Descendants of Henry Ryskamp

 

Generation No. 1

1. HENRY1 RYSKAMP was born in Netherlands, and died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. He married KATHERINE Bef. 1860 in Netherlands. She was born in Netherlands, and died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Children of HENRY RYSKAMP and KATHERINE are:

i. CORNELIUS2 RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1860, Netherlands.

ii. JACOB RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1864, Netherlands.

2. iii. WILLIAM RYSKAMP, b. 03 Mar 1866, Netherlands.

 

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM2 RYSKAMP (HENRY1) was born 03 Mar 1866 in Netherlands. He married WILHELMINA VANDER MOLEN 18 May 1891 in Grand Rapids, MI, daughter of HENRY VANDER MOLEN.

Notes for WILLIAM RYSKAMP:

William's parents, himself and his sibling came to the U. S. in 1881 and settled in Grand Rapids, MI.

The Ryskamp Brothers business was established in 1882 by the late Cornelius Ryskamp, an older brother of William. In 1885, another brother, Jacob, became a principal in the business and the name J. & C. Ryskamp was adopted. In 1887 William Ryskamp, was admitted to partnership and the title was changed to Ryskamp Brothers. In 1891 the firm removed from its original location at 180 Logan Street to the present headquarters on Eastern Avenue.

On 30 January, 1915 the business was incorporated and the officers of the corporation are: William Ryskamp, president; Jacob Ryskamp, vice-president; and Frederick Gunnerman, secretary and treasurer.

They are faithful members of the Christian Reformed Church.

Sons, Walter, is an employee of the Ryskamp Brothers. He was in the U.S. Navy in WWII and was located at the Great Lakes Naval Station near Chicago.

Lawrence, twin of Eva, enlisted at Valpariaso, Indiana in WWII in the motor transport service, U.S. Army. Later he was stationed at Fort Sheridan, ILL.

Franklin and his wife, Helen, ran the Ryskamp Bros. Wallpaper & Paint Store in Grand Rapids until it closed. His siblings, Margaret, James and Walter Ryskamp lived in the apartment above the store.

 

Children of WILLIAM RYSKAMP and WILHELMINA VANDER MOLEN are:

3. i. KATHERINE3 RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1893, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

ii. WALTER RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1896, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; m. LAURA, No children.

4. iii. EVA RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1898, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; d. Twin of Lawrence.

5. iv. LAWRENCE RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1898, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; d. Twin of Eva.

6. v. HENRIETTA RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1902, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

vi. MARGARET RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1905, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

vii. MARY RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1909, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

viii. CAROLINE RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1913, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; m. THEODORE STUYVESANT, No children.

7. ix. FRANKLIN RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1915, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; d. Twin of James.

x. JAMES RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1915, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; d. Twin of Franklin.

8. xi. HOWARD RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1918, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

 

Generation No. 3

3. KATHERINE3 RYSKAMP (WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1893 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. She married WILLIAM CORNELISSE. He was born in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Children of KATHERINE RYSKAMP and WILLIAM CORNELISSE are:

i. NORMAN4 CORNELISSE, b. Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

ii. VERNE CORNELISSE, b. Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

iii. ARDITH CORNELISSE, b. Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

iv. JOYCE CORNELISSE, b. Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

v. ROBERT CORNELISSE, b. Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

 

4. EVA3 RYSKAMP (WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1898 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, and died in Twin of Lawrence. She married LEON HEYER.

Children of EVA RYSKAMP and LEON HEYER are:

i. DONALD4 HEYER.

ii. NORMA HEYER.

iii. ROBERT HEYER, b. Twin of Roger.

iv. ROGER HEYER, b. Twin of Robert.

 

5. LAWRENCE3 RYSKAMP (WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1898 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, and died in Twin of Eva. He married ANNE.

Children of LAWRENCE RYSKAMP and ANNE are:

i. CHILD 14 RYSKAMP.

ii. CHILD 2 RYSKAMP.

 

6. HENRIETTA3 RYSKAMP (WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1902 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. She married GARRETT ROELOFS. He was born in Hull, Iowa.

Child of HENRIETTA RYSKAMP and GARRETT ROELOFS is:

i. WALTER4 ROELOFS.

 

7. FRANKLIN3 RYSKAMP (WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1915 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, and died in Twin of James. He married HELEN DE YOUNG.

Children of FRANKLIN RYSKAMP and HELEN DE YOUNG are:

9. i. MARY4 RYSKAMP, b. 1941, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

10. ii. DAVID RYSKAMP, b. Abt. 1944, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

 

8. HOWARD3 RYSKAMP (WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1918 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. He married ANN NIEWYK.

Children of HOWARD RYSKAMP and ANN NIEWYK are:

i. WILLIAM4 RYSKAMP.

ii. BRUCE RYSKAMP.

iii. RUTH ANN RYSKAMP.

iv. DONALD RYSKAMP, b. Twin of Douglas.

v. DOUGLAS RYSKAMP, b. Twin of Donald.

vi. GORDON RYSKAMP.

 

Generation No. 4

9. MARY4 RYSKAMP (FRANKLIN3, WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born 1941 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. She married ---- HALL.

Children of MARY RYSKAMP and ---- HALL are:

i. TIMOTHY5 HALL, b. 1963.

ii. ELIZABETH HALL, b. 1965; m. ---- ZIETLOW.

 

10. DAVID4 RYSKAMP (FRANKLIN3, WILLIAM2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1944 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Children of DAVID RYSKAMP are:

i. ROBERT5 RYSKAMP, b. Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

ii. MICHAEL RYSKAMP, b. Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.


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