Christian H. DeGroot

Born:Dec 24 1838 In:  Tichelwarf, Leer, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died:1922 (at age ‎~84‏)In:  Iowa, United States

Immediate family

Brechtje \"Bertha\" DeGroot (born Geerdes)
His wife
Christian C de Groot
His son
Gesina Berniece (Grace) Willemssen (born DeGroot)
His daughter
Johanna (Hanna) Popkes (born DeGroot)
His daughter
Henderk (Henry) DeGroot
His son
Berend (Ben) C. DeGroot
His son
Johann (John) DeGroot
His son
Hinderika (Hattie) Casjens Degroot
His daughter
Fraukleina (Flora) Breuer (born DeGroot)
His daughter
Harmina (Minnie) Vanderbeck (born DeGroot)
His daughter
Ockel DeGroot
His son
Brechtje (Bertha) Hickman (born DeGroot)
His daughter

Source citations

Date: Jan 8 2013
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Christian DeGroot came to America with his parents in 1861 and settled in Germany Valley, Illinois. His wife Bertha Geerdes came with her parents to America in 1862 from Ostfriesland or Lower Saxony, Germany. (Family records say it was the town of Amtiverner, but there is no such place. There is a town of Weener in Ostfriesland, and Verden in Lower Saxony. 

Christian and Bertha lived in Illinois until November 1886, then moved to a farm 4 miles east of George, Iowa. In 1898 they moved into town at Ashton, Iowa. 


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