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TeSelle Ancestors 1870 approx This wonderful document was composed by Norma TeSelle Prophet of Firth, NE for a TeSelle reunion that was held in 1989. I am inserting it here because it shows the TeSelle ancestors going 4 generations back of the three TeSelle brothers who came to America and settled in Holland, Lancaster Co., NE in the 1870's. Evelyn TeSelle was the granddaughter of Harmen Jan (Herman John) TeSelle who was born in 1844 through his son Evert.
1870 census Harmen Jan TeSelle 1870 1870 census Town Holland, Sheboygan Co., WI page 73 & 74, Household # 261/247- Herman TeSella (25), Bersina (29), John Schreurs (5) and Delia TeSella (2). Adults born in Holland, children born in WI. Herman listed as farmer, real estate $2300, Personal estate $600. Note - listed on index of FamilyTreeMaker.com as Herman LeSella. This family moved to Nebraska in 1871.
1870 census Dirk Obbink 1870 1870 census (Post Office Lincoln), Lancaster Co., Neb - Dierk Hobbink - (22) and Berendena (21). Both listed as born Holland. Dierk's occupation listed as farmer. Living next door is John H. TeSelle - his nephew Evert later married Dirk's daughter Minnie Obbink.
1880 census Herman J TeSelle 1880 1880 census South Pass, Lancaster Co., Neb. - H. J. TeSelle (35), Johannah (21), John (15), Dille (12), Willie (10), Dena (3), Everett (2). H.J. listed as born in Holland, Johannah, John & Dille listed as born Wisconsin, Willie, Dena & Everett listed as born Nebraska. H.J. & Johannah's parents all listed as born Holland. H.J's occupation listed as farmer.
1880 census Dirk Obbink 1880 1880 census South Pass, Lancaster Co., Neb. - Derk J. Obink (31), Dena (29), Johannah (5), Lyda (3), John W. (2) and Wilhemina (4/12ths). Wilhemina listed as born in January. Derk & Dena and both their parents listed as born in Holland. Children all listed as born Nebraska. Wilhemina was later known as Minnie.
1900 census Herman J TeSelle 1900 1900 census South Pass, Lancaster Co., Neb. - Herman J. TeSelle (55), Johannah (41), Evert J. (21), Albert (20), Helena (17), Minnie (15), Bertha (13), Herman J. (11), Benjamin (10), John H. (7), Garret (6) and Johannah M. (4). Herman J. listed as born Holland, Johannah born Wisconsin. All others born Nebraska. Herman & Johannah's parents listed as born Holland. Herman's occupation listed as farmer. Johannah listed as having 13 children with 11 alive at time of census.
1900 census Dirk Obbink 1900 1900 census South Pass, Lancaster Co., Neb. - D. J. Obbink (51), Dena (49), Minnie (20), Henry (18), Lizzie (16), Bennie (16), Dena (12), Dick (10), Albert (8), Garret (6) and Susie (4). D. J. & Dena listed as being married 30 years. Dena listed as having 14 births with 11 living at time of census. D. J. & Dena & their parents all listed as born Holland. Children all listed as born Nebraska.
D.J & Dena both listed as immigrating in 1868.
1910 census Herman J. TeSelle 1910 1910 census South Pass, Lancaster Co., Neb. - Herman J. TeSelle (65), Johannah (51), Benjamin (20), John H. (17), Garret (15), Annie (12). Herman & Johannah listed as married 35 years, 2nd marriage for Herman, 1st for Johannah. Herman listed as born Holland, Johannah in Wisconsin - all their parents born Holland. All children born Nebraska. Johannah listed as having 13 births with 11 living at time of census.
1910 census Dirk Obbink 1910 1910 census South Pass, Lancaster Co., Neb. - Durk J. Obbink (62), Berindena (60), Susie (14). Durk & Berindena listed as married 40 years. Berendeiena listed as having 14 births with 10 alive at time of census. Durk & Berendena listed as born Holland, Susie listed as born in Nebraska. Immigration of both Durk & Berendena listed as 1878 (error - were in Neb. in 1870).
  1920 census Dirk Obbink 1920 1920 census, South Pass Precinct, Lancaster Co., NE page 274
Household #146/169
D.J. Obbink, head, age 71, married, immigrated 1868, na 1875, Netherlands/Netherlands/Netherlands, Farmer, truck farm: Berandena, wife, age 69, married, immigrated unknown, na, Netherlands/Netherlands/Netherlands
1920 census Evert TeSelle 1920 1920 census College View village, Lancaster Co., NE - Evert J. TeSelle (41), Minnie H. (39), Herman J. (16), Bernice (15), Joanna (13), Evelyn P. (11). Evert's occupation listed as clerk in a store. All birthplaces listed as Nebraska. Evert and Minnie's parent's birthplaces listed as Holland.
Dena Obbink Death Certificate 1928  
Derk Obbink Death Certificate 1931  
Obituary of Minnie Obbink TeSelle 1946 Wilhemina "Minnie" Obbink TeSelle died on August 06, 1946 in Lincoln, Lancaster, NE. She is buried in Firth Cemetery, Firth, Lancaster Co., NE. For a transcript of this obit see Notes for Minnie Obbink TeSelle.
Obituary of Evert TeSelle 1962 Evert John TeSelle died on Jan. 30, 1962 in Lincoln, Lancaster, NE. He was buried Feb. 1, 1962 in Firth Cemetery, Firth, Lancaster Co., NE. For a transcript of this obit see Notes for Evert TeSelle.
Tombstone of Evert & Minnie TeSelle 1962 Tombstone of Evert & Minnie TeSelle in Firth Cemetery, Firth, Lancaster Co., NE