"VESTA"


Vriesland, Michigan settlers were listed on the passenger list of the ‘brig’ “Vesta”.
Leaving Rotterdam on April 7, 1847, with a group of Frisian Immigrants, the Vesta
arrived at New York on May 27, 1847.
Original work done by Ed Prins. Retyped and put on to the internet by Luann DeVries.




Name                              Sex                           Age    Occupation                   From

*Maarten Annes Ypma               (M)                                 36,       Clergyman,                   Ferwerderadeel
*Jetske Vander Tol Ypma           (F)                                  27,                                           Ferwerderadeel
*M.H. Ypma                              (F)                                    1,                                            Ferwerderadeel
*Gerrit Eltjes De Groot               (M)                                 31,                                           Mennaarderadeel
*Maaike Bergstra De Groot        (F)                                  36,                                           Mennaarderadeel
*Pierke De Groot                       (M)                                 13,                                            Mennaarderadeel
*Akke De Groot                        (M)                                   4,                                            Mennaarderadeel
*Trijntje De Groot                      (F)                                    2,                                             Mennaarderadeel
*Focke Oeges Bakker               (M)                                 38,       Mechanic,                      Mennaarderadeel
*Kneerke Gerkema Bakker        (F)                                  32,                                            Mennaarderadeel
*J.F.(Backer)Bakker                  (M)                                   7,                                            Mennaarderadeel
*Marijke Bakker                         (F)                                   4,                                             Mennaarderadeel
*Johannes Berends Groen           (M)                                 35,     Mechanic,                        Mennaarderadeel
*Mag.Leentje Berkompas Groen  (F)                                 35,                                            Mennaarderadeel
*Focke Abrahams Berkompas     (M)                                 33,     Farmer,                          Mennaarderadeel
*Geertje Posthuma Berkompas     (F)                                  33,                                           Mennaarderadeel
*Tantje Berkompas                       (F)                                  10,                                           Mennaarderadeel
*Baukje Berkompas                      (F)                                   5,                                           Mennaarderadeel
*Magdalena Berkompas                (F)                                   2,                                           Mennaarderadeel
*Elke Klazes Zijlstra                     (M)                                 32,                                           Mennaarderadeel
*Okke Post Zijlstra                       (F)                                  30,                                           Barradeel,Friesland
*Jeltje Harmens Bijl                      (M)                                  40,     Mechanic,                      Barradeel,Friesland
*Jan Roelofs Vellinga                    (M)                                 33,      Mechanic,                      Barradeel,Friesland
*Gelbrecht Medema                      (F)                                 36,                                             Barradeel,Friesland
*Wiebe Wiltjes Ploegsma              (M)                                46,      Mechanic,                       Barradeel,Friesland
*Hiske Miedema Ploegsma            (F)                                 46,                                            Barradeel,Friesland
*Fokke Tjeerds Hiemstra              (M)                                62,      Mechanic,                      Lewaarderadeel,Friesland
*Berber Hoekstra Hiemstra            (F)                                59,                                            Lewaarderadeel,Friesland
*Tjeerd Fokkes Hiemstra              (M)                                23,      Mechanic,                      Lewaarderadeel,Friesland
*Zijke Hoekstra Hiemstra              (M)                                21,      Mechanic,                      Lewaarderadeel,Friesland
*Janske Jensje Hoekstra                (M)                                24,      Mechanic,                      Lewaarderadeel,Friesland
*Jacob Geerts Buwalda                 (M)                                26,      Mechanic,                       Ferwerderadeel
*Roelof Hanzes Kroodsma             (M)                               31,      Mechanic,                       Ferwerderadeel
*Gerrit Martens vander Schouw      (M)                               26,      Mechanic,                       Ferwerderadeel
*J.M.Wever                                   (M)                              8mos.,                                          Smallengerland
*A.J.Hiemstra                                 (M)                               30,      Mechanic,                        Smallengerland
*H.J.Wever(M)30,Smallengerland
*Uilke Tjitzes de Vries                    (M)                                34,     Mechanic                         Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Klaaske Kooistra de Vries            (F)                                  31,                                            Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*W.W. de Vries                             (M)                                 11,                                            Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Ank de Vries                                (M)                                 10,                                            Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Klaas de Vries                             (M)                                    8,                                            Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*de Vries                                        (F)                                    8,                                            Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*S. de Vries                                    (F)                                   5,                                             Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Dutje de Vries                               (F)                                   5,                                             Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Yke de Vries                                 (F)                                   2,                                             Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Douwe Rientzes Bouma                (M)                                 36,      Mechanic,                       Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Teetske Hoekstra Bouma              (F)                                  28,                                            Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Rietzes Douwe Bouma                  (M)                                   2,                                            Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*A.S. Terpstra                                (M)                                 26       ,Laborer,                        Hemelumer O en Netherlands
*Albert Pieters van Vliet                  (M)                                 32,       Laborer,                        Ferwerderadeel
*Trijntje Knas van Vliet                   (F)                                  29,                                             Ferwerderadeel
*Lieuwe Ages Dijkstra                    (M)                                 31,       Laborer,                         Ferwerderadeel
*Marten De Jong                            (M)                                 10,                                             Ferwerderadeel
*A.S. Dijkstra                                 (F)                                    2,                                            Ferwerderadeel
*Dirkje De Jong                              (F)                                  30,                                            Ferwerderadeel
*H.J. De Jong                                 (F)                                    7,                                             Ferwerderadeel
*A.J. De Jong                                 (F)                                    4,                                             Ferwerderadeel
*M.K.(Gerbin Reinders)Wassenaar (M)                                 42,       Laborer,                        Ferwerderadeel
*Jacob Sierks van der Veen             (M)                                41,        Laborer,                       Achtkarspelen
*Sitske Dijkstra van der Veen           (F)                                 51,                                            Achtkarspelen
*Sierks Jacob van der Veen             (M)                                13,                                             Achtkarspelen
*Jacobs van der Veen                      (M)                                12,                                             Achtkarspelen
*Christian Wensink(Wensing)           (M)                                50,                                             Achtkarspelen
*Boontje Loukes Piekstra Wensing   (F)                                 29,                                             Achtkarspelen
*Mattje Loukes Piekstra                   (F)                                 24,                                             Achtkarspelen
*Dirk Willems Vellenga                    (M)                                 42,       Farmer,                         Menaldumadeel
*Willem Dirk Vellenga                      (M)                                  4,                                             Menaldumadeel
*H.Dirk Vellenga                              (M)                                 6,                                              Menaldumadeel
*Douwe Jans Wijngaarden                (M)                               26,        Laborer,                         Het Bild
*Sjoerd Pieters Schaaf                      (M)                               26,        Laborer,                          Het Bild
*Peter Schaaf                                    (M)                               30,        Laborer,                         Het Bild
*Jan Jackles Elsma                            (M)                               26,        Laborr,                           Het Bild
*Aaltje Schaaf Elsma                          (F)                               28,                                               Het Bild
*W.L.Geide                                       (M)                              23,        Laborer,                          Het Bild
*D.L.Miller                                        (M)                              47,        Laborer,                          Het Bild
*J.Bengle                                           (M)                              18,        Mechanic,                        Het Bild
*W.Beck                                           (M)                              23,        Mechanic,                        Het Bild
*Hendrik Jans Wever                         (M)                              57,        Mechanic,                       Smallingerland
*P.Douwes Bouma                             (?)                             9mos.,                                            Smallingerland
 

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