Descendants of Kornelis Derks Dijkema

 

Generation No. 1

1. Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema (Derk HindriksA) was born 07 Feb 1814 in Groningen, Netherlands, and died 12 Jan 1880 in Olive Twp. Ottawa Co. MI. He married Anje Berends Westing 29 May 1843 in Groningen, Netherlands, daughter of Berent Westing and Martje Freerks. She was born Abt. 1821 in Groningen, Netherlands, and died 1896 in Ottawa Co. MI.

More About Kornelis Derks Dijkema:

Cause of Death: Apolexy

Dutch Immigrants to America, 1820-1880 Record

Name: Cornelis Dirk Dijkema (along with wife, Anje and children Martje and Derk)

Arrival date: July 3, 1849

Port of arrival: New York

Destination: U.S.A. (no specific place stated)

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Occupation: Carpenter, house carpenter

Relationship to head-of-household: Husband

Last residence: Unidentified Dutch Municipality

Port of departure: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Ship name: Garonne

Microfilm series: M-237

Microfilm roll: 81

Children of Kornelis Dijkema and Anje Westing are:

+ 2 i. Martje A.2 Dykema, born 01 Dec 1846 in netherlands; died 04 Jul 1904 in Holland MI.

3 ii. Derk Dykema, born 1848 in Netherlands; died Bef. 1850.

+ 4 iii. Derkje Dykema, born 18 Dec 1853 in Michigan; died 13 Feb 1926 in Holland, Ottawa co. MI.

+ 5 iv. Barend Dykema, born 1855 in Michigan; died in Deceased.

6 v. Anna Dykema, born 1859 in Michigan; died in Deceased. She married Harm Bangs.

+ 7 vi. Jan Dykema, born Nov 1862 in Michigan; died 1937 in Michigan.

 

Generation No. 2

2. Martje A.2 Dykema (Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 01 Dec 1846 in netherlands, and died 07 Jul 1904 in Holland MI. She married Abe Stegenga 12 Dec 1868. He was born 28 Jun 1843 in Netherllands, and died 14 Feb 1933 in Holland MI.

More About Martje A. Dykema:

Burial: North Holland Cemetery, Holland Twp, Ottawa County MI

More About Abe Stegenga:

Burial: North Holland Cemetery

Children of Martje Dykema and Abe Stegenga are:

+ 8 i. Peter3 Stegenga, born 03 Oct 1869 in Michigan.

+ 9 ii. Anna Stegenga, born 14 Jan 1870 in Michigan.

10 iii. Cornelius A. Stegenga, born 28 Oct 1871 in Michigan; died 07 Aug 1872.

11 iv. Hannah Stegenga, born 06 May 1873 in Michigan; died 03 May 1957.

+ 12 v. Cornelia Stegenga, born 14 Oct 1876 in Michigan; died 06 Oct 1962.

13 vi. Ale A. Stegenga, born 30 Dec 1877 in Michigan; died 29 Aug 1879.

+ 14 vii. Jennie Stegenga, born 11 Dec 1879 in Michigan.

+ 15 viii. Martha Stegenga, born 15 Feb 1882 in Michigan; died 21 Jan 1934 in Holland MI.

16 ix. Ollie Stegenga, born 18 Feb 1885 in Michigan; died 12 Aug 1886.

17 x. Helen Stegenga, born 21 Jul 1889 in Michigan; died 21 Jul 1889.

 

4. Derkje2 Dykema (Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 18 Dec 1853 in Michigan, and died 13 Feb 1926 in Holland, Ottawa co. MI. She married Willem Brouwer 1871 in Ottawa Co. MI, son of Roelof Brouwer and Aaltje Kok. He was born 25 Nov 1842 in Staphorst, Overijssel, Netherlands, and died 10 Jul 1902 in Holland, Ottawa co. MI.

More About Derkje Dykema:

Burial: North Holland Cemetery, Ottawa Co. MI

More About Willem Brouwer:

Burial: North Holland Cemetery, Ottawa Co. MI

Census: 1900, 1900 US Census Michigan Ottawa Olive twp District 133

Children of Derkje Dykema and Willem Brouwer are:

18 i. Roeltje3 Brower, born 18 Dec 1872; died 1956. He married Henretta Aloffs; born 1880; died 19 Jan 1952.

More About Roeltje Brower:

Burial: North Holland Cem

More About Henretta Aloffs:

Burial: North Holland Cem

19 ii. Anna Brower, born 16 Dec 1874. She married Gerrit Kragt in Ottawa Co. MI (7-261).

+ 20 iii. Alice Brower, born 21 Mar 1877; died 12 Jul 1951.

21 iv. Cornelius W. Brower, born 21 Jul 1879 in Ottawa Co. MI (3-163). He married Nellie.

