Bibles and Hymnals - Index

The Dekker-Huis Museum has a vast collection of bibles and hymnals, which have been donated throughout the years. We have preserved those that have signatures of the owner, dedications, or family birth, marriage and death dates. 

 

The Bibles and Hymnals listed below are located at the Zeeland Museum.

 

FORMATLast Name, Publishing Date, Description (Written Notes), Title/Language,

Call Number (BBL=Bible, HYM=Hymnal) 

 

Compiled by Suzy Frederick - December 2015

Updated: March 2019

LAST NAME DATE DESCRIPTION TITLE/LNG. CALL NO.
Althuis 1894 Inside front cover signature. William Althuis Donor: J.H. Donner De Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.021
Baert 1851 Signature: cover page Baert, Zeeland. 2ns page: A. Baert. De Nieuwe Stichtelijke Liederen - Dutch HYM 1971.027
Baert 1852 Handwritten inside cover page: 1852. Back cover _______ Baert. Antonie J. Schermer , Vriesland, Mich. 1882. Het Boek der Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.012
Bapetts 1861 Message inside front cover: George Bapetts Book: Presented by Friends of the M.E. Sun School for regular attendance and correct recitation of scripture lessons. Nov. 3, 1861. Name printed on first page: Kraak. Donor: Joyce Redder 2006 The Holy Bible Old & New Testaments - English BBL 1970.006
Barense 1941 Donation from Marinus Barense Estate. 118 S. Maple, Zeeland. 1985. New Testament - English BBL 1970.030
Barnett 1983 "This Bible belongs to M.S.B. 1-23-00 received on 1-22-00" Bible - English BBL 1970.094
Baron 1899 Signature inside cover and cover pages: J. Baron, John Baron N.F. 2 Winnowed Anthems Number Two - English HYM 1971.004
Baron 1900 Signature inside cover page: John Baron 47 The Solitare - English HYM 1971.006
Blauwkamp 1884 Signature inside cover page: Mother's Psalm book, Mrs Gerrit A. Blauwkamp, Borculo, Mich Donor: Hattie Blauwkamp in 2004 Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.036
Blauwkamp 1884 Handwritten inside and back cover pages: Mr. Gerrit A. Blauwkamp, Zeeland, Mich RR 2 Het Boek der Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.013
Bloemsma 1926 Signature inside cover: To Caroliune Bloemsma from Mother Psalter - English HYM 1971.034
Boone 1881 Written on the inside cover in pencil "F. (or T.) Boone New Groningen" Het Oude Testamen - Dutcht BBL 1970.092
Boonstra 1899 Signature inside front cover: From Grandpa Boonstra to Kate and Dick. Oct. 11, 1902. Bijbel, Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.010
Boonstra Unk Inside front cover: Signature Frank Boonstra Page 2: Signature Frank Boonstra, Zeeland, Mich 1906. Page 3: Illegable. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.028
Boonstra Unk Dutch notations on inside 1st page: D.F. Boonstra from my grandfather J. De Feyter March 4, 1899 used by him for sixty years. Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.052
Brinkhuis Unk Signature inside front cover: Benjamin Brinkhuis. Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.003
Brinkhuis Unk Signature inside back cover: Mrs, Benjamin Brinkhuis. Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.004
Brinkhuis Unk Signature inside cover and cover page: mrs. Fred Brinkhuis, Aug. 8, 1941 presented on her 72nd birthday by Benj & Betty Lloyd. Het boek Der Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.003
Brouwen 1892 "G. Brouwen,  N. Holland Michigan 1885. (In Dutch is written) ge kogt om in de mieting to gel muilhem (Google translation) To cast in the mood" Bible - English BBL 1970.093
Compagner Unk Inside cover page signature: Lucas Compagner. Donor: Mrs Art Gladys Nykamp in 1988 Songs for Service - English HYM 1971.023
Compagner Unk Card insert: Given to Gladys Compagner by Oakland CRC when she started to play the organ in church. 1928. Donor: Mrs. Art Gladys Nykamp Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.030
Danhof 1899 No signatures inside. Donor Robert Danhof in 1993 Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.058
Dekker 1914 Signature inside cover page: Mrs. Henry Dekker. Psalter - English HYM 1971.009
Dekker Unk Signature inside cover page: Marion C. Dekker from Board of Education, zeeland, Mich Janu 22/11 Holy Bible Old and New Testament - English BBL 1970.035
DenHerder 1864 Book plate inside front cover: Private Library of Jacob Den Herder, Zeeland, Mich. No. ---------- Signature first page: Matthew Kobyn (spell) Holland, Mich. Neue Teltament - Unknown lanquage BBL 1970.038
DePree Unk Donor: Mrs. James ( Edna ) De Pree in 1976 Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 1 and 2 Combined - English HYM 1971.025
DePree Unk No signatures. Donor: Mrs. James ( Edna ) De Pree in 1976 Gospel Hymns - English HYM 1971.024
DePutter 1733 Dutch writings inside back cover page. Includes handwritten translation on separate sheet. This book belongs, here to, to C De Putter and Elizabeth Van de Luyster my wife, Zeeland, Mich. Bought from Herr Van de Luyster. Donor: Linda Verplank Gebben is dau De Wonderen Des alder-Hoogsten - Dutch BBL 1970.047
