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Sophia Pardoen (1883-1969)

Name: Sophia Pardoen
Birth: 1 May 1883 in Harderwijk
Death: 3 January 1966 in Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Parents: Stephanus Pardoen, Antonia Hendrika Jacoba Keller
Spouse: Willem Cornelis Nel

Farewell Holland

Posted by on 13 Aug 2007 in 19th century, BOEL Louwrens 1865-, BRUGGEN Jan van 1862, Emigration, JANSEN Jan 1881-1940, KAMPEN Catharina Susanna van 1883-1960, KAMPEN Jacob van 1881, KAMPEN Maria van 1862, KAMPEN Mijntje van 1863, KAMPEN Teuntje van 1866, KAMPEN Teuntje van 1869, KAMPEN Vollekert van 1864, NEDERIJNEN Gerrit van 1860, NEL Willem Cornelis 1888-1969, PARDOEN Maria Margaretha 1881-1971, PARDOEN Nellij 1894, PARDOEN Sophia 1883-1966, REEF Jan 1896, SCHOUTEN Gerardus Fredericus 1864, VELSEN Clement Marie van 1871-1947, VOLKERSZ Johanna Maria 1883, WENTSEL Reintje 1870-1953, World wars and interbellum | 1 comment

Farewell Holland

Dutch emigrants to North America The family trees on my genealogy websites have several emigrants to North America. Most of them went to the U.S., boarding their ship at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, and entering the States a fortnight later via Ellis Island. Let me introduce you to some of these emigrants. They are descendants of Lourens van Kampen and Neel de Vos, or of Paulus Pardoen and Johanna Pietersen. If you recognize any of these people, maybe you can share your memories of them in a comment below. Additions, corrections, photos,...

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Trace your Ellis Island ancestors into The Netherlands

Posted by on 6 Apr 2007 in Emigration, PARDOEN Sophia 1883-1966, Sources | 0 comments

Trace your Ellis Island ancestors into The Netherlands

If your Dutch immigrant ancestors travelled to Ellis Island, and you have located your immigrant ancestors on an Ellis Island passenger list, you usually have sufficient information to trace their roots in The Netherlands. To help you to get started, I have selected several Dutch Ellis Island immigrants, and searched for them in online genealogy databases and other genealogy websites. I have, more or less randomly, selected a page from an Ellis Island passenger list, and we will try to trace the Dutch families on this list into The...

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