+ 22 v. Arend Brower, born 17 Feb 1882; died 1949.

+ 23 vi. Kate Brower, born 14 Dec 1884; died 18 Dec 1918.

+ 24 vii. Mary Brower, born 14 Nov 1887; died 27 Nov 1928.

+ 25 viii. Charles William Brower, born 20 Feb 1891 in Holland MI; died 25 Sep 1965 in Holland, Ottawa MI.

+ 26 ix. Jennie Brower, born 27 Dec 1892; died 09 Feb 1979 in Holland MI.

27 x. Bennie Brower, born 09 Jul 1895; died 23 Feb 1954. He married Ann Overbeek.

 

5. Barend2 Dykema (Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 1855 in Michigan, and died in Deceased. He married Renstka.

Child of Barend Dykema and Renstka is:

28 i. Infant3 Dykema, born 12 Jun 1888 in Holland MI; died 22 Jun 1888 in Holland MI.

 

7. Jan2 Dykema (Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born Nov 1862 in Michigan, and died 1937 in Michigan. He married Gesina. She was born Sep 1867 in Netherlands, and died 1935 in Michigan.

More About Jan Dykema:

Burial: North Holland Cemetery, Holland Twp, Ottawa County MI

More About Gesina:

Burial: North Holland Cemetery, Holland Twp, Ottawa County MI

Children of Jan Dykema and Gesina are:

+ 29 i. Cornelious J.3 Dykema, born Jul 1888 in Michigan; died 1956.

30 ii. Jantje Dykema, born Jul 1890 in Michigan.

31 iii. Henry J Dykema, born 21 Jul 1893 in Michigan; died 22 Jul 1984 in Holland MI.

+ 32 iv. Albert Dykema, born 06 Oct 1896 in Michigan.

+ 33 v. Jan J. Dykema, born 05 Oct 1897 in Michigan; died 23 Jul 1985 in Holland MI.

+ 34 vi. Benjamen Dykema, born 12 Oct 1899 in Michigan; died 08 Nov 1990 in Holland MI.

 

Generation No. 3

8. Peter3 Stegenga (Martje A.2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 03 Oct 1869 in Michigan. He married Minnie Plakke. She was born 1872, and died Jul 1939.

Children of Peter Stegenga and Minnie Plakke are:

35 i. Mae4 Stegenga.

36 ii. Jennie Stegenga.

37 iii. Ollie Stegenga, born 02 Jul 1893. He married Hazel Alexander; born 18 Jul 1895; died 29 Jan 1989.

38 iv. George Stegenga, born 18 Oct 1912. He married Jeanette Wilhelmina Houting; born Aug 1916; died 07 Aug 1964 in Holland MI.

 

9. Anna3 Stegenga (Martje A.2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 14 Jan 1870 in Michigan. She married Edward Koomen. He was born 1866 in Netherlands.

Children of Anna Stegenga and Edward Koomen are:

39 i. Emma4 Koomen, born 1891.

40 ii. Johanna Koomen, born 1908.

41 iii. Allie Koomen, born 1893.

42 iv. Art Koomen, born 1890.

43 v. John Koomen, born 1902.

44 vi. Jennie Koomen, born 1896.

45 vii. Martha Koomen, born 29 Nov 1891.

46 viii. Edward Koomen, born 23 Jun 1904; died Jul 1964.

47 ix. Johanna Koomen, born 18 Aug 1907.

 

12. Cornelia3 Stegenga (Martje A.2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 14 Oct 1876 in Michigan, and died 06 Oct 1962. She married Andrew Berkonpas. He was born 23 Jul 1892, and died 28 Aug 1939.

Children of Cornelia Stegenga and Andrew Berkonpas are:

48 i. Ollie4 Berkonpas.

49 ii. Jennie Berkonpas.

50 iii. Bert Berkonpas.

51 iv. Marie Berkonpas.

52 v. Melvin Berkonpas.

 

14. Jennie3 Stegenga (Martje A.2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 11 Dec 1879 in Michigan. She married Thomas Phillip Eastman. He was born 10 May 1872, and died 29 Jan 1945.

Children of Jennie Stegenga and Thomas Eastman are:

53 i. Budd Nelson4 Eastman, born 10 May 1899 in Holland MI; died 06 Jun 1990 in Holland MI. He married Susan Emeline Alberson 20 Dec 1923; born 30 Dec 1904.

54 ii. Neal A. Eastman, born 16 Sep 1902 in Holland MI; died 06 Oct 1975.

 

15. Martha3 Stegenga (Martje A.2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 15 Feb 1882 in Michigan, and died 21 Jan 1934 in Holland MI. She married Herman R Woltman 18 May 1911. He was born 09 Feb 1869, and died 09 Jun 1950.

