20 July 1897 - Grand Haven Daily Tribune, p. 1

Cornelius Steketee

Last Sunday it was just fifty years since Cornelius Steketee, of this city, his parents and brothers and sisters landed at Holland, Michigan, which at that time --July 17, 1847--was a wilderness. It took them 63 days to make the trip over the ocean, coming directly from Borselle, province of Zeeland, kingdom of the Netherlands,--Muskegon Chronicle.

Transcriber: Barb Jones
Created: 24 August 2010
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