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William Blackport
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1849
Kloetinge
Zeeland, Netherlands
Death: Jan. 26, 1927
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA


Son of Pieter Zwartepoorte and Cornelia Kakebeeke of Kloetinge Zeeland Prov. Netherlands.
OBITUARY
GRAND RAPIDS PRESS
JANUARY 26 1927
BLACKPORT--William Blackport, aged 78, passed away Wednesday noon at the home of his daughter Mrs. N. Rozema 889 Sheridan Ave. SW. He is survived by four sons, three daughters, thirty seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one brother. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of his daughter. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Willem Zwartepoorte was in 1873 with his wife Maatje Verbrugge a shopkeeper in the village Hoedekenskerke in the most southwestern province of the Netherlands, Zeeland. In July 1873 Maatje dies at the age of 25 years and in Feb 1874 Willem remarries to Neeltje van Zweden.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Neeltje van Zweden Zwartepoorte (1846 - 1899)
  Maatje Verbrugge Zwartepoorte (1848 - 1873)*
 
 Children:
  Pieter Zwartepoorte (1871 - 1871)*
  Peter Blackport (1873 - 1955)*
  Cornelia Blackport VanderMaas (1874 - 1956)*
  Cornelis Zwartepoorte (1875 - 1875)*
  Cornelis Blackport (1876 - 1920)*
  Marinus Blackport (1877 - 1967)*
  Nellie Blackport Rozema (1879 - 1969)*
  Jacob Blackport (1880 - 1948)*
  Clara Jane Blackport DeBruyn (1882 - 1961)*
  Jan Adriaan Zwartepoorte (1883 - 1886)*
  Eli Blackport (1885 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakhill Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 11, Lot 157-W, Space 8
 
Created by: stonelink
Record added: Jul 22, 2006
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William Blackport
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William Blackport
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William Blackport
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