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Jan Hendrik Vedders
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Birth: 1835
Ommen
Overijssel, Netherlands
Death: Jan. 3, 1886
New Holland
Douglas County
South Dakota, USA

Son of Fredrick Vedders and Diena Lammering.

Jan Hendrik married Aaltje (Alice) Shoemaker Jan. 28, 1869 in Fillmore, Allegan, Michigan.

In 1878 the Jan Hendrik Vedders family moved from Michigan to Iowa and from there on to New Holland, S. Dakota hoping to find a drier climate for the sake of Hendrik Vedders who had very poor lungs. Here the Hendrik Vedders family made there home a mile east of New Holland, It was at New Holland that the Likkels and the Vedders families became good friends which resulted in the marriage of Gerrit Likkel to Dena Vedders on Aug.31, 1885.
From the Book "The Likkel Ancestory"
by Gerrit Likkel Jr. 1976
RK
In 1895 Alice moved to Pease, Minnesota with her two sons, Fred and William and brother in-law Hermannes in search of better land.
The 1910 Census shows Alice living with her son William's family and her brother in-law Harmanes in Pease, where she died in 1916.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Fredrik Vedders (1778 - 1852)
  Diena Lammerink Vedders (1799 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Aaltjie Schoenmaker Vedders (1836 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Dena Vedders Likkel (1871 - 1957)*
  Fannie Vedders Verduin (1872 - 1961)*
  Fred Vedders (1874 - 1930)*
  William Vedders (1877 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gerritdina Brinkhuis (1821 - 1907)**
  Hendrikje Vedders Spoelder (1826 - 1901)**
  Hendrika Johanna Vedders Hoekman (1828 - 1901)*
  Hermanes Vedders (1833 - 1922)*
  Jan Hendrik Vedders (1835 - 1886)
  Berend Jan Vedders (1838 - 1919)*
  Hendrik Vedders (1841 - 1920)*
  Jantje Vedders Woertink (1844 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
New Holland Cemetery
Douglas County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Lot 23 Grave #12
 
Created by: RLKosters
Record added: Jan 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83405745
Jan Hendrik Vedders
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Jan Hendrik Vedders
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Jan Hendrik Vedders
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 Added: Jan. 13, 2012
 
 
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