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 Ettje Sjoerds <I>Heeringa</I> Vander Ploeg

Ettje Sjoerds Heeringa Vander Ploeg

East Dongeradeel, Dongeradeel Municipality, Friesland, Netherlands
Death 21 Nov 1917 (aged 83)
Ottawa County, Michigan, USA
Burial Borculo, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 20849294 · View Source
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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)






  • Created by: Chris
  • Added: 8 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20849294
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ettje Sjoerds Heeringa Vander Ploeg (8 Jan 1834–21 Nov 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20849294, citing Borculo Cemetery, Borculo, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Chris (contributor 46836790) .