Perch Lake (Michigan) Christian Reformed Church

 

Family Records of Members and Non-members

of the

Perch Lake (Michigan)

Christian Reformed Church


compiled by

Paula Vander Hoven and Angie Ploegstra, 2004

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Since the records of the Perch Lake Christian Reformed Church (located near LeRoy, Michigan) are not extant, these data are assembled from census and family records and membership roles from other Christian Reformed churches. These data include the families who lived in the vicinity of Perch, not just those families the comprised the church's membership. The church existed 1896-1899, gathered data predates and postdates the lifespan of the church.

Church member families

Dekkinga, Cornelius (b. 13 Apr 1865; d. 4 May 1930) and Doot, Luikje (b. 28 May c1867; d. 6 Apr 1941) married 8 Apr 1890; he was from Eenrum, Groningen, Netherlands, emigrated 25 Apr 1883 

Dekkinga, Hermana (b. 18 Oct 1887; d. 10 Feb 1906) daughter of Cornelius's first wife Anje Boerema (b. c1862; d. 23 Oct 1889) married 10 Mar 1887
Dekkinga, Harm (b. 16 Feb 1891; d. 13 May 1895)
Dekkinga, Marten (b. 6 Apt 1892; d. 27 Apr 1892)
Dekkinga, Jan (b. 26 Feb 1893; d. 8 Jan 1967) maried Allie Lanstreet 26 Feb 1918
Dekkinga, Marten (b. Jun 1894; d. Oct 1918 during WW I)
Dekkinga, Matje (b. 6 Jun 1896; d. 7 Mar 1946) married Peter Faber 9 May 1922
Dekkinga, Hanna (Anna) (b. 26 Nov 1897) married Robert Reamer
Dekkinga, Clara (b. c1900; d. 1918)
Dekkinga, Jennie (b. 12 Dec 1901; d. 1 Aug 1975) married Dewey Wybenga 1928)
Dekkinga, Harm (B. 8 Sep 1904; d. 7 June 1983) married Rena Mys
Dekkinga, Clara (adopted, b. 24 Jan 1919; d. 9 Sep 1997) married Auke Bouma 19 Apr 1939

Dykema, Jan (b. c1857; d. 6 Apr 1916) and Braam, Geesien (Jessie) (b 6. Aug 1859; d. 2 Nov 1935) married 3 Apr 1879
Dykema, Okke (Arthur) (b. 6. Nov 1879; d. 15 Oct 1916) married Jennie
Walter ( b. 18 Oct 1883) married Linna Draper
Janna (Josie) (b. 18 Dec 1886; d. 11 Nov 1951) married John G. Cook Sr.
Jantje (Jennie) (b. 25 Sep 1889; d. 1 Dec 1958) married Raymond De Groot
Antje (d. 1889)
Maria (Minnie) (b. I 1 1892; d. 10 May 1l955) married Andrew VanSingel 

Ellens, Johannes (Jan) and Steenstra, Gerritje 

Ellens, Frokje (Fannie) (remained in Grand Rapids) (b. 28 Jan 1877 Kollumerland, Friesland, Netherlands; d. 3 Dec 1960) married Claus Bosma
Ellens, Jacob (b. c1884)
Ellens, Eltje (b. 5 Apr 1879, Kollumerland, Friesland, Netherlands; d. 6 Feb 1959) married Nicholas
Ellens, Aagtje (b. 8 Apr 1887) 

Ellens, Gerrit (b. c1891) 

Feringa, Louwe (b. 6 Apr 1867; d. 5 Mar 1939) and Leekstra, Sepke (b. 11 Jan 1864; d. 10 Aug 1934) married 17 May 1890From Ezinge, Groningen, Netherlands in 1893

Feringa, Menstje (Minnie) (b. 22 Sep 1890; d. 6 Oct 1971) married Corneal Bos
Feringa, Simon (b. 9 May 1892; d. 20 Aug 1893)
Feringa,
Cornelia (Kate) (b. 31 Jan 1894; d. 30 Nov 1978) married JohnVanderhoven
F
eringa, Boukje (Bertha) (b. 22 Sep 1895; d. 26 Feb 1987) married Jacob Vredvoogd

Frieswyk, Johannes (b. c1851) and Postema, Jitske married 12 June
1893
(second marriage for both)
his first wife was Liesebeth DeVries (b.1858; d,1892) married 15 Mar 1873, their children were:
Frieswyk, Sake (Charles) (b. 16 Dec 1874 remained in Grand Rapids, m
arried Agnes Vander Wal
Frieswyk, Pieter (b. 16 Nov 1877) remained in Grand Rapids married Katie Kruis 

Frieswyk, Frederik (b. 27 Jan 1880)
Frieswyk, Hendrik (b. c1885)
married Bessie Kamp
Frieswyk, Bouwe (b. 4 Sep 1886)
Frieswyk, Bosindina (b. 20 Jul 1888; d. Aug 1889
)

her first husband was Tjeerd Raven, their children were:
Raven, Jacob (b. 12 Nov 1882)
Raven, Kornelis (b. 23 Aug 1885)
Raven, Naije (b. 14 Dec 1890)

Together they had:
Frieswyk, Bouwina (b. 25 Mar 1894; d. Nov 1894)
Frieswyk, Boude (Bert) (b. 22 Sep 1895) married Berdean Kalkman
Frieswyk, Gerrit (b. 26 Aug 1900) married Minnie Star
 

Ostindie, Ytse (b.1859; d.,1930) and Doot, Klaaske (d. 1929) from Leens, Groningen, Netherlands in 1887;last name also spelled "Oostindie,." married 14 Jun 1883

