Willemina Esselinkpas
Female 1842 - 1847

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  • Birth  12 Feb 1842  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened  05 May 1842  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Emigration  1847  Lammershuisjen, Woold 84, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration  Verenigde Staten Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Lammershuisjen, Woold 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  I6262  Population of Aalten, Bredevoort, Dinxperlo and Winterswijk
    Last Modified  14 May 2005 
     
    Father  Jan Berend Esselinkpas,   b. 28 Nov 1810, Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, Atlantische Oceaan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Johanna Berendina ten Pas,   b. 09 Mar 1809, 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  21 Jan 1835  Winterswijk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1890  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 - 12 Feb 1842 - Winterswijk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 05 May 1842 - 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. Wilterdink.

    2. Das aantekeningen Christelijke Afgescheiden Gemeente te Winterswijk.

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

    4. Phoenix documentatie.