Person:Marinus Blok (1)

Marinus Blok
  1. Marinus Blok1817 - 1913
m. 27 APR 1848
  1. Jan Blok1860 - ABT 1929
Facts and Events
Name Marinus Blok
Gender Male
Birth? 22 MAR 1817 Wapserveen, Havelte, Drenthe, Netherlands
Marriage 27 APR 1848 Vledder, Drenthe, Netherlandscivil
to Marrigje Pieters Mijntjes
Emigration? 1868
Death? 1913
Burial? Pilgrim Home Cemetery, Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

There is a Martinus Blok buried in Pilgrim Home Cemetary, Holland MI. Adams and hwy 31. born 1856, died 1913. 1870 census Fillmore,Allegan Co.gave children and Martha, father apparently dead by 1870 There is some confusion here if Martha Blok in the 1870 census is the widow of Marinus. There appear to be two daughters named Jane/Jantje in the family in 1892 in allendale township, Pearline section 24 John Block is listed as landowner. this is the same section as the Brower's (most probl Jane's brother) Blok marriages in Allegan county include, Margje to Jan Schulte 21 Dec 1871 It would seem that the marriage to Jan Schulte is the widow of Marinus; Teesje to Albert Hekman Feb 03 1871 The family immigrated to the US in 1868 from Vriesland Netherlands, The Dutch Immigrants study, from Herrick Library in Holland MI; gives this data Marinus Blok age 51, occupation farmer, religion, Reformed, classification #2 not well to do ( classifications are #1 well to do; #2 not well to do; #3 indigent; #4 unknown) he was assesed for trip, 1 woman, 8 childfen. Reason for coming to US; economic improvement; Destination; unknown; Year of migration 1868;