Individual Details

Catharina Renistra

(Apr 1821 - 19 Jun 1909)

Catharina was born in Harlingen, Netherlands in 1821. In 1846 she married Garbrand Roos of Germany, they both lived near the Wadden Sea. They left for America in 1862, landing in New York then moving on to Freeport, Illinois, then Grundy and Butler Counties in Iowa. They farmed and helped to found the New German Baptist Church.


BirthApr 1821Harlingen, Friesland, Netherlands
Marriage14 Jun 1846Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands - Garbrand Roos
Arrival18 Aug 1862New York, New York, United States
Census1870Illinois, United States
Census1880Pleasant Valley, Grundy, Iowa, United States
Census1885Pleasant Valley, Grundy, Iowa, United States
Census1900Monroe, Butler, Iowa, United States
Death19 Jun 1909Monroe, Butler, Iowa, United States
Burial22 Jun 1909Pleasant View Cemetery, Aplington, Butler, Iowa, United States


SpouseGarbrand Roos (1820 - 1888)
ChildJohann Roose (1865 - 1926)
ChildJan Garbrand JG Roos (1847 - 1922)
ChildChristian Garbrand Roos (1859 - 1951)
ChildAnna Christina Roos (1854 - 1941)
ChildMinnie Roos (1855 - 1965)
FatherChristian Renistra (1800 - 1860)
MotherAnna Catharina Unknown Rienstra (1800 - 1860)