Immigrants from Hellendoorn, Overijssel, Netherlands
                              to the United States



The information below was extracted from a booklet titled:
"History of the Reformed Church of the Village of Hellendoorn based on authentic
data and edited by A. van de Linde".  This book is available at the Herrick Public Library in Holland Michigan.

                                              By Thomas C. Baas on 9-27-1998

"I would like to thank Tom for this page of his work that he translated into English he was so generous to send to me to be posted on the web to share with others.  Thank You Tom!"


 7 October 1846

Beldman, Hendrik born 19 Oct. 1820 in Hellendoorn, farmer.
Kleinheksel, Hendrik born 2 Nov. 1809 in Hellendoorn, carpenter.
Maris, Derkjen born 10 March1806 in Hellendoorn.
Kleinheksel, Jan Hendrik born 13 Sept.1843 in Hellendoorn.
Kleinheksel, Hendrik born 12 Feb. 1835 in Hellendoorn.
Kleinheksel, Jan born 8 Oct. 1838 in Hellendoorn.
Kleinheksel, Gerrit Jan born 19 Oct. 1845 in Hellendoorn,
Kleinheksel, Frederika born 8 May 1826 in Hellendoorn, daughter of Jan Kleinheksel & Janna Kuipers.
          *This family lived in NOETSELE and arrived at Albany.

Lankheet, Hermanus, born 14Sept. 1814, in Hellendoorn, Millers helper, son of Jan Lankheet & Jenneken
Smeenk He lived in SCHUILENBURG and arrived in Michigan.
Mensink (also named Dekker), Hendrik born 18 Dec. 1793 in Hellendoorn, Farmer.
Fokkert, Hermina, born 28 June 1794 in Hellendoorn, wife.
Mensink, Janna, born 30 June 1821 in Hellendoorn, unmarried, daughter.
Mensink, Gerrit Jan, born 9 Oct. 1823 in Hellendoorn, Son.
Mensink, Berend, born 4 Mar. 1829 in Hellendoorn, Son.
Mensink, Berendina, born 28 Nov. 1831 in Hellendoorn, Daughter.
Mensink, Jan Hendrik, born 15 March 1835 in Hellendoorn, Son
        *This family lived in NOETSELE and arrived in Albany.

Plaggemars, Jan, born 15 Aug. 1783 in den Ham, married farmer
Horst Jan, Jenneken, born 12 Sept. 1785 in den Ham, Wife.
Plaggemars, Hendrik Jan, born Aug. 1822 in Ambt-Hardenberg, farmer. unmarried, son.
Plaggemars, Harmen Jan, born 6 Feb. 1827 in Hellendoorn, unmarried, son.
          *This family lived in HULSEN and arrived at Buffalo, North America.

Weggemans, Johannes born 27 April 1823 in BORGER, miller helper , unmarried, came from den HAM
1 Nov. 1844.

17 August 1847 under leadership of Ds. Seine Bolks
On 18 August the group met 2 ships in Rotterdam, and left on 21 August. On 3 September they left
London, England arriving in New York on 10 October 1847. Thence to Albany, New York. They
spent the winter in Syracuze, New York. Then to OVERISEL, MICHIGAN, USA.
Achteresch, Derk Jan, born 5 Oct. 1792 at Hellendoorn, farmer, married. Reformed Church Elder.
Bouwhuis, Elizabeth, born 16 Jan. 1792 at Dalfsen, wife.
Achteresch, Jan Willem, born 28 Aug. 1815 at Hellendoorn, unmarried, son.
Achteresch, Berendina, born 19 April 1823 at Hellendoorn, unmarried daughter.
         *This family lived in ELEN at house number 39.

Bolks, Seine, born May 1814 at den Ham, married, Reformed. In 1841 he left den Ham and
moved to Hellendoorn. MINISTER AND LEADER OF THIS GROUP.
Brouwer, Geertje, born July 1814 at den Ham, married.
Bolks, Gemaniel born 29 Dec. 1842 at Hellendoorn, son.
Bolks, Johanna born 5 Nov. 1844 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
Bolks, Albert born 13 Aug. 1839 at den Ham, son.
 

