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Anna Weyenberg

F, b. April 3, 1867, d. November 17, 1888

Parents

Family: Peter Hubertus Peeters (b. March 20, 1862, d. 1949)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Weyenberg was born on April 3, 1867 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on April 5, 1867 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Hubertus Peeters were married on April 2, 1888 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Anna Weyenberg died on November 17, 1888, at age 21, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried on November 19, 1888 in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old Unmarked.

Peter Hubertus Peeters

M, b. March 20, 1862, d. 1949

Parents

Family 1: Anna Minnie Filtenmegu (b. circa 1862, d. circa 1887)

Family 2: Anna Weyenberg (b. April 3, 1867, d. November 17, 1888)

Family 3: Grace Watters (b. February 1867)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Hubertus Peeters was born on March 20, 1862 in Venraij, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Grace Watters were married.
  • Marriage: Peter Hubertus Peeters and Anna Minnie Filtenmegu were married on October 14, 1884 in Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Peter Hubertus Peeters and Anna Weyenberg were married on April 2, 1888 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter Hubertus Peeters died in 1949, at age ~87.

Anna Catharina Vollebergh

F, b. January 19, 1838, d. November 16, 1915

Parents

Family: Martin Peeters (b. July 17, 1835, d. March 9, 1913)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Catharina Vollebergh was born on January 19, 1838 in Venraij, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Martin Peeters were married on July 1, 1861 in Venraij, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Anna Catharina Vollebergh died on November 16, 1915, at age 77, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/8/13.
  • Note: Also married to a Brodrick.

Catharina Louisa Weyenberg

F, b. April 5, 1869, d. November 3, 1941

Parents

Family: Peter Johannes Beelen (b. July 22, 1859, d. 1927)

Biography

  • Birth: Catharina Louisa Weyenberg was born on April 5, 1869 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on April 7, 1869 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Johannes Beelen were married on October 9, 1890 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Catharina Louisa Weyenberg died on November 3, 1941, at age 72.

Peter Johannes Beelen

M, b. July 22, 1859, d. 1927

Parents

Family: Catharina Louisa Weyenberg (b. April 5, 1869, d. November 3, 1941)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Johannes Beelen was born on July 22, 1859 in Oploo, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Catharina Louisa Weyenberg were married on October 9, 1890 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter Johannes Beelen died in 1927, at age ~68, in Park Falls, Price Co, Wisconsin.

Elizabeth Helena Beelen

F, b. October 18, 1891

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Elizabeth Helena Beelen was born on October 18, 1891 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on October 18, 1891 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.

Helen E Beelen

F, b. December 25, 1898, d. May 5, 1971

Parents

Family: Llewellyn Jordan (b. April 1, 1889, d. June 4, 1943)

Biography

  • Birth: Helen E Beelen was born on December 25, 1898 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on December 25, 1898 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Llewellyn Jordan were married on May 28, 1913 in Evanston, Cook Co, Illinois.
  • Death: Helen E Beelen died on May 5, 1971, at age 72, in DesPlaines, Cook Co, Illinois.

Martin Beelen

M, b. March 4, 1901

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Martin Beelen was born on March 4, 1901 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Raymond Beelen

M, b. October 19, 1903

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Raymond Beelen was born on October 19, 1903 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Margarita Beelen

F, b. November 7, 1909

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Margarita Beelen was born on November 7, 1909 in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Francis Henry Weyenberg

M, b. July 26, 1871, d. March 2, 1874

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Francis Henry Weyenberg was born on July 26, 1871 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Baptism: He was baptized on July 30, 1871 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on March 2, 1874, at age 2.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old Unmarked.

Ellen Maria Weyenberg

F, b. March 22, 1874, d. March 1, 1959

Parents

Family: Reeder Sherman (b. circa 1874)

Biography

  • Birth: Ellen Maria Weyenberg was born on March 22, 1874.
  • Baptism: She was baptized on March 22, 1874 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on March 1, 1959, at age 84, in San Bernadino, San Bernadino, California.

Reeder Sherman

M, b. circa 1874

Family: Ellen Maria Weyenberg (b. March 22, 1874, d. March 1, 1959)

Biography

  • Birth: Reeder Sherman was born circa 1874.

Jessica VanDeraa

F

Parents

Pamela Jean Schmidt

F

Joanna Maria Joannes Swinckels

F, b. November 30, 1764, d. June 12, 1794

Parents

Family: Hendricus Bartholomeus VanStiphout (b. March 4, 1758, d. November 8, 1815)

Biography

  • Birth: Joanna Maria Joannes Swinckels was born on November 30, 1764 in Beek en Donk, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Hendricus Bartholomeus VanStiphout were married on October 17, 1790 in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Joanna Maria Joannes Swinckels died on June 12, 1794, at age 29, in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Burial: She was buried on June 14, 1794 in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Hendricus Bartholomeus VanStiphout

M, b. March 4, 1758, d. November 8, 1815

Parents

Family 1: Joanna Maria Joannes Swinckels (b. November 30, 1764, d. June 12, 1794)

Family 2: Elisabeth Leenderts Verboort (b. February 25, 1743, d. May 5, 1808)

