|Birth: ||Nov. 6, 1850|
|Death: ||Sep. 25, 1943|
Adrianna (Jane) and Gysbert (Steve) were married May 7, 1869 by Rev. Antonie J. Betten Sr. They had 11 children - Gysbertje (Gussie), Nellie, Frank, Martin, Peter, Jacob Gysbert, Marie, Dirk (who didn't live very long) Dirk (Dick), Matthew, John.
Jane and Steve farmed in Black Oak Township near his father, Pieter, Sr. and all their children attended Wheat School. They were affiliated with the Third Reformed Church in Pella.
In 1880 their farm consisted of 84 acres, and they had horses, cows, swine, and poultry. They raised wheat, corn, oats, Irish Potatoes, and hay. They made butter and molasses.
Frans Van Gorp (1815 - 1879)
Jaapje Van Pelt Van Gorp (1826 - 1899)
Gysbert P. DeJong (1834 - 1901)
Gysbertha DeJong Wanders (1869 - 1959)*
Peter Gysbert De Jong (1882 - 1973)*
Marie De Jong De Bruin (1886 - 1966)*
Matthew De Jong (1895 - 1978)*
Matthew F. Van Gorp (1849 - 1935)*
Adrianna Van Gorp De Jong (1850 - 1943)
Peter F. Van Gorp (1860 - 1928)*
Note: Thank you to Mark DeJong for some of this information.
Black Oak Cemetery
Created by: Marylin DeYoung
Record added: Dec 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102283999