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emigration from Beerta

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Beerta to US

Posted: 12 Oct 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Jul 2001 9:16PM GMT
Surnames: Kristjaans, Christians, Hindriks, Hinders
One of my ancestors' family came from Beerta and settled in Kanawha, Iowa US in 1892. Kanawha is in the north-central part of the state and attracted many immigrants from the Bellingwolde area. About that same time many immigrants were settling in South Dakota because of low land prices. There were many Dutch settlements in Iowa and Minnesota at the time that attracted new arrivals.

I am not familiar with your surname but you can search for it in the Social Security Death Records at ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi. It lists 59 Stuit's with several born in the 1880-1890 time frame. It looks like there are concentrations in Grand Rapids and Muskegeon, Michigan and Cook County (Chicago area), Illinois.

Good luck;
Roger Peters
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Paul Stuit 12 Oct 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Roger Peters 12 Oct 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Paul Stuit 13 Oct 2000 12:00PM GMT 
JanHassebroek... 15 Oct 2000 12:00PM GMT 
remosiemons 23 Oct 2001 9:47PM GMT 
jdyingram 8 Feb 2009 2:58AM GMT 
MesaV3013 11 Feb 2009 5:55PM GMT 
jan1713 11 Feb 2009 6:23PM GMT 
jdyingram 11 Feb 2009 9:27PM GMT 
jan1713 15 Dec 2009 4:45PM GMT 
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