What's New - 2009
information from photos taken of the stones in Elmwood Cemetery,
Tallmadge Township from
12/26/2009: Brief History of Holland United Methodist Church transcribed by Barb Jones
12/25/2009: Maplewood Cemetery - Obituary and Civil War Tombstone Photos of George Painter Corts
12/25/2009: Early History of Bursley School, 1898 transcribed by ES
12/25/2009: Overisel Reformed Church, 1848-1906 transcribed by Barb Jones
12/12/2009: Obituaries: John W. Kelly, William Nichols Rufus Miller (plus photo of tombstone) and James Hedges; also included for James Hedges are a photo of his tombstone, his pension, and the gun he used in the Civil War transcribed and scanned by Joan Van Spronsen
Mrs. Liberty T. Beardsley
and Mr. William Steen
transcribed by ES.
11/29/2009: Civil War tombstones for Maplewood Cemetery, Tallmadge Township
11/29/2009: Civil War tombstones for Eastmanville Cemetery and Coopersville Cemetery - Polkton Township
NOTE: The scanned photos of the tombstones are linked to the person's name in the cemetery records.
I. E. - you would see John Doolittle's tombstone by going to the Eastmanville Cemetery and clicking on his name.
11/20/2009: 2008 Spring Lake Cemetery - West Section transcribed by ES
11/20/2009: 2008 Spring Lake Cemetery - East Section updated by ES
11/05/2009: Lake Forest Cemetery - Civil War Soldiers Burials contributed by Chuck Harthy
11/05/2009: Correction: Wright Township Land Owners, 1848-1858 was incorrectly identified at Tallmadge
Township Land Owners
11/05/2009: Updated Genealogy of Thomas Koopman from the Netherlands to Georgetown Tp., Ottawa Co., MI
contributed by Joan Carlson
11/05/2009: Updated Genealogy of Gerrits-Gelder family from the Netherlands to Ottawa County, MI contributed
by Nick Posthumus of the Netherlands
Obituary for Dorothea A. Shaver contributed by Kathy Shaver
10/24/2009: 2009 Maplewood Cemetery Records transcribed by ES
10/05/2009: Civil War Obituary: Frederick Oelker transcribed by Joan Van Spronsen
10/04/2009: Churches: Tallmadge Wesleyan Methodist, Spoonville Chapel, Conklin Reformed - ES
10/04/2009: Obituaries: Benjamin Bonselaar, Elizabeth DenHerder, Bernard Gustav Knutson,
Gunhild Brynilsen Knutson, Guniel J. Knutson, Sophie Peterson Knutson, Chester Kamphuis, Jettie Lough,
William H. O'Connel, Maria Ybarra Silva, Lillian Westerhof Stephan, Mary Seery Wilson,
Villa Esther Seery Wilson contributed by Stine Kvistad
10/04/2009: Obituaries of a number of people born in Holland, MI and died in other states contributed by Stine Kvistad.
10/04/2009: Tallmadge Township Schools - 1873 District No. 3 Students, 1899 District No. 1-fractional;
Photos of Cross School, Star School, Marshall School and Lamont Christian School scanned and transcribed by ES
10/04/2009: Map of St. Joseph Cemetery, Wright Township - ES
10/04/2009: Genealogies: Nils Olsson and Marvin Herman Osborn contributed by Sandy Kluge
09/19/2009: Civil War Obituary and Soldiers Home
Record: Lawrence Mix
09/12/2009: Genealogies: Krol/Kroll Family contributed by Kevin Krol.
09-12/2009: 1844-2009 Eastmanville Cemetery Records, Polkton Township transcribed by ES.
09/12/2009: 1854-2009 St. Joseph Cemetery Records, Wright Township transcribed by ES.
