I am still researching, and Ann Noordhoff is the only Poat of that generation I don't have a Dutch birth record for yet.
Jan Poot X Lammerdina Karmiggel parents of
Jan Willem Poot (John William Poot)
B:17 Jul 1851(Deventer,Overijssl,Netherlands)
D: 1 Nov 1913 (Milledgeville, Illinois)
Rev. Reformed Church 1873-1899, Immigr US w family 1887
changed to Congregational then Lutheran. Newspaper owner
part of religious evangelical reform movement. Traveled a lot
in US - Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Chicago, Pella IA,...
Abraham Vink X Teuntje Meeder parents of
Fredrika Sophia Vink (Fredericke Sophia Fink)
B: 1846 The Haag, Netherlands
D: July 1930, Wayne Co., OH
Married 1875 in Noord-Holland ( forgot city and date)
Children (anglicized name):
Antonia -I don't have birth record- 24Mar1877?-31May1970?
married A. Lambert Noordhoff, lived many years in OH
She might have moved to Florida in old age, or
might have been one of the others that moved
(Rev.)Willem Frederik (William Frederick)
21Apr1878-12Sep1963 (my grandfather)
Traveled, most time in Millersburg,OH & Riverside,CA
married Anna Alberta 1898-died 1908
married Pearl May Davis of New Cambria,KS 1909
Abraham (Abe) 19Jun1879-July 1918
married Selma Young settled in OH
Lammerdina (Lamberdeena/Deena) 8Oct1880- ?
married Noah J Yoder, settled in OH
Fredericke Wilhelmina 26Jun1882
(believe she married Noordhoff, then died. Lambert then
remarried to Antonia))
Johannes (Joseph) 24Jun1883- ?
settled in Chicago
Jan Willem Jr. (John William Jr.) 28Dec1884- ?
Settled in Chicago, a police officer for many years.
Served during race riots and came home covered in blood.
Either Joe or John had a son John Floyd (Johnny) who was a successful night club singer, had a pierce arrow he drove in parades. His wife was Peggy. He drank and died young.
I have extensive family tree for Rev. William Frederick Poat. Before his 2nd wife would marry, made him change spelling to Poat. All other family members except his father changed to Poat. Five daughters still living, born from 1907-1925. All in California.