FIRST ZEELAND REFORMED CHURCH
                                              MARRIAGE RECORDS
                                                       1847-1859
                                                       (Finished)




1847

This is the certify that Evert Zagers age 34 years
and Hilgien Poppe age 23 years were married by me
on the 19th day of December 1847 in the presence
of Jannes Van de Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                     (Signed) C VD Meulen
                     Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Jan Wabeke age 24 and
Martina Glarum age 22 years were married by me
on the 1st day of December 1847 in the presence
of Jannes Van de Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                       (Signed) C vd Meulen
                       Minister of the Gospel



1848

This is the certify that Jan Rabbers age 36 years
an Cornelia Kolvoort age 23 years were married by
me on the 6 day of March 1848 in the presence of
Jannes v d Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                         (Singed) C vd Meulen
                         Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the Certify that Henderik de Kruif age
30 years and Dina Van de Luijster age 23 years
were married by me on the 4th day of April 1848
in the presence of Jannes Van de Luijster and Jan
Steketee.
                          (Signed) C vd Meulen
                          Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Pieter Nagelkerke age
34 years and Johanna Smallegang age 34 years were
married by me on the 4th day of April 1848 in the
presence of Jannes Van de Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                          (Signed) C vd Meulen
                           Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Cornelis de Jong age 36
years and Elizabeth Schoolmeister age 25 years
were married by me on the 6th day of April 1848
in the presence of Cornelis Hieftje and Cornelis
de Nijs.
                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                            Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Adriaan Van Laare age 26
years and Dina Krans age 26 years were married by
me on the 4th day of May 1848 in the presence of
J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                             Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Roelof Brinks age 27
years and Jantje Hulst age 27 years were married
by me on the 11th day of May 1848 in the presence
of J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                              Minister of the Gospel
 
 

This is the certify that Jan Hielman age 26 years
and Cornelia Meijaard age 22 years were married
by me on the 14th day of May 1848 in the presence
of J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                               Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Jans Alting age 31 years
and ????????ermeijer age 21 years were married
by me on the 14th day of May 1848 in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                                 (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                 Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Elte Westenbroek age
34 years and Antje Kruid age 31 years were married
by me on the 31st day of July 1848 in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                                  (Singed) C vd Meulen
                                  Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Henderik Bakker age 36
years and Janna Albers age 36 years were married
by me on the 31st day of July 1848 in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                                   (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                   Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Jan Blink age 27 years and
Heldean Hulsebos age 30 years were married by me
on the 1st day of August 1848 in the presence of
Derk Werkman and Meinner Hulsebos.
                                    (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                    Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Willem van De Laare age 28 years
and Johanna de Haase age 29 years were married by me
on the 17th day of September 1848 in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                                   (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                   Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Adriaan Glerum age 32 years
and Neeltje de Koeyer age 27 years were married by
me on the 17th day of September 1848 in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                                     (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                     Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Jan Kolvoort age 31 years
and Greetje Rlinks age 21 years were married by me
on the 17th day of September 1848 in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                                     (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                     Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Henderik Jekel age 23 years
and Jantje Harms age 26 years were married by me
on the 28th day of September 1848 in the presence
of Henderik Lubbers and Klaas Boer.
                                      (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                      Minister of the Gospel
 

This is the certify that Albert G. Eskes age 21 years
and Katje Dalman age 22 years were married by me
on the 27th day of February 1849 in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee.
                                     (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                     Minister of the Gospel



1849

March 7, 1849 were married by me Teunis Ratering
age 39 years and Roelfje Timmer age 32 years in
the presence of Albert Burgers and Willem Kakebeke.
                                      (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                      Minister of the Gospel
 

April 1, 1849 gt. married by me Anne Van den Bos
age 19 years and Jantje Meijering age 30 years
in the presence of Adriaan Glerum and Berend Kamps.
                                       (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                       Minister of the Gospel
 

April 1, 1849 married by me Harm Vredeveld age
27 years and Jantje Kamps age 27 years in the
presencew of Jan Boes and Harm Krans.
                                        (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                        Minister of the Gospel
 

April 1, 1849 were married by me Rutgerd Westveld
age 24 years and Dina Schepers age 19 years in the
presence of Jan Boes and Harm Krans.
                                         (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                          Minister of the Gospel
 

1 April, 1849, were married by me Mannes Stegeman
age 30 years and Aaltje Ensing age 25 years in the
presence of Jan Boes and Harm Krans.
                                          (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                          Minister of the Gospel
 

May 13, 1849 were married by me Jan B. Poest age
25 years and Grietje Kamps age 24 years in the
presence of Jan Boes and Harm Krans.
                                          (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                          Minister of the Gospel
 
 

Juny 10, 1849 were married by  me to Kalamaboo
Harm Kruid age 29 years and Aaltje Lueks age 26
years in the presence of Marinus van den Burg and
Jan Van Vliet.
                                           (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 
 