Beldman, Hendrika, born 14 Nov. 1822 at Hellendoorn, ummarried daughter of Jan Beltman
and Maria Poelakker. Lived in HAARLE.
Bril, Geertje, born 24 March 1837 at Hellendoorn daughter of Berend Bril and Leida Schultink.
Lived in MARLE.
Drosten, Jan Hendrik, born 10 Jan. 1791 at Hellendoorn, farmer.
Pakhuis, Hermina, born 16 March 1788 at Hellendoorn, wife.
Drosten, Jenneken, 22 yrs. old married to Derk Berkel.
Berkel, Derk, 38 yrs. old, born at Wierden, linnen weaver.
Berkel, Jan Hendrik born 2 June 1839 at Hellendoorn, son of Derk Berkel and Jenneken
Drosten.(birth document Pakhuis).
Duivenkate, Gerridina, at Rijssen on17 March 1824, unmarried, Reformed, daughter of
Jan Duivenkate and Hermina ten Hulsen. Lived at Noetsele No. 4.
Egbertsen, Hendrika, born at Hellendoorn, on 4 December 1821,unmarried, servant,
daughter of Gerrit Jan Egbertsen and Jenneken Nijland. Lived in Noetsele No 4. with above mentioned
Hendrika Nijland.
Fokkert, Evert Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 16 October 1796, widower of Hermina Kroeze, on 5 June 1840
he married Janna Weggeman.(also above mentioned Wenneman and Wennwmers.)
Weggeman, Janna, born at Hellendoorn, unmarried.
Fokkert, Hermanus born 30 July 1841 at Hellendoorn.
        *They lived in village of Hellendoorn No 48.

Fijnewever, Gerrit Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 20 Febuary 1791, farmer, Reformed.
Mensink, Jenneke, born at Hellendoorn on 2 November 1785, wife.
Fijnewever, Harm Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 1 October 1823, farmer, unmarried, son.
        *They lived at ELEN No 40.

Fijnewever, Gerrit Jan, son of above mentioned Fijnewever, Gerrit Jan, married to Berendina Koppelman.
Koppelman, Berendina born at den Ham on 10 November 1817. On 27 Feb. 1841 was married. Was
servant of Jan Kroeze, Elen and Rhaan No 38.
Fijnewever, Dina, born at Hellendoorn on 17 May 1841, daughter.
Hulsman, Willem, born at Hellendoorn on 15 November 1817, son of Jan Hulsman and Zwiertje
Duivenkate.
Holsman, (from the birth record) Hermannus Born at Hellendoorn on 8 October 1821 , son of Jan
Holsman and Zwiertje Duivenkate. These 2 brothers were unmarried and residing in NOETSELE No. 5
by the parents.
Haller, Gerit Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 26 January 1817, son of Jan Haller and Teuntje Janssen. He
lived with this mother at Marle No. 34 , was unmarried.
Immink, Gerrit Jan, born at Ommen on 19 April 1789, farmer.
Soepenberg, Willemina, born at Hellendoorn on 10 April 1789, wife.
Immink, Jenneken, born at Hellendoorn on 5 Feb. 1819, daughter.
Immink, Jantje, born at Hellendoorn on 28 July 1823, daughter.
Immink, Gerradina, born at Hellendoorn on 9 March 1826, daughter.
Immink Gerrit Jan, at Hellendoorn on 22 January 1829, son.
Immink, Johanna, born at Hellendoorn on 28 March 1824, daughter.
Immink, Berendina born at Hellendoorn on 25 Dec. 1820, daughter.
             *This family came from Ambt-Ommen on 1 May 1842.
              *They also lived in Hulsen, Overwater No. 15.

Klein Hexel, Mannes, born at Hellendoorn on 3 September 1816, son of Jan Klein Hexel and Janna
Kuiper. Janna was house maid for Hendrik Nijkamp of NOETSELE 2. Was unmarried.
Kiek in 't Veld, Everdina,born at Hellendoorn on 12 Jan 1806, unmarried. Was housemaid for
G.H.Lankheet Elen at Rhaan No 56.
Kroeze, Hendrikus, born at Hellendoorn on 6 May 1810, married farmer, Reformed.
Peters, Kunnegien, born at Hellendoorn on 9 September 1810, wife.
Kroeze, Jennigje, born at Hellendoorn on 4 August 1838, daughter.
Kroeze, Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 26 August 1846, son.
Kroeze, Gerrit Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 13 March 1842, son.
              *This family lived at Marle No. 9 with G. J. Peters.

Lankheet, Hendrikus Jacobus born 3 Aug. 1811 at Raalte, miller, moved to Apeldorn on 1 Nov. 1844.
Returned on 7 April 1846. Reformed Church Elder.
Kiek in 't Veld, Berendina, born at Hellendoorn, wife.
Lankheet, Hendrika, born 4 May 1847 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
Lankheet, Jan Willem, born 23 May 1840 at Hellendoorn, son.
Lankheet, Jan, born 7 Oct. 1842 at Hellendoorn, son.
             *This family lived at: Kerkdorp 80.

