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David T. DeBOER
Maria Wietske __?__
Husband:  David DeBOER / DE BOER / de BOER / DEBOER / DEBOAR
Birth:  Dec 1839, Holland
Death:  1917, presumably in Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI
Disposition:  buried Martiny Cemetery, Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI
Occupation:  farmer
Parents:  born in Holland
Marriage:  1865/6
Migration:  1874, to America
Wife:  Maria / Mary "Wietske / Wietsche / Witskap" __?__
Birth (based in 1900 census):  Mar 1844, Holland
Birth (based on tomstone):  1843
Death:  1927, presumably in Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI
Disposition:  buried Martiny Cemetery, Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in Holland

Wietske [Wijtske/Wytske] is a traditional Friesian female given name.

Children :
born in Holland:
1.  Charles DeBOER, b. 1864 or 1866/7; d. 1952; bur. Martiny Cemetery, Mecosta Co., MI

born in MI:
2.  John DeBOER, b. 1871/2
3.  Alice DeBOER, b. 1874//5
4.  Walter DeBOER, b. 1876/7
5.  Lillie DeBOER, b. Aug 1879
6.  Frank DeBOER, b. Jan 1885 or 1884; d. 1968; bur. Martiny Cemetery, Mecosta Co., MI

One of their sons, possibly John or Walter, may be the one who married Adeline (STRAUB) DeBOER.

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; NL, Netherlands, Nederland, FRI, Friesland; USA, US, United States, Michigan

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28 of 64 indexed "Debron"):  Day Twp., Montcalm Co., MI, Roll T9_596, p. 97A, PN 29, SD 3, ED 231, enumerated 11 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
314 325 Deboar David W M 41       / Works in Saw Mill /   / / Ger Ger Ger
    ______ Mary W F 36   Wife   / Keeping House       / Ger Ger Ger
    ______ Charles W M 13   Son /   At School   /     Ger Ger Ger
    ______ John W M  8   Son /   At School   /     MI Ger Ger
    ______ Alice W F  5   Dau /             MI Ger Ger
    ______ Walter W M  3   Son /             MI Ger Ger
    ______ Lilly W F 8/12 Aug Dau /             MI Ger Ger

3.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

4.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 22):  Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI, Roll T623_731, p. 175B, SN 6, SD 11, ED 105, enumerated 7 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
91 91 De Boer David Head W M Dec 1839 60 M 34 Holland Holland Holland 1874 26 Na Farmer 0   N N Y O M F 94
    _______ Witske Wife W F Mar 1844 56 M 34 Holland Holland Holland 1874 26         Y N Y        
    _______ Lillie Dau W F Aug 1879 20 S   Michigan Holland Holland             Y Y Y        
    _______ Frank Son W M Jan 1885 15 S   Michigan Holland Holland       at school   6 Y Y Y        
If John's birthplace is correct, the earlier immigration date (viz., 1871) is the correct one.

5.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 20):  Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI, Roll T624_663 (Part 2), p. 217A, SN 11A, SD 11, ED 128, enumerated 29 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 28 29
98 98 Debore David Head M W 71 M1 48     Holl German Holl German Holl German 1871 Na Eng Farmer General Farm Emp     Y Y O M F 88
    ______ Mary Wife F W 67 M1 48 11 8 Holl German Holl German Holl German 1871   Eng None         Y Y        
    ______ Frank Son M W 28 S       Michigan Holl German Holl German     Eng Laborer Home Farm W N 0 Y Y        
This image was very poor quality and difficult to read; my extraction may not be entirely accurate.  Listed ten households from Engelbert & Clara STRAUB

6.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 14):  Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI, Roll T625_784, p. 39A, SN 3A, SD 10, ED 244, enumerated 7-9 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fm 53 54 De Boer Frank Head O M M W 34 S       Y Y Michigan   Netherland Fresian Netherland Fresian Y farmer Gen'l farming OA 53
      _______ Wietsche Mother     F W 76 Wd 1870 pa   Y Y Netherlands Fresian Netherlands Frisian Netherlands Frisian Y none      
      Straub Engebbert A Boarder     M W 79 M 1853 pa 1866 Y Y Baden Germany German Germany German Germany German Y none      
      ______ Clara L Boarder     F W 69 M       Y Y Michigan   New York   New York   Y none      

7.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 10):  Martiny Twp., Mecosta Co., MI, Roll 1011, p. 243B, SN 3B, ED 54-19, SD 5, enumerated 13 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
3 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30 32
65 65 DeBoer Frank Head O Y M W 43 S N Y MI Neth Neth Y Farmer Farming O Y N 60

8.  Martiny Cemetery (online at the Mecosta County MIGenWeb site; submitted by Delynn D. Maneke-Morris).  Obviously not a verbatim transcription.
Husband DeBoer David T 1839 1917
Wife DeBoer Witskap 1843 1927
Son DeBoer Charles 1864 1952
Son DeBoer Frank 1884 1968

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