Children of Martha Stegenga and Herman Woltman are:

55 i. Russel Arie4 Woltman, born 01 Nov 1911; died 01 Nov 1911.

56 ii. Harold Allen Woltman, born 13 May 1913. He married Zelda Vaughan 17 Jun 1936.

57 iii. Leslie Norton Woltman, born 13 Jun 1915; died 29 Mar 1993 in Holland MI. He married Wilma Gebben 21 Oct 1938.

58 iv. Clyde Marion Woltman, born 1917. He married (1) Carmen Scifco. He married (2) Doris Fris 26 Jan 1938; born 22 Aug 1916.

59 v. Victor Eugen Woltman, born 13 Mar 1919; died 13 Mar 1919.

60 vi. Ethel May Woltman, born 30 Aug 1920. She married Laverne Charles Mills 31 Aug 1941 in Benton Harber, MI.

61 vii. Margaret Elizabeth Woltman, born 22 May 1922; died 17 Feb 1957. She married Louis Stengenga 31 Mar 1939; born 29 Dec 1917; died 25 Dec 1984.

 

20. Alice3 Brower (Derkje2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 21 Mar 1877, and died 12 Jul 1951. She married John De Boer.

More About Alice Brower:

Burial: Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

Children of Alice Brower and John De Boer are:

62 i. William4 De Boer.

63 ii. Jerry De Boer.

64 iii. Lillian De Boer.

65 iv. Jake De Boer.

 

22. Arend3 Brower (Derkje2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 17 Feb 1882, and died 1949. He married (1) Jennie Groenwodd. She died 12 Aug 1949. He married (2) Annie Aaoffs.

Child of Arend Brower and Jennie Groenwodd is:

66 i. Margaret4 Brower, born 08 Jan 1913; died 05 Jul 1913.

 

23. Kate3 Brower (Derkje2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 14 Dec 1884, and died 18 Dec 1918. She married John Hoekstra Sep 1908. He was born 04 Jan 1878, and died 03 Sep 1958.

Children of Kate Brower and John Hoekstra are:

67 i. Dorothy4 Hoekstra, born 01 Jun 1909. She married William Furnley Phillips 08 Aug 1928; born 31 Mar 1907; died 26 Apr 1985.

68 ii. William John Hoekstra, born 07 Aug 1910. He married Katherine Oosterhoff 10 Dec 1937; born 22 Jun 1915.

69 iii. Rosalyn Hoekstra, born 06 Nov 1911. She married Albert DeBoer 17 Nov 1931; born 19 Nov 1908; died 14 Feb 1983.

70 iv. Sadie Hoekstra, born 14 Jan 1913. She married Ralph Lunkes 10 Apr 1931; born 20 Oct 1907; died 11 Sep 1959.

71 v. Tunis Hoekstra, born 18 Mar 1914. He married Elaine McKay 28 Sep 1938; born 19 Jun 1919.

72 vi. Kathryn Hoekstra, born 12 Mar 1916. She married Marvin Elzinga 06 Jan 1934; born 26 Jul 1909.

73 vii. John B. Hoekstra, born 07 Nov 1917. He married (1) Evelyn Schaafsma 28 May 1941; born 17 Aug 1918; died 13 Oct 1967. He married (2) Tena VanderWall Huisman 16 Oct 1968; born 22 Sep 1920.

 

24. Mary3 Brower (Derkje2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 14 Nov 1887, and died 27 Nov 1928. She married John Klokkhert. He was born 1879, and died 1952.

Children of Mary Brower and John Klokkhert are:

74 i. Iman4 Klokkhert.

75 ii. Dorothy Klokkhert.

76 iii. Minerd Klokkhert.

77 iv. Donald Klokkhert. He married Cora.

 

25. Charles William3 Brower (Derkje2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 20 Feb 1891 in Holland MI, and died 25 Sep 1965 in Holland, Ottawa MI. He married Kate Knoll 21 Apr 1912 in Ottawa Co, MI, daughter of Klaas Knoll and Jantje Smedenga. She was born 26 Mar 1892 in Olive Twp, Ottawa Co. Michigan (5-227), and died 26 Mar 1967 in Holland, Ottawa MI.

More About Charles William Brower:

Burial: 28 Sep 1965, Pilgram Home Cemetery #3 Sec B Lot 79 space 2

More About Kate Knoll:

Burial: Pilgram Home Cemetery #3 Sec B Lot 79 space 3

Children of Charles Brower and Kate Knoll are:

78 i. Dorothy B.4 Brower, born 30 Apr 1912 in Holland MI; died 28 Jul 1992 in Holland MI. She married George P. Yonker; born 23 Mar 1906; died 22 Jun 1992 in Holland MI.

