Jan Garbrand Roos and Meenke Andressen Schroder 4th grandparents on RootsMagic tree.
Jan Roos was born in 1798 and married Meenke Schroder born 1801. They lived in Leeuwarden, a city and municipality in Friesland, Netherlands. They probably lived-in the city and Jan could have been a bread baker ‘ broodbakker’ like his son Garbrand. Jan and Meenke are 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. Jan and Meenke didn’t migrate to America, most of their children did, stopping first in Ogle County, Illinois. Garbrand and Catherina Roose stayed in Ogle County soon after their son Johann was born in 1865 they moved on to Grundy County, Iowa where their grandson George Roose was born and then married Mary Frerichs, parents of Stanley Roose.
- Illinois county marriages 1810-1940 at FamilySearch
- Leeuwarden at Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leeuwarden
- Netherlands, Friesland Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950 t FamilySearch