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Gerrit & Sylvia VanHolstyn

Gerrit & Sylvia VanHolstyn

Gerrit VanHolstyn (1887-1973) and Sieb "Sylvia" DeJong (1892-1980) were married in the Netherlands and had nine children. They moved to the United States in 1949 and seven of their grown children eventually moved to west Michigan. Two of those later married and moved to Canada. Two daughters remained in the Netherlands. This is their wedding photo taken around 1914.

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