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3500 MEETJESLANDERS TO THE USA 1892-1924

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  • MEETJESLAND
  • Some of the immigrants arrived in Halifax (Canada); Portland, Maine; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Boston, Massachussets. They are not listed on Ellis island.

    I did some more extensive research of the emigration from Adegem and Maldegem (Kleit - Middelburg - Donk), time frame 1847-1930.


    Adegem 400 emigrants and Maldegem almost 1450.

    Canada = 48
    Colorado = 32
    Illinois = 390
    Indiana = 22
    Iowa = 27
    Massachussets = 2
    Michigan = 53
    Minnesota = 112
    Missouri = 122
    Montana = 2
    Nebraska = 2
    New Jersey = 126
    New York = 234
    North Dakotha = 20
    Ohio = 16
    South Dakotha = 1
    Washington = 2
    Wisconsin = 17
    Wyoming = 3
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