Van Borkum is the name of a family that lived in a small
town in southeastern Nebraska called Beatrice. There is some doubt as to their exact origins but it is strongly suspected that van Borkums started in Holland.
The following pages are both a tribute to the van Borkums and a source for pictures and related information. Besides van Borkum, you will also find references to Witulskis, Nachtigals,
Muntingas, and others that have married into the family at one time or another.
If you'd tried to search for 'van Borkum' you realize that there are few references to the name. So it's important that what information you might discover is shared on these pages. Send me e-mail at
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