Evelyn Bromwich asked 6 years ago

Allen DeVries was born Nov 23, 1888 at Groningen, Netherlands He died in oct 6, 1951.  Allen immigrated from Holland (Netherlands) to United States in 1895 with his parents, Klaus and Gesine (Helmers) DeVries.  I am not finding the DeVries family, in an immigration ship list.  I do know that Allen raised his family around Astoria, Deuel County, South Dakota. And his wife was Ruth Elnore Mooney De Vries whom was born in 1897 and died in 1939.  I know that she was from Antlanta, Fulton county, Georgia and they had one son in Georgia, Louis Wilber Neville (?)DeVFries  Please any help would so kindly help me.

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Carolyne (Dolson) Lain answered 7 months ago

My ancestors also emigrated from Netherlands to the US, arriving, in most part, in Neu Nederland (New York City).  Their surname was DeVries Van Dalsen.  The Van Dalsen name went through many changes, eventually coming to my birth surname of Dolson.  I don’t know if this information will help you, but I sincerely hope it does.  

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