Juny 30, 1849 were married by me Alexander Harterink
age 46 years and Josina de Koeyer age
34 years in the presence of  J. vd Luijster and
Johs. C. van Hees.
                                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 
 

October 9, 1849 were married by me Mannes Stegeman
age 30 years and Cornelia Van de Laar age
26 years in the presence of  J. vd Luijster and
J. G. Van Hees.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

October 29, 1849 were married by me Henderik ten Have
age 32 years and Jantje Bos age 35 years
in the presence of  J. vd Luijster and J.G. Van Hees.
                                             (Signed) C. vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

December 30, 1849 were married by me Cornelis
de Putter age 29 years and Elizabeth van de Luijster
age 20 years in the presence of J. G. Van Hees and
Albert Burgers.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel



1850

Grand Rapids, January 6, 1850 were married by
me Adolf Braak age 30 years and Gesina Rotman
age 22 years in the presence of G. Dalman and
Fran Driele.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

January 27, 1850 Adrianus C. Rosenraad age 41
years and Wilhelmina ver Lee age 37 years in the
presence of Jvd Luijster and Albert Burgers.
                                            (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

29 January 1850 were maried by me Sietse Bos
age 23 years and Wilhelmina Lugenweg age 26
years in the presence of Jan Busquet and
Cornelis Hieftje(?).
                                            (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

February 3, 1850 were married by me Jan Van Vliet
age 50 years and Jantje Assel(?) age 49 years in
the presence Johs. G. Van Hees and J vd Luijster.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

February 3, 1850 were married by me Obbe Bos age
53 years and Aaltje Schut age 63 years in the
presence of J. G. Van Hees and Jvd Luijster.
                                            (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

February 3, 1850 were married by me Teunis Bos
age 30 years and Grietje Slagter age 30 years
in the presence of J. G. Van Hees and Jvd Luijster.
                                            (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

February 10, 1850 were married by me Jan Schouwte
age 35 years and Jantien Willemse age 19 years
in the presence of J. G. van Hees and J. van de Luijster.
                                            (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

March 17, 1850 were married by me Pieter de Koeyer
age 23 years and Cornelia Glerum age 24 years in
the presence of J. G. van Hees and Jan de Pree.
                                           (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

April 14, 1850 were married by me Machiel Duiser
age 21 years and Maria Meyers age 21 years in the
presence of J. G. van Hees and Jvd Luijster.
                                           (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gosel
 

May 12, 1850 were married by me Mathys Henderikse
age 25 years and Maria Dogge age 22 years in the
presence of F. van Driele and G. Dalman all
live in Grand Rapids.
                                           (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

May 26, 1850 were married by me Geerit Bloos age
27 years and Maria Komejn age 23 years in the
presence of Jvd Luijster and J. G. Van Hees.
                                           (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

Juny 2, 1850 were married by me Cornelis Huyser
age 36 years and Sara te Grotenhuis age 35 years
in the presence of J. vd Luijster and J. G. van Hees.
                                           (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

Juny 2, 1850 were married by me Johannes de Spelder
age 30 years and Maria de Koeyer age 33 years
in the presence of J. vd Luijster and J. G. Van Hees.
                                          (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                          Minister of the Gospel
 

July 14, 1850 were married by me Jakob Schepers
age 31 years and Roelfje Aalting age 33 years
in the presence of J. vd Luijster and Jan Steketee
                                          (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                          Minister of the Gospel
 

July 14, 1850 were married by me Henderik Piel
age 24 years and Pieternella Smallegange age
20 years in the presence of J. vd Luijster and
Jan Steketee.
                                         (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                         Minister of the Gospel
 

July 14, 1850 were married by me Jan H. Spitzberger
age 25 years and Henderikje Ensing age
24 years in the presence of J. vd Luijster and
Jan Steketee.
                                         (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                         Minister of the Gospel
 

August 18, 1850 were married by me Jan Den Herder
age 28 years and Pieternella S. Moews age 33 years
in the presence of J. G. van Hees and J. Steketee.
                                         (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                         Minister of the Gospel
 

September 21, 1850 were married by me Josua Elenbaas
age 29 years and Johanna Root age 18 years in
the presence of J. G. van Hees and J. De Pree.
                                           (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

December 15, 1850 were married by me Don de Vree
age 22 years and Jakomina van de Hoek age 20
years in the presence of J. G. van Hees and J. De Pree.
                                           (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

December 22, 1850 were married by me te Zeeland,
Ottawa Co., Milan Coburn age 36 years and Neeltje
Weststraate age 21 years in the presence of
Nicolas Vijn and Cornelis de Putter.
                                            (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel



1851
 

January 12, 1851 were married by me Fokke Bakker
age 42 years and Susanna Van de Sande age 34
years in the presence of J. G. van Hees and J. de Pree.
                                             (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

