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John Henry Elzenaar
Birth: Oct. 23, 1847, Netherlands
Death: May 11, 1911
Hamilton
Allegan County
Michigan, USA

Husband's great Grandpa.

Also known as Jan Hendrick Elzenaar, born in Coevorden, Netherlands the son of Johannes Elzenaar and Hindrikjn Pol.

Married Hendrieka Klingenberg, April 24, 1880 in Emlichheim, Germany. Four daughters born in Germany:
Hattie (m John Joostberns)
Fannie (m Edward Vanderberg)
Johnna (m Roy Dore Pollard)
Hermina (m Andrew Boers)

Immigrated to America in 1892, settling in Michigan. Two daughters born in Bentheim, Allegan Co., MI:
Jennie (m Thomas Edward Halbert)
Grace (m Christian Rey, Jr.)

1900 Heath, Allegan Co., MI census:
John (head) Oct 1847 52 b Holland,
m 20 years, Farm Laborer
Hendrieka (wife) Aug 1858 41 b Germany,
7 children / 6 living, Daughters:
Johanna (Mar 1886) 14 b Germany
Hermina (May 1889) 11 b Germany
Jennie (Sep 1894) 5 b MI
Grace (Mar 1896) 4 b MI

Farmer, 63 years 6 months 23 days, died of Peritonitis caused by an obstructed hernia. Death Certificate # 7, informant: Mrs. J. Elzenaar, Hamilton, Allegan Co., MI.

Many thanks to Kevin & Georgetta for Grandpa's stone photos. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  
Hendrieka Klingenberg Elzenaar (1858 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Hattie Elzenaar Joostberns (1881 - 1952)*
  Fannie Elzenaar Vanden Berg (1883 - 1947)*
  Johanna Elzenaar Pollard (1886 - 1947)*
  Hermina Elzenaar Boers (1889 - 1968)*
  Jennie Elzenaar Halbert (1894 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Note: Buried May 13, 1911.
 
Burial:
Bentheim Cemetery
Bentheim
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 27, 2009
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John Henry Elzenaar
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John Henry Elzenaar
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John Henry Elzenaar
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- Esther Kinder
 Added: May. 12, 2016

- Sandra
 Added: May. 11, 2016
Remembering and honoring great grandpa Elzenaar on the anniversary of his death.
- 💖 Wayne & Arleta 💖
 Added: May. 11, 2016
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