Family 3: Maria Pauli VandeVoort (b. May 17, 1771, d. January 18, 1846)

Biography

  • Birth: Hendricus Bartholomeus VanStiphout was born on March 4, 1758 in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Joanna Maria Joannes Swinckels were married on October 17, 1790 in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Hendricus Bartholomeus VanStiphout and Elisabeth Leenderts Verboort were married on November 29, 1795 in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Hendricus Bartholomeus VanStiphout and Maria Pauli VandeVoort were married on August 7, 1808 in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Hendricus Bartholomeus VanStiphout died on November 8, 1815, at age 57, in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Petronela Hendricus VanStiphout

F, b. October 30, 1793, d. August 3, 1875

Parents

Family: Gerardus Theodorus VanderWijst (b. April 9, 1795, d. August 22, 1854)

Biography

  • Birth: Petronela Hendricus VanStiphout was born on October 30, 1793 in Erp, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Gerardus Theodorus VanderWijst were married on May 2, 1817 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Petronela Hendricus VanStiphout died on August 3, 1875, at age 81, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated in March 1853.

Gerardus Theodorus VanderWijst

M, b. April 9, 1795, d. August 22, 1854

Parents

Family: Petronela Hendricus VanStiphout (b. October 30, 1793, d. August 3, 1875)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerardus Theodorus VanderWijst was born on April 9, 1795 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Petronela Hendricus VanStiphout were married on May 2, 1817 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Gerardus Theodorus VanderWijst died on August 22, 1854, at age 59, in Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Church.
  • Occupation: He was a Linen weaver.
  • Immigration: He immigrated in March 1853.

Agathe Alberts

F, b. May 12, 1761, d. July 3, 1820

Parents

Family: Theodorus Joannes VanderWijst (b. October 22, 1767, d. February 14, 1843)

Biography

  • Birth: Agathe Alberts was born on May 12, 1761 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Theodorus Joannes VanderWijst were married on November 4, 1788 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Agathe Alberts died on July 3, 1820, at age 59, in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Occupation: She was a Spinner.

Theodorus Joannes VanderWijst

M, b. October 22, 1767, d. February 14, 1843

Parents

Family: Agathe Alberts (b. May 12, 1761, d. July 3, 1820)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodorus Joannes VanderWijst was born on October 22, 1767 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Agathe Alberts were married on November 4, 1788 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Theodorus Joannes VanderWijst died on February 14, 1843, at age 75, in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Johannes VanderWyst

M, b. January 18, 1818, d. March 26, 1903

Parents

Family: Petronella Nooyen (b. October 30, 1834, d. November 4, 1891)

Biography

  • Birth: Johannes VanderWyst was born on January 18, 1818 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella Nooyen were married on June 25, 1866 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Johannes VanderWyst died on March 26, 1903, at age 85, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Occupation: He was a Lock Tender #4.
  • Note: 1880 Census: Maple Grove, Appleton WI 1900 Census: Lived with daughter Mary and family. linenweaver immigrated on board the Tuskina which left Uden April 20, 1850 and arrived in North America on May 25, 1850.

    SOURCE: APPLETON CRESCENT
    4/4/1903
    LITTLE CHUTE
    The strange disappearance of John VanderWyst, who left his son George last
    Thursday evening, March 26, is causing much anxiety in the villiage where he was
    well known and had a large number of friends. The facts of the mystery are thus
    briefly explained: Last Thursday the old gentleman, who is past 85 years made
    one of his frequent visits to Little Chute, intended to return in the afternoon,
    but as the time for his car went by he concluded to remain. After supper he
    suddenly changed his mind and said that his daughter at Appleton expected him at
    home so he took the 7 o'clock car. His son George urging him to remain
    overnight. After reaching Appleton he left the car at College avenue and was
    seen by an acquaintance going toward home and this was the last seen of him.
    Several stories are afloat but with no foundation and the general belief is that
    he walked into the river near John street bridge. The authorities at Appleton
    are doing their best to get some clue but so far have been unsuccessful.
    Lock tenders Romson and Bongers have received notice that navigation will open
    Friday April 10.

    SOURCE: APPLETON CRESCENT
    4/11/1903
    CANE WAS NOT JOHN WEST'S
    Stick Found Down River Not Identified As Missing Man's
    The cane found down river by boys a few days ago and left at the police
    station yesterday did not belong to John West, the missing man believed to have
    been drowned two weeks ago Thursday night. Relatives from this city and Little
    Chute called at the police station yesterday to identify the stick, but agreed
    that it was not the one carried by Mr. West when last seen.

    SOURCE: APPLETON CRESCENT
    4/18/1903
    In the disappearance of Mr. West, no light has as yet been thrown. Several
    rumors have been started but upon investigation all have proved false.

