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 13 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.

More About Jan Pieters Smedenga:

Burial: North Holland Cem

More About Anje Popkes Popkes:

Burial: North Holland Cem

Cause of Death: Dropsy

Children of Jan Smedenga and Anje Popkes are:

2 i. Unknown2 Smedenga.

3 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.

4 iii. Aaltje Smedenga, born Abt. 1860.

+ 5 iv. Jantje Smedenga, born 28 May 1863 in Groningen, Netherlands; died 13 Apr 1943 in Holland MI.

6 v. Peter Smedenga, born 28 May 1863.

7 vi. Jamea Smedenga, born Feb 1865.

 

Generation No. 2

5. 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, and died 02 Oct 1915 in Holland, MI.

More About Jantje Smedenga:

Burial: Olive Township Cemetery, Ottawa Co. MI A-81-2

Cause of Death: Coronary Thombosis

More About Klaas Knoll:

Burial: Olive Township Cemetery, Ottawa Co. MI A-81-1

Cause of Death: Rectal Cancer

Child of Jantje Smedenga and Gerrit Wagenaar is:

8 i. Bill3 Wagenaar.

Children of Jantje Smedenga and Klaas Knoll are:

+ 9 i. John3 Knoll, born 24 Aug 1890 in Grand Haven, MI; died 31 Jan 1936.

+ 10 ii. Kate Knoll, born 26 Mar 1892 in Olive Twp, Ottawa Co. Michigan (5-227); died 26 Mar 1967 in Holland, Ottawa MI.

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

More About Peter Knoll:

Burial: Olive Twp Cemetery, Ottawa Co. MI

+ 12 iv. Peter K. Knoll, born 12 Jun 1895 in Holland MI; died 21 Mar 1981 in Holland MI.

+ 13 v. Derk Knoll, born 1897 in Ottawa Co.MI (6-215); died 1963.

+ 14 vi. Andrew K. Knoll, born 19 Oct 1899; died 18 Mar 1967.

+ 15 vii. Charles Knoll, born 14 Apr 1903; died 20 Sep 1964.

 

Generation No. 3

9. John3 Knoll (Jantje2 Smedenga, Jan Pieters1, Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 24 Aug 1890 in Grand Haven, MI, and died 31 Jan 1936. He married Dena Le Porre. She was born 1900.

Child of John Knoll and Dena Le Porre is:

16 i. Harriet4 Knoll, born 14 Apr 1926. She married Dennis Wolters; born 07 Apr 1925.

 

10. Kate3 Knoll (Jantje2 Smedenga, Jan Pieters1, Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 26 Mar 1892 in Olive Twp, Ottawa Co. Michigan (5-227), and died 26 Mar 1967 in Holland, Ottawa MI. She married Charles William Brower 21 Apr 1912 in Ottawa Co, MI, son of Willem Brouwer and Derkje Dykema. He was born 20 Feb 1891 in Holland MI, and died 25 Sep 1965 in Holland, Ottawa MI.

More About Kate Knoll:

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

More About Charles William Brower:

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

Children of Kate Knoll and Charles Brower are:

17 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

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

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

20 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

21 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

 

12. Peter K.3 Knoll (Jantje2 Smedenga, Jan Pieters1, Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 12 Jun 1895 in Holland MI, and died 21 Mar 1981 in Holland MI. He married Jennie Brandsen. She was born 1889.

Children of Peter Knoll and Jennie Brandsen are:

22 i. Elmer4 Knoll, born 14 Jun 1925. He married Julia Gruppen; born 10 Oct 1924.

23 ii. Jeanette Knoll, born 22 Nov 1921. She married Bernard Windemuler; born 18 Jan 1918.

24 iii. Kenneth Knoll, born 15 Mar 1927. He married Jane M. Renkema 08 Aug 1947; born 10 Apr 1928.

25 iv. Pearl M. Knoll, born 31 Jan 1929. She married Jay Breuker 05 Aug 1949 in Ottawa Co, MI; born 22 Mar 1929.

 

13. Derk3 Knoll (Jantje2 Smedenga, Jan Pieters1, Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 1897 in Ottawa Co.MI (6-215), and died 1963. He married Elizabeth Vander Zwaag. She was born 28 Apr 1898, and died 25 Apr 1976.

More About Derk Knoll:

Burial: North Holland Cem

More About Elizabeth Vander Zwaag:

Burial: North Holland Cem

Children of Derk Knoll and Elizabeth Vander Zwaag are:

26 i. Geneva4 Knoll,. She married Clifford Nienhuis

27 ii. Adeline Knoll,. She married Percy Nienhuis

28 iii. Dewey Knoll, born 12 Apr 1930; died 20 Feb 1995 in Olive Township MI. He married Alaine Ruth Dalman 20 Oct 1950.

14. Andrew K.3 Knoll (Jantje2 Smedenga, Jan Pieters1, Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 19 Oct 1899, and died 18 Mar 1967. He married (1) Bertha Lemmen 20 Oct 1926. She was born 09 Mar 1907. He married (2) Katherine Toppen 22 Oct 1936. She was born 16 May 1908.

Children of Andrew Knoll and Katherine Toppen are:

29 i. Marquerite4 Knoll,. She married Marivn Petroelje.

30 ii. Ruth Knoll, She married John Groeneveld

 

15. Charles3 Knoll (Jantje2 Smedenga, Jan Pieters1, Pieter JacobsA, Jakob ArentsB Smedinga, Arend JacobsC) was born 14 Apr 1903, and died 20 Sep 1964. He married Katherine Bareman.

More About Charles Knoll:

Burial: Pilgram Home Cemetery, Ottawa Co MI

Children of Charles Knoll and Katherine Bareman are:

31 i. Norma4 Knoll,. She married (1) Joh Killilea. She married (2) John Hanse.

32 ii. Lois Knoll, She married Dostie.

 


Contributed by Michelle Williams
Created: 15 July 2006
URL: http://ottawa.migenweb.net/pioneers/index/smedengajp.html