail, all from Davis MI, James (Jo-Ellen) of Washington Twp., Timothy (Terri) of Allenton, Janice of Capac; grandchildren: Jeff (Margaret) Robert C., Heather ( William) Paquette, Todd (Jennifer), Scott, Greg (Julie), Laura (Donald) Kern, Brian, Stephanie, Danielle (Paul) Camire; gr-grandchildren: Bradley (Jessica), Tonia (John), Anthony, Nicole, Natalie, Samuel, Kaiatlyn, Sarah, Mary Beth, Matthew, Joshua, Annalia, Paul, Hugh and Jack; sisters-in-law Marguerite Masters, Helen Schoenherr, Elizabeth Reiber and Bernadette Schoenherr. She was predeceased by her husbands, James Schoenherr and Robert Acker; son, Phillip and daugher-in-law and wife of William, Joyce; siblings: Alice Hartlein and Loren Distelrath. 
Funeral*7 May 2012St. Isidore Catholic Church, Macomb Twp., Macomb, MI; at 10 a.m. with Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Funeral Home making the arrangements 
Burial7 May 2012Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI 


James Charles Schoenherr b. 18 Apr 1912, d. Oct 1968

Mildred "Middy" Hundley

Birth*26 December 1922Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Married NameMeldrum 
Marriage*4 October 1941David J. Meldrum Jr.; Anchorville, St. Clair, MI 
Death*28 August 1980Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; also resided in Arizona 
Burial*Sacred Heart Cemetery, Anchorville, St. Clair, MI 


David J. Meldrum Jr. b. 17 Jan 1923, d. 1 Jun 2011
Children 1.Stacia Ann Meldrum
 2.David Linus Meldrum+
 3.Maralene M. Meldrum
 4.Gerald W. Meldrum

Stacia Ann Meldrum

Father*David J. Meldrum Jr. b. 17 Jan 1923, d. 1 Jun 2011
Mother*Mildred "Middy" Hundley b. 26 Dec 1922, d. 28 Aug 1980

Richard James Rivard

Maralene M. Meldrum

Father*David J. Meldrum Jr. b. 17 Jan 1923, d. 1 Jun 2011
Mother*Mildred "Middy" Hundley b. 26 Dec 1922, d. 28 Aug 1980

John A. Brothers

Gerald W. Meldrum

Father*David J. Meldrum Jr. b. 17 Jan 1923, d. 1 Jun 2011
Mother*Mildred "Middy" Hundley b. 26 Dec 1922, d. 28 Aug 1980

Cecilia Meldrum

Father*Theodore Wendell Meldrum b. 16 Aug 1832, d. 15 Aug 1916
Mother*Mary Morass b. 5 Apr 1847, d. 15 Oct 1904
Birth*11 May 1882Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI 
Death*before 1900MI; She was not enumerated with her parents in 1900. Her mother noted she had five children with four living in 1900, so Cecilia is likely the child who had died. 

Olga E. Miller

Birth*29 May 1914Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Married NameMeldrum 
Marriage*27 May 1939Leon James Meldrum; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Judge L. Eugene Sharp officiated with witnesses Max Shalk Jr and Mildred Shalk, both of Detroit 
Death*7 January 1989St. Clair County, MI 


Leon James Meldrum b. 24 Jul 1906, d. 24 Aug 1973

Alphonse Sebastian Kleefuss

Birth*21 October 1883Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*29 June 1910Louisa Josephine Meldrum; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father B.J. Weumers (sp?) officiated with witnesses Aloys Kleefus and Flaeulivor Stiss__?, both of Detroit 
(Witness) Marriage20 February 1919Clarence Joseph Weikert, Isabelle Meldrum; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father J.M. Brokaw officiated with witnesses Alphonse and Louisa Kleefus, both of Detroit 
Attributes*He was short and of medium build with blue eyes and gray brown hair in 1918. 
Occupation*owner of Kleefuss Drugs at 2940 Gratiot in Detroit 
Death*1954Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*3 September 1954Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 


Louisa Josephine Meldrum b. 31 Oct 1890, d. 23 Feb 1952

Clarence Joseph Weikert

Birth*6 March 1897Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*20 February 1919Isabelle Meldrum; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father J.M. Brokaw officiated with witnesses Alphonse and Louisa Kleefus, both of Detroit 
Witness: Louisa Josephine Meldrum
Witness: Alphonse Sebastian Kleefuss
Attributes*He was of medium height and slender build with brown eyes and dark brown hair in 1918. 
Employment*Detroit Police Dept as a bookkeeper 
Death*18 September 1962MI 


