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 John Henry Elzenaar

John Henry Elzenaar

Death 11 May 1911 (aged 63)
Hamilton, Allegan County, Michigan, USA
Burial Bentheim, Allegan County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 43615487 · View Source
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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.

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Gravesite Details Buried May 13, 1911.
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Elzenaar (23 Oct 1847–11 May 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43615487, citing Bentheim Cemetery, Bentheim, Allegan County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Arleta (contributor 46898856) .