January 22, 1851 were married by me Johannus
Snejstzelaar age 35 years and Dina Scheppers
age 36 years in the presence of J. G. van Hees
and Jan de Pree.
                                             (Signed) Cvd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

January 26, 1851 were married by me Willem/De Jonge
age 21 years and Maria Minderhout age 21 years in
the presence of Frans van Driel and Gerrit Dalman.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

January 26, 1851 were married by me Marinus Minderhout
age 23 years and Cornelia de Boe age 18 years in the presence
of F. van Driele and G. Dalman all live op the Grand Rapids.
                                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

January 26, 1851 were married by me Anderus
Esveld age 35 years and Maria M. Moews age
34 years in the presence of F. Van Driel and
G. Da.man all live op the Grand Rapids.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

February 16, 1851 were married by me Pieter Benjaminse
age 24 years and Chatarena Lydia de Pree age 21 years in
the presence of J. G. Van Hees en J. de Pree.
                                           (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

March 2, 1851 were married by me Jan Meijaard
age 22 years and Geesje Vreedeveld age 20 years
in the presence of F. Van Driele and G. Dalman.
All live op the Grand Rapids.
                                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

March 9, 1851 were married by me Berend G. Veneklassen
age 23 years and Dina Krans age 32 years in the presence of
J. G. van Hees and J. de Pree.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

March 16, 1851 were married by me Jan de Pree age
48 years and Aaltje Brinkerhout age 30 years in the
presence of Arie Van Bree and Jan Boed.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

April 2, 1851 were married by me Marinus Koole
age 35 years and Sabina Casewaarde age 24 years
in the presence of Pieter Sakkers and Henderikus Uitterkijk.
                                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

April 20, 1851 were married by me Pieter Huyser
age 29 years and Fennitje Kok age 17 years in the
presence of J. G. Van Hees and  J vd Luijster.
                                           (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                           Minister of the Gospel
 

April 27, 1851 were married by me Corenlis Steketee
age 20 years and Trientje Wolters age 24 years in the
presence of Frans Van Driele and Gerrit Dalman all
live op Grand Rapids.
                                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

August 31, 1851 were married by me Gilles Wabeke age
23 years and Jannetje de Roo age 19 years in the presence
of J. G. Van Hees and J. vd Luijster
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

September 17, 1851 were married by me Pieter Van Dijk
age 19 years and Maria Minderhout age 20 years in the
presence of F. Van Driele and P. Benjaminse all live in
Kent County.
                                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel
 

September 26, 1851 were married by me Berend H. Scholte
age 32 years and Henderikje Lukas age 19 years in the
presence of Johs. Schrotenboer and Habbing all live in
Filmore  Co., Allegan
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

November 23, 1851 were married by me Jan Dubbink age
34 years and Jelendina Kok age 27 years in the presence of
J. A. Peijster and  J. J. Lankhied all live in Kalamazoo.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

November 30, 1851 were married by me Pieter Nagelkerke
age 37 years and Tannetje Kloosterman age 37 years in the
presence of  J. vd Luijster and  J. G. Van Hees.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 



1852

January 5, 1852 were married by me Abram Van Hooven
age 27 years and Magdelena Haan age 29 years in the
presence of Frans Van Driele and Gerrit Dalmen all live in
Kent County, Michigan.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

February 11, 1852 were married by me Albert Vosterman
age 22 years and Jokoba Jonkheer age 20 years in the
presence of John F. Meinenburg and Nilko de Vries Kent Co.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

February 28, 1852 were married by me Berend J.
Veeneklaassen age 24 years and Albertjen Woering age 21
years in the presence of J. G. Van Hees and Jan De Pree.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

May 2, 1852 were married by me Geert Kamps age 37 years
and Joptje Nienmeijer age 22 years in the presence of
Albert Burgers and Jan Boes.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

May 16, 1852 were married by me Jan Poest age 32 years
and Grietje Kamps age 35 years in the presence of
A. Burgers and H. Krans.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of the Gospel
 

May 23, 1852 were married by me Cornelis Zwartwold
age 29 years and Trijntje Achterhof age 25 years in
the presence of  J. vd Luijster and  J.G. van Hees.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

May 24, 1852 were married by me Matheus Naaije age
35 years and Johanna Sontuvelle age 39 years in the
presence of Jan de Herder and Boudewijn Van Eeuwen
all live in Township Zeeland, Ottawa County.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

Juny 13, 1852 were married by me Cornelis A. Noordhuis
age 36 years and Antke P. Van Haren age 25 years in
the presence of N. Vijn and J. Mijius all live on
Ottawa County, Michigan.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

September 19, 1852 were married by me Klaas Boer age
36 years and Gerritje Lukkes age 36 years in the presence
of  J. vd Luijster and J. G. Van Hees.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