08/14/2009: Civil War Soldier,
Rudolph (Roelof) Dalman's
tombstone scanned by Joan Van Spronsen
08/14/2009: Advent Cemetery walked in 2009, and the records from 1942 and 1991 combined - ES
08/08/2009: Genealogies: John Stewart Family contributed by Janice Ringold
08/08/2009: Obituaries of Mrs. Emily Saliers and Theodore Rosegrant contributed by Janice Ringold
08/07/2009: Link to Library of Michigan Death Records, 1897-1920
08/07/2009: Military Records for: Stephen Owen, William Miner Porter, Charles Rosegrant, Enoch Stewart Rosegrant
and Alex Saliers contributed by Janice Ringold
08/07/2009: Civil War Obituaries: George Edgeler, Dirk Roodhuizen, John Schroeder, Reuben Randall contributed
by Joan Van Spronsen
07/27/2009: Civil War Obituaries:
John M. Park and
Thomas McCulloch and
tombstone. Photo of John Park,
Charles Nichols and John Jackson in 1936 contributed by Joan Van Spronsen
07/25/2009: Civil War Obituaries: Eliphalet Walcott and Hiram Bateman transcribed by Joan Van Spronsen
07/25/2009: WWI Soldiers Deaths for the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon,
Newaygo, Ottawa and Van Buren transcribed by ES.
07/25/2009: Peter Rosegrant Genealogy contributed by Janice Ringold - firstname.lastname@example.org
07/11/2009: Obituaries: Carles Labadie, Louis Labadie, Eugene M. DeWitt and Louise Ann Tibbe contributed
by Stine Kvistad
07/11/2009: Hansen Family connections to Ottawa County and Norway including obituaries and other family
connections contributed by Stine Kvistad
07/03/2009: Spring Lake Cemetery - East side completed Fall, 2008 transcribed by ES
07/02/2009: Obituaries and Tombstone photos for the following Civil War Soldiers: Henry Koenigsberg,
James Lauver, Peter Moes and obituary of Charles W. Rose contributed by Joan Van Spronsen
Jefferson Davis by -- Pritchard
06/26/2009: Obituaries: Changes made to Frank Hathaway and John Wise plus pictures of their tombstones
contributor Joan Van Spronsen
06/26/2009: Obituaries: Mrs. Jennie Bronkhorst, Eldon W. Dick and John Groeneveld transcribed by ES
06/16/2009: 1854 Tallmadge Township Annual Meeting transcribed by ES
06/15/2009: Tallmadge Tp. Polls Lists, 1854, 1855, 1867 and 1884 transcribed by ES.
06/15/2009: Tallmadge Tp. School District No. 4 List of Students 1870, 1877 transcribed by ES.
06/12/2009: Civil War Soldiers Obituaries: John Ball of Grand Haven, George McBride, Elijah Smead and
Enos Parrish with their tombstones transcribed by Joan Van Spronsen
06/12/2009: Photo of Graafschap Christian Reformed Church before the current remodeling
06/08/2009: Tallmadge Township, School District No. 1, List of Students 1873, 1878 transcribed by ES.
06/08/2009: Dutch In Michigan In The Civil War contributed by Joan Van Spronsen
06/08/2009: Polkton Township Civil War Soldiers contributed by Joan Van Spronsen
06/08/2009: Allendale Township Cemetery Civil War Veterans Burials contributed by Joan Van Spronsen
06/08/2009: Obituaries of Civil War Soldiers: Amos Wolverton, Elijah Smead contributed by Joan Van Spronsen
Christian Reformed Church 50th Anniversary
05/29/2009: St. Luke's Lutheran Church 35th Anniversary
05/29/2009: History of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Marne, Michigan
05/29/2009: Allendale Wesleyan Church 80th Anniversary
05/29/2009: Coopersville Free Methodist's 65th Anniversary
05/29/2009: Coopersville Reformed Women's Mission Society's 50th Anniversary
05/29/2009: Coopersville Reformed Church 80th Anniversary
05/24/2009: Township offices addresses and information updated
05/11/2009: Eastmanville School Attendance Record, 1855 transcribed by ES
05/11/2009: Ebenezer Reformed Church Marriages, 1867 - 1877 transcribed by ES
05/11/2009: Towns: Additional information and photos added to Eastmanville and Marne
05/11/2009: Genealogies: Edwin V. Chrysler transcribed by ES (updated)
Carpenter transcribed by ES
04/27/2009: Corrections and Additions made to the William Hunter genealogy.
