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Notes for Elizabeth Alida Obbink TeSelle

The Family of Derk Jan Engelbarts Obbink & Berendina Frederika Nusselder

Nebraska State Census 1885
Name: Dick Obbink
Race: W
Age: 36
Birth Place: Holland
ED: 493
Loc: South Pass Precinct,Lancaster,Nebraska
Date: 04 Jun 1885
Enumerator: J. C. Alexander
Locality: Midway Borough
ED: 192
OSPage Number: 9B
Also in household:
Name: Dena Obbink Race: W Age: 34 Birth Place: Holland
Name: John Obbink Race: W Age: 10 Birth Place: Nebraska
Name: John W. Obbink Race: W Age: 7 Birth Place: Nebraska
Name: Minnie Obbink Race: W Age: 5 Birth Place: Nebraska
Name: Henry Obbink Race: W Age: 3 Birth Place: Nebraska
Name: Benny Obbink Race: W Age: 1 Birth Place: Nebraska
Name: Lizzie Obbink Race: W Age: 1 Birth Place: Nebraska

1900 census South Pass, Lancaster Co., Nebraska page 293
D. J. Obbink, head, Dec 1868, age 51, md 30 yrs, Holland/Holland/Holland, imm. 1868
Dena, wife, Nov 1850, age 49, md 30 yrs, 14 births, 11 surviving, Holland/Holland/Holland, imm. 1868
Minnie, daughter, Jan 1880, age 20, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Henry, son, Feb 1882, age 18, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Lizzie. daughter, May 1884, age 16, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Bennie, son, May 1884, age 16, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Dena, daughter, Oct 1887, age 12, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Dick, son, Oct 1889, age 10, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Albert, son, June 1892, age 8, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Garret, son, Jan 1894, age 6, Nebraska/Holland/Holland
Susie, daughter, Sept 1896, age 4, Nebraska/Holland/Holland

1910 census North Lynden Pct, Whatcom Co., WA
Albert H. TeSelle, age 29, md 6 yrs, NE/Holland/Holland, salesman
Alida, wife, age 25, md. 6 yrs, 3 births, 3 surviving children, NE/Holland/Holland
Theodore, son, age 5, NE/NE/NE
Cornelia, daughter, age 4, NE/NE/NE
Dorothy, daughter, age 2, NE/NE/NE

1920 census Lynden, Whatcom Co., WA
Household #5
Albert TeSelle, head, age 38, NE/Holland/WI
Almata, wife, age 36, NE/Holland/Holland
Theodore, son, age 14, NE/NE/NE
Caroline, daughter, age 13, NE/NE/NE
Dorothy, daughter, age 11, NE/NE/NE
Lena Vande Brink, boarder, age 3, MT/MI/MI

Mrs. D.J. Obbink Will be Buried Friday
Holland Neb., - Funeral services for Mrs. D.J. Obbink, pioneer in this section of the state, will be held at the Holland Reformed church at 2 pm Friday. Burial will be made at the Holland cemetery. Mrs. Obbink was born in the Netherlands seventy-one years ago. At the age of sixteen her family transferred to America, settling in Wisconsin. After residing there a short period, Mrs. Obbink moved to this city. She is survived by her husband an nine children; Mrs. E.J. TeSelle, Mrs. C.B. Laird, Henry and R.J. Obbink, all of Lincoln; Mrs. A.H. TeSelle of Linden, Wash; Mrs. H.J. Penhussen and Benjamin Obbink, both of Firth, Neb., and Dan and Albert Obbink, both of Omaha. She also leaves many grandchildren and other relatives.

1930 census Sunnyside, Yakima Co., WA
Household #22
Albert H. TeSelle, head, age 48, age at first marriage - 24, NE/Netherlands/WI, carpenter, private job
Alyda, wife, age 44, age at first marriage - 19, NE/Netherlands/Netherlands
Dorothy, daughter, age 22, NE/NE/NE, nurse, private care

Tuesday, Aug. 6, 1946, The Lincoln Star
Mrs TeSelle Dies; Shop Manager Here
Mrs. Minnie TeSelle, 66, of 632 Marshall, manager of the Katherine K Garment shop located in the Barkley Building, died Tuesday morning at a local hospital. A lifetime resident of the state, she was born in Holland and had made her home in Lincoln for the past 39 years. She was a member of Elm Park Methodist Church here. Surviving are her husband, Everett J.; three daughters, Mrs. Bernice Fisher, Mrs. Joanna Rasmussen, and Mrs. Evelyn Krieck, all of Lincoln; five brothers, Richard & Henry Obbink, both of Lincoln, Ben Obbink, Firth, NE., Albert Obbink, Carrol, IA, and Garret Obbink, Portland, OR; two sisters, Mrs. Susie Tenhulzen, Dennison, IA, and Elizabeth Obbink, Yakima, WA; and seven grandchildren.

----- Original Message -----
From: Geert te Selle
To: Kari Northup
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2003 8:43 AM
Subject: RE: TeSelle photos

Hello Kari,

Here are some dates concerning the children of Harmen Jan (Herman John) te Selle (TeSelle).

1. Dela TeSelle dies Feb 13 1900. Her father came to Nebraska Spring 1871 following his brother Jan Hendrik (John Henry) who came in March 1870. He complains about coming too late for a decent harvest in a letter he wrote to Winterswijk Fall 1871.
2. William TeSelle marries Mar 10 1896 and dies Feb 28 1936.
3. Berendina Aleida dates are correct, in Firth, Lancaster Co. NE.
4. Berendina Aleida TeSelle dies Sep 13 1946, Firth NE!! (?) Husband dies Feb 1948.
5. Evert John dates are correct.
6. Albert Herman TeSelle dies Oct 13 1932 Moxee, WA. Wife dies Mar 7 1955 also in Moxee WA.
7. Helena TeSelle dies Dec 1964. I don't know the exact date.
8. Harmina TeSelle dies April 29 1960. Husband dies May 20 1929.
9. Bertha Johanna TeSelle dies Dec 4 1951.
10. Herman John TeSelle dies Dec 1 1963 Firth, NE. Wife is Jennie VandeWege and she dies Aug 7 1982.
11. Benjamin F. TeSelle marries Dec 22 1915. Wife dies Dec 20 1968. (Parents of Norma)
12. Johanna TeSelle is born Sep 15 1891 and she dies Mar 25 1892.
13. John Henry TeSelle dies Jul 12 1955.
14. Gerrit H. TeSelle dies Oct 15 1953, Lincoln NE.
15. Johanna Marie TeSelle is born Sep 15 1896 and she dies Nov 9 1972.
16. Corneil TeSelle is born Sep 8 1898 and he dies Jan 1 1900, Firth NE.

I hope this gives you a hold for further research. If you find any obituaries I am very interested.

Elizabeth Alida Obbink
Ref. Nr. : 486
Roepnaam: Lizzy
Geslacht: Vrouw
Geboren: 14 Mei 1884 in South Pass, Lancaster, Nebraska, USA
Informatie: Twin of Benjamin
Overleden: 7 Mrt 1955 in Moxee City, Yakima, Washington, USA
Informatie: Linden, Washington