Descendants of Jan Pieters Smedenga

 

Generation No. 1

1. Jan Pieters1 Smedenga (Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 22 Dec 1828 in Warffum, Netherlands, and died 17 Mar 1881 in Ottawa Co.MI. He married (1) Geertje Vander Wal 29 May 1852 in Warffum, Netherlands. He married (2) Anje Popkes Popkes 18 Oct 1856 in Warrffum, Groningen, Netherlands, daughter of Jantje Paphes. She was born 1826 in Maarslag gem. Leens, and died 22 Feb 1892 in Ottawa Co.MI.

Child of Jan Smedenga and Geertje Vander Wal is:

2 i. Unknown2 Smedenga.

Children of Jan Smedenga and Anje Popkes are:

3 i. Unknown2 Smedenga.

4 ii. Maggie J. Smedenga, born 24 Sep 1858 in Netherlands; died 23 Dec 1947 in Grand Rapids, MI. She married Popke S. Stegenga 12 Nov 1879 in Holland Ottawa Co. MI; born 28 Jan 1859 in Holland MI; died 14 Sep 1894 in Grand Rapids, MI.

5 iii. Aaltje Smedenga, born Abt. 1860; died Bef. 1880.

+ 6 iv. Jantje Smedenga, born 28 May 1863 in Groningen, Netherlands; died 13 Apr 1943 in Holland MI.

7 v. Peter Smedenga, born 28 May 1863; died Bef. 1880.

8 vi. Jamea Smedenga, born Feb 1865; died Bef. 1880.

 

Generation No. 2

6. Jantje2 Smedenga (Jan Pieters1, Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 28 May 1863 in Groningen, Netherlands, and died 13 Apr 1943 in Holland MI. She married (1) Gerrit Wagenaar. She married (2) Klaas Knoll 09 Jan 1890 in Grand Haven, Ottawa Co. MI, son of Wolter Knol and Leuntje Burton. He was born 14 Nov 1858 in Netherlands, and died 02 Oct 1915 in Holland, MI.

Child of Jantje Smedenga and Gerrit Wagenaar is:

9 i. Bill3 Wagenaar.

Children of Jantje Smedenga and Klaas Knoll are:

10 i. John3 Knoll, born 24 Aug 1890 in Grand Haven, MI; died 31 Jan 1936. He married Dena Le Porre; born 1900.

11 ii. Kate Knoll, born 26 Mar 1892 in Olive Twp, Ottawa Co. Michigan (5-227); died 26 Mar 1967 in Holland, Ottawa MI. She married Charles William Brower 21 Apr 1912 in Ottawa Co, MI; born 20 Feb 1891 in Holland MI; died 25 Sep 1965 in Holland, Ottawa MI.

12 iii. Peter Knoll, born 16 Dec 1893 in Olive Township MI; died 26 Dec 1893 in Olive Twp, Ottawa, Michigan.

13 iv. Peter K. Knoll, born 12 Jun 1895 in Holland MI; died 21 Mar 1981 in Holland MI. He married Jennie Brandsen; born 1889.

14 v. Derk Knoll, born 1897 in Ottawa Co.MI (6-215); died 1963. He married Elizabeth VanderZwaag; born 28 Apr 1898 in Holland MI; died 25 Apr 1976.

15 vi. Andrew K. Knoll, born 19 Oct 1899; died 18 Mar 1967. He married (1) Bertha Lemmen 20 Oct 1926; born 09 Mar 1907. He married (2) Katherine Toppen 22 Oct 1936; born 16 May 1908.

16 vii. Charles Knoll, born 14 Apr 1903; died 20 Sep 1964. He married Katherine Bareman.


Contributed by Michelle Williams
Created: 12 January 2007
URL: http://ottawa.migenweb.net/genealogies/settlers/QRS/smedengaJP2.html