04/24/2009: Photo of the Village of Jamestown
04/24/2009: Picture of Eighth Street in Holland
04/20/2009: Obituaries: Alfred, Alden and Henry DeWeerd, Marguerite Edson, Lois French, Ivan Lowing,
John G. Schut, Lt. Willis A. Smallegan, Clarence Sikkema, James Wierenga and Ellen E. Wolf transcribed by ES.
04/20/2009: Harderwyk Christian Reformed Church, 1878-1945 transcribed by Barb Jones
04/20/2009: Genealogies: Thomas White and additional information for Shadrack Doane transcribed by ES
04/19/2009: Hope (Reformed) Church Membership List, 1945 transcribed by ES
04/18/2009: Obituary: Captain Isaac Thompson contributed by Stine Kvistad
04/18/2009: Genealogies: Additional information on Lordahl family - obituaries of Andrew and Anna Lordahl
and a correction made.
and Descendants, Norway and Ottawa Co., MI contributed
by Stine Kvistad
03/29/2009: Pioneer Life in Ottawa County - Nunica, Crockery Township area, transcribed by Barb Jones
03/29/2009: Some Tombstone Photos of Maplewood Cemetery, Tallmadge Tp., contributed by
Sue Gates Davis
03/20/2009: Tallmadge Township Poll Lists, 1855, 1867, 1884 transcribed by ES
03/20/2009: Tallmadge Township Officers, 1862-1874, 1899 transcribed by ES
03/02/2009: Civil War soldiers obituary: Martin Miner
03/02/2009: Tallmadge Land Owners, 1848-1858 by ES
03/02/2009: Early History of Park School, Hudsonville by Betty VanDenBerg
03/02/2009: George Veldman, MVP Softball Pitcher, 1949 transcribed by ES.
02/23/2009: Update to
02/23/2009: Marne High School Graduates, 1910-1962 transcribed by ES.
02/16/2009: Civil War Soldiers Obituaries: Benjamin Pritchard with photos, one of four who
captured Jefferson Davis; and Arend Vander Veen with photo; Obituary and tombstone photo for
Johannes Thomassma transcribed and photographed by Joan Van Spronsen
02/03/2009: Holland Academy - Teachers and Students, 1852-1865 transcribed by ES.
02/03/2009: Genealogies: Hans Pearson, Knut Helleksen, Brynild Helliksen and Ole Peterson contributed by Stine Kvistad
02/03/2009: List of Burials in Pilgrim Home Cemetery with Norwegian Connections contributed
by Stine Kvistad
02/03/2009: Civil War - Battle of Tebbs Bend - included the pictures of Gen. John Morgan
and Col. Orlando Moore, scanned and transcribed by Joan Van Spronsen
02/03/2009: Civil War soldiers Obituaries: James Grootenhuis, Amos May, William Thirkettle
and tombstone pictures, Dwight Miner and Israel Miner their obituaries and pension record,
Jacob Doesburg photo (courtesy of the State Archives of Michigan) added to his obituary, scanned
and trancribed by Joan Van Spronsen
01/21/2009: New folder -
01/07/2009: Civil War site - http://www.suvcwmi.org/gar/
01/07/2009: 1836 Census of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
01/07/2009: Two Norwegian families who emigrated to Holland, Michigan - Knutson Family and Johnson Family which later migrated to Kalispell, Montana. The Johnson Family also included the Roos/Rose Family which are buried in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. The records were contributed by Stine Kvistad of Norway.
01/07/2009: Civil War Obituaries: Albert Harvey, and Stephen Lowing contributed by Joan Van Spronsen
Created: 14 June 2009