Birth Name: Nicholas Gordon Westrate
Place of Birth: Cassopolis, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 6, 1983
*English, possibly other (mother)
Nick Westrate is an American actor.
Nick’s paternal grandfather was William Westrate (the son of Benjamin “Ben” Westrate and Wilhelmina “Minnie” Speyor/Speijer). Benjamin was the son of Martin/Marinus Westrate/Weststrate and Cornelia Vanderest. Wilhelmina was the daughter of Leendert “Len” Speyor/Speyer/Speijer and Winanda Boshlooper/Boslooper.
Nick’s paternal grandmother was Joan L. Koster (the daughter of Cornelius J. Koster and Elizabeth/Elizabett “Lizzie” Heijs/Heys). Nick’s grandmother Joan was born in Michigan. Cornelius was born in Michigan, to parents from the Netherlands, Cornelius Koster/Korter and Altje Lindershot. Elizabeth was born in the Netherlands, the daughter of John Heys/Heijs and Trentje Buist.
Nick’s maternal grandfather’s surname is Stokes.
Sources: Genealogy of Nick Westrate (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com
Obituary of Nick’s uncle (father’s brother) – http://www.wagnercares.com
Nick’s paternal grandmother, Joan L. Koster, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Nick’s paternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister) – http://www.legacy.com
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