The Mulherns and Raffertys of Lawrence County, Ohio
Pieter Dalenberg (M)
(25 February 1824 - 5 December 1893)
Relationship=Grandson of Pieter Cornelisz Dalenberg.
Last Edited=20 Jun 2005
Pieter Dalenberg was born on 25 February 1824 in Groet, Noord Holland, Netherlands.2 He was the son of Cornelis Pieterz Dalenberg and Trijnte Klaasdr Akkerman.1
Pieter Dalenberg came to the United States in 1849 and in June of the same year, he settled in Roseland, Cook County, Illinois.2 He "built his house on the Thornton road, corner of One Hundred and Eleventh Street. There are still numbers of antique house that might have been erected forty years ago, in Roseland; their age is manifest from the peculiar, small window-panes, inserted when glass commanded a much higher rate on the market than now, and a whole window-light of which glass was about the size of a page of note-paper." Follow the link to see a picture of his house.2 Pieter worked as a farmer "who also kept cows and made butter and cheese and sold his products in Chicago."2 After coming to the U.S., Pieter Dalenberg was also known as Peter Dalenberg.1
Peter was enumerated on the 1850 Federal Census in Worth Township, Cook County, Illinois. Also enumerated in this household 8 other people that have not been entered into this database: Antye Haagniester (age 42), Ann Naguenton (age 14), William Naguenton (age 13), John Naguenton (age 12), Tunis Naguenton (age 10), Peter Naguenton (age 7) and R:Witness (age 22).. 26.3 Pieter worked as a farmer. His farm was valued at $250.3 Follow the link to see the census image.
Pieter married Lijntje Vanderszijde, daughter of Leendert Van Der Zijde and Lintje Van Steenberg, on 24 December 1850 in Roseland. He was 26 and she was 19.2 Pieter and Lijntje were also reported to have been married in the fall of 1852. According to A.T. Andreas, this was the first marriage in Roseland.2 Pieter and Lijntje had at least 7 children. These children are Nicolas, Cornelius, Leendart, Katie, George, Peter and Lina.2 Pieter Dalenberg either filed his papers or became naturalized citizen in 1853 in Courts of Cook County, Cook County, Illinois.4
Peter, age 33, and Lijntje, age 36, were enumerated on the 1860 Federal Census for the Blue Island Post Office in Worth Township, Cook County, Illinois. Also enumerated in this household were their 3 oldest children: Cornelius (age 9), Leendart (age 5), and Nicolas (age 3). Peter's real estate was valued at $2000 and his personal estate was worth $600.5 Follow the link to see the census image.
Peter, age 46, and Lena, age 39, were enumerated on the 1870 Federal Census for the Calumet Post Office in Hyde Park, Cook County, Illinois. Also enumerated in this household were their children: Nicolas (age 14), Leonard (age 15), Catherina (age 8), Goras (age 5) and Lina (age 6 months). Their oldest son, Cornelius, is not living with them. The farm is worth $8000 and Peter's personal estate is worth $500.6 Follow the link to see the census image. Pieter and Lijntje were members of the Dutch Reformed Church.2
Peter, age 56, and Lena, age 49, were enumerated on the 1880 Federal Census in Roseland. Also enumerated in this household were their children: Katie (age 18), George (age 15), and Peter (age 9). Not enumerated with them was Lena (age 10). She may have died between the 1870 and 1880 censuses. Peter is marked for being "deaf and dumb."7 Follow the link to see the census image. A bioragphy for Peter was published circa 1884. Follow the icon to read it. 2
Between 4 October 1888 and 1892, Pieter and George were living in Hyde Park, Cook County, Illinois. They are registered on the Voter Registration Rolls at this address. Follow the links to see the images.4 Pieter died on 5 December 1893.1 He was 69 old. He and Lijntje were buried at Mt. Greenwood Cemetery in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.8 See a picture of the marker.
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