Vegter-Tschetter Heritage


Father's Parents
Hindrik Hindriks Vegter (1792-1863)
& Liefke Jans Krijgsveld (1811-1891)

Mother's Parents:

Father & Mother:
Father: John Vegter (1845-1919)
Mother: Jantje Vegter (1848-1935)

Children:
#1: William, 1870-1961
#2: Liefke (1871-1872)
#3: Liefke (1872-1874)
#4: Liefke (1874-1901)
#5: Jantje: (1877-1936)
#6: Hendrikje (1879-1900)
#7: Grietje (1882-1948)
#8: Derktje (1884-1901)
#9: Cornellia Vegter Ridder (1886-1963)
#10: Martje Vegter Ridder (1888-1950)
#11: Janna (1891-1946)



John and Jantje Vegter
(photo in several Vegter reunion books)


John and Jantje Vegter
Parents of William Vegter
(never came to America)
(original photo, courtesy of Gerard, grandson of Martje)


Grietje, Cornelia, Janna, Martje
Sisters of William Vegter
(Photo courtesy of Gerard, grandson of Martje)



Recollections of Grandmother Jantje
by granddaughter, Jantje Ridder, daughter of Martje
(translated by Gerard Kolstein, son of Jantje Ridder)
(click to read both pages)






Cornelia Vegter Ridder Family
(photo courtesy of Gerard)

Old Vegter Family Home
Luddestraat 4, Thesinge
Renewed/Remodeled (2018 photo)
(photo courtesy of Gerard)



Martje Vegter Ridder Family
(photo courtesy of Gerard)





Jantje Vegter
William's oldest living sister


Grietje, Cornelia, Martje, Anna
Jantje & William "photoshopped"


Humorous story about Jantje
(courtesy of and translated by Gerard, grandson of Martje)

John and Jantje Vegter Family
(Family Tree, Courtesy of Gerard, grandson of Martje)