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The Mulherns and Raffertys of Lawrence County, Ohio
With the DeJongs and Dalenbergs of Cook County, Illinois (orignating in the Netherlands)
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Aafje Madderom (F)
(12 May 1842 - 4 December 1924)
Last Edited=7 Jun 2005

     Aafje Madderom was born on 12 May 1842 in the Netherlands.1 Aafje married Cornelius De Jong, son of Pieter De Jong and Trijnte Dalenberg, on 14 November 1859 in Roseland, Cook County, Illinois.2 Aafje and Cornelius had at least 4 children. These children are Peter, Nicholas, Jan and Katherine.2 Her name has also been given as Eva DeYoung.
          Cornelius, age 21, and Eva, age 18, were enumerated on the 1860 Federal Census for the Blue Island Post Office in Worth Township, Cook County, Illinois. Their farm was valued at $600 and his personal property was valued at $200. The census confirms that they were married within the year.1 Follow the link to see the census image.
          Cornelius, age 42, and Aafje, age 38, were enumerated on the 1880 Federal Census in Calumet, Cook County, Illinois. Also enumerated in this household were two sons, Peter (age 1) and N[icholas] (age 6 months).3 Follow the link to see the census image.
          Cornelius died on 8 December 1914, leaving Eva a widow.2 Eva died on 4 December 1924.2 She was 82 old.

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Descendant Chart for Pieter Cornelisz Dalenberg

Children of Aafje Madderom and Cornelius De Jong
Peter De Young b. 18 Aug 1878, d. 7 May 1962
Nicholas De Young b. 20 Dec 1879
Jan De Young b. 22 Dec 1880, d. 15 Jun 1943
Katherine De Young b. 10 Dec 1882, d. 20 Aug 1927


  1. [S393] Illinois. Cook County. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653, roll 169. Washington: National Archives.
  2. [S328] Moody, Larry. Moody/Dudley Tree. Online <>, <e-mail address>. Text downloaded 29 Jul 2001.
  3. [S413] Illinois. Cook County. 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T9, roll 200. Washington: National Archives.

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