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Cornelius Tanis
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1864
Zijpe Municipality
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Sep. 4, 1935
Cook County
Illinois, USA

He was born in September 1864 as Cornelis Tanis in the Anna Paulowna Polder, municipality Zijpe, in the northwestern part of the Dutch western province Noord-Holland, son of the 33 years aged laborer Pieter Tanis (born 24 July 1831 Ouddorp, mun. Goedereede, Zeeland, died 2 June 1854 Texel) and Maria Blom, ca. 1831, Stellendam, Goedereede, Zeeland). His parents married on 22 Juni 1854 on the island of Texel, in the utter northern part of the Dutch western province Noord-Holland.

Cornelis Tanis emigrated in probably 1882 to the USA.

Cornelius Tanis married on 4 October 1883 in Cook County, Illinois to one year older Francis or Florence Koezema.

In June 1900 Cornelius Tanis (36 y, born in September 1864 in Holland, immigrated in 1871, wood machinist), his wife Francis (37, January 1863, Holland, immigrated ca. 1883), their children Peter (16, April 1884, Illinois, farm laborer), Thomas (15, Dec 1885, Illinois, farm laborer), Mary (12, Sep 1888, Illinois), Christina (9, March 1891, Illinois), Paul (7, Oct 1893, Illinois), Johannes (4, Feb 1896, Illinois) and Cornelius (2, June 1898, Illinois) lived at a rented home at West 110th Street in the southeastern Ward 34 of Chicago city, Calumet Township, Cook County, Illinois.

In 1910 Cornelus Tanis (45, Holland, immigrated in 1882), his wife Flora (47, Holland, immigrated in 1882), their children Maria (21, Illinois), Joseph (14, Illinois), Cornelus (11, Illinois), Benjamin (9, Illinois), Wesley (6, Indiana) and his brother Paul (54, Holland, married) lived in North Township, Lake County, in the utter northwestern part of Indiana.

In 1920 Corneliois Tanis (55), his wife Florence (56), their sons Benjamin (19) and Wesley (16) lived in Ward 9 of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois,

In 1930 Cornelius Tanis (65), his wife Florence (67) and their son Wesley (26, Illinois) lived in Thornton [Township], just south of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

In September 1935 farmer Cornelius Tanis was residing in Thornton, Thornton Township, Cook County, Illinois when he died in Harvey, just west of Thornton, Cook County, Illinois at the age of 71 years. His widow Florence died there too in 1946 at the age of 83 years.
Family links: 
  Florence Koezema Tanis (1863 - 1946)
  Peter Cornelius Tanis (1884 - 1963)*
  Wesley A. Tanis (1903 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Homewood Memorial Gardens
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Peter Hakze
Record added: Jan 11, 2014
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Cornelius Tanis
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Cornelius Tanis
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Cornelius Tanis
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