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Nagel Family Collection

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Title: Nagel Family Collection, 1857-1900

ID: COLL/476

Primary Creator: Nagel Family (1862-1929)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

The collection includes materials from the extended Hendrick Nagel family [Barend, son, also cousin of Foppe Ten Hoor; Jennie, daughter-in-law; Grace, granddaughter; and Jentze Bleeker, mother]: a psalmbook, a New Testament, Dutch poems and songs, a hymnbook, a catechism book, Dutch greeting cards, and the baptismal cap of Hendrik Nagel.

Biographical Note

Son of Hendrick Nagel, Barend Nagel was born on June 7, 1862 in De Leek of the province of Groningen, Netherlands. In 1885 he and his family immigrated to the United States, settling in New Holland, South Dakota. Soon after they immigrated Hendrick Nagel passed away. Due to these circumstances and his confession of faith as a young boy, Nagel felt the call to pursue a career in ministry. After his mother's death, he moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan and enrolled at Calvin Theological Seminary. Once he graduated in 1903, he married Jennie Ensing, and he accepted the call from East Side, Cleveland, Ohio. Rev. Nagel also went on to serve the congregations of Ebenezer, South Dakota (1906-1908); Wright, Iowa (1908-1914); West Harlem, Michigan (1914-1920) and lastly Chandler, Minnesota. He remained at Chandler until his death on October 25, 1929.

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Series 1: [General Materials]
Box 1
Folder 1: New Testament owned by Jennie Nagel
Folder 2: Dutch poems and songs
Folder 3: Hymn book The Voice of Triumph --- (circa 1894)
Folder 4: Psalm book owned by Grace Ykema --- (circa 1900)
Folder 5: Dutch catechism book
Folder 6: Dutch greeting cards
Folder 7: Baptismal cap of Hendrick Nagel --- (circa 1857)


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