The Mulherns and Raffertys of Lawrence County, Ohio - Person Page 2709

The Mulherns and Raffertys of Lawrence County, Ohio
With the DeJongs and Dalenbergs of Cook County, Illinois (orignating in the Netherlands)
Person Page 2709

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Jan Cornelius Ton1 (M)
(30 May 1826 - 4 June 1896)
Last Edited=28 Mar 2005

     Jan Cornelius Ton was born on 30 May 1826 in Akersloot, Noord Holland, Netherlands.1 He was the son of Jan Ton and Pietertje Stam.1 Jan, age 22, was enumerated in the household of Peter Dalenberg (his employer) on the 1850 Federal Census in Worth Township, Cook County, Illinois. It has been reported that Jan was a farm hand for the Dalenberg family in Holland and that he immigrated on the same ship as Peter.2 Follow the link to see the census image. Jan married Aggje Vandersyde, daughter of Leendert Van Der Zijde and Lintje Van Steenberg, on 1 April 1853.1 They had 21 children. Many of these children died in infancy. Their children were:, Jan, Cornelius, Leendert, Pieter, Cornelius, Elizabeth, Maria, L., Trijntje, Lijntje, Trijntje, Trijntje, Goris, Goris, Cornelius, Nellie, Goris J., Dirk J., Cornelius, Arie and Aagje.1 Jan worked as a fisherman and a farmer.1 Jan died on 4 June 1896 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1 He was 70 old. A biography for Jan Cornelius was published in The Dutch Connection in South Cook County Since 1847. Follow the link to read a transcription of the text.

Children of Jan Cornelius Ton and Aggje Vandersyde
Jan Ton (Junior) b. 6 Feb 1850
Cornelius Ton b. 1854
Leendert Ton b. 10 Apr 1855, d. Jan 1928
Pieter Ton b. 1856
Cornelius Ton b. 5 Jul 1856, d. 20 Sep 1856
Elizabeth Ton b. 1857
Maria Ton b. 1857
Pieternella Ton+ b. 13 Nov 1858, d. 28 Jul 1903
Trijntje Ton b. 1859
Lijntje Ton b. 1860, d. 22 Apr 1941
Trijntje Ton b. 20 Mar 1863
Trijntje Ton b. 4 Feb 1865, d. 25 Aug 1865
Goris Ton b. 4 Jan 1868, d. b 1871
Goris Ton b. 14 Feb 1871, d. b 1874
Cornelius Ton b. 4 Dec 1873
Nellie Ton b. 1874, d. 1955
Goris J. Ton b. 14 Feb 1874, d. 13 Jan 1939
Dirk J. Ton b. 21 Dec 1874
Cornelius Ton b. 18 Sep 1876, d. 23 Nov 1915
Arie Ton b. 21 Oct 1877
Aagje Ton b. 1881


  1. [S452] Dalenberg Central. Online <>.
  2. [S308] Illinois. Cook County. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432, roll 103. Washington: National Archives.

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