Suzanna (Suzie) De Feijter

Female 1846 - 1928


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  • Name  Suzanna (Suzie) De Feijter 
    Born  30 May 1846  Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Immigration  23 May 1881  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cornelis Verbrugge, age 35, laborer.
      Status: Permanent sojourn
      Ship accommodations: steerage
      Port of Embarkation: Amsterdam
      Vessel: Pollux
      Destination: USA
      Date of Arrival: 5/23/1881
      !Immigration Records - microfilm Roll: 437; Ship Manifest Number: 622

      Also recorded were Wife (Vrouw Verbrugge) age 35; Daughter (Pietronella) age 13; Son (Peter) age 8; Daughter (Marie) age 7; Son (Willem) age 0.

      The family was from the municipality of Terneuzen and were part of the Netherlands Reformed Church.

      Ship's Description:
      POLLUX / NEDJAT 1870
      POLLUX 1,523 gross tons, length 349.7ft x beam 38.4ft, one funnel, three masts, iron hull, single screw, speed 10 knots, accommodation for 45-1st and 500-3rd class passengers. Launched on 27th Aug.1870 by A & J. Inglis, Glasgow for Koninklijke Nedelandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij (Royal Netherlands SS Co.), Amsterdam, she started a single round voyage between Marseilles. Menton, Gibraltar and New York on 8th Aug.1872. On 13th Feb.1879 she started one Catania - Messina - Palermo - New York - Amsterdam voyage and on 31st Mar.1880 commenced one Rotterdam - Plymouth - New York voyage. She started regular Amsterdam - New York sailings on 3rd Mar.1881 and made 13 round voyages on this route. After discussions with the Holland America Line, the company agreed to withdraw from the Amsterdam - New York trade after 1882 and their ships were transferred to other routes. The POLLUX was re-engined in 1895 and used on other services until 1907 when she was sold to Turkey and renamed NEDJAT. 1st Oct.1915 sunk by Russian naval gunfire off Kozli, in the Black Sea. [North Atlantic Seaway, vol.3, p.1068 by N.R.P.Bonsor]
    Residence  1912  849 Crosby NW, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Verbrugge, Susie, (widow of Cornelius Verbrugge), residence: 849 Crosby
    Died  26 Nov 1928  Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  29 Nov 1928  Washington Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Verbrugge family Bible use de Feijter. The spelling De Feyter seems to be most common usage when indicated on her children's marriage records. Bill Blik was told it was De Ruyter. NOTE: In some records listed as Susan De Ruyter. [2]
    Person ID  I2648  Bryant
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2005 

    Father  Willem De Feijter,   b. 19 Dec 1821, Zaamslag, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jul 1891, Ter Neuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elisabeth Scheele,   b. 24 Jan 1825, Hoek, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1853, Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  08 Feb 1844  Hoek, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Source Civil register - Marriage
      Archive location Zeeuws Archief
      GeneralNumber of finding aid: 25.50
      Municipality: Hoek
      Type of record: Huwelijksakte
      Record number: 1
      Registration date: 08-02-1844
      BridegroomWillem de Feijter
      Age: 22
      Place of birth: Zaamslag
      BrideElisabeth Scheele
      Age: 19
      Place of birth: Hoek
      Father bridegroomWillem de Feijter
      Mother bridegroomMaria Vinke
      Father brideJan Scheele
      Mother brideSuzanna de Putter
    Family ID  F315  Group Sheet

    Family  Cornelis Verbrugge,   b. 22 Aug 1845, Zaamslag, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Nov 1909, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  01 Aug 1867  Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Source Civil register - Marriage
      Archive location Zeeuws Archief
      GeneralNumber of finding aid: 25.4
      Municipality: Axel
      Type of record: Huwelijksakte
      Record number: 19
      Registration date: 01-08-1867
      BridegroomCornelis Verbrugge
      Age: 21
      Place of birth: Zaamslag
      BrideSuzanna de Feijter
      Age: 21
      Place of birth: Axel
      Father bridegroomPieter Verbrugge
      Mother bridegroomPieternella Cornelia Goossen
      Father brideWillem de Feijter
      Mother brideElisabeth Scheele
    Children 
     1. Pieternella Cornelia (Nellie) Verbrugge,   b. 13 Jan 1868, Ter Neuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Aug 1941, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Verbrugge,   b. 13 May 1869, Ter Neuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1869, Ter Neuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Verbrugge,   b. 19 Dec 1870, Baskapel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jan 1873, Baskapel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Pieter Verbrugge,   b. 20 Apr 1872, Baskapel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Maria Clara Verbrugge,   b. 19 Oct 1873, Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1920, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Verbrugge,   b. 01 Jan 1876, Ter Neuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1876, Ter Neuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. William Verbrugge,   b. 20 Mar 1877, Ter Neuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 May 1957, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Cornelis (Neil) Verbrugge,   b. 26 Nov 1881, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1960, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F101  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1846 - Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 01 Aug 1867 - Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 23 May 1881 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1912 - 849 Crosby NW, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1928 - Caledonia, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Nov 1928 - Washington Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S296] Verbrugge Bible, (J. G. Kohlinger, Utrecht, 1903), Ge Boren te Axel den 30 Mei 1846.

    2. [S296] Verbrugge Bible, (J. G. Kohlinger, Utrecht, 1903), Suzanna de Feijter.


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