Berendina Damkot
Female 1793 - 1847

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  • Birth  16 Jun 1793  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened  23 Jun 1793  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Emigration  1847  Aalberink, Kotten 14, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration  Verenigde Staten Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Damkothuisje, Woold; Aalberink, Kotten Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  21 Nov 1847  Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I6138  Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk
    Last Modified  14 May 2005 
     
    Father  Jan Hindrik Damkot,   b. 20 Apr 1766, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1834, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Willemken Lutgers,   c. 03 Jul 1768, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1799, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  05 Jul 1789  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1838  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Teunis Coffers,   b. 15 Jan 1795, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Nov 1815  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Teunis en Berendina werden op 26 april lidmaat van de Christelijke Afgescheiden Gemeente te Winterswijk en vertrokken in 1847 naar Amerika.

      De oudste zoons, Gerrit Jan en Tobias, zaten niet op de Phoenix. Zij waren om dienst te ontvluchten eerder vertrokkenvolgens artikel Pas, corresp. van Eyck.

      Bron: Das aantekeningen Christelijke Afgescheiden Gemeente te Winterswijk
    Children 
     1. Berend Willem Coffers,   b. 21 Nov 1816, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Gerrit Jan Koffers,   b. 18 Jan 1820, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Tobias Koffers,   b. 26 Mar 1823, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Janna Berendina Koffers,   b. 06 Feb 1826, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jan Willem Koffers,   b. 03 Oct 1829, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1832, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jan Willem Koffers,   b. 21 Nov 1832, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Johanna Hendrika Koffers,   b. 25 May 1835, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1847, Lake Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  07 Jul 1996 
    Family ID  F1873  Group Sheet
     
  • Letters
    Letter from Samuel Esselinkpas to William O Van Eyck.
    Letter from Samuel Esselinkpas to William O Van Eyck.
    Letter by Samuel Esselinkpas of Holland, MI to William O Van Eyck telling the story of how his father survived the Phoenix disaster on Lake Michigan on November 21, 1847. He describes how his father traveled with his brother and his family, all of whom perished in the disaster. It also mentions his mother's sister's family (Koffers).
     
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    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…
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Jun 1793 - Winterswijk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Jun 1793 - Winterswijk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Nov 1815 - Winterswijk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1847 - Lake Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. Das Liberale Gifte Woold rot 4, nr. 7.

    2. Doopboek Winterswijk.

    3. Lijst met emigranten vanuit Winterswijk, 1837-1851.

    4. Phoenix documentatie.

    5. Huwelijksakte.