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Our roots remain as one

Country Roads

June 4, 2012
Arvid Huisman (huismaniowa@msn.com) , The Daily Freeman Journal

Over the recent holiday weekend my memories wandered back some 50 years to an annual family reunion held each Memorial Day for many years. The reunion was for descendants of Gerrit and Grietje Naber who were my great-great grandparents. They and their four oldest children (including my great-grandmother) immigrated to the U.S. in 1865 from Terschelling, an island in the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. They were the first of my ancestors to come to the United States.

 
 

 

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