Fourth Generation


43. Jennie Fischer21 was born on 29 June 1898 in rural Holland, Hickman, Lancaster County, Nebraska area. She was born on the Van Oosten farm one mile east of the Pella church. She received elementary education at Lancaster County Public Schools, District 20, "Wooden Shoe" located at 176th street and Firth road in rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. She was a member of the Pella Reformed Church in Pella community, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. She died on 31 January 1985 at the age of 86 in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska. She was buried in 1985 in Pella cemetery, Pella, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Jennie Fischer and John H. Kroese were married on 10 November 1919 in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. They started married life on a farm owned by John's parents. A new set of farm buildings were built and they were the first occupants. All their children were born on this place. They later purchased this farm and an eighty acre farm nearby. They lived here until retirement. The farming operations were then turned over to their sons Garret and Glen. They retired in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska in the house purchased from John's parents estate. In retirement John worked as a guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln, Lancaster County Nebraska and at the Atlas missile site near Firth Nebraska. They were members of the Pella Reformed Church until they moved to Firth, and transferred their membership to the Firth Reformed Church, in Firth, Lancaster County,Nebraska. John H. Kroese, son of Hendrik Kroese and Teunisje (Antonia) Van den Brink, was born on 13 September 1893 in Pella community, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He received his elementary education at the Pella country school located one mile west of the Pella Church at Pella, Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He was a farmer in the Pella community, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He died in Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He was buried in Pella cemetery, Pella, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Jennie Fischer and John H. Kroese had the following children:

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Henry John Kroese.

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Dean Eugene Kroese.

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John Warren Kroese Jr..

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Garret Kenneth Kroese.

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Ruby Kroese.

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Ruth Kroese.

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Glen Louis Kroese.

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Infant Kroese was born on 25 August 1934 in Pella community, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska and died on August 25, 1934 at the age of 0 in Pella community, ruralĀ  Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He was buried in the Pella cemetery, Pella, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska.

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Jeanette Antonette Kroese.

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Owen Dell Kroese.