Aaltje Geerlings
Female 1842 - 1893

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  • Nickname  Eliza 
    Birth  11 Dec 1842  Apeldoorn Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Emigration  1847  [2
    Immigration  Milwaukee, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  20 Nov 1893  Milwaukee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I44707  Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk
    Last Modified  09 Mar 2009 
     
    Father  Gerrit Geerlings,   c. 01 Jan 1803, Meppel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Milwaukee, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Aaltien de Vries,   b. 13 Dec 1804, Zwolle Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (7-1885), Milwaukee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Jun 1825  Zwolle Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F12492  Group Sheet
     
    Family  William Tellier,   b. 31 Mar 1837, Cadzand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  08 Jun 1865  Milwaukee, Milwaukee county, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Zij woonden in ward 9 van Milwaukee, WI.

      Bron: J.H. Wissink: Emigrants from the province of Overijssel in 1847 on board of the Phoenix.
    Children 
     1. Susan Tellier,   b. 1866, WI Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry Tellier,   b. 1868, WI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 May 2011 
    Family ID  F12493  Group Sheet
     
  • Letters
    Letter from John Geerlings to William O Van Eyck
    Letter from John Geerlings to William O Van Eyck
    Letter by John Geerlings to William O Van Eyck telling the story of how his grandfather and his family survived the Phoenix disaster on Lake Michigan on November 21, 1847.
     
    Background articles
    Gerrit Geerlings and Aaltien de Vries
    Gerrit Geerlings and Aaltien de Vries
     
    Groups
    Passengers on the Phoenix.
    Passengers on the Phoenix.
    On November 21, 1847, the propeller Phoenix perished on Lake Michigan, a couple of miles off the shore from Sheboygan. About 250 people died and only 43 people survived. Most of the passengers were Dutch immigrants.

    See Yvette's Dutch Genealogy Homepage for more information about the disaster.
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Dec 1842 - Apeldoorn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - - Milwaukee, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1893 - Milwaukee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. geboorteakte.
      Gerrit Geerlings, 39 jaar, bakker, wonende te Apeldoorn, verklaart dat zijn huisvrouw Aaltjen de Vries, 37 jaar, op zondag 11 december 1842 om 9.00 uur te zijnen huize heeft gebaard een kind van het vrouwelijk geslacht, hetwelk hij de voornaam geeft van Aaltjen.
      Getuigen: Toon Alberts, 33 jaar, veldwachter, Gijsbert Ketel, 56 jaar, bode, beiden wonende in deze gemeente.

    2. Phoenix documentatie.

    3. corresp. van Eyck 1940-22/80.

    4. Wisconsin Marriages, http://www.familysearch.org.