Researching Vander Sande/van der Sande
descendants settled in Eastern Wisconsin abt 1890.
Information on JOHANNIS VAN DER SANDE and wife WILLEMINA VERMAAS (TERMAAS is possible variation), parents of ADRIAAN VAN DER SANDE, 24 Jun 1868, in Vermelde/Voormelde,Breda, Tholen. Adriaan was a member of the Dutch Calvary as a Saber Captain. Wore a gold crescent earring, supposed to have been unit award.
Adriaan (Edward) had 2 sisters; JANNA, birthdate 27 Feb unkn. Who married FLIP WESSEL.
MAAJTE birthdate 24 Nov unkn. Who married John SCHOTT. Residence in Haarlem a suburb of Amsterdam. Known childrens names are JAN, a fisherman. Aire, a son. Pite
Brother JAN VAN DER SANDE is said to have married and had children.
Believe Willemina's family lived in Terneuzen, have photo from "AVIAN OVERBEECKE STUDIO". Adriaan married NEELJTE JANSEN (19 Oct 1868) of Hoedekenskerke,daughter of LAVINUS JANSEN (27 Dec 1827-9 Aug 1869)(widower of Elisabeth den Hamer,17 May 1841-24 Jan 1864) and Margarette DOOREPOOLE, deceased Sep 1874. Adriaan and Neeljte immigrated to USA 1890's.
They were sponsered by her half sister,Francina Jansen,Born 14 Oct 1859 at Zaamslag, (Daughter of Lavinus Jansen and Elisabeth den Hamer, Born 17 May 1841-died at Hoedenskerke, 24 Jan 1864) who had married JAN DEES and settled in Wisconsin, USA previously.
Variations: Adriaan's name could have been spelled with an "E"
VERMAAS and TERMAAS
JANSEN and JENSEN
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