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1. Jan Hendrik Roers, son of Gerardus Ruers and Maria Mechtildis Hendricks, was born on 15 Apr 1806 in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands,1 died on 14 Jul 1867 in Chaska, Carver County, Minnesota2,3 aged 61, and was buried in Guardian Angels Cath Cem Old, Chaska, Carver Co, MN.4

Notes:

Occupation: tenant-farmer, 1849, Lahr Hof, Broeksittard.

Immigration: 1862.

Immigration: 1862.

Jan married Maria Gertrud Aretz, daughter of Goswin Aretz and Maria Christina Schrijen, on 17 Apr 1828 in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands.5 Maria was born on 25 Sep 1810 in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands1 and died on 30 Jan 1861 in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands1 aged 50.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 M    i. Johan Gerard Hubert Roers was born on 22 Jul 1829 in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands1 and died on 5 Sep 1848 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands6 aged 19. He never married and had no children.

+ 3 M    ii. Peter Joseph Roers was born on 23 Oct 1831 in Overhoven-Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands7 and died on 25 Aug 1883 in Chaska, Carver County, Minnesota8,9 aged 51.

+ 4 F    iii. Joanna Gertrudis Roers was born on 15 Feb 1834 in Obbicht, Limburg, Netherlands10 and died in Aug 1869 in Chaska, Carver County, Minnesota aged 35.

+ 5 F    iv. Maria Mechtildis Agatha Roers was born on 17 May 1835 in Obbicht, Limburg, Netherlands10 and died Betw 1900 and 1905 in Winona County, Minnesota.

+ 6 M    v. Edmund Hubert Roers was born on 23 Aug 1838 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,6,7 was baptised on 24 Aug 1838 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,6 and died on 22 Jun 1917 in Douglas County, Minnesota11 aged 78.

+ 7 M    vi. Petrus Nicolaas Roers was born on 28 Feb 1841 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,6,12 was baptised on 28 Feb 1841 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,6 died on 26 Apr 1880 in Chanhassen, Carver County, Minnesota9 aged 39, and was buried in St. Victoria Cath Church Cem, Victoria, Carver Co, MN.

   8 M    vii. Silvester Goswijnus Roers was born on 22 Jul 1843 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,12 died on 6 Oct 1843 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,6 and was buried on 7 Oct 1843 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands.13

+ 9 M    viii. Johan Goswijn "John Goswin" Roers was born on 30 Jul 1844 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands12 and died on 1 Nov 1896 in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota14 aged 52.


   10 M    ix. Jan Hendrik Roers was born on 19 Feb 1847 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands.12

Notes:

Residence:

   11 M    x. Jan Gerardus Hubertus Roers was born on 30 Jul 1849 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,12 died on 2 Jan 1850 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands,6 and was buried on 4 Jan 1850 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands.15

   12 M    xi. Jan Gerard Hubert Roers was born on 4 Dec 1850 in Broeksittard, Limburg, Netherlands.12

Notes:

Residence: 1880, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota.


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