dePutter 1774 Hymnal. Written in pencil and pen in various places. "C. De Putter Esq. Zeeland Mich"  "John Brown". Included under the front cover is a portion of a Dutch Bible from another smaller book. Het Boek Der Psalmen, Nevens De Gezangen - Dutch HYM 1971.038
dePutter 1845 Dutch writings inside front and back covers. Includes handwritten translation on separate sheet. Cornelius de Putter, Zeeland, Mich Age 57 years. This book is from my father Mariunus de Putter son of Marinus de Putter. My mother's name was Magdelena Delem Net Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.046
dePutter 1861 Dutch writings inside front and back (4 pgs) ink faded and no longer can be read. Geschiedenis der Christelijke Kerk - Dutch BBL 1970.048
dePutter 1875 Inside 2nd page signature: Handwritten Dutch language translated: This is through me, Vander Gehocht and given as a present to Johanna de Putter Zeeland, Ottawa County, Mich, Zeeland April 5, 1879, Cornelius De Putter. Donor: Linda Verplank Gebben is daug Net Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.045
dePutter VandeLuyster 1693 Dutch notations on inside front cover. Translation sheet (2) enclosed. Bought on the 26th of February 1872 from the estate of J. Vande Luyster through myself C. de Putter and my wife Elizabeth Van de Luyster. The 16th of June 1631 bought at Lidens-f-50, J Nederlandts Vloek en Zegen - Dutch BBL 1970.051
dePutter VandeLuyster Unk No personal notations inside. Saved due to the fact that was included in the de Putter/VandeLuyster collection Donor: Linda Verplank Gebben is daughter of Jessamine Cross, her Mother was Elizabeth Brouwer, daughter of Dean Brouwer whose Mother was Elizabe Heidelberg Catechism - English BBL 1970.050
dePutter VandeLuyster Unk No personal notations inside. Saved due to the fact that was included in the de Putter/VandeLuyster collection Donor: Linda Verplank Gebben is daughter of Jessamine Cross, her Mother was Elizabeth Brouwer, daughter of Dean Brouwer whose Mother was Elizabe Voorbeeld der Godlyke Waarheden - Dutch BBL 1970.049
Derks Unk Signature cover page: Mrs. G. Derks, her book Zeeland, Mich. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.034
Donner 1894 No signature. Donor: J.H. Donner De Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.020
Dozeman 1914 Inside page signature: Presented to George Dozeman, year 1915, Teacher Mrs. B. Tanis Holy Bible Old and New Testaments - English BBL 1970.042
dozeman 1971 Signature inside cover: George dozeman 5th Grade The Living Bible - English HYM 1971.022
Dozeman Unk Presentation page 2: Mr. & Mrs. Henry Dozeman copyrighted 1882, 1908 The Students Bible Commentary - English BBL 1970.075
Drew 1941 Donated by Mrs. Charles Drew, 50 E. Central in 1985. New Testament - English BBL 1970.029
Elbens(bas) 1708 Written inside in ink "Alexander Elbenbs (bas) 18 9(over)18 14" Boek Der Psalmen - Dutch BBL 1970.085
Ensing Unk Written on the inside "Mrs. B. Ensing Vriesland, Mich."  Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.086
Erbaugh 1888 Inside page: Presented to Charley O. Erbaugh by his Mother, November 25th, 1889 Message: Charley Remeber thee Mother for thee she will pray As long as god giveth her breath, she will never forget thee no never, untill life closes in death. Your humble Mot Holy Bible Maps Old and New Testaments - English BBL 1970.040
Fennema 1875 Inside front cover: Signature Boelo Fennema Overleden den 8 Augustus 1926 in den ouderom van 74 jaar. Cover page: Gertount - Boelo F. Fennema met Geertje S. Bakker den 11 Maart, 1885. Geboren - Frank B. Fennema den 19 November 1886. Geboren - Sofrides B. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.024
Fongers Unk Note inside by page 45...Song book of Grandpa Fongers. Donor: Mrs. Dozeman, 44 Winterhalter Ct. in 2001. Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.018
Gebben 1861 Dutch writings inside front and back (4 pgs) ink faded and no longer can be read. de Putter. Donor: Linda Verplank Gebben is daughter of Jessamine Cross, her Mother was Elizabeth Brouwer, daughter of Dean Brouwer whose Mother was Elizabeth Vande Luyster. Geschiedenis der Christelijke Kerk - Dutch BBL 1970.048
Geerlings Unk Cover missing so on first page is written "Geschonken by de Voltrekking van het huweijk. Door Ds J. H. Geerlings. Joh. 8:31-31". Translates to: "Bestowed upon the completion of the marriage". On the third page is written "Gerrit born in 1893, Jeanette born in 1894, Pa (born in) 1865 (and) Ma (born in) 1864". Bijbel: Het Oude Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.089
Glerum 1854 Psalm book.  Note inside state "belonged to Grandma Glerum given to her by great-grandpa Vander Hulst. 1854. Gertrude Van Loo Glerum daughter of C. Van Loo.  Donated by Peg Alofs Becker, whose mother was Janet Van Dyke ALofs, daughter of Rose Van Loo who was a daughter of Cornelius Van Loo".  Also written in Dutch on the first two pages are names and dates starting in 1849 to 1895 : Jacob Glerum Geboren, Hendriktje van der Hulst Geboren  Bible and Psalms - Dutch BBL 1970.083

