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Philip Jacob Sleijster (1819-....)
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Philip Jacob Sleijster went to America in 1868 (Zt8)

In march 2012 I discovered the het spoor of Philip Jacob on this website:
www.findagrave.com...

On that webpage is a picture of a commemorative pilar with the name SLEYSTER

Further is announced that is a family plot. Also the grave of Cristina Elmore-Sleyster, the daughter of Philip J. Sleyster is located here. He is born in Holland, 'native'. Cristina is sister of Peter J. Sleyster.

The next data is memorized:
Birth  : Feb. 10, 1819, Netherlands
Death: Apr. 13, 1899, Chariton County,
           Missouri, USA

Grave is in same family plot as Cristina Sleyster Elmore (1853-1884), daughter of Philip J Sleyster, native of Holland, and sister of Peter J Sleyster. 

Note: Difficult to decipher
Burial: New Hope Cemetery Salisbury, Chariton County, Missouri, USA
Created by: DVF
Record added: Jun 29, 2011 
Find A Grave Memorial# 72209586


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Many years displayed my website the question: "Who knows where this family is gone in America?" 

Philip Jacob turns out having migrate with his family from Warnsveld near Zutphen to Chariton County in Missouri.

In the 'Bevolking Register' of Zutphen is noted that he went with 6 children to the USA. That was the last sign of life.

Christina en Peter J. Sleyster
In the description the investigator/photographer also memorized that Christina is a sister of Peter J. Sleyster. Maybe are the names stated on the commemorative pilar? Or maybe there are more graves which have not been taken a picture of? Probably this is a familygrave.


Christina Sleyster

So on the website of Findagrave.com we also find the grave of Philip's dochter: "Christina Sleyster Elmore". She was the fourth child of Philip, and the wife of Francis Elmore, an immigrant from Germany.

Birth  : 1853
Death: 1884
Wife of Francis Elmore, native of Germany 
Burial: New Hope Cemetery, Salisbury, Chariton County, Missouri, USA
Created by: DVF
Record added: Jun 29, 2011 
Find A Grave Memorial# 72214923


Source:
http://www.findagrave.com...




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