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Peter Pietyer Ekster

Male 1855 - 1918  (62 years)


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  • Name Peter Pietyer Ekster  [1, 2, 3
    Born 30 November 1855  Baflo, Winsum, Groningen, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Ordained 02 September 1883  Spring Lake, Ottawa, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Supposedly uncle of Etta Koster Bolt, brother to Gertrude, but his parents are different 
    Residence 1900  Grand Rapids Ward 6, Kent, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1918  Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 07 November 1918  [2, 4
    Person ID I5947  Koster

    Father Egbert Pieters Ekster,   b. Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Hilje Harms Pool,   b. Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F1977  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Nellie Ekster,   b. November 1858, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rita Ekster,   b. April 1897, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. Jannetha Ekster,   b. August 1900, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     3. Adiama Ekster,   b. September 1890, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     4. Helen Ekster,   b. June 1884, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     5. Bertha Ekster,   b. July 1888, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F1978  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Genlias Database, http://www.genlias.nl/en/searchDetail.jsp?val=5&xtr=21404713&vgr=3.
      Source Civil register - Birth
      Archive location Groninger Archieven
      General Municipality: Baflo
      Type of record: geboorte
      Record number: 72
      Registration date: 01-12-1855
      Child Pietyer Ekster
      Gender: M
      Abandoned child: N
      Date of birth: 30-11-1855
      Place of birth: Baflo
      Father Egbert Pieters Ekster
      Mother Hilje Harms Pool
      Additional information

    2. [S173] Web: Michigan, Find A Grave Index, 1805-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Database online.
      Record for Rev P Ekster

    3. [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;), Database online. Year: 1900; Census Place: Grand Rapids Ward 6, Kent, Michigan; Roll: T623_722; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 67; FHL microfilm: 1240722.
      Record for Peter Ekster

    4. [S194] Christian Reformed Church Ministers Database.
      Name:
      Ekster, Peter
      Birth date:
      11/30/1855
      Birth place:
      Baflo, Groningen, Netherlands
      Training:
      Calvin Theological Seminary, diploma, 1883
      Ordained:
      09/02/1883
      Charges:
      Spring Lake, MI, 1883-86; Alpine Av., Grand Rapids, MI, 1886-1905; Midland Park, NJ, 1905-08; First, Grand Rapids, MI, 1908-18
      Date of Death:
      07/11/1918
      Place of Death:
      Grand Rapids, MI
      Status:
      Deceased
      Source Church:
      First, Kalamazoo, MI
      Source Classis:
      Kalamazoo (53 ministers)
      Record ID:
      644

    5. [S207] Spring Lake Community Centennial 1869-1969, page 57.
      "In July 1883, Peter Ekster, and uncle of Mrs. Etta Bolt, was called as the first minister [of Spring Lake CRC]. His salary was $600 annually, plus free housing and fuel." [picture] Presumably, he is brother to Gertrude Ekster.


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