Glerum

1914

Written on inside "Esther Glerum from Grandpa 1914"

 

The Pictorial Pocket Testament: With Pictures and Engravings from Drawings Made in the East - English

BBL 1970.084

 

Goorman Unk Inside cover page: Presented by the Board of the Christian School June 17, 1927 to Henrietta Goorman. Holy Bible Old and New Testaments - English BBL 1970.025
Goorman Unk Signature inside front cover: Mrs. Henriette Goorman, Zeeland, Michigan 3-2-1926 Het Boek der Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.001
Griep or Grief 1909 Inside cover page: Dezen boek behooet Abraham Griep or Grief etc. 17 November, 1915. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.026
Gruen 1914 Signature inside cover page: Mr. Garrett or Garrit Gruen, Zeeland, RR#5, Michigan - 1922. Psalter - English HYM 1971.015
Hartgerink 1906 Signature inside cover page: Mrs. J.A. Hartgerink Junior Carols - English HYM 1971.032
Hayssen 1900 Signature inside first page: Flora B. Hayssen, May 4, 1906, from Miss Hattie G Blackfor Secty of Y.W. C-----. May 1st, 1902. The New Testament - English BBL 1970.022
Heldyhut 1881 Inside page signature: Jolle Heldyhut. Gaastmeer 1 June 1902. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.041
Hendrikus 1865 Inside page signature: Nearly unreadable: Extensive list of names and dates in Dutch. Includes: Jan Hendrikus gebren Sen 6 February 1893 . Lammert Hendrikus Guering geboren January 1875 and more. Net Nieuwe El Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.044
Hirdes 1909 signature 1st page: Miss A Hirdes, Zeeland RR1, Mich. Donor: John Hirdes, 88th Ave., N. Blendon, MI in 1981 Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.032
Hoezee 1934 Signature: cover page : Dick Hoezee Psalter Hymnal - English HYM 1971.028
Huizenga Unk Inside front cover: Marriage Certificate of Gerrit Huizenga aged 21 years of the Town of Holland in the County of Ottawa in the State of Michigan Jentje Burgen aged 20 years of the Town of Holland and the County of Ottawa in the Statte of Michigan were jo Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.073
Huizinga 1856 Inside page 2 signature George F. Huizinga, Zeeland Michigan In 3 1/2" x 5 1/4" black box Hymns & Spiritual Songs - English HYM 1971.035
Huizinga Unk Signature inside cover: T. G. Huizinga Het Book Der Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.007
Hunderman 1875 Inside front page: Mrs. R. Hunderman, Zeeland, RR# 3, Mich. Cover page: Mrs. R. Hunderman, Drenthe, Mich Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.039
Jaarda 1875 Signatures inside page 2: Louis Jaarda, Holland, Mich. Louis Jaarde, Holland, Mich. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.019
Jaarda 1917 Signature on 2nd page: Louis Jaarda, April 12, 1918. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.012
Johnson Unk Signature inside first page: ___ Johnson, Mary Lubbers. Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.059
Kaiser 1895 Signature inside front cover (in German?) : Emilie Kaiser, born March 17, 1859 needs more translation. Donor Mrs. Ramon Kelling, 9141 Coral Cove, Dallas, TX 75281 in 1976. donor is daughter of Mrs. Herpolshiemer. Encludes souvenir ribbon at page 50. Holy Bible Old & New Testament-  German BBL 1970.070
Kruidhof 1875 Signature inside first page: Mrs. Mary J. H. Kruidhof, Drenthe, Michigan. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.007
Kruidhof Unk Signature back inside cover. Marta Kruidhof, Zeeland, RR#3 Michigan Bible - Dutch BBL 1970.056
Lake 1922 To: Lewis E. Lake by his father Lewis P. Lake New Testament - English BBL 1970.081
Leenhouts/Knap 1906 Signatures inside cover and back cover: Nancy Leenhouts & Frances Knap. Randall's Village Voices - English   HYM 1971.005
