About Jacob de Boe
1847 : Kruiningen-Zld-nld-EUR —› USA-Ellis Island-NY —› STATE?? -Ottawa County-Zeeland —› ?
1860 : —› Holland -where? in USA or EUR?
Jacob Deboe II [1838-1880] - born in the Netherlands on April 7, 1838, was the son of Jacob and Cornelia Van Loo Deboe I. Cornelia was born in 1810 and died in 1876.
The family immigrated to the United States in 1847 and settled in Zeeland, Ottawa County. Jacob attended school for a total of three months. At the age of 14 he went to work as a bricklayer. In 1860 he moved to Holland to learn the tanning business. On September 23, 1861 Jacob enlisted in Company D of the 8th Michigan Infantry as Private. He was promoted to Sergeant on November 15, 1862. Jacob served for the first two months of 1864 with the 20th Michigan Infantry, and then returned to his original unit before being mustered out on September 22, 1864. After the war, Jacob settled in Grand Haven, and became Deputy Clerk, a post he held for 12 years.
When Grand Haven became a city in 1867, Jacob was chosen its first Treasurer. In 1877 he was elected Register of Deeds for the county. He married Maria QUINTUS of Grand Rapids on May 6, 1856. On July 9, 1880, she applied for a widow‟s Civil War pension. One of their three children was D. John Deboe, who lived from 1864-1910. Maria, who was born in 1835, died about February 8, 1921. She and her husband were buried in the family plot at Lake Forest Cemetery.
name : Jacob De Boe event: Census event date: 1880 event place: Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States gender: Male age: 41 marital status : Married occupation : Regester Clerk race or color (original) : - ethnicity (standardized) : American relationship to head : Self birthplace : Netherlands birthdate : 1839 spouse's name : Mary de BOE spouse's birthplace : Netherlands father's name : - father's birthplace : Netherlands mother's name : - mother's birthplace : Netherlands page : 377 page character : A entry number : 3982 nara film number : T9-0600 gs film number : 1254600 digital folder number: 004241740 image number: 00763
Household - Gender - Age - Birthplace self : Jacob de BOE - M - 41y - Netherlands wife : Mary de BOE - F - 44y - Netherlands son : John de BOE - M - 15y - Michigan, United States daughter : Katie de BOE - F - 8y - Michigan, United States
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