Person:Jan Boschma (2)

m. 24 May 1845
  1. Unknown Boschma1846 - 1846
  2. Rintje Jans Boschma1847 - 1914
  3. Tietje Jans Boschma1848 - 1937
  4. Gerrit Jans Boschma1850 - 1876
  5. Cornelus Jans Boschma1851 - 1852
  6. Jan Jans Boschma1852 - 1914
  7. Hendrikus Jans Boschma1854 - 1883
  8. Feike Jans Boschma1855 - 1926
  9. Anne Jans Boschma1856 - 1862
  10. Lieuwe Jans Boschma1856 - 1933
  11. Trijntje Jans Boschma1857 - 1937
  12. Yfke Jans Boschma1858 - 1917
  13. Pier Jans Boschma1860 - 1862
  14. Yttje Boschma1861 - 1919
  15. Anneke Boschma1864 - 1914
  • HJan Jans Boschma1852 - 1914
  • WPietje Porte1865 - Aft 1940
m. 6 May 1890
  1. Lorenzo Bosma1891 - 1971
  2. John Bosma1893 - 1920
  3. Emma Bosma1894 -
  4. Annie May Bosma1896 - 1979
  5. Fredrik H Bosma1897 - 1939
  6. Jennie S Bosma1900 - Bef 1951
  7. Elizabeth Bosma1903 - 1951
  8. Clarence Henry Bosma1906 - 1996
Facts and Events
Name Jan Jans Boschma
Immigrant Name John Bosma
Gender Male
Birth[1] 15 Dec 1852 Kubaard, Hennaarderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands
Immigration? 1886
Marriage 6 May 1890 Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesto Pietje Porte
Death[2] 9 Dec 1914 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United StatesHouse of Mercy
Cause of Death[2] 9 Dec 1914 Edema of lungs
Burial[3] 11 Dec 1914 Main Street Cemetery, Dalton, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

Jan is said to be the first Frisian to have settled in Whitinsville, Massachusetts. Mrs. John Whitin Person:Sarah Pratt (47)? "sent two agents to Friesland, to purchase a herd of Frisian Holstein cows, which they succeeded in doing. Two Frisian farmhands were hired to accompany the herd to America, and to see to their care enroute." from In 1886 the first "Frisians" arrived here... with a small herd of cows!! by Jacob Kooistra

References
  1. Geboorte, in Hennaarderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands. Burgerlijke Stand, blad nr. 48, 1852, Primary quality.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Massachusetts, United States. Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, Primary quality.
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  4.   http://dutch-reformed.wikia.com/wiki/Overview:_Pleasant_Street_CRC,_Whitinsville,_MA