Lousma 1708 Pages 1 & 4 signed Aleaxander Elbenbs, 1891; Torik Aboaffe Relation to Jack Lousma, US Astronaut Het Vierde En Vyfde Der Psalmen - Dutch BBL 1970.085
Lousma 1941 Signature inside first page: To Stanley Lousma  946-91-32 The New Testament - English BBL 1970.015
Lousma Unk Signature inside cover page: Miss Winnie Lousma  Zeeland, Michigan USA Winnie Lousma is the aunt of astronaut Jack Lousma (per donor who is Unk) Untitled - English HYM 1971.008
Lousma Unk Information from donor: This bible belonged to Mrs. Spike Lousma grandmother of the US astronaut Jack Lousma. Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.008
Meengs 1872 Inside front pages 2 and 3, handwritten Dutch language; lineage of Derk Meengs, Jacobs Meengs, Jan Meengs, George Meengs, John Meengs and their children Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.080
Nyenhuis Unk Card inserted: Nyenhuis Bible 1847. Donor: Clarence Nyenhuis in 1984 or 1985. Nieuwen Testaments/Ouden Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.067
Nykamp 1934 Signature inside front page: Gerrit Nykamp Psalter Hymnal - Dutch HYM 1971.019
Olfolkeboer 1870 Hand written on the inside cover with pencil: "Set book behoort aan Mrs. O(.lb)lfolkeboer Zeeland Ott. Co. Mich." The book belongs to Mrs. O(.lb)lfolkeboer Zeeland Ott. Co. Mich. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.091
Otting 1864 Familie Register on 3rd page. To be returned Jennie Fongers Otting or Agnes Fongers De Wys. Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.074
Overbeek 1909 Inside cover page: Pre-printed label - John H. Overbeek. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.023
Padding Unk Signatures inside 2nd page: Marinus adding 1986. & Hattie Padding 1898, 425 48th, Zeeland (Drenthe) Mi. One son Melvin Padding, 3 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren. Bijbel Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.063
Pippel 1908 Signature 2nd page front. Henry Pippel. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.054
Pippel Unk Signature on first page: Mr. Henry Pippel, 328 Colonial St., Zeeland Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.013
Prins Unk Signatures inside front cover: Label: Mr. Bernard J. Prins, 338 Lincoln Ave., Zeeland, Mi 49464-1744 Holy Bible - English BBL 1970.065
Raak Unk Signature cover page: Ada C. Raak, 11045 Paw Paw Drive, Holland, Michigan Psalmen, Lof- en Bedezangen - Dutch HYM 1971.031
Roelofs 1868 Inside 2nd page signature: Hendrikje Roelofs. Additional info TBA Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.069
Rooks 1884 Signature inside first page: Katie Rooks, Dec. 25th, '95 Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.016
Schermer 1870 Signature inside cover page: Antonie J. Schermer , Vriesland, Mich. 1882. Het Boek der Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.011
Schipper Unk Signature inside cover page: Jennie Schipper, Zeeland, Michigan, Age 17, 1909. Het Boek der Psalmen - English HYM 1971.010
Scholten 1875 Signature of: Herimina Scholten back inside. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.002
Sheiner 1870 Signature inside cover pages: Sallie S. Sheiner, 1874, cover page inside: Sarah Sheiner, Christe Raphel Sabbath School. Inside back cover: Sallie Thomas 1874. Cover embossed; In Memoriam, March 3, 1874 Holy Bible Old and new Testaments - English BBL 1970.037
Shoemaker 1865 Signature inside back cover: L. Shoemaker. Biblia, Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.001
Smith Unk Message inside first page: Presented to Nolan Smith by his teacher, Ralph Querry. This book will keep you from sin or sin will keep you from this book. 1931 The New Testament - English BBL 1970.021
