Marten Rose Family (Dover Township)

MARTEN ROSE, born in 1875 in Holland. Children:

JOHN, married, 1924, Susan Bultema, who was born at Fulton, Illinois in 1906. Children: Jean, married Harold Falk-children: Lynn and Neal, Kathleen, married Lowell Weight-children: Susan, David, Peggy, Billy, married Darlene Kristianson of Coteau, North Dakota-Son: Ted, Jack in Army 1952.

CLARENCE, married Peggy Larson. Children: 2 sons. Live in Wimbledon. Herman, married Henrietta Collard. Children: Marjorie (1920-1956) married Lee Steckler of Dazey, North Dakota-children: Darlene, Gerald, James, Daniel. Geraldine, married Frank Weiss of Jamestown-no children. Ronald and Dorris Ann at home. James married Marjorie Kuder-live in Calif.-2 children. Audrey, married Milton Severson of Wimbledon-children: Betty and Kathleen.

ANNA MAY, married, 1930, Henry Bultema, (born, 1895, in Holland ). Children: Richard, at home; George, married, 1947, Lorraine Williams-children: David, Karen, Harlan, Nency; Milton, married Wilkinson, daughter of Alex W.-children, Debby and Vicki.

KATHERYN, married Won Zuidema of Morrison, Illinois. 4 children, all married, live at Morrison, Illinois.

CORNELIA married Henry Suart of Morrison, IIL-3 sons, and live at Morrison, Illinois

RENA, married Walter Dornbusch of Morrison, IIL-3 daughters, live at Morrison, Illinois

PETER, single, on a farm near Wimbledon.

JEANETTE (1913- ), single 1952, daughter of second marriage of both parents.

MARTEN ROSE in 1911 second married Brs. George (Katy) Bultema nee Drolema (1866-1946), who was born in Warfum, Province of Groningen, Holland. Mrs. Bultema first, in 1887, married George H. Bultema ( -1909), came to U. S. in 1900 with 7 children, 2 more were born in Illinois Her children:

HARRY BULTEMA (1889- ) born in Holland, married Dean Drolema of Illinois, came to Dover Township, 1915 to 1919, then to Benton Harbor, Mich.

GERTIE, who died in 1919 of flu, married Ben Tervelt at Albany, Illinois, to Dakota in 1914-3 children: George, died of flu in 1918. Ben T, and 2 children went to Illinois in 1920.

GRACE, born January 16, 1894 in Holland, married, 1913, Art Ven Huizen, son of Ralph Ven Huizen. Art was born November 28, 1891 in Holland, and who came to U. S. in 1893 with 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Came to Dover Township in 1914. Children: Raymond Arthur (1913- ), married, 1939, Valborg Tweit, children: Kent Darryl, Linda Rae, Bradley. George Harry (1917- ), married, 1943,. Margaret Liebheit-3 years in W. W. II, teacher, got M. A. at George Washington U. of St. Louis,-children: Sharon Ruth, David Arthur, George Lee. James Robert (1918- ), married, 1947, Dorothy Williams, ( -1950); then married in 1952 Mrs. Janice Anderson, daughter of Frank Billings. Shirley Theresa (1922- ), married Kenneth Johnson in 1943, children: Joel Kenneth, Bruce, Kerry. Donald Rian (1931- ), on the farm. Ruth Louise, died at two years.

HENRY RICHARD BULTEMA, married Anna Mae Rose (see above).

ANNIE BULTEMA, born November 17, 1896 in Usquest, Holland, married, 1916, Henry Smith of Fulton, Illinois Children: Geneva (191 8- ), married Ardell Klinge, of Dorchester, Iowa,-children: Johnnie, Duane, and Cindy. Thelma, married, 1943, Freeman Wright-children: Mildred, Robert Alden, Georgia, Carol. Eileen married 1945, Norman Johnson, son of Halvor Johnson-children: Joan, Michael, Darrell, Jackie. Richard, a teacher, in Navy. Twins, Jerry and Janice, in school.

GEORGIA BULTEMA, born June 1908 at Fulton, Illinois, married Ernest Larson of Courtenay, no children.

HERMAN ROSE, SR.-brother of Marten lived in Dover Township about 3 years and returned to Fulton, Illinois Mrs. died after the return to Illinois Children: John, died of flu in 1918; Jennie and Marten, Jr. went to Illinois with parents; Stella, married Cornelius Ven Huizen ( -1950),-Children: Herman; Ralph, married Laurel Fleutch of Wimbledon, no children; Minnie, married Kasper Severson of Valley City-children: Howard and Eugene; Eugene.

Source:  Cooperstown Diamond Jubilee 1882-1957 Page 62

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