Albert Walkotte (1873)
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Albert Walkotte’s Parents Decide to Emigrate
In 1880, his parents Harm and Harmina decided to emigrate from Grafschaft Bentheim and join their relatives in West Michigan. When Harm became sick with pneumonia, they decided to send their four oldest children alone.
When he was seven years old, Albert Walkotte, his parents, and three siblings boarded the S.S. Pollux in Amsterdam for New York. They arrived on May 23, 1881. From there they traveled to Drenthe, Michigan to his grandmother Willemina Walkotte‘s house and were reunited with the rest of the family.
Albert’s parents bought a farm in Allendale. In 1925, Albert purchased the mill in Allendale. This mill had been built by Charles Parish in 1917. He operated it as A. Walcott and Sons until the late 1930s.
Albert Walkotte’s Family
Albert Walkotte married Sena, and together they had XXX children:
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