Maria Clara Verbrugge

Female 1873 - 1920


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  • Name  Maria Clara Verbrugge 
    Born  19 Oct 1873  Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  30 Jan 1920  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • book # 10, page 199
      Blik, Mary
      46-3-11
      died of: nephritis (liver disease)
      born: Netherlands
      father: Corn. Verbrugge (b. Netherlands)
      mother: Susanna DeFruyter (DeRuyter - b. Netherlands)
    Buried  Aft 30 Jan 1920  Washington Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mary's middle name is mentioned in son John's marriage record. In 1884 Kent Co census, Mary is "at school" and is the first person in her family to be able to read AND write. Her older brother and sister could both read but could not write. db 1/95

      "Marie" Verbrugge, age 7, came with her parents arriving 23 May 1881 aboard the Pollux which embarked from Amsterdam.
    Person ID  I308  Bryant
    Last Modified  26 Nov 2003 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Suzanna (Suzie) De Feijter,   b. 30 May 1846, Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1928, Caledonia, 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
    Family ID  F101  Group Sheet

    Family  Pieter Blik,   b. Jul 1871, Holland, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1957, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Nov 1895  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • book #11, page 286
      Peter Blik, age 22, born: Holland, MI
      occupation: laborer
      father: Wm. Blik; mother Kate Blicker (sic) (Baakelar)
      Mary VerBrugge, age 22, born: Netherlands
      father: Cornelus VerBrugge; mother: S. DeFeyter
      witnesses: Cornelus VerBrugge & Roelof Veyer
      married by: P Ekster, pastor of Holland Christian Reformed Church
    Children 
     1. William Blik,   b. 24 May 1897, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1973, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Corneilius (Neil) Blik,   b. 11 Feb 1899, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1985, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Blik,   b. 15 Sep 1900, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 1971, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anthony F. (Tony) Blik,   b. 08 Sep 1902, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1967, Compton, Los Angeles Co, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Fred Blik,   b. 11 Jul 1906, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1994, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Harry Blik,   b. Jun 1909, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1953
     7. Marvin P. Blik,   b. Abt 1913, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1970
     8. Paul Blik,   b. Abt 1915, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Cadillac, Wexford Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F71  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1873 - Axel, Zeeland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1895 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1920 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 30 Jan 1920 - 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), Maria Verbrugge ge boren te Axel den 20 April 1872.

    2. [S296] Verbrugge Bible, (J. G. Kohlinger, Utrecht, 1903), Died Jan. 30, 1920 (Phoenix is written on the Bible page).


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