Jan Roos and Meenke Schroder b. 1798

Jan Garbrand Roos and Meenke Andressen Schroder 4th grandparents on RootsMagic tree.

Roos Renistra marriage

Jan Roos was born in 1798 and married Meenke Schroder, she was born 1801. They lived in Leeuwarden, a city and municipality in Friesland, Netherlands. Jan and Meenke probably lived in the city. Jan and Meenke didn’t migrate to America while most of their children did.

Jan and Meenke are included on the marriage records of their son Garbrand  who married Catherine Renistra in Leeuwarden and also on the marriage record of their son Harm who married Lammechien Takens in Ogle County, Illinois.

Garbrand and Catherina Roose stayed in Ogle County for a few years. Soon after their son Johann was born in 1865 they moved on to Grundy County, Iowa where their grandson George Roose was born in 1888. George married Mary Frerichs, parents of Stanley Roose.


  • Illinois county marriages 1810-1940 at FamilySearch
  • Leeuwarden at Wikipedia 
  • Netherlands, Friesland Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950 at FamilySearch