    SOURCE: APPLETON CRESCENT
    4/25/1903
    RIVER GIVES UP ITS DEAD
    BODY OF MISSING JOHN WEST DISCOVERED TODAY.
    Aged Man Who Disappeared Nearly Four Weeks Ago Found Floating Near Shannon's
    Boat House This Afternoon.
    The body of John Vander West, or West as he was better known, who disappeared
    three weeks ago last Thursday night, was found about 2 o'clock this afternoon
    floating in the river opposite Shannon's boat house. The body was discovered
    floating near the surface by a man named Yates, who was out on the river in a
    skiff, and the police were immediately notified. The remains were taken in the
    ambulance to the undertaking establishment of N. C. Schommer, where they will be
    prepared for burial. A coroner's jury will also view the body and the date of
    the inquest will be announced later.
    John West, who was 85 years old, disappeared on Thursday evening nearly four
    weeks ago, while on his way home to the residence of his son in-law, Charles
    DeYoung, lock tender at the fourth lock. He had been visiting with relatives in
    Little Chute, and returned to Appleton on a car after dark. It was believed at
    the time of his disappearance that he fell off the canal bank near the fourth
    lock into the river, and the location where the body was found seems to comfirm
    this theory. The announcement of the funeral arrangements will be made later.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to Tuskina on May 25, 1850 Line 139.

Petronella Nooyen

F, b. October 30, 1834, d. November 4, 1891

Parents

Family 1: John Francis Horkman (b. November 19, 1823, d. January 23, 1866)

Family 2: Johannes VanderWyst (b. January 18, 1818, d. March 26, 1903)

Biography

  • Birth: Petronella Nooyen was born on October 30, 1834 in Gemert, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and John Francis Horkman were married on December 4, 1854 in Town of Scott, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Petronella Nooyen and Johannes VanderWyst were married on June 25, 1866 in St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Petronella Nooyen died on November 4, 1891, at age 57, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Petronella Nooyen came to America with her family from Holland. She was born October 30, 1834. She met John Francis Horkman, who was born in Belgium November 19, 1823, and who came to America in 1854 , they were married December 4th of that year in the Town of Scott, Brown County Wisconsin. They had six children one of whom died at the age of 14 months and as was probably common then they gave the next boy the same name. They lived at Bay Settlement, and on January 23, 1866 John Horkman died. Later that year on June 24th Petronella married Johannes van der Wijst, who went by the name of John West, in Little Chute where John West was a locktender at the Cedar Locks (????). They had three sons together, and the family of ten moved into a small house located on the east side of the canal just south of the Appleton 4th lock where John West became lockmaster.

    Their daughter Mary Louise Horkman was married at the age of 22 to Gerardus de Jonge. Gerardus was born in Holland September 1, 1854 and came to America on the ship S.S. Waistland of the Red Star Line leaving Belgium August 24, 1883 and arriving atCastle Garden, New York on September 7th. He went directly to Appleton where his brother Marinus lived. He experienced considerable difficulty with his name - he could not speak or write English and so people began to spell his name as it sounded "de Young". His first employer in this country started calling him Charles because it was easier to remember and to pronounce with the result that Gerardus de Jonge became known as Charles de Young.

    On November 4, 1891 Petronella Horkman West died, and John West continued to live in the small lock house with his son John, who was 15 years old. Early in 1893 John West broke his shoulder, his step-daughter Mary Louise, along with her husband Charles and two small children moved into the house to be with him. In February 1894 the combined family moved in to the government built lock house, which was located on the island connecting the lock to the mainland. On March 24, 1894 Charles de Young was appointed Lockmaster of the Appleton 4th lock.

    March 26, 1903 John West went to Little Chute to visit his son George. His intention was to return to Appleton in the afternoon, but after missing the trolly car he thought he would stay the night. After supper he suddenly changed his mind and said that his daughter in Appleton expected him home so he took the seven o' clock car. He never arrived at the house. There was a lot of speculation in the papers about what could have happened to him, he was 85 years old at the time. This was the year the new stone John Street Bridge was being built. There was a temporary crossing made of boards, which was very hazardous, and John's eyesight was going. He either slipped or fell off the boards and was drowned. His body surfaced in April in the Fox River below Riverside Cemetery. His funeral was April 24, 1903.

    Charles de Jonge and Mary Louise had five more children who were all raised on the 4th lock. Mary Louise died October 13, 1907, and Charles never remarried. March 15th 1926 Charles bought a house on E South Street, right above the 4th lock and was close to retiring. On Saturday, August 14th while working the lock, an iron crank on the lock knocked him into the water and he drowned. At the time of his death Charles de Young had the longest record of any employee of the government on the Fox River, and had been continually in charge of Lock No. 4 for 32 years.
  • Immigration: She immigrated to Tuskina in 1850 Line 109.

Henry VanderWyst

M, b. December 15, 1837, d. September 14, 1911

Parents

Family: Maria Anna Strick (b. June 27, 1841, d. May 12, 1911)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry VanderWyst was born on December 15, 1837 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Maria Anna Strick were married on February 18, 1865 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Henry VanderWyst died on September 14, 1911, at age 73, in Town of Buchanan, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated on March 28, 1882.

Martin Horkman

M, b. August 20, 1859, d. 1916

Parents

Family: Jeannie Smith (b. 1862, d. April 15, 1944)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin Horkman was born on August 20, 1859.
  • Death: He died in 1916, at age ~57.
  • Burial: He was buried in Shopiere, Rock Co, Wisconsin.