Andrew Machiela with Marilyn Machiela, Trina (Trintje), John (Jan) Machiela holding Bruce Machiela (son of Sylvia Machiela Borst). Len Borst, Sylvia (Machiela) Borst holding Judy Borst, Maria (Machiela) Intveld holding Diane Intveld, Adrian Intveld

Here are a few letters from the 1920's. They were translated and sent to me by Jacob Vogel. He still lives in the area where my Grandparents lived. The content in brackets is comments from Jacob. Check Jacob's website for more pictures, info & orginal scans of the letters. Jacob's Website

February 18, 1925 Peter and Pietzie, Jan and Trintje to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

February 19, 1925 Jan and Trintje, Peter and Pietzie to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

April 18, 1925 from Jan and Trintje to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

April 19, 1925 from Jan and Trintje to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

November 12, 1925 from Jan and Trintje to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

November 12, 1925 from Jan and Trintje to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

August 4, 1929 from Sid & Helena to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

August 23, 1929 from Jan and Trintje to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

May 4, 1930 Peter and Pietzie to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje

June 7, 1930 Peter and Pietzie to Jan's cousins Tjamme and Atje



Standing from left to right: Jan Machiela x Trijntje van der Kooi, Pietje Machiela (is husband Piet Dykstra the photographer?), Baukje van der Kooi x Pieter Machiela, Jacob Machiela x Baukje Nicolay. sitting: Anne Machiela x Sijke Rozendal