Nicholas Broersma's Ancestry

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Here is our on-going project to find the ancestry of Nicholas Broersma. On the father's side, the family is basically Dutch. This side accounts for most of the data. The mother's side has a great American lineage that has roots in England, Germany, and Finland. This database is updated periodically and if you find any errors or conflicting information please e-mail me. Check out our blog http://broersmafamily.blogspot.com

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  • ID: I1306
  • Name: Barend Cornelis “Bernard” KOOPS
  • Sex: M 1 2
  • Birth: 17 DEC 1864 in Emmikhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands 1 2
  • Immigration: 23 MAY 1911 New York, NY
  • Note: Arrived on the Rijndam 3
  • Immigration: 19 JUN 1920 Ireton, Sioux, Iowa, USA
  • Note: Arrived on the S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam 4
  • Census: 1930 Sioux Center, Sioux Co, IA
  • Note: Age 65, b. Netherlands, Fa b. Netherlands, Mo b. Netherlands 5
  • Death: 8 OCT 1945 in Sioux Center, Sioux Co, IA 6
  • Occupation: Farmer in Gelderland, Laborer, Sexton 4 5
  • Note: 7

    Mr. Barend Koops passed away at the home of his children, Mr. and Mrs. William Koops early Monday morning after a lingering illness due to heart trouble and complications. He had reached the age of 81 years.

    Mr. Koops was born in Noord Bramband [Brabant], Netherlands, on Dec. 17, 1864, and the family came to America 25 years ago, coming directly to Sioux Center and have lived here since that time. He worked as sexton for 15 years, but had to retire seven years ago due to failing health. He is survived by his two sons William of Sioux Center and Cornelius of Bellflower, Calif., and 13 grandchildren three of whom Bernard, James and Albert Koops are in the service. He is also survived by two great grandchildren, a brother Arie in Canada and a sister still living in the Netherlands. His wife, a brother and two sisters preceded him in death.

    Mr. and Mrs. Koops were united in marriage in the Netherlands in 1893 and enjoyed 44 years of married life together. Since her death he first made his home at the John M Vander Berg residence for several years and after he became seriously ill the early part of the summer he was taken care of at the home of his children.
  • Note: 3

    New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
    Name: Barend Koops
    Arrival Date: 23 May 1911
    Estimated birth year: abt 1864
    Age: 47
    Gender: Male
    Port of Departure: Rotterdam
    Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: Dutch
    Ship Name: Rijndam
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Nativity: Holland, Netherlands
    Line: 4
    Microfilm Serial: T715
    Microfilm Roll: T715_1682
    Birth Location: Holland, Netherlands
    Birth Location Other: almkerk
    Page Number: 56
  • Note: 3

    New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
    Name: Barend Koops
    Arrival Date: 29 Jun 1920
    Estimated birth year: abt 1865
    Age: 55
    Gender: Male
    Port of Departure: Rotterdam
    Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: Dutch
    Ship Name: Nieuw Amsterdam
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Nativity: Holland, Netherlands
    Line: 3
    Microfilm Serial: T715
    Microfilm Roll: T715_2789
    Birth Location: Holland, Netherlands
    Birth Location Other: almkerk
    Page Number: 23
  • Note: 5

    1930 United States Federal Census
    Name: Barend Koops
    Home in 1930: Sioux Center, Sioux, Iowa
    Age: 65
    Estimated birth year: abt 1865
    Birthplace: Holland
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Johanna
    Race: White
    Neighbors:
    Household Members:
    Barend Koops 65
    Johanna Koops 68
  • Change Date: 3 DEC 2011



    Father: Cornelis KOOPS b: 14 APR 1836 in Almkerk, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
    Mother: Teuntje VAN HELDEN b: 11 MAR 1839 in Wijk en Aalburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

    Marriage 1 Johanna VOLKERS b: 20 NOV 1861 in Oldebroek, Gelderland, Netherlands
    • Married: 19 MAY 1892 in Hattem, Gelderland, Netherlands 1
    • Note: 1

      Source : Civil register - Marriage
      Archive location : Gelders Archief  
      General : Number of finding aid: 0207
      Item number: 4363
      Municipality: Hattem
      Type of record: Huwelijksakte
      Record number: 12
      Registration date: 19-05-1892
      Bridegroom : Barend Koops
      Age: 27
      Place of birth: Emmikhoven
      Bride : Johanna Volkers
      Age: 30
      Place of birth: Oldebroek
      Father bridegroom : Cornelis Koops
      Mother bridegroom : Teuntje van Helden
      Father bride : Willem Volkers
      Mother bride : Johanna Kroeze
      Additional information : beroep bg.: landbouwer; beroep bruid: zonder beroep; beroep vader bg.: geen beroep vermeld; beroep moeder bg.: zonder beroep; beroep vader bd.: koornmolenaar; beroep moeder bd.: zonder beroep
    Children
    1. Has Children William Cornelis KOOPS b: 5 FEB 1893 in Sloten, Noord-Holland, NEtherlands
    2. Has Children Cornelis “Case” Arie KOOPS b: 27 MAR 1896 in Sloten, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Netherlands National Genealogical Database
      URL: http://www.genlias.nl
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: Find A Grave.com
      URL: http://www.findagrave.com
      Date: 25 JUN 2013
    3. Type: Web Site
      Title: New York Passanger Lists, 1820-1957
      URL: http://www.ancestry.com
    4. Type: Web Site
      Title: Ellis Island Immagration
      URL: http://www.ellisisland.org
    5. Type: Census
      Title: 1930 Federal Census
      Place: Sioux Center, Sioux Co, IA
      Date: 1930
    6. Type: Book
      Author: Broersma Family
      Title: Broersma Family Tree Book
    7. Type: Vital Record
      Title: Barend C Koops Obituary
      Date: 27 NOV 2011

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