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Ettje Sjoerds Heeringa Vander Ploeg
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1834
East Dongeradeel
Dongeradeel Municipality
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: Nov. 21, 1917
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA

Daughter of Sjoerds Tjeerds Heeringa and Folkjen Ruurds Nicolai.

Emigrated to Grand Rapids, Kent Co MI USA on 27 Mar 1893 with her daughters Folkje and Jeltje, and 2 grandchildren aboard the ship Obdam.

Died at Blendon Twp - per sextant and my personal observation grave is unmarked, near her daughter Florence.

Below is my listing of the families related to Ettje that came to America:

*Sister of: Pieter Sjoerds Heeringa
*Niece of: Geertje Van Tuinen (her mother's sister)
*Great aunt of: William Heeringa (via brother Pieter's son Sjoerds Heeringa)
*1st cousin of: Ruurd Gooitzens Ferwerda (via her mom's sister Johanna (Gooitzen Ferwerda) Nicolai)
*1st cousin, once removed of: Martin Heeringa (via 1st cousin Lubbert Heeringa, son of her uncle Sake Heering)
*1st cousin, twice removed of: Mike Haakma (via her mother's sister Hiltje's (Hendrik Hofman) daughter's Antje (Menze Buwalda) daughter Hiltje (Ulbe Haakma) 
Family links: 
  Folkje Jans Vander Ploeg Machiela (1867 - 1941)*
  Jeltje Jans van der Ploeg Korstanje (1871 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Borculo Cemetery
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Chris☺☺
Record added: Aug 08, 2007
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Ettje Sjoerds <i>Heeringa</i> Vander Ploeg
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Ettje Sjoerds <i>Heeringa</i> Vander Ploeg
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There is no headstone or marker for Ettje / Etje. It was a pleasure searching for your family.
- Megan Heyl
 Added: Jun. 10, 2013

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