October 10, 1852 were married by me Jan Boes age 42
years and Jantines Bieleveld age 48 years in the presence
of H. Krans and J. vd Luijster.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

October 10, 1852 were married by me Mei R. Hijma age
38 years and Jelake J. De Vries age 36 years in the
presence of  J. vd Luijster and J. G. Van Hees.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

December 26, 1852 were married by me Derk Werkman age
35 years and Berindina Hessing age 47 years in the presence
of  J. G. Van Hees and Jan De Pree.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel



1853

April 6, 1853 were married by me Andries Toonstra
age 32 years and Gerretdiena Rotman age 23; and
Jeppe Veltstra age 33 years and Jenneke Veenklassen
age 25 years in the presence van  J. A. Peijtter and
A. Glerum all live in Kalamazoo.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

April 10, 1853 were married by me Gerrit de Wit age
23 years and Maria Sluguart age 19 years in the presence
of  J. A. Peijtter and A. Glerum all live in Kalamazoo.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

May 10, 1853 were married by me Harm Lukas age 23
years and Neelje Kools age 20 years in the presence
of  J. A. Peijtter and A. Glerum all live in Kalamazoo.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

Nov. 6, A. D. 1853 were married by me Jakob la Mans
age 30 years and Fenna Vinkemulder age 27 years in
the presence of Frans van Driel and Gijsbert Haan
all live in Grand Rapids, Kent Co.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

November 27, 1853 were married by me Bondewijn Van
Wengeren age 34 years and Dina Naeije age 19 years
in the presence of  J. vd Luijster and J. G. Van Hees.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel



1854

March 5, 1854 were married by me Wiggert Karsten age
28 years and Jantien Neunmeijer age 19 years in the
presence of  J. G. Van Hees en Jan de Pree.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

March 15, 1854 were married by me Jan Van den Berge
age 36 years and Sara Keepel age 30 years in the
presence of Gijsbert Haan and Andrus (K)eveld all live
op Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Mich.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

March 23, 1854 were married by Henderik Kanen age 32
years and Geertje de Kleine age 23 years and Lukas
de Kleine age 25 years and Geertje Ridding age 20
years in the presence of John Ophold and Jan Wiggers.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

May 7, 1854 were married by me Adriaan Moews age 24
years and Elizabeth Hofman age 18 years in the presence
of Frans Van Driele and Gijsbert Haan all live
op Grand Rapids, Kent Co. Michigan.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

Juny 3, 1854 were married by me Lammert Kamer age
33 years and Johanna  J. Van Hoeve age 32 years in the
presence of Willem van de Laar and Markul de Puit.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

July 23, 1854 were married by me Remmeld de Koning
age _  and Jenteje Emmink age _  in the presence of
J. vd Luijster and J. G. Van Hees.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

July 23, 1854 were married by me Cornelis de Roo age
19 years and Elisabeth van der Meulen age 18 years in
the presence of  J. vd Luijster and J. G. van Hees.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

July 23, 1854 Vriesland Town Zeeland, were married
by me Gerrit Bosin age 37 years and Henderikje Fibbe
age 23 years in the presence van Soffel Kaslander en
Marinus den Herder.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of theGospel
 

Augustus 13, 1854, Drenthe Town, Zeeland, were married
by me Henderik Freriks age 20 years and Altje Ridding
age 23 years in the presence of Johs Opholt and Jan Wiggers.
                                               (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                               Minister of the Gospel
 

Aug. 27, A.D. 1854 Vriesland, Ottawa, were married
by me Gabriel de Waal age 21 years lev the Long Island
N.Y. and Klaasje Kas age 31 years leve the Zeeland,
Ottawa Co., Michigan. in the presence of Klaas de Vree and
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

Sept. 17, 1854 were married by me Jakobus de Pooter
age 19 years and Wilhelmina Westrate age 19 years in
the presence of  J vd Luijster and Jan de Pree.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

Nov. 25, 1854 were married by me Jakob Grootjan age
34 years and Jantje Niemijer age 20 years in the
presence of  J vd Luijster and Jan de Pree.
                                              (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                              Minister of the Gospel
 

Vriesland: were married by me on the 22nd day of December
A.D. 1854 Roelof (E.?) Kroodsma age 39 years and Ytage A.
Veenstra age 26 years in the presence of Stoffel Kaslander
and Gerrit de Groot, all live in Township of Zeeland,
Ottawa Co., Mich.
                                             (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                             Minister of theGospel
 

Zeeland: were married by me on the 31st day of December
A.D., 1854 Dirk Achterhof age 30 years and Affie Bos
age 26 years in the presence of Johs. G. Van Hees and  J.
Van de Luijster, all live in Township Zeeland, Ottawa, Michigan.
                                            (Signed) C vd Meulen
                                            Minister of the Gospel


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