The present Dykstra family descends from Cornelius John ("C.J." or "Corny") Dykstra and Hallie Isabel Swain, who lived and raised their family in Des Moines, Iowa. C.J. grew up in Pella, Iowa, a very Dutch community about 50 miles east of Des Moines.
Click here for the immediate family of C.J. and Hallie.
Click here for a list of descendents, beginning with C.J.'s grandfather, Tymon Dysktra.
Check out the great website of cousin, Chris Dykstra! Everything is fascinating, but especially his blog.