1874 Jacob Gerret Poppingo 1956

Father: Jacob Geerdes Poppingo

  • Born: Germany (Ostfriesland)
  • Married: 1872 Taatja (Berninga) Rolfs
  • Died: 1877 Butler County, Iowa [near Greene]
  • Cause: Pneumonia
  • Buried: Vilmar Cemertry, Allison, Iowa
  • Mother: Taatja (Berninga) Rolfs * Her second marriage

  • Born: Sept. 10, 1830 Pilsum, Ostfriesland, Germany
  • Died: April 18, 1914 Butler County, Iowa
  • Cause: Old Age, Chronic Nephritis
  • Buried: Vilmar Cemetery, Allison, Iowa
  • Jacob and Taatja (Berninga) Rolfs-Poppingo had the following Children, Unknown birth order.

    Jacob Gerret born June 30, 1874 West Point Township, Iowa. Died June 8, 1956 San Diego, CA. Married Mary Emiline (Small-Adams) 1899. Had one daughter Martha Mae Born Allison, Iowa February 15, 1900. They lived in Allison, Iowa - Routt County, Colorado, Wheaton, Minnesota and San Diego, California. Jacob, Mary and Martha are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, San Diego, Caifornia. Martha married (1) Martin T. Johnson, they had 4 children (2) Carlson Marxen, they had 4 children (3) Raymond Pearson.
    John K. Lived in Mitchell, South Dakota
    William Lived in Dumont, Iowa
    George Lived in Bristoe?, Iowa
    Katie M. who m. John Brown Lived in Dumont, Iowa
    Molly M. who m. George Ellis Lived in Rolfelle ?, Illinois
    Lizze Lived in Ogle County, Illinois

    *Taatja first married Reike Rolfs April 10, 1856 They had 4 children from and in 1868 came to America. They settled first in Pecatonnica, Ill. Hardly a week after they had settled Reike died of the heat.

    Jacobs Half Brothers and Sisters

    Charles Roalf m. Jennie Johnson. Lived in Allison, Iowa
    Anna Roalf m. Frank Johnson. Lived in Spirit Lake, Iowa
    Mary Roalf m. William Ross, may have married first Geske. Lived in Wellsburg, Iowa
    Kate C. Roalf m. John A. Johnson. Lived in Lake Park or Excelsior, Iowa



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