The Benjaminse family came from Goes and the VandenBosch family from Langezwaag, Friesland. The Tamme VandenBosch family left Witten in Drenthe in 1848, took the ship Scandia to New York, and became pioneers in Zeeland, Michigan. The…"
"I am trying to find the parents of my great great grandmother Jennette (Janette?) Blakeslee/ Blakesley born @1818 in CT. She married Deodatmus/ Diodatus W. Davenport (according to Barbour) in Wallingford, CT, 15 Aug. 1835. She was fro New Haven.…"
"I am researching my great great grandfather William Ryan who was a major in the American Civil War. His obituary states that he was from Leinster, Queen's County (now Laois) Ireland and was a soldier in Ireland. He, his mother, sister and 2…"
I just joined genealogywise and noticed your pilgrim-era group. I am directly related to Myles Standish, John Alden, and Constant Southworth (Alice Carpenter Bradford's son from her first marriage to Thomas Southworth). Also from…"
"I was in Amsterdam in 1972 and loved the city and canals and the bicycles. This was long before I became interested in genealogy, unfortunately. I felt very at home since the Dutch faces looked just like my relatives and neighbors in Grand Rapids,…"
"My great grandfather John was born in Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co, Ontario in 1853 to Duncan McNabb and Hannah Cameron. I cannot trace Duncan further back, but Hannah was the daughter of "Castle" John Cameron and Annabelle McLennan who…"
"My Dutch ancestors came to West Michigan from Goes and Friesland in 1848 with surnames Benjaminse and VandenBosch and later on the Decker and Van Dyke families. I found the site www.zeeuwengezocht.nl very helpful in tracing their ancestors."