Lankheer, Gerrit Hendrik, born 4 Jan. 1787 at Haaksbergen, miller,widower, Reformed.
Lankheet, Gerrit, born 3 July 1825 at Hellendoorn, son.
Lankheet, Janna Berendina, born 16 Dec. 1827, daughter.
           *This family lived at: Elen en Rhaan No 56. Schuilenburg.

Lubbers, Jan Willem, born at Hellendoorn and married there on 7 July 1842.
Peters, Dina, born 14 Feb. 1817, at Hellendoorn, wife.
Lubbers, Berend, born 27 May 1843 at Hellendoorn, son.
Lubbers, Jan, born 8 Nov. 1845 at Hellendoorn, son.
             *This family lived in MARLE.

Mensink, Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 18 July 1787, farmer, widower, Reformed.
Mensink, Hermina, born 19 May 1821 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
              *This family lived in Noetsele No 43.

Maatman, Hendrikus, born 20 Sept 1784 at Wierden, farmer, Reformed.
Stegeman, Harmina, born 21 April 1793 at Hellendoorn, wife.
Maatman, Janna, born 10 Oct 1810 at Hellendoorn, Reformed, daughter.
Maatman, Gerrit, born 25 April 1819 at Hellendoorn, farmer, son.
Maatman, Mannes, born 22 Jan 1823, farmer, son.
Maatman, Hendrika, born 22 Oct. 1826 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
             *This family lived at Marle No 45.

Nijkerk, Egbert, born 9 Oct. 1821 at Hellendoorn, farmer, married on 27 July 1846.
Teeselink ( also Tijsselink), Hendrina, born at Hellendoorn on 25 May 1819, wife.
Nijkerk, Jenneken, born 9 Jan. 1824 at Hellendoorn , unmarried, sister of Egbert Nijkerk.
            *This family lived at Marle No 59.

Nijhuis, Mannes, born at Hellendoorn on 9 Febuary 1781.
Ulzens, Jenneke, wife.
          *They lived at Marle No 59.

Nijhuis, Gerrit, born 30 Sept. 1814 at Hellendoorn, farmer, married on 2 July 1841. Reformed Church
Deacon.
Maatman, Jennichje of Jenneken, born at Hellendoorn on 19 July 1814, wife.
Nijhuis, Mannes, born 1 Nov. 1843 at Hellendoorn, son.
Nijhuis, Hendrikus, born 31 Oct. 1846 at Hellendoorn, son.
           *This family lived at Marle No 59.

Ooldbekking Jan Willem, born 17 Nov. 1817 , servant, unmarried, Reformed.
Schippers, Jan, born 15 Aug. 1791 at Ommen, Farmer, Reformed.
Plasmon, Maria, born 23 Sept. 1799 at Hellendoorn, wife.
Schippers, Jan, born 31March 1825 at Hellendoorn, son.
Schippers, Janna, born 1 Dec. 1827 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
Schippers, Tuene, born 13 Dec. 1831 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
Schippers, Gerritdina, born 13 Nov. 1834 at Hellendoorn, Daughter.
Schippers, Dina, born 17 June 1839 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
            *This family lived at Kerkdorp No 40.

Slotman, Lefert, born at Hellendoorn on 26 November 1809, died at Syracuse, America (on the trip).
Kleinheksel, Johanna, born at Hellendoorn on 9 August 1812, wife.
Slotman, Gerrit Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 9 August 1833, son.
Slotman, Jan, born at Wierden on 5 November 1837, son.
Slotman, Jan Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 2 January 1842, son.
Slotman, Antonie, born at Fellendoorn on 25 November 1843, son.
Slotman, Frederik Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 23 November 1845, son.
             *This family lived at NOETSELE No 59.

Schuurman, Jan, born at Dalsen on 6 July 1805, farmer, Reformed.
Schultink, Aleida, born at Den Ham on 5 July 1814, wife.
Schuurman, Berendina, born at Hellendoorn in April 1839, daughter.
Schuurman, Aaltje, born at Hellendoorn on 15 July 1841, daughter.
Schuurman, Gerrit Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 18 December 1843, son.
Schuurman, Jenneken, born at Hellendoorn on 12 June 1846, daughter.
          *This family lived at Marle No 55.

