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Jan Ekster

Male 1843 - 1905  (61 years)


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  • Name Jan Ekster  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 29 October 1843  Hornhuizen, De Marne, Groningen, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [5, 7
    Residence 1870  Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1880  Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 36; Marital Status: Widower; Him and Infant boarding with Sister? 
    Residence 08 June 1880  Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    age 37; Works in Saw MIll 
    Residence 1881  Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    East strip of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4; East Strip of NW1/4 of SW 1/4; 
    Residence 02 June 1884  Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1900  Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 56; Marital Status: Married 16 years; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 11 February 1905 
    Buried after 11 February 1905  Nunica, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Nunica Cemetery
    Person ID I5815  Koster

    Father Eilke Jans Ekster,   b. 1817, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 April 1903, Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Grietje Jans Smit,   b. 1810, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F1935  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Trientje Katie Bolhuis,   b. 26 November 1850, Uithuizen, Eemsmond, Groningen, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. February 1880  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 18 April 1869  Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. Eibes Exter,   b. 05 September 1877, Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. Joseph Ekster,   b. 06 February 1880, Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 February 1941, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Natural]
     3. Edward Ekster,   b. 1875, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    +4. Grietje Maggie/Grace Ekster,   b. February 1870, Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     5. Jacob Ekster,   b. 06 January 1873, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F1937  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Jantje De Vries,   b. December 1839, Zoutkamp, Zuidhorn, Groningen, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 16 December 1883  Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 14
    Children 
    +1. Anna Ekster,   b. 04 January 1885, Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 January 1943, Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F2337  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Database online. Year: 1880; Census Place: Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan; Roll: 600; Family History Film: 1254600; Page: 285A; Enumeration District: 234; Image: 0572.
      Record for John Exter

    2. [S52] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;), Database online. Year: 1870; Census Place: Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: .
      Record for John Eckster

    3. [S183] Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3FW-7BM.
      Groom's Name: Theo Tiseman
      Groom's Race:
      Groom's Age: 31 years
      Groom's Birth Date: 1868
      Groom's Birthplace: Grand Rapids
      Bride's Name: Maggie Exter
      Bride's Race:
      Bride's Age: 29 years
      Bride's Birth Date: 1870
      Bride's Birthplace: Spring Lake, Mich
      Marriage Type:
      Marriage Date: 14 Apr 1899
      Marriage Place: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan
      Groom's Father: Seaman Tiseman
      Groom's Mother: Ricka Lewstra
      Bride's Father: John Exter
      Bride's Mother: Katie Bolhnis
      Groom's Marital Status:
      Groom's Previous Wife:
      Bride's Marital Status:
      Bride's Previous Husband:
      Film Number: 2342512
      Frame Number:
      Digital Folder Number: 4208628
      Image Number: 256
      Reference Number: item 2 p 497 rn 13358


    4. [S205] Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - "Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775–1995." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compile;).
      Record for Jacob Exter

    5. [S146] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 18;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Crockery, Ottawa, Michigan; Roll: 738; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0118; FHL microfilm: 1240738.
      Record for John Exter

    6. [S330] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Record for John Exter

    7. [S30] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan.
      Record for John Exter

    8. [S174] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for Joseph Exter

    9. [S40] Genlias Database, http://www.genlias.nl/en/searchDetail.jsp?val=0&xtr=21587068&vgr=1.
      Source Civil register - Birth
      Archive location Groninger Archieven
      General Municipality: Kloosterburen
      Type of record: geboorte
      Record number: 39
      Registration date: 31-10-1843
      Child Jan Ekster
      Gender: M
      Abandoned child: N
      Date of birth: 29-10-1843
      Place of birth: Hornhuizen gem. Kloosterburen
      Father Eilke Jans Ekster
      Mother Grietje Jans Smit
      Additional information ;