Sprik Unk Inscribed on the inside cover "Gerrit J. Sprik Vriesland, Mien Hubert G. Heyboer 6270 Byron Rd R3 Zeeland, Mich. 49464" Psalter - Dutch HYM 1971.036
Terpstra 1875 Signature inside front cover: Alice Terpstra, Borculo, Mich. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.009
unknown 1843 Signatures 2nd page: Dutch to be translated. Bbible given to our brother Gabriel Dec 16th, 1863. Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.066
Unknown 1927 Owner: Unknown. Donor: Bernice Prins. Handwritten inside: 1927. Psalter - English HYM 1971.014
VandeLuyster 1875 Signature inside front page: Cornelia Vande Luyster Zeeland, Michigan, March 22, 1883. Net Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.068
Vanderhulst 1854 Belonged to Grandma Glerum given to her by great grandpa VanderHulst. Birthdates on inside pages of Jacob Glerum born 7/15/1829, Hendriktje VanderHulst born 3/27/1854 and more. Ouden and Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.083
VanderKooi 1914 Dutch bible owned by John & Beetha Vander Kooi Donor Cathryn Moes, 51 Birchwood, Holland, MI Published in Amsterdam. Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.078
VanderKooi 1919 Dutch bible owned by John and Beetha Vander Kooi Donor Cathryn Moes, 51 Birchwood, Holland, MI Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.079
VanDerZee 1884 Signature 2nd page: Ida Van Der Zee, Jamestown, Mich. 1903 Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.033
VanDerZee Unk Inside 2nd page: Signature Ida Van Der Zee, Jamestown, Michigan 1907 Nieuwen Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.031
VanDerZee Unk Inside page signature: Lucy Van Der Zee from her sister Ida. Christmas 1914. Holy Bible Old and New Testaments - English BBL 1970.043
VanKampen 1884 Signature inside cover: M. C. Van Kampen. Holland, Mich. Het Boek Der Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.016
VanKoevering 1884 Page two note: S. Van Koevering Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.027
VanKoevering 1929 Printed label inside front cover.: A. Van Koevering, 155 1/2 S Church st., Zeeland, MI 49464 Hymns for Christian Youth - English HYM 1971.033
VanKoevering Unk Note enclosed: Dutch bible Anthonette Wildschut from the library of William Van Koevering 1876-1917 Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.077
VanKoevering Unk Inside front cover label: A Van Koevering, 1551/2 Church St., Zeeland, MI 49464 The Hymn book - English HYM 1971.026
VanLoo 1839 Signature inside first page: C Van Loo, Zeeland, Mich. Biblia Hebraica - Hebrew BBL 1970.061
VanLoo   Gertrude L. VanLoo Holy Bible Old & New Testaments - English BBL 1970.082
VanPuttn 1843 Signatures 2nd  page: Dutch to be translated. "Bible given to our brother Gabriel Dec 16th, 1868." Belonged to G. Van Puttn Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.066
VanRhee 1895 Bookplate: Edward Van Rhee. Signature 3rd page: Edward Van Rhee in Memory of Mr. & Mrs. William Goorman Encludes souvenir ribbon at page 50. The Living Bible - English BBL 1970.071
VanRhee 1934 Handwriting 2nd page: Mr. & Mrs. Edw. Van Rhee, 24 Cherry St., Zeeland, Mich. Child's writting inside cover: Jackie's a funny boy isn't he everybody? 177. Psalter Hymnal - English HYM 1971.017
VanRhee 1941 Signature inside front cover: Jack Van Rhee, 37 Pine St., Zeeland,, MI New Testament - English BBL 1970.005
VanRhee Unk Donor: Edward and Henrietta Van Rhee in 2002. Psalmen - Dutch HYM 1971.029
VanStrien 1908 Written on inside cover "Bernelia Van Strien". Note card placed inside states "Tuck in closure Bible Mr. and Mrs. Servos Van Koevering". Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.090
