All Articles For Remembering the Days of Old: The Holstege Family

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Previous article in this series: December 15, 2022, p. 143. In my previous article, I mentioned the name Lambert Holstege, who was my great grandfather. Lambert (Lammert) was born on December 3, 1880 in Doornspijk, Gelderland. Five months later, he was carried on to a ship and he immigrated to the United States with his family. His parents settled in the Beaverdam area, just west of Hudsonville (West Michigan). For those of you who are familiar with the Hudsonville area, we are talking about 56th Avenue and New Holland Road. Don’t blink or you will miss it…and it still has...

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As we start this series, we want to take a look into the past, especially around the time when the Protestant Reformed Churches had her beginnings. For those who can trace their family history to the early years, there may well be as many stories to tell as there are members. Moving forward, it is my hope to explore several of these family histories and stories…your stories. As I mentioned in my previous article, I want to hear from you. I want to hear about your family history. We begin with the Holstege family then, because we have to begin...

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