Joan, Sorry to take so long to get back to you. Meindert and Grietje married approx. 1889. The children are all reported on census records as being born in the US. He lived in Wyoming originally and then moved to Blendon. The first 2 Children were on an 1894 census on Wyoming. Annie listed as 4, and Peter listed as 1. By the 1900 census of Blendon they had added more children. Antje (Annie) b Aug 1891, Peter b.Feb 1893, John b.Jan 1895, Emma b.May 1897, and Klasje (Clara) b. 1899. In the 1910 census George was listed as 8 yrs old, Louis was 5, and Cornelius is 3.