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Jan Cornelisz. Kloosterman

Jan Cornelisz. Kloosterman

Male 1829 - 1917  (87 years)Deceased

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  • Name Jan Cornelisz. Kloosterman 
    Born 6 Jul 1829  Kapelle, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1917  Rusk, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rusk Cemetery, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I138  Kloosterman | Afstammelingen van Claes, Jan Claesz en Cornelis Jansz op 't Clooster
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2017 

    Father Cornelis Jansz. Kloosterman,   c. 14 Mar 1805, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1879, 's-Heer Abtskerke, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Catharina Beenhakker,   b. 19 Nov 1809, Kapelle, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1875, Ovezande, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1829  Kapelle, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Cornelia op ‘t Hoff,   b. 8 May 1827, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1880, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1857  Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Type: civil 
    Children 
       1. Male Jacob Kloosterman,   b. 10 Dec 1857, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1933, Rusk, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
       2. Female Kaatje Kloosterman,   b. 14 Nov 1858, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1882, Zeeland, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
       3. Male Cornelis Kloosterman,   b. 21 Sep 1860, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1863, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
       4. Male Gerard Kloosterman,   b. 8 Jan 1862, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1882, Zeeland, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
       5. Male Christiaan Kloosterman,   b. 28 Nov 1862, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1863, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
       6. Female Agatha Kloosterman,   b. 16 Dec 1863, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1944, East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
       7. Male Cornelis Kloosterman,   b. 20 Jan 1865, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1924, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
       8. Male Christiaan Kloosterman,   b. 17 Apr 1866, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1869, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
       9. Female Geertruida Kloosterman,   b. 24 Jul 1867, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1867, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Male Jan Kloosterman,   b. 1 Apr 1869, Nisse, Nederland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1939, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2005 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1829 - Kapelle, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Type: civil - 18 Feb 1857 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jacob Kloosterman - 10 Dec 1857 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Kaatje Kloosterman - 14 Nov 1858 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Cornelis Kloosterman - 21 Sep 1860 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Gerard Kloosterman - 8 Jan 1862 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Christiaan Kloosterman - 28 Nov 1862 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Agatha Kloosterman - 16 Dec 1863 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Cornelis Kloosterman - 20 Jan 1865 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Christiaan Kloosterman - 17 Apr 1866 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Geertruida Kloosterman - 24 Jul 1867 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jan Kloosterman - 1 Apr 1869 - Nisse, Nederland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1917 - Rusk, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rusk Cemetery, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Rusk Cemetery, 92nd Ave, Zeeland, MI 49464
    Rusk Cemetery, 92nd Ave, Zeeland, MI 49464
    Rusk Cemetery is a cemetery within Michigan and is nearby to Rusk, North Blendon and Allendale.
    Combined Steam Vessel, S.S. Surrey, coming from New York' painted by Antonio Jacobsen.
    Combined Steam Vessel, S.S. Surrey, coming from New York" painted by Antonio Jacobsen.

    Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (1850 - 1921) was a Danish-born American maritime artist known as the "Audubon of Steam Vessels".

    After having studied realism at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, he moved to America to avoid being drafted into the Franco-Prussian War (1871). Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (November 2, 1850 – February 2, 1921) was a Danish-born American maritime artist known as the "Audubon of Steam Vessels".

    He lived in New York City as a safe decorator and within a few years he began painting portraits of ships that were in the Old Dominion Steamship Line. Between 1876-1919 the prolific painter executed more than 5900 portraits of vessels ranging from freighters, steamships, sailing vessel, schooners and yachts.

    Jacobsen's style is often, though not exclusively, characterized by a flattened perspective. He had a complete understanding of ships and achieved great accuracy of detail in his works.

    The editors of Who Was Who in American Art (volume 2, p. 1707) claims: “In his later life, his daughter, Helen, helped paint the sky and water of his pictures. His son Carl even painted some of his own ship portraits.”

    In 1880, Jacobsen moved to West Hoboken, New Jersey, where he remained for the rest of his life. A majority of his canvases are signed A. Jacobsen or Antonio Jacobsen with one of his West Hoboken addresses below the signature. He died in West Hoboken in 1921.

