"DANK CAASLIEST"

The bark “Dank Caasliest” was a 345 ton sailboat which came to New York from Rotterdam on June 4, 1847. The “Dank Caasliest” carried mostly Dutch speaking Germans, many of whom settled in Graafschap, Michigan. Captain of the ship was W. Postma.

Original work done by Ed Prins, Retyped and put on to the internet by Luann De Vries.


Name                               Sex        Age           Occupation              From

A.B.Veenhuizen                          (M)           25
 K.Brumelkuys                            (F)            24
 A.J.Kroes                                  (M)           26                Mechanic
 Johanna Grevenstuck                  (F)           23
 J.F.Beckman                              (M)          23                Mechanic
 Telle (Brinkman) Beckman          (F)          25
 ?..Beckman                                (F)             3
 Albert H.Vredeveld                   (M)          52                Farmer                 Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 A.L.Oosting Vredeveld              (F)          53                                             Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 G.Alberts Vredeveld                 (M)          28                                            Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 Lucas Alberts Vredeveld           (M)          25                                            Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 G.Alberts Vredeveld                  (F)          20                                            Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 Henry Alberts Vredeveld           (M)         18                                            Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 Bartlett Alberts Vredeveld         (M)         14                                            Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 Albert Alberts Vredeveld          (M)           7                                             Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 Geert Alberts Vredeveld           (M)         10                                            Beim,Drenthe,Netherlands
 W.H.Garding                            (M)         56              Farmer
 H.H.Have                                 (M)         30              Farmer
 K.H.de Boer                            (M)         30              Mechanic              Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 W.H.Ten Have                         (F)          27                                           Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 Jane H.Ten Have                      (F)         16                                            Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 M.H.Ten Have                         (F)           3                                            Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 J.W.Kruid                               (M)          51           Mechanic                Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 F.W.Kruid                             (M?)         54           Mechanic                 Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 A.T.Kruid                               (M)         31            Mechanic                Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 H.J.Kruid                                (M)        27             Mechanic                Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 W.L.Van Nuil?                        (F)         27                                            Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 W.J.Kruid?                             (M)        23             Mechanic                Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 H.Schoeling                             (M)       16                                            Beilen,Drenthe,Netherlands
 Lucas Elberts                           (M)       23            Mechanic
 G.J.Kleefman                           (M)       27
 D.A.Van Neck?                       (M)       46           Mechanic
 Gerritje Vetts                            (F)        47
 Meintje Drachte                        (F)        16
 Jansje Liesveld                          (F)        24
 Dientje Liesveld                        (F)         22
 N.Landaal                                (F)         18
 Dirk Gerritsen                          (M)        30          Mechanic
 Hendrika Bangeis Gerritsen       (F)         30
 Dirkje Gerritsen                        (F)         10
 Jacob Gerritsen                        (M)           1
 H.Gerritsen                              (M)            1
 J.A.Hoekstra                           (M)          40           Farmer
 L.J.Raatsma Hoekstra              (F)           39
 Anna J. Hoekstra                     (F)           25
 H.E. de Witt                            (M)          20
 J.A.Hoekstra                           (M)            6
 E.A.Hoekstra                          (M)             5
 J.A.Hoekstra(M)3
 Lucas Mulder                          (M)           48            Farmer
 J.Mulder                                  (M)           16
 W.Mulder                                (M)           13
 H.Mulder                                 (M)           10
 M.Van Goon                           (M)            40          Farmer
 B.Van Beek Van Goon            (F)             32
 H.Van Goon                           (M)               2
 Jan Buitenhuis                         (M)              49          Farmer
 L.Buitenhuids                          (M)              47          Farmer
 R.B.Buitenhuis                         (M)             37           Farmer
 William Jan Van Appledorn      (M)            43           Farmer
 Jan Van Appledorn                  (M)               1
 J.Landall                                  (M)             24          Mechanic
 Herm Nykamp                         (M)             32
 Hendrik Kleiman                      (M)             26          Mechanic                Graafschap,Bentheim
 Zwantje de Groot Kleiman        (F)              19                                        Graafschap,Bentheim
 Johan C. Vanwesel                  (M)              45          Farmer
 Lutje Klaver                             (F)              44
 Johannes Brummelkamp           (M)             42
 Antonie Andre Brummelkamp   (F)              34
 J.W.Brummelkamp                   (F)              19
 Johannes Brummelkamp           (M)             10
 P.J.Brummelkamp                    (M)               8
 J.R.Hovinga                             (M)             37           Farmer
 J.Fokes                                    (M)             40           Farmer
 Trijntje Bosch Fokes                 (F)              33
 G.J.Fokes                                (M)              11
 Wilhelm Fokes                          (F)                 9
 Gerardus Fokes                        (M)                6
 Berendina Fokes                       (F)                 2
 L.Speelpenning                         (M)              40           Farmer
 W.Bie(j)telaar Speelpenning      (F)              42
 Maartje Speelpenning                (F)                9
 W.Lagewig                               (M)             52           Farmer
 Elizabeth Dingeler Lagewig         (F)             44
 Willempje Lagewig                     (F)            24
 Jan Lagewig                               (M)           14
 Jandsje Lagewig                         (F)            11
 Geertru Lagewig                         (F)               9
 Wilhelmina Lagewig                    (F)               8
 Akna Lagewig                            (F)               4
 G.Rauch                                    (M)             36            Farmer
 Catherine Rauch                         (F)              26
 Fredrika Rauch                          (F)                 3
 G.Klein                                     (M)              32           Farmer
 Catherine Klein                          (F)              33
 Carl Klein                                 (M)                2
 E.L.Vellmer                              (M)              18           Mechanic
 J.F.Vellmer                               (M)              17           Mechanic
 Carl Steppe                              (M)              19           Mechanic
 F.Steppe                                   (F)               21
 J.Martinie                                 (M)               25
 Wilhelmina Martinie                   (F)               25
 C.A.Walthar                             (M)              35         Mechanic
 Rosina Walthar                          (F)               32
 Phillippine Walthar                     (F)                 3
 Martin Walthar                         (M)              9mos.,
 F.Van Zelst                              (M)                40         Mechanic
 C.De Regt                               (M)                33          Mechanic
 Matje De Regt                          (F)                32
 Cornelis De Regt                      (M)                  2
 Adam Brohm                            (M)               52          Mechanic
 G.A.Lenz                                  (M)               27          Mechanic
 A.Stoll                                      (M)               22           Mechanic
 H.Grootvelderman                    (M)               47           Mechanic
 H.W.Dierker                            (M)               32           Mechanic
 Fenna Mienker                         (F)                18
 W.H.Nordholt                         (M)               30            Mechanic
 Jan Pot                                    (M)               33            Mechanic
 Henddrik Ten Bres                   (M)              36            Mechanic
 Gesina Ten Bres                        (F)              33
 Bernard Ten Bres                     (M)                6
 Anton Ten Bred                        (M)                3
 Wilhelmina Even                       (F?)              30
 J.K.Yheer?                              (M)               28           Mechanic
 Gedsina Dirk                            (F)                30
 Maria Holsher                          (F)                68
 R.J.Schuring                             (F)               33
 Altje K. Wildeboer                   (F)               13
 Jurrien Wildeboer                    (M)               11
 Marinus Wildeboer                 (M)                  9
 Jacob Wildeboer                    (M)                  7
 Geesje Wildeboer                   (F)                   6
 Klaas Wildeboer                    (M) 4

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