Teeselink, Arend, born at Hellendoorn on 1 January 1788.
Plasman, Hendrika, born at Hellendoorn on 11 April 1791, wife.
Teeselink, Gerridina, born at Hellendoorn on 29 March 1827, daughter.
Teeselink, Maria, born at Hellendoorn on 26 August 1833, daughter.
Teeselink, Jan, born at Hellendoorn on 2 December 1835, son.
Teeselink, Janna, born at Hellendoorn on 15 October 1822, daughter.
       *They lived in NOETSELE No 24.

Timmerman, Berend, born at Hellendoorn on 17 July 1797, farmer. Reformed Church Elder.
Heuver, Jenneken, born at Hellendoorn on 28 December 1797, wife.
Timmerman, Hendrika, born at Hellendoorn on 5 March 1825, daughter.
Timmerman, Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 30 May 1828, son.
Timmerman, Hermannus, born at Hellendoorn on 28 August 1831, son.
Timmerman, Hendrika, born at Hellendoorn on 13 November 1838, daughter.
          *They lived in Elen en Rhaan No 51.

Peters, Gerrit (also named Gerrit Kamerman), born at Hellendoorn on 26 Febuary 1819, farmer,
married 12 July 1845 to
Mensink, Frederika, born at Hellendoorn on 11 July 1825. Lived at Marle No 9.
Veldhuis, Gerrit Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 11 December 1810, farmer.
Rutgers, Zwiertje, born at Hellendoorn on 15 September 1813, wife.
Veldhuis, Johanna, born at Hellendoorn on 8 May 1836, daughter.
Veldhuis, Mannes, born at Hellendoorn on 21 September 1842, son.
Veldhuis, Gerritdina, born at Hellendoorn on 19 August 1845, daughter.
            *This family lived at NOETSELE No 15.

Wieldraaijer, Berend, born at Hellendoorn on 20 Febuary 1798, farmer, widower of Geertje
Telleman, died at Marle on 3 August 1847.
Wieldraaijer, Harm Derk, born at Hellendoorn on 16 September 1832, son.
Wieldraaijer, Maria, born at Hellendoorn on 19 August 1833, daughter.
Wieldraaijer, Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 1 July 1837, son.
Wieldraaijer, Hendrifus, born at Hellendoorn on 4 October 1843, son.
          *This family lived at MARLE No 16.
 

NAMES OF PERSONS LEAVING HELLENDOORN IN 1848

Holsman, Willemina, born at Hellendoorn on 16 September 1783, widow,Lived in EGDE.
Also named: Slosman.
Slaat, Willemina, born at Hellendoorn on 22 December 1808, widow of Hendrikus
Kiek in 't Veld, dsd at Marle No 67 on % April 1847. Was 36 years old, a tailor by occupation.
Kiek in ' t Veld, Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 10 October 1836, son.
Kiek in ' t Veld, Mannes, born at Hellendoorn on 3 September 1838, son.
Kiek in ' t Veld, Jan Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 14 December 1841, son.
          *They lived at MARLE No 67.

Scholten, Gerrit, born 5 July 1798 at Ommen, farmer.
Peters(also Derks), Berendina, born 16 Jan. 1806 at Hellendoorn, wife.
Scholten, Hendrik, born 23 April 1831 at Hellendoorn, son.
Scholten, Willemina, born 12 Feb. 1834 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
Scholten, Hendrikjen, born 3 Jan 1837 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
Scholten, Jan, born 2 July 1840, at Hellendoorn, son.
Scholten, Klaas, born 16 April 1844 at Hellendoorn, son.
            *This family lived at EGEDE No 2.
These families left for North America on 28 July1848.

Vrielink, Gerrit, born 7 Feb. 1807 at Hellendoorn, farmer.
Peters, Jennigjen, born 11 Aug. 1809 at Hellendoorn, wife.
Vrielink, Jan, born 23 Jan. 1836 at Hellendoorn, son.
Vrielink, Hendrik, born 11 Nov. 1837 at Hellendoorn, son.
Vrielink, Gerrit Jan, born 3 April 1840 at Hellendoorn, son.
Vrielink, Willemina, born 16 Jan 1845 at Hellendoorn, Daughter.
Vrielink, Klazina, born 13 March 1848 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
        *This family lived at DAARLE No 57.
This family left for North America on 28 July 1848.
Left in 1850 for North America.