Isabelle Meldrum b. 11 Aug 1895, d. Dec 1967

Barney Everett Rettell

Birth*5 December 1892Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 
Milit-End*served as a Private in the U.S. Army in WWI 
Marriage*31 October 1922Emma Mamie Meldrum; Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; Father J.S. Downey officiated with witnesses Alvin and Gertrude Rose, both of Detroit 
Witness: James Samuel Downey Pastor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 1913-1935
(Witness) Death24 March 1941Elizabeth Maupas; Fair Haven, St. Clair, MI 
Employment*Chris Craft Corp in Algonac MI 
Death*11 November 1976Cottrellville, St. Clair, MI; resided in Fair Haven, St. Clair, MI 
Burial*Maple Grove Cemetery, Cottrellville Twp., St. Clair, MI 


Emma Mamie Meldrum b. 23 Sep 1898, d. 27 Mar 1981

Ruth Adelle Kelly

Cora C. Ossewaarde

Birth*29 June 1875Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Married NameVerhage 
Marriage*21 June 1894Abraham Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. E.M. Staplekamp officiated with witnesses Martin Verhage and John Ossewaarde, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Martin Verhage
CauseDeathhad chronic nephritis and myocarditis 
Death*1 May 1935Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*4 May 1935Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 


Abraham Verhage b. 3 Oct 1872, d. 20 Aug 1931

Luella Clare Brown

Birth*12 February 1886Allegan County, MI 
Married NameVerhage 
Marriage*6 January 1906Martin "Bud" Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Fred A. Milks (sp?) Justice of the Peace officiated with witnesses Emma Brown and John Allison, both of Kalamazoo 
Death*29 February 1976Allegan, Allegan, MI; last resided in Otsego, Allegan per MDI; Martin, Allegan, MI per SSDI 


Martin "Bud" Verhage b. 10 Jul 1886, d. 18 Mar 1950

Joseph De Best

Birth*9 July 1873Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands 
Marriage*26 December 1898Cornelia Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. John VanderMenken offiated with witnesses Daniel De Best of Chicago IL and Nellie Verhage of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Nellie Johanna Verhage
Death*25 October 1957Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*28 October 1957Three Rivers, St. Joseph, MI 


Cornelia Verhage b. 23 Sep 1874, d. 13 Aug 1946

John A. Cherry

Birth*31 March 1872Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*27 April 1904Nellie Johanna Verhage; 2nd Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Pastor E.J. Blekkink officiated with witnesses Vine Verhage and Anna Verhage, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Anna Verhage
Witness: Levinus "Vine" Verhage
CauseDeathhad chronic nephritis 
Death*20 April 1934Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Witness: Nellie Johanna Verhage
Burial*23 April 1934Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 


Nellie Johanna Verhage b. 21 Oct 1876, d. 16 Apr 1947

Margaret Davis

Married NameVerhage 
(Witness) Marriage26 June 1912Peter I. Bushouse, Gertrude Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. T.W. Muelenberg officiated with witnesses John A. Verhage and Margaret T. Davis, both of Kalamazoo 
Marriage*14 September 1912John A. Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, IL; Rev. T. Muilenburg officiated with witnesses Anna Muilenburg and Mrs.T.W. Muilenburg, both of Kalamazoo 
Death*1973Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 


John A. Verhage b. 31 Jul 1888, d. 3 Apr 1940

James Garfield Harper

Birth*20 August 1882Watervliet, Berrien, MI 
Marriage*4 October 1917Lena Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. J.H. Kregel officiated with witnesses Mrs. Sarah TerBeek and Mrs. M. Kregel, both of Kalamazoo 
Attributes*He was tall and slender with blue eyes and black hair in 1918. 
Employment*Francis B. Case (Watervliet Record newspaper publisher) in Watervliet MI 
Death*21 March 1960St. Joseph, Berrien, MI 


Lena Verhage b. 24 Oct 1892, d. 6 Feb 1954

Paul F.W. Kuehl

Birth*18 September 1881Wittstock, Ostprignitz-Ruppin district, Brandenburg, Germany 
Marriage*10 August 1910Johanna Verhage; Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rector Emanuel Mayer officiated with witnesses Herman Kuehl and Gertrude Verhage, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Gertrude Verhage
(Witness) Death10 February 1925Johanna Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*10 January 1959Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*13 January 1959Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 


Johanna Verhage b. 6 Jan 1882, d. 10 Feb 1925

Peter I. Bushouse

Birth*5 August 1891Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*26 June 1912Gertrude Verhage; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. T.W. Muelenberg officiated with witnesses John A. Verhage and Margaret T. Davis, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Margaret Davis
Witness: John A. Verhage
Occupation*a stationary engineer at Watervliet Paper Co 
Attributes*He was tall and of medium build with blue eyes and light color hair in 1917. 
CauseDeathhad carcinoma of the kidney 
Death*23 April 1922Watervliet, Berrien, MI 
Burial*26 April 1922Riverside Cemetey, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 