    10. [S328] Ottawa County 1881 Tax Assessments, (Date: 1881;), In Local History and Geneology Room., Crockery Listings, page 11.
      Exter, John
      A strip of land 53 rods wide on the East side of NW1/4 of the SW1/4 (26 acres, $100)
      A strip of land 53 rods wide on the East side of SW1/4 of the NW1/4 (26 acres, $100)
      1 Acre in the NE corner of the NW1/4 of the NW 1/4 (1 acre, $10)
      [Crossed out: W1/2 of W1/2 of W1/2 of NE1/4 of NW1/4] (5 acres, $60)
      Section 17, Township 8, Range 15,
      Total Value $270
      [1876 plat map shows this land along with his father's land to be a single farm owned by "J. Gleason"]


    11. [S333] 1884 Michigan State Census, page 0242-0243.
      Vanderswag, Lamb | Male | Son | 17 | 1
      Vanderswag, Jacob | Male | Son | 16 | 2
      Vanderswag, Maggie | Female | Daughter | 14 | 3
      Vanderswag, Edith | Female | Daughter | 14 | 4
      Vanderswag, John | Male | Son | 11 | 5
      Vanderswag, Anna | Female | Daughter | 11 | 6
      Vanderswag, Della | Female | Daughter | 9 | 7
      Vanderswag, Minnie | Female | Daughter | 8 | 8
      Vanderswag, Kate | Female | Daughter | 5 | 9
      Vanderswag, Jane | Female | Daughter | 4 | 10
      Vanderswag, Gertie | Female | Daughter | 2 | 11
      Clander, Peter | Male | Husband | 38 | 12
      Clander, Anna | Female | Wife | 32 | 13
      Clander, Henry | Male | Son | 8 | 14
      Clander, Mike | Male | Son | 5 | 15
      Clander, Ettie | Female | Daughter | 1 | 16
      Daphouse, Henry | Male | Husband | 60 | 17
      Daphouse, Ettie | Female | Wife | 62 | 18
      Exter, John | Male | Husband | 40 | 19
      Exter, Jane | Female | Wife | 44 | 20

      Exter, Maggie | Female | Daughter | 14 | 1
      Exter, Jake | Male | Son | 11 | 2
      Exter, Addie | Male | Son | 9 | 3
      Exter, Albin | Male | Son | 7 | 4
      Exter, Joe | Male | Son | 4 | 5

    12. [S38] Online Resource, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current - Ancestry.com. search.ancestry.com.

    13. [S183] Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3Z2-FPG.
      Name: Jon Ekster
      Race (Original):
      Age (Expanded): 25 years
      Birth Year: 1844
      Birthplace: Holland
      Spouse's Name: Trientje Bolhuis
      Spouse's Race (Original):
      Spouse's Age (Expanded): 19 years
      Spouse's Birth Year: 1850
      Spouse's Birthplace: Holland
      Event Date: 18 Apr 1869
      Event Place: Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan
      Father's Name:
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Father's Name:
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      Marital Status:
      Previous Wife's Name:
      Spouse's Marital Status:
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
      GS Film number: 2342450
      Frame Number:
      Digital Folder Number: 4208124
      Image Number: 148
      Reference ID: v 3 p 87 rn 71

    14. [S183] Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NQ3Y-C8W.
      Name: Jan Ekster
      Race (Original):
      Age (Expanded): 40 years
      Birth Year: 1843
      Birthplace: Netherlands
      Spouse's Name: Jantje De Vries Widow Klaus Rittsmor
      Spouse's Race (Original):
      Spouse's Age (Expanded): 43 years
      Spouse's Birth Year: 1840
      Spouse's Birthplace: Netherlands
      Event Date: 16 Dec 1883
      Event Place: Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan
      Father's Name:
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Father's Name:
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      Marital Status:
      Previous Wife's Name:
      Spouse's Marital Status:
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
      GS Film number: 2342473
      Frame Number:
      Digital Folder Number: 4207684
      Image Number: 6
      Reference ID: v 1 p 110 rn 322


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