Johann Klaassen, born in 1758 and married to Helena Konrad. They had Johann Johann Klaassen who married Aganetha Regier. Their child Abraham Klaassen born on Sept 9, 1828 and died in 1906 was married to Helena Martens. They had 16 children but 9 lived to adulthood. Of the 9, one was Peter A. Klaassen(my great grandfather) and his sister Aganetha Klaassen(married Abram Groening...they were the great grandparents of SIMPSONS creator Matt Groening who is my 3rd cousin...but never met him). Peter A. Klaassen married Maria Jantzen in 1892 in Hillsboro, Kansas. They had 17 children. One of thiers was Daniel W. Klaassen, my grandfather. He married Tina Klassen(daughter of A.R.D Klassen and Margaretha Braun...A.R.D Klassen was the grandson of DAVID KLASSEN...delegate from Russia...and they were in the first wave of Mennonites on July 31, 1874 who arrived in Manitoba.). Daniel W. Klaassen and Tina Klassen had 6 children. My mother Fern Klaassen married Tony Longo.