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Gijsbertje (Grace) van Roekel

Dochter van Eduard van Roekel en Maria Schuurman, geboren 11-1-1878 16:00 NL Bennekom [14], vertrekt 23-7-1892 naar de USA, overleden 17-12-1966 USA OR Polk Co en begraven Salem Belcrest Memorial Park

Trouwt 18-5-1894 USA IA Orange City Johannes (Johan, John) Overman, farmer, geboren 24-3-1867 NL Voorst Terwolde [67], overleden 11-12-1950 USA OR Marion Co en begraven Salem Belcrest Memorial Park


  1. Johanna Overman, geboren 8-4-1895 USA IA, overleden 11-8-1980 USA OR Marion Co en begraven West Salem Restlawn Memorial Gardens
    Trouwt 9-3-1916 USA IA Sioux Cornelis (Neal) Buren, zoon van Harmen Buren en Bieuwkje Boterhoek, geboren 2-7-1886 NL Barradeel [171], overleden 17-5-1960 USA OR Polk Co en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  2. Edward Overman, geboren 3-9-1896 USA IA, overleden 15-3-1972 USA CA Lakewood en begraven Whittier Rose Hills Memorial Park
    Trouwt 26-7-1922 USA IA Osceola Sibley Annie Wynia, dochter van William T Wynia en Annie den Hartog, geboren 1899 USA IA Sioux Center, overleden 14-11-1993 USA CA en begraven Salem Belcrest Memorial Park
  3. Maria Overman, geboren 2-2-1899 USA IA Boyden, overleden 2-7-1986 USA IA Primghar en begraven Sheldon East Lawn Cemetery
    Trouwt Cornelius Martin Moermond, zoon van Izaak Moermond en Martina Hollander, geboren 19-4-1894 USA IA Boyden, overleden 2-1982 USA IA Sanborn en begraven bij zijn vrouw
  4. William (Willem) Overman, geboren 10-8-1901 USA IA Capel Township, overleden 2-1968
  5. Stephen (Steve) Overman, geboren 31-10-1903 USA IA Middelburg, overleden 2-9-1990 USA MN Pipestone en begraven Chandler Memoriaal Cemetery
    Trouwt 2-2-1926 USA IA Primghar Mary Bilsland, dochter van John Bilsland en Bastiaantje (Sadie) Mastbergen, geboren 22-11-1904 USA IA Sheldon, overleden 14-6-1996 USA MN Pipestone en begraven bij haar man
  6. Johan (John Jr) Overman, geboren 26-7-1906 USA IA Capel Township, overleden 1990 en begraven USA IA Sheldon East Lawn Cemetery
    Trouwt 24-11-1927 USA IA Sheldon Hazel Adelina Merley, dochter van Henry Merley en Margaret May McGranahan, geboren 22-10-1908 USA IA Sheldon, overleden 18-2-2002 USA IA Sanborn en begraven bij haar man
  7. Arnold Overman, geboren 5-12-1908 USA IA Middleburg, overleden 18-3-1987 USA OR Benton Co en begraven USA OR Salem Belcrest Memorial Park
    Trouwt NN
  8. Jacoba Overman, geboren 1911 USA IA
  9. Henry Overman, geboren 1918 USA IA


Ede gereconstrueerd bevolkingsregister:
Email Ben Pasman 28-2-2011:
Johannes is in 1887 naar Amerika vertrokken, hij woonde in 1900 in Capel & Lynn Township te Sioux, IA.
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Obituary of Steve
Steve Overman was born October, 31, 1903 in Middleburg, Iowa, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John (Grace Van Roekel) Overman, Sr. He passed away Sunday, September 2, 1990 in the Pipestone Medical Center, Pipestone, Minnesota at the age of 86.

He married Mary Bilsland February 2, 1926 in Primghar, Iowa. He farmed in Iowa for several years. They spent 12 years in Oregon, California, and Iowa. In 1946 they moved to Chandler and farmed until he retired in1973. After moving to Chandler he enjoyed some traveling.

Survivors include his wife Mary and a daughter Sadie (Mrs. Louis Douma) 3 grandsons, Steve, David, and Donald; 1 granddaughter, Julie Douma of Chandler; 4 great grandsons and 1 great granddaughter. Also surviving are 2 sisters: Mrs. Coba Finn of Atlanta, Georgia; Mrs. Willie Kliever of Albany, Oregon; and one brother, Henry of Salem, Oregon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

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Obituary of Mary
Mary Bilsland Overman was born November 22, 1904 to John and Sadie (Mastbergen) Bilsland on a farm near Sheldon, Iowa. She attended country school in Carroll Township of O’Brien County, Iowa.

On February 2, 1926, she was united in marriage to Stever Overman. Following their marriage, they farmed near Archer, Iowa for a few years and then moved to the West Coast, living in California and Oregon for several years. They moved to Minnesota in 1946, settling on a farm in Fenton Township of Murray County, near Chandler. They farmed there until retiring in the mid-1970’s and moved into Chandler. Steve preceded her in death in 1990. Mary was admitted to the Pipestone County Medical Center early on Friday, June 14, 1996. She died there later that same day at the age of 91 years, 6 months and 22 days.

She enjoyed having neighbors and friends in for lunch and playing games. She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Sadie, and her husband Louis Douma, of rural Chandler. three grandsons, Steve and Peggy Douma, David Douma, and Don and Vickie Douma, all of Chandler; one granddaughter, Julie and Scott Hartle of Chandler; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Bea Tara, Aptos, CA; one brother Albert Bilsland, Marcus, IA; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Steve; a sister, Jennie Postma; and four brothers, Mottie, Bill, Herbert and John Bilsland.

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Obituary of Hazel
Hazel Overman, 93, of Sheldon died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Prairie View Home in Sanborn, Iowa. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon, with Dr. Emmanuel Dass officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today, with the family present 7 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Hazel Overman, the daughter of Henry and Mae (McGranahan) Merley, was born Oct. 22, 1908, in her parents farm near Sheldon. She received her education in a country school and graduated from Sheldon High School.

On Nov. 24, 1927, she was united in marriage to John Overman Jr., at Sheldon United Methodist Church. After their marriage, the couple farmed north of Sanborn and later west of Sheldon. In 1944, they moved to Salem, Ore., where they resided until John's death on Jan. 21, 1990. Hazel returned to Sheldon in November 1990. She made her home in Sheldon until January 1997, when she entered Prairie View Home in Sanborn. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Salem.

Hazel is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Florence Verrips of Sheldon and Mrs. Gladys Vos of Calimesa, Calif.; three brothers, Glen Merley of Spirit Lake, Iowa, and John Merley and his wife, Mildred and Louis Merley and his wife, Bonnie, all of Sheldon; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Merley of Sheldon; a special nephew, Gerald Thorman and his family of Sheldon; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Robert and Joe Merley; and three sisters, Mrs. Leta Carl, Mrs. Beulah Jacobs and Mrs. Mary Bilsland.

Sioux City Journal
Courtesy of Lance and Megan Raffety Veldboom

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Obituary of Arnold

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