The Mulherns and Raffertys of Lawrence County, Ohio
Lijntje Vanderszijde (F)
(8 November 1831 - 20 March 1903)
Last Edited=30 Mar 2005
Lijntje Vanderszijde was born on 8 November 1831 in Nieuwmansdorp, Zuid Holland, Netherlands.2 She was the daughter of Leendert Van Der Zijde and Lintje Van Steenberg.1 Lijntje Vanderszijde was also known as Lina VanderSyde.3
Lena VanderSyde Dalenberg, circa 1900
Lijntje married Pieter Dalenberg, son of Cornelis Pieterz Dalenberg and Trijnte Klaasdr Akkerman, on 24 December 1850 in Roseland, Cook County, Illinois. He was 26 and she was 19.4 Lijntje and Pieter were also reported to have been married in the fall of 1852. According to A.T. Andreas, this was the first marriage in Roseland.4 Lijntje and Pieter had at least 7 children. These children are Nicolas, Cornelius, Leendart, Katie, George, Peter and Lina.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. Lijntje and Pieter were members of the Dutch Reformed Church.4
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.
Pieter died on 5 December 1893, leaving Lijntje a widow.2 Lijntje died on 20 March 1903 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.2 She was 71 old. She and Pieter were buried at Mt. Greenwood Cemetery in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1 See a picture of the marker.
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