Descendants of Hendrik Braschler
Generation No. 2 & 3
Johannes Braschler is the immigrant ancestor of our branch of the Braschler family. He emigrated to USA with wife and 8 children during summer 1847 on the Precosa (Precieosa) under the command of Captain Jacobse.
JOHANNES2 BRASCHLER, (HENDRIK1), the son of Hendrik Braschler and Antje Timmer, was born August 04, 1803 in Breukelen, Utrecht, Netherlands, and died September 03, 1877, in Thornton Twp., Illinois . He married ANTJE MASMEYER May 17, 1829 in Loosdrecht, UT, Netherlands, daughter of HENDRIK MASMEYER and LEENA VAN DER MEY. Antje was born on January 1, 1807, in Oud Loosdrecht, and died sometime before 1880 in Cook County, Illinois. They lived in the Breukelen area where he worked as a baker until they emigrated to the US with their 9 children in 1847. Two of the children died enroute to the states.
Children of JOHANNES BRASCHLER and ANTJE MASMEYER are:
i. LENA3 BRASCHLER, b. March 24, 1830, Nieuwloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. March 31, 1830.
ii. HELENA BRASCHLER, born October 06, 1831 in Nieuwloosdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, and died November 1908. She married NICHOLAS VAN HEEST 1851 in Pasaic, New Jersey. He was born Abt. 1825, and died 1898.
iii. HENDRIK JAN BRASCHLER, b. October 14, 1832, Nieuwloosdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands; d. aft. 1909 in Lansing, IL.
iv. ANTJE BRASCHLER, b. February 02, 1834, Nieuwloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. January 04, 1841, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands.
v. MARIA BRASCHLER, b. August 24, 1836, Nieuwloosdrecht, Netherlands; m. LEENDERT VAN DREAL.
vi. NICOLAAS BRASCHLER, b. October 16, 1837, Nieuwloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. December 25, 1861, South Holland, Illinois.
vii. JANNETJE BRASCHLER, b. December 04, 1839, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. September 19, 1852, Vincent [?].
viii. MARTINUS JACOBUS BRASCHLER, b. December 09, 1840, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. August 30, 1858, USA.
ix. JASPER BRASCHLER, b. May 10, 1842, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. June 22, 1842, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands.
x. ANTJE BRASCHLER, born December 10, 1843 in Oudloosdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. She married JAN VAN STEENBERG, son of JAN VAN STEENBERG and MAATJE ?. He was born Abt. 1840.
xi. JASPER BRASCHLER, b. April 23, 1845, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. and buried at sea, July 16, 1847.
xii. DIRK BRASCHLER, b. March 16, 1846, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands; d. July 16, 1846, Oudloosdrecht, Netherlands.
xiii. JOSEPH BRASCHLER, b. September 07, 1847, Cadwijk [?]; d. September 21, 1847, USA.