More About Dorothy B. Brower:

Burial: 31 Jul 1992, Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

More About George P. Yonker:

Burial: 24 Jun 1992, Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

79 ii. Jennie Brower, (living). She married James VandeVusse 31 Mar 1934; born 14 May 1912; died 16 Apr 2004.

80 iii. William C. Brower, born 12 Oct 1914 in Holland MI; died 19 Jun 1988 in Michigan. He married Helen Hendrickson.

81 iv. Clara B. Brower, born 22 Dec 1917 in Holland MI; died 02 May 1976 in Holland MI. She married Leonard Dailey; born Aug 1899; died 09 Oct 1950.

More About Clara B. Brower:

Burial: 04 May 1976, Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

More About Leonard Dailey:

Burial: Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

82 v. Virgina Brower (living). She married (1) Donald Welling Nov 1944 in Ottawa Co, MI; born 02 Feb 1923 in Michigan; died 18 Jan 1946. She married (2) Harold VanWieren 06 Dec 1946 in Holland, MI; born 09 Sep 1924 in Holland, MI; died 06 Oct 1998 in Holland MI. She married (3) Roy Weremeyer 23 Aug 2003 in Holland, Ottawa Co. MI.

More About Donald Welling:

Military: 23 Jan 1943, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Residence: Ottawa, Michigan

More About Harold VanWieren:

Burial: Restlawn Cemetery, Holland, MI

 

26. Jennie3 Brower (Derkje2 Dykema, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 27 Dec 1892, and died 09 Feb 1979 in Holland MI. She married (1) George W. Deur. He was born 11 Jul 1881, and died 08 Jul 1954. She married (2) Fred Oppeneer. He was born 1891, and died 1925. She married (3) Gerrit Tenchench.

More About Jennie Brower:

Burial: 12 Feb 1979, Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

More About George W. Deur:

Burial: 12 Jul 1954, Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

More About Fred Oppeneer:

Burial: 08 Oct 1925, Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

Children of Jennie Brower and George Deur are:

83 i. Arlene4 Deur.

84 ii. Elaine Deur.

85 iii. Gertrude Deur. She married Bill De Maat.

 

29. Cornelious J.3 Dykema (Jan2, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born Jul 1888 in Michigan, and died 1956. He married Sena. She was born Abt. 1894, and died 1986.

More About Cornelious J. Dykema:

Burial: Graafschap Cemetery - Section 36

Children of Cornelious Dykema and Sena are:

86 i. John4 Dykema, born Abt. 1916 in Michigan.

87 ii. Betty Dykema, born Abt. 1918 in Michigan.

88 iii. Saraline Dykema, born Abt. 1921 in Michigan.

89 iv. Laverene Dykema, born Abt. 1925 in Michigan.

90 v. Doris M. Dykema, born Abt. 1926 in Michigan.

 

32. Albert3 Dykema (Jan2, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 06 Oct 1896 in Michigan. He married Hilda. She was born 29 Oct 1897 in Michigan, and died 01 Mar 1981 in Holland MI.

Children of Albert Dykema and Hilda are:

91 i. Harold4 Dykema, born 31 Aug 1921 in Michigan; died 21 Oct 1997 in Holland MI.

92 ii. Geneva Dykema, born 1924 in Michigan.

93 iii. Ernest Dykema, born 26 Dec 1924 in Michigan; died 30 Mar 2000 in Holland MI.

94 iv. Florence Dykema, born Aug 1928 in Michigan.

 

33. Jan J.3 Dykema (Jan2, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 05 Oct 1897 in Michigan, and died 23 Jul 1985 in Holland MI. He married Anna. She was born 01 Feb 1898 in Michigan, and died Feb 1980 in Holland MI.

Children of Jan Dykema and Anna are:

95 i. Edna R.4 Dykema, born 1922 in Michigan.

96 ii. Gerald E. Dykema, born 05 Jul 1924 in Michigan; died 24 Jan 2003 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

97 iii. Evelyn M. Dykema, born May 1926 in Michigan.

 

34. Benjamen3 Dykema (Jan2, Kornelis Derks1 Dijkema, Derk HindriksA) was born 12 Oct 1899 in Michigan, and died 08 Nov 1990 in Holland MI. He married Nella. She was born 05 Nov 1896 in Michigan, and died 29 Nov 1983 in Holland MI.

Child of Benjamen Dykema and Nella is:

98 i. Lester L.4 Dykema, born 20 Oct 1919 in Michigan; died 29 Aug 1993 in Niles, Berrien, Michigan.


Contributed by: Michelle Williams
Created: 15 July 2006
URL: http://ottawa.migenweb.net/genealogies/settlers/CD/dijkemakd.html