Family of Gerben Keizer, Sr.
~submitted by Milt Keizer
GERBEN KORNELIS KEIZER FAMILY
ORIGIN AND DESCENDANTS
Ancestors of Gerben K. Keizer were: Jaspar Jasparsz – Abt. 1650 Holland –
Jasper Jaspers ca.1700, d. 1782 + Hiltje Gerrijts d. 20Nov1729; Gerrit Jaspers Keizer- b. 7Mar 1750, d. 15March1810 + Pleuntje Willems* – b. 16August1752, d. 1795, (maternal* Willem Alberts + Hyke Clases m. March1749); Gerben G. Keizer – b. 20March1787, d. 29January1861 + Mintje Doekes Dobma –b.1792, d.1845; Kornelis Gerbens Keizer- b. 11June1826, d. 23March1892 + Maartje Baukes Van Dijk- b. 6OCT1816: Children: Dieuwke-b. 4June1847, Mintje-b. 6May1850, Gerben Kornelis-b. 16December1852, Bauke-b. 28October1855 and Klaas- b. 8September1858; Gerben Kornelis Keizer – b. 16December1852 d. 12May1913, in Alton, Iowa + Lidia Calsbeek – b. 23March1858 in Holland, d. 30May1943 in Alton, Iowa. (Pleuntje Willems* siblings Albert and Jantje also took Keizer surname.)
Photograph—1896 by J.H. Oggel, Orange City, IA: Top: Cornelius (Casey), Martha, Sara, John. Front: Peter, Gerben Kornelis Keizer, Josie, Lidia Johannes Keizer holding Bert, Gerben Jr. (The five oldest children were born in Holland. Josie, Gerben, Bert, Alyda Marie, William Marinus, and Wesley John were born later.)