VanVessen 1911 Message on inside cover: M. Van Vessen. March 20, 1913. Page two: Family chart - John & Married Mar 20, 1913 John born Mary born 1889 Marian born 1914 Luke born 1916 Josephyn born 1920 Marlin born 1923 James M born 1925 Bijbel, Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.011
Vedders 1914 Signature inside cover page: Miss Dena Vedders. July 20, 1923 Psalter - English HYM 1971.002
Vedders 1918 Signature inside front cover page 2: Miss Dena Vedders, Holland, RR#7, Mich. July 20, 1919. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.018
Vedders 1925 Signature inside front cover: Miss Dena Vedders, 87 So. Elm St., Zeeland, Mich signature first page: Mrs. M. Van Kampen Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.014
Vereeke 1762 Vereeke family bible. Extensive list of names and dates in Dutch on inside front and back. Biblia Old and New Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.053
Visscher 1859 Signatures inside front cover page one: Gennie E. Visscher . This bible was presented to Minnie Wilterdink by her mother two weeks before she passed away from this earth. Last page: Mrs. John Anthony Wilterdink nee Gennie Visscher was born May 1st, 1843, Holy bible Old and new Testaments - English BBL 1970.020
Vrieling 1909 Signatures inside 2nd page: This bible we got of Helen Vrieling on Paw his 78th birthday 1936. Bijbel Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.064
Vriesland Reformed Church 1868 “Aan de Gereformeerole Gemeemte te Vriesland door hare jeujd, 25 December 1872” (Google translation) To the Reformed municipality in Vriesland through her youth Biblia - Dutch BBL 1970.096
Vriesland Reformed Church 1940s "This pulpit Bible was given by the Ladies Missionary and Aid Society of the Vriesland Reformed Church. It is hereby dedicated to service of God in His sanctuary. May its golden pages be faithfully preached, heartily believed and lovingly embraced; so leading sinners to repentance and building the saints until faith shall have become vision and the church militant shall have become the church triumphant. September, 1948" The Holy Bible - English BBL 1970.095
Wabeke 1870 Handwritten on the inside cover "Deten Boek behoori aan Jan Webeke geboren in het jaar 1856 up den 20 esbjiril te Biezelinge". Belong to Jan Wabeke grand father of Mary Nagelkirk. Dutch BBL 1970.087
Wabeke 1909 Written on the inside cover "Oefenaar" translates to Practitioner.  Donated by Mary Nagelkirk grand-daughter of Jan Wabeke. Dutch BBL 1970.088
Walters 1875 Signature 2nd page front. Grandma Walters Psalm book. Donor: Hattie Blauwkamp, Maple St. Zeeland, MI in 2004. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.055
Walters Unk Loose message inside: Derk Walters, New Testament Dutch English, Hattie Blauwkamp's Grandpa. New & Old Testament - English BBL 1970.017
Wichers 1682 Wichers Family Bible. Enclosures include: typewritten sheet of 1880 U.s. Census of William Wichers Family. Family Cemetery Plot at Zeeland. Other children John, Wyand and Edward. Birth and death dates. Also includes a letter written by Edward Wichers givi Biblia - Dutch BBL 1970.072
Yntema 1865 Signature inside first page: D. Yntema 1879 Donor: Clara Yntema in 1979 New Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.060
Zandee Unk Note enclosed: Family bible of Pieter en Mary Zandee donated by daughter Minnie Zandee. Bijbel - Dutch BBL 1970.076
Zuverink Jr. 1908 Signature inside first page: Gerrit Zuverink Jr. Het Nieuwe Testament - Dutch BBL 1970.057
 

** RETURNED TO DESCENDANTS **

 Lokers 1933 Signatures inside cover: "Given to: Gertrude Geerling Lokers by Mother Dena Geerling, given to Vernon Lokers by Mother Gertrude Lokers." Bijbel Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments - Dutch BBL 1970.062