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Pastunink Family Trees

Updated August 24, 2009

About Our Family Research

Over the past few weeks I have compiled geneology information onto this free website. The information came from official-looking geneology reports as well as handwritten notebooks I received from my parents. Please look these over and contact me if you have something to add or correct.
You will see below two types of trees: ancestor trees and decendent trees. I had to break it up to keep it from getting too cumbersome and huge. Notice an ancestor tree for each of my (and yours?) grandparents. Some branches go back to the 1700's!
If you are more interested in the present, check out one of the decendent trees. Look for your name and you will see your siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. I am missing some birth places and middle names, so clue me in and I will update the trees. Thank-you.

Harv Pastunink
May 21, 2002

June 3, 2002: Middle names added, birth locations corrected.
June 4, 2002: Added siblings of Opa Beniermann.
June 6, 2002: Added siblings of Oma Zimmermann.
June 7, 2002: Added siblings, uncle, & aunt of Opa Diekjakobs.
October 2, 2002: Added siblings, uncles & aunts of Oma Moss.
December 4, 2002: Added Emily Drown to Diekjakobs decendents. Added the first 2 related text files.
January 19, 2009: Added death of my mother, added children to the families of Mark Sytsma and Amy Drown.
August 24, 2009: Added Diekjakobs detail supplied by Elka Diekjacobs who was introduced to me by Jim Sytsma via Facebook. Added 5th daughter to Amy & Aaron Drown.

Family Trees (viewing trees requires 4.0 or later browser)
  • Pastunink (6 KB)
    The 'ancestors' of Hindrik Jan Beniermann, who took the Pastunink name when he married Friederike Anne Zimmermann. Oma Zimmermann worked on the Pastunink farm in Bad Bentheim, Germany and the Pastuninks were the legal guardians.
  • Diekjakobs/Moss Decendents (13 KB)
  • Diekjakobs (6 KB)
  • Pastunink/Beniermann/Zimmermann Decendents (12 KB)
    The decendents of Hindrik Jan (Beniermann) Pastunink and Friederika Anne Zimmermann. They were my father's parents.
  • Beniermann (6 KB)
    The ancestors of Hindrik Jan (Pastunink)Beniermann. He was my grandfather (Opa), my father's father.
  • Zimmermann (7 KB)
    The ancestors Friederike Anne Zimmermann. She was my grandmother (Oma), my father's mother.
  • Diekjakobs (5 KB)
    The ancestors of Jan Diekjakobs. He was my grandfather (Opa), my mother's father.
  • Moss (5 KB)
    The ancestors of Berendine Moss. She was my grandmother (Oma), my mother's mother.
  • Diekjakobs/Moss Decendents (9 KB)
  • Diekjakobs (5 KB)
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Related Files
  • Pastunink Family Notes (1 KB)
    Some background info about my dad's grandparents. [The text (.txt) format is not the easiest to read but the program would not accept a Word (.doc) format.]
  • Diekjakobs Family Notes (3 KB)
    Some background info about my mom's grandparents. [The text (.txt) format is not the easiest to read but the program would not accept a Word (.doc) format.]
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