|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 1801|
South Dakota, USA
His parents are Jan van der Meer and Jannetje Plasmeijer.
IJzaak van der Meer married on 30 March 1822 in Bleiswijk, province Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, to Aaltje van den Bos, who was 20 years aged too and born in Bleiswijk.
On 24 June 1822 their first child, Johannes, is born in Bleiswijk. Izaak is then a fisherman.
From November 1823 until April 1845 they have in Overschie, very near Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, another ten children: Cornelia (1823) Jannetje (1825), Dirk (1828), the twins Leendert and Antje (1830), Maria (1833), Neeltje (1836), Izaac (1839), Frans (1842) and Alida (1845).
On 24 July 1846 Izaak lived in Overschie too and was still a fisherman, when his son Johannes, born in 1822 in Bleiswijk (ZH) and fishbuyer, married in Berkel en Rodenrijs (ZH) to Margje Haze(n)broek, born on 8 November 1822 in Berkel en Rodenrijs.
In 1849 they emigrated to the Dutch settlement Pella, founded in 1847, in Marion County, Iowa. I. van der Meer (48 y, farmer), his wife Adriana (48 y) and their children Derk (21 y), Leendert (18 y), Antje (18 y), Maria (16 y), Neeltje (11 y), Izaak (10 y), Frans (7 y) and Alida (4 y), all from Overschie, arrived on or a few days before 29 June 1849 on the brig Amicitia at the harbor of Philadelhia, Pennsylvania. Their son J[ohannes] (26 y, farmer) and his wife Maria (26 y) [Margje Haze(n)broek], both from Overschie too, sailed on the same ship, that had in total 53 passengers on board, all from Lekkerkerk, Berkel and Overschie, but in November 2012 not any trace of this couple could be found in the USA yet.
Census 1850, Lake Prairie Township, Marion County, Iowa:
- Frans [!] van der Meer, 40, farmer
- Alida van den Bos, 40
- Dirk, 22, laborer
- Antje, 19
- Neeltje, 14
- Isaac, 11
- Frans, 8
- Alida, 5
Izaak's wife Alida van den Bos died in December 1851 in Pella.
Aaltje Van den Bos Van der Meer (1801 - 1851)*
Maria Vanden Bos Vander Meer (1810 - 1890)*
Johannes Vander Meer (1822 - 1850)*
Jennie Vander Meer Mars (1823 - 1907)*
Dirk VanDer Meer (1828 - 1917)*
Leendert VanderMeer (1830 - 1918)*
Antje Vander Meer DeHaan (1830 - 1871)*
Neeltje Vander Meer Nieuwendorp (1836 - 1926)*
Isaac Vander Meer (1839 - 1863)*
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Peter Hakze
Record added: Sep 09, 2012
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