H06-1615.20. Steketee Family. Papers, 1925-1978. 0.50 linear ft.


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Cornelius Steketee was one of the first pioneers to the Holland, Michigan, area in 1847 and went on to found the Steketee store chain. The collection includes books about the Steketee, Westing, and Manting (Mantingh) families. They include Genealogy of the Westing and Steketee and Manting (Mantingh) Families of Holland, Michigan (Part Two) by Lloyd Lemmen, 1978; The House of Steketee by Jennie Steketee Freyling, 1962 (original and photocopied versions); The Immigration and Early History of the People of Zeeland, Ottawa County, Michigan in 1847 by Anna Kremer Keppel, ca. 1925, the undated history of Captain Steketee and Two Son’s Lost Lives in Coaster by William O. Van Eyck, and a newspaper clipping about the Steketee family Bible, ca. 1961.


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