Ostindie, Martje (Mattie)(b. 25 Apr 1851; d. 1 Jun 1909) married John Kuipers
Ostindie, Wolter (b. 14 Apr 1888; d. 11 Nov 1889)
Ostindie, Pieterke (b. 27 Aug 1890; d. 3 Jan 1963) married Nick De Young

Ostindie, Wolter (b. 2 Jan 1893; d. 4 Dec 1963) married Stena Kuiper

Ostindie, Harmke (b. 15 Jan 1895) married Gilbert Schepers
Ostindie, Grietje (b. 18 Sep 1897 in Leroy; d 20 Oct 1955) married Andrew De Young1897) 

Pluger, Anne (b. 29 Mar 1855; d. 12 Sep 1926 c1855) and Stol, Menke (b. 24 Feb 1850' d. 21 May 1934c1850) married 19 May 1877, from Niezijl, Groningen, Netherlands in 1892

Pluger, Gr ietje (Maggie) (b. 24 Feb 1878; d. 13 Mar 1946) married Edward Fredricks
Pluger, Albert
(b. 13 Sep 1880; d. 20 Mar 1936)
Pluger, Frederik (b. 27 Mar 1883; d. 20 Jan 1949) married Nellie Bosch

Pluger, Harm (b. 12 Dec 1884; d. 28 Mar 1931) married Lena Zigter
Pluger, Jan (b. 23 Apr 1887; d. 19 Oct 1978) married Bertha Kuipers
Pluger, Jennie ( b. c1893; d. 27 Jan 1895)

Smitter, Egbert J. (b. 1853; d. 14 May 1941) and Breen, Jennie (b. 12 Dec 1865; d. 4 Aug 1923) (his second wife) married 16 Jul 1891

Smitter, Margaret (b. 21 Dec 1878) married George Bigelow
Smitter, Jacob (b. May c1881)

Smitter, Albertus (Bert) (b. 6 Aug 1883; d. 7 Oct 1970)

Smitter, Nellie (b. 7 Feb 1894; d. 21 Jan 1983)

Smitter, Corijna (Corine) (b. Nov 1896; d. 23 Oct 1912)
Smitter, Levi (Lee) (b. 3 Nov 1902)
Smitter, Grace (b. 3 May 1904)

Vander Wal, Meindert (b. 27 Feb 1856; d. 21 Jan 1940) and Ellens, Grietje (b. 7 Oct 1857; d. 24 Dec 1898) married 17 May 1879; Bernice second wife

Vander Wal, Jakob (b. 24 Dec 1879; d. 4 Nov 1962)
Vander Wal, Hendrik (b. 24 Feb 1881; d. 9 Dec 1960)
Vander Wal, Janke (d. 9 Aug 1887)
Vander Wal, Antje (Anna) (b. 12 Sep 1886; d. 21 Feb 1979) married Cornelius Heyboer
Vander Wal, Jan (b. 1 Sep 1890; d. 7 June 1980)
Vander Wal, Voktje (d. 1891)
Vander Wal, Klaas(b. 1892; d. 1892)
Vander Wal, Klaas (b. 2 Sep 1893; d. 25 Sep 1950)
Vander Wal, Janke (Jennie) (b. 30 May 1895; d. 17 Dec 1977) married Lambert Van Haitsma
Vander Wal, Rinke (b. 24 Dec 1898; d. 18 Aug 1918)

Visser, Hendrik (b. 5 Mar 1866, Netherlands; d. 2 May 1902, Wyoming Township, Michigan) and Haijema, Martje Hendrik (b. 30 Dec-1866)

Visser, Geert (b. 1889) moved to near Denver, Colorado because of ill-health and changed his name to Fischer.
Visser, Pieter (b. 29 Oct 1891; changed his name to Fisher; d. 1-3-1980) married Bush, Marie
Visser, Wigger (William) (b. 4 Apr 1893; changed his name to Fisher; d. 11 Jun 1977) married Johanna
Visser, Sjoerd (George) (b. 3 Sep 1895; bap. 30 Jan 1895; changed his name to Fisher) married Jennie R. they lived in the state of Wyoming
Visser, Marjean (Mary) (b. 1 Jan 1897, LeRow, Michigan ; bap. 20 Jun 1897; changed her name to Fisher; d. 7 Mar 1979) married Vander Mate, Peter
Visser, Antje (Annie) (b. 17 Sep 1898; d. 17 Nov 1899)
Visser, Antje (Anna) (b. 24 Jan 1901; bap. 7 Apr 190;1 changed her name to Fisher; d. 26 Oct 1957) married Ernest Kladder Visser, Geert

 

Non-church member families

DeKorne, Cornelius and Van Weele, Jannetje

DeKorne, Martin (b. 1874)
DeKorne, Anthony (b. 1875)
DeKorne, Nellie (b. 1879)
DeKorne, Lucy (b. 1883) married Hager
DeKorne, Cora (b. 1885) married Sonneveldt
DeKorne, Jeanette (b. 1892) married Peters

Hoogerheide, Eli and Marie

Hoogerheide, Jane
Hoogerheide, David
Hoogerheide, Abraharn
Hoogerheide, Peter
Hoogerheide, Comeilus
Hoogerheide, Gertrude
Hoogerheide, Jenette
Hoogerheide, John
Hoogerheide, Nettie
Hoogerheide, Peter

Modderman, Jacob (b. 1866; d. 2 Aug 1944) and Bekius, Martha (b. 1870)

Modderman, Angeline (b. c9 Apr 1893; d. 16 Nov 1907
Modderman, (May b. c1897)
Modderman, Philena (b. c1899)
Modderman, Victor (b. c25 Jun 1901; d. 16 Nov 1907)
Modderman, Vera (b. c1904)
Modderman, Mae (b. cl909)

Schippers, Leendert and Martina


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