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Peter Blackport
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1873
Hoedekenskerke
Zeeland, Netherlands
Death: May 16, 1955
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

Three weeks after Peter Blackport's birth his mother Maatje Verbrugge (age 25) died in Hoedekenskerke, which is in Zeeland the southwestern province of the Netherlands.

The oldest son of William Blackport, Peter at the age of 20 left for America . He arrived at Ellis Island New York in January 1893 on the ship Maasdam.
He was married to Gertrude LaGrand in July 1900 in Grand Rapids, Mi. They raised six chidren,lived at 887 Caulfield Avenue, and were members of the Franklin Street Christian Reformed Church.

1918-Occupation is a finisher at Zeuce Furniture Company on Godfrey Ave., and later he worked for the John Widdicomb Furniture Company, as a polisher.

Maggie(Marge) Zeinstra -(1902-1982)
Cora DeJager -(1904-1986)
William Blackport -(1909-1982)
John Blackport -(1912-
Nellie Vanderweide - (1913-1978)
Jane Blackport Groothuis -(1916-2000)

Step Mother - Neeltje van Zweden Zwartepoorte (1846 - 1899)
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Blackport (1849 - 1927)
  Maatje Verbrugge Zwartepoorte (1848 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Gertrude LaGrand Blackport (1876 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Blackport Zeinstra (1901 - 1982)*
  Cora Blackport DeJager (1904 - 1986)*
  John Blackport (1911 - 1991)*
  Jane Blackport Groothuis (1916 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Blackport (1873 - 1955)
  Cornelia Blackport VanderMaas (1874 - 1956)**
  Cornelius Blackport (1876 - 1920)**
  Marinus Blackport (1877 - 1967)**
  Nellie Blackport Rozema (1880 - 1969)**
  Clara Blackport DeBruyn (1882 - 1961)**
  Eli Blackport (1884 - ____)**
  Jacob Blackport (1889 - 1948)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rest Lawn Memorial Park
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: RLK
Record added: Oct 31, 2011
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Peter Blackport
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Peter Blackport
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