I posted a while back about the sisters of my great-great grandfather, Hinderikus Swart, who did not make the journey to America.
They both died at relatively young ages, though I have found that they did have children. I am hoping that they still have living descendants.
My hope is that someone might do an internet search for these names, and that we might be able to make a connection in this manner.
Catharina van Heeren Swart married Gerhard Heinrich George Meyer on 12 May 1867 in Borgholzhausen. She died there in 1878.
Child One: Gerhard Heinrich Meyer, born 15 July 1868. Died 17August 1868.
Child Two: Gerhard Meyer, born 21 June 1869. Lived only one day.
Child Three: William Heinrich Meyer, born 13 August 1870. This is the child that I am hoping lived to adulthood and has descendants.
Gepkea Greitjedina Froukelina Swart married Heinrich Friedrich Siegmann in Borgholzhausen. She died there in 1875.
Child One: Wilhelmina Margaretha Siegmann, born 12 January 1874 in Mark, Germany. She married Karl Friedrich Konrad Wiebke around 1896.
Wilhelmina and Karl had one daughter: Maria Wilhelmine Magdalene Wiebke, born 08 May 1898 in Bielefeld, Hanover, Germany. She married Gerhard Folkert Poppinga on 29 May 1936 in the same village.
I do not know anything more than this. Wish I could trace that Poppinga line to the present day!