Nijkerke, Gerrit Jan, born 25 Jan 1819 at Hellendoorn, son of Berend Nijkerke and Janna Veneman.
Berend Nijkerks died on 23 Aug. 1842 at Hellendoorn. Janna Veneman died on 6 Oct. 1848, age 65,
at Hellendoorn. She was daughter of Hendrik Veeneman and Jenneken ten brinke.
Gerrit Jan Nijkerke was unmarried on 10 Aug, 1850 in North America. He lived in NOETSELE b 17.
He was a farm worker by profession.
Left in 1851 for North America.
Kok, Mannes Born in Hellendoorn in 1811, farmer.
Kromhof, Dina born at Wierden in 1803, wife.
Kok, Hendrik born at Wierden in 1832, son, farm worker.
Kok, Hendrika born at Hellendoorn in 1837, daughter, student.
Kok, Everdina born at Hellendoorn in 1834, daughter.
Kok, Aaltje born at Hellendorn, in 1842, daughter, student.
            *This family resided in the village at Hillendoorn A 33.

Vrugteveen, Zwier, born at Hellendoorn in 1805, farmer.
Hilsman, Maria, born at Hellendorn in 1806, wife.
Vrugteveen, Willem, born at Hellendoorn in 1835,son, farm worker.
Vrugteveen, Zwie,r born at Hellendoorn in 1837, son, student.
Vrugteveen, Jenneken, born at Hellendoorn in 1833, daughter.
Vrugteveen, Frederika, born at Hellendoorn in 1839, daughter, student.
Vrugteveen, Berendina, born at Hellendoorn in 1841, daughter, student.
           *This family resided in the village of Hellendoorn A 34.

Hoekje, Willem, born at Hellendoorn in 1809, farmer.
Wolterink, Geesken, born at Wieden in 1820, wife.
Hoektje, Jan, born at Hellendoorn in 1846, son.
Hoektje, Dina, born at Hellendoorn in 1843, daughter, student.
Hoektje, Janna, born at Hellendoorn in 1944, daughter.
Hoektje, Gerritdina, born at Hellendoorn in June 1849, daughter.
Hoektje, Fenneken, born at Ommen in 1795, She was sister of above mentioned Willem Hoektje.
              *These families resided in the village of HOETSELE B 33.
This family left for North America on July 26, 1851.
 
 

LEFT FOR NORTH AMERICA IN 1854

Poelakker, Derk born in 1793 at Hellendoorn, farmer.
Manenschijn, Hendrika born at den Ham in 1786, wife.
Poelakker, Berend born at Hellendoorn in 1824, son, farm worker.
Porlakker, Aaltje born at Hellendoorn in 1822, daughter.
            *This family lived in village of Hellendoorn A 122. This family left for North America in August, 1854.
 
 

LEFT FOR NORTH AMERICA IN 1866

Poelakker, Hendrik born in Hellendoorn in 1821, field worker.
Mollenhorst, Jenneken born at Wierden in 1831, wife.
Poelakker, Jan Derk born in 1856, son
Poelakker, Jan Willem born in 1859, son.
Poelakker, Hendrikus born 13 March 1862, son.
Poelakker, Hermannus born 30 March 1865, son.
             *This family lived in village of HAARLE C 151.
They left for North America on 14 August 1866.
 
 

LEFT FOR NORTH AMERICA IN 1867

de Wilde, Dina, born 25 April 1802 at Wierden, widow of Gradus Japink born at Wierden
12 March 1792 and died at Hellendoorn on 27 July 1862. Was field worker.
Japink, Gradus, born at Wierden 10 March 1834, shoemaker, married
Aan den Berg, Berdendina born at Hellendoorn on 2 Febuary 1836. On 9 October 1863
they were living in Wierden.
Japink, Gezina born at Hellendoorn 18 Febuary 1864, daughter.
Japink, Willemina born 5 September 1865 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
              *This family resided in village of NUVERDAL B 51.
On 15 August 1867 they left for Michigan, USA.

Klein Hexel, Jan Hendrik, born at Hellendoorn on 1 March 1824, field worker.
Konijnenbelt, Johanna, born at Hellendoorn on 6 May 1841, wife.
Klein Hexel, Johannes, born 8 October 1865, son.
Klein Hexel, Lambertus, born on 24 January 1867 at Hellendoorn, son.
           *This family lived at Nijverdal B 57.
On 15 August 1867 they left for Michigan, USA.

Nijkerke, Jan Hendrik, born 15 April 1837 (of 16 August 1837) at Hellendoorn, field worker.
Ter Keurst, Willemina, born 7 January 1839 at Hellendoorn, wife.
Hijkerke, Gerrit Jan, born 1 June 1862 at Hellendoorn, son.
Nijkerke, Dina Antonia, born 1 June 1862 at Hellendoorn, daughter.
Nijkerke, Andreas Johannes, born 21 November 1864 at Hellendoorn, son.
          *This family lived in the village Nijverdal B 63a.
On 15 August 1867 they left for Michigan, USA.
 

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