Recently I found the birth record of Mary Gertrude ten Holder. She is born as Geertruida Willemina ten Holder april 25 1868 in Silvolde, Wisch, Gelderland.
Daugther of Gradus Johannes (Jan) ten Holder and Reintje Welmans.
I have seen a letter writen by her and sent to her father and stepmother in Lichtenvoorde, Gelderland. The letter was writen in 1889. At that moment she worked in Cincinnati in the tavern of Bernard Holweg. Rumours in the ten Holder family of Lichtenvoorde tells she secretly left Holland (she had a protestant-christian friend??) She came to Leopold, MO to the family of her uncle Derk Tenholder and aunt Christine. Do you know what happens to Mary Gertrude in USA?