    Jacobsen’s work can be found in many museums throughout the U.S. including the Mariner’s Museum, Newport News, VA; Mystic Seaport Museum (CT); Peabody Museum, Salem (MA); New York Historical Society (NY); Fall River Marine Museum (MA); Louisiana State Museum (LA) and the Shelburne Museum (VA).

    Documents
    Passenger list SS Surry (or Surrey), Port of New York, 18-04-1882.
    Passenger list SS Surry (or Surrey), Port of New York, 18-04-1882.

    Other names: Michigan, Harry Luckenbach
    Sisters: Suffolk, Sussex
    Builder: William Gray & Co., West Hartlepool, yard number 235
    Launched April 16, 1881; maiden voyage August 14, 1881; torpedoed January 6, 1918
    Hull: length 330'; beam 40' 2"; 2,949 tons; depth of hold 24' 6" and 31' 3"; 1 funnel; 3 masts; iron hull; 2 iron decks; wood shelter deck
    Power: single screw; inverted compound engine by Blair & Co. of Stockton on Tees, cylinders 40" and 75" diameter, stroke 45"; 250 n.h.p.
    Steam pressure 175 lbs.; bunker capacity 500 tons; 10 knots
    Registered in London; official number 82885


    This was the very first ship operated on behalf of the Atlantic Transport Line. The Ships Particulars Books kept by William Gray & Co. record her construction in considerable detail, and note that her accommodation was as follows, "Capn & spare aft, Officers & engineers amidship Crew forward Cattlemen below." John McRoberts noted that "she was furnished with every modern appliance and improvement."
    The Surrey was built and managed by Bernard N. Baker's London agents, Hooper, Murrell & Williams, and was chartered to the Atlantic Transport Line. Frederick Murrell, a native of West Hartlepool who was living in London at the time, clearly supervised the Surrey's construction on a regular basis and she was launched by Mrs. John P. Hooper. The Marine Engineer (September 1, 1881, p.135) records that Surrey was fitted with Mr. Raymer's patent distilling apparatus of a size calculated to produce 4,000 gallons of fresh water per day. In practice, this apparatus actually delivered some 1,500 gallons daily in excess of the stipulated supply.

    The Surrey's maiden voyage took her from Barrow to New York with a cargo of iron ore. Shortly after she was chartered to the Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (KNSM) and fitted with accommodation for over 1,200 steerage passengers.

    She began sailing on the Amsterdam to New York on April 2, 1882, with 1,258 passengers and made seven voyages on this route under the command of Captain W. Bacon. After her year under charter Surrey was returned to Atlantic Transport Line and by early 1886 she was evidently under charter to the Cambria Line sailing under the command of Frederick Murrell's son Hamilton Murrell.

    In 1888 the Surrey was renamed Michigan to comply with the line's new house style of ship nomenclature. The following year she was handed over to Williams, Torrey & Feild's Bernard Steamship Company (which sounds like one of the agent's single-ship companies), and in 1889 was sold on to Christopher Furness. In 1890 the Michigan was sold to Charles Lilburn and then again sold on to C. A. Betys (later Betys, Craig & Company) London. In 1893 she was purchased by Wilhelm Wilhemsen of Norway, and in 1900 was again sold. Her new owner, L. Luckenbach of the Luckenbach Lines, renamed her Harry Luckenbach and converted her to carry oil in bulk. On January 6, 1918, she was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U 84 in the very north of the Bay of Biscay, North West of Penmarch.

    Obituary John Kloosterman
    Obituary John Kloosterman

    Headstones
    Headstone John Kloosterman
    Headstone John Kloosterman

  • Notes 
    • Jan Kloosterman emigrated to America and arrived in New York 18-04-1882 on the S.S. Surry.
      On the ship's manifest the father Jan Kloosterman is correct at age 52 as his birthday had not yet occurred. The only problem with this entry is that the first "J Kloosterman" has the age of 54. I would have assumed that it would be son Jacob Kloosterman at age 24. Given the fact that I can't find any other record for Jacob, I am going to assume that it was an error on the part of the person writing down the names.
      Jan Kloosterman would not have been without family in America, as his younger brother Jacob immigrated 10 years later.


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