Smeester/Smeesters/Smiesters Genealogy Web Site

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Restoration of the Smeesters / Terwagne Marker at Saint Louis Cemetery in Dyckesville has been completed.
On behalf of all of the cousins, a special thank you to those who contributed--both in time and money--to this special project preserving our family history for future generations.

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The Smeesters/Terwagne marker restoration project has been made possible by the generosity of descendents and their families.
Roseann Smeester Anderson
Heidi Hennig Arno
Alvina Smeester (Schneider) Bargmann and family
Florence Bertrand Bartel
Jay Bartel
Kathryn VanLanen Becker
Joan Loritz Campshure
Gail Page Cordry
Fred Delwich
Randy Hennig
Marie Bertrand Hennig
Karen Claire Loritz
Rose Bertrand Loritz
Jyl Bartel Nordby
Jane Page, widow of Donald Page
Therese Delwiche Picard
Jane Loritz Rentmeester
Art Smeester
Kurt Smeester
Loren Smeester
James & Chris Smeester
Joseph Smeester
Melvin Smeester
Robert J. Smeester
Steven Smeester
Timothy Smeester
Henry Smeester
Marion Smeester Stephenson
Rita Smeester Timmerman
Daniel Thomas Timmerman
Thomas Timmerman
David James Zeutzius
Special thanks to Michael Campshure who has restored the marble cross to the top of the monument.
For more information, please contact Heidi Hennig Arno at heidila6@earthlink.net

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If you have an opportunity to be in the Green Bay area and would like to visit the site, the cemetery is located near the corner of Highway 57 and S in Dyckesville, Wisconsin. Our stone is not far back from the road, to the left of the church entrance.

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Below are links you may find interesting. Left - Belgium's description of the emigration to America; Center - the community of Helecine site (modern Neerheylissem); and Right - the Hamels family page on Neerheylissem.

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Belgian Emigration

Helecine

Neerheylissem

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heidila6@earthlink.net

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