Gertrude Verhage b. 18 Jul 1890, d. 19 May 1965

Loie Luetta Fair

Birth*12 December 1884Noble Twp., Noble, IN 
Married NameVerhage 
Marriage*19 January 1909Levinus "Vine" Verhage; Noble County, IN 
Death*January 1966Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*1966Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 


Levinus "Vine" Verhage b. 13 Apr 1884, d. 18 Apr 1961

Doris Eileen Albertson

Birth*12 January 1919Hickory Corners, Barry, MI 
Married NameGerstenkorn 
Marriage*1 September 1939Harold Gordon Gerstenkorn; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. O. H. Gerstenkorn officiated with witnesses Lois Gerstenkorn and Robert Frenthway, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Lois E. Gerstenkorn
Witness: Robert A. Frenthway
Residence*Harold and Doris moved to South Bend IN after he was discharged from the military. After he retired in 1982 they moved to Marco Island, FL, then returned to South Bend in 2003. 
Death*2 October 2014Michiana Health and Rehabilitation Center, Michiana, St. Joseph, IN 
Note*She was survived by her children: David (Pam Tomlinson) Gerstenkorn of Gainesville, Florida, and Linda (Bob) Weaver of Niles, MI; grandchildren: Laura (Mike) Kolo and Melissa Weaver, both of Edwardsburg, MI; gr-grandchildren: Sara and Jessica Kolo, and Abby Weaver. Her husband, Harold, died 12 January 2010. 
NoteMemorial donations were suggested to Harbor Light Hospice in Mishawaka IN. 
Burial*St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Granger, St. Joseph, IN 


Harold Gordon Gerstenkorn b. 26 Feb 1919, d. 12 Jan 2010

Paul Harvey Phillips

Birth*1 November 1901Dowagiac, Cass, MI 
Marriage*1 July 1922Carrie DeYoung; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Elmer W. Powell officiated with witnesses Ruth C. Phillips and Richard Duncan, both of Kalamazoo 
Employment*U.S. Customs in Port Huron MI as an inspector 
Death*14 June 1984San Bernardino County, CA 
Burial*Indian Lake Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, MI 


Carrie DeYoung b. 18 Feb 1900, d. 4 Nov 1992
Children 1.Dorothy May Phillips b. 16 Mar 1923, d. 9 Oct 2007
 2.Evelyn Arlene Phillips
 3.George Herbert Phillips b. 21 Jul 1927, d. 25 May 2007

George Everett Burleson

Father*Charles Ezra Burleson b. 2 Dec 1882, d. 21 Oct 1959
Mother*LaMinda Ruth Johnson b. 30 Jan 1885, d. 6 Aug 1968
Birth*27 April 1914Niceville, Okaloosa, FL 
Marriage*5 October 1935Laurabelle Lillian Commer; Milton, Santa Rosa, FL 
Note*Laurabelle Lillian Commer; Harry Commer Seager - 1936-1998, parents George Burleson & Laura Commer, appeared in 1945 FL census with Henry & Grace Commer 
Employment*E. E. Saunders & Co (fishing) in Pensacola FL in 1938 
Note1939Laurabelle Lillian Commer; There is a George William "Bill" Burleson who died at age 69, of Covington IN died at 6:03 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at his daughter's home in Veedersburg IN - from the Journal and Courier of Lafayette IN pub 22 Feb 2008. But he was b in Hamilton AL. Laura's obit in 2006 states her son, George, survived her. Have not found him in any census other than 1940 with George and Laura. 
NoteLaurabelle Lillian Commer; Tommy Douglas Seager - 3 Feb 1940-2 May1989 or 15 May 1989, parents George Burleson & Laura Commer, adopted by Laura's 2nd husband, John Seager, and took that surname, d in Duval County FL 
Death*5 August 1964burial in Escambia County FL 
Burial*Maple Grove Methodist Cemetery, Myrtle Grove, Escambia, FL 


Laurabelle Lillian Commer b. 26 Mar 1918, d. 17 Sep 2006
Child 1.Charles Dean Miranda

John Henry Seager

Birth*21 February 1922Plant City, Hillsborough, FL 
Marriage*1943Laurabelle Lillian Commer; Escambia County, FL 
Occupation*in the U.S. Navy 
Death*27 March 1976Jacksonville, Duval, FL 


Laurabelle Lillian Commer b. 26 Mar 1918, d. 17 Sep 2006

Charles Ezra Burleson

Birth*2 December 1882Bagdad, Escambia, FL 
Marriage*circa 1903LaMinda Ruth Johnson; FL; Laurinda married at age 19 
Death*21 October 1959Pensacola, Escambia, FL 


LaMinda Ruth Johnson b. 30 Jan 1885, d. 6 Aug 1968
Children 1.Doris Ann Burleson+ b. 16 Apr 1909, d. 3 Nov 1978
 2.George Everett Burleson+ b. 27 Apr 1914, d. 5 Aug 1964