Person:Kornelis van Zanten (2)

m. 30 Dec 1840
  1. Kornelis van Zanten1838 - 1920
  2. Jantje van Zanten1841 -
  3. Geertje van Zanten1843 -
  4. Folgert van Zanten1849 - 1931
m. 14 May 1864
  1. Jennie Van Zanten1874 - 1952
Facts and Events
Name Kornelis van Zanten
Immigrant Name Cornelius VanZanten
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][5] 27 Jan 1838 Bierum, Groningen, Netherlands
Marriage 14 May 1864 Uithuizen, Groningen, Netherlandscivil
to Freerkje (Fritje) Wieringa
Immigration[2][4] 11 Aug 1864
Marriage to Cornelia Veltkamp
Occupation? molenaarsknecht (mill-hand)
Death[1][2] 13 Dec 1920 Grand Haven (township), Ottawa, Michigan, United States
Burial[3] Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

Obituary DEATH CLAIMS OLD RESIDENT OF GRAND HAVEN --Cornelius VanZanten, Well Known Citizen Passed Away This Morning

 Cornelius VanZanten, one of Grand Haven's oldest residents, died this morning at about two o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Jacob Dykema, 914 Fulton street.  Mr. VanZanten was born in the Netherlands, January 27, 1838, and arrived in America in September, 1864.  For many years he was a commercial fisherman although he retired from active business several years ago.  He was married May 5, 1864 to Freeka Wierenga, who died July 26, 1902.  In 1905 he was again married to Cornelia Veltkamp, who passed away in October, 1914.
 Mr. VanZanten is survived by his eight daughters as follows: Mrs. John Laug, Coopersville; Mrs. B.K. Kuiper, Mrs. A.W. DeJong, Grand Rapids; Mrs. Jacob Dykema, Mrs. B.VandenBosch, Mrs. E.P. Kinkma, Mrs. John J. Bolt of Grand Haven; Mrs. Wm. Gruys, Gretna, Fla., Twenty-seven grand children and two great-grandchildren also survive him.
 Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
 Source: Grand Haven Tribune, Monday, December 13, 1920, pg. 1.
Image Gallery
  1. 1.0 1.1 JennaV Laug Jelles.

    Letter December 1999.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Obituary, in Grand Haven Tribune.

    Monday, December 13, 1920, pg. 1.

  3. Find a Grave.

    With tombstone picture.

  4. Fritje's Obituary, in Grand Haven Tribune.

    Saturday, July 26, 1902, pg. 4.

  5. Wedding Registry Uithuizen 1864.

    Includes age, birth place and parents names.