Peter Beaverlander was born in Goes,Holland in about 1871. We do not know the exact date of his birth. His mother died when he was very small.They left Holland for the USA.His stepmother died on the boat coming to America. His grandmother stayed with him in Holland. The grandmother died and he had to come to America alone. His dad was in Battlecreek,Michigan,USA. He came to Marshalltown,Iowa. His parnets names are Abraham Beaverlander and Joanna Vereeke(born or died in Woelphaartedijk-near Goes. Their children are as follows:1Anna-1858-1858/2Jacobus1858-1858/3)Anna-1859-1859/4)Gerard-1860-1877/5)Durftje-1861-1864/Pieter-born20 Aug,1865/6)Jana Conelia 1867-1870/7)Durftje-1868-1869. PLEASE HELP if you can!!!