Gerrit Jan te Kolstee was born in 1758 in Meddo, Winterswijk, Netherlands to Berent te Kolste and Enneken Meerdink. He was baptized on December 24, 1758 in Winterswijk. Witnesses to his baptism were Harmen Wiggers, Jan te Kolste, and Janna Broekmeule. He married Janna Geertruid Verink, daughter of Frederik Veerink and Geertruid Warnshuis, on January 4, 1784 in Winterswijk. Gerrit died on January 7, 1797 in Meddo, Winterswijk, the Netherlands. His widow remarried to Gerrit Jan te Bokkel on June 25, 1797.
|Offspring of Gerrit Jan te Kolstee and Janna Geertruid Verink (1762-1829)|
|Steven Jan te Kolstee (1782-1850)||1782 (Meddo+ Winterswijk+ Gelderland+ Netherlands)||1850||Hanna Berendina Hesselink (c1778-?)|
|Janna Harmina te Kolstee (1786-?)||30 June 1786 Meddo, Winterswijk, Gelderland, Netherlands||Teunis Weenink (1778-1832)|
|Derk Willem te Kolstee (1788-?)||25 December 1788 (Winterswijk+ Gelderland+ Netherlands)|
|Engelbartus te Kolstee (1791-?)||19 October 1791 (Winterswijk+ Gelderland+ Netherlands)|
|Gerrit Hendrik te Kolstee (1794-?)||28 April 1794 Huppel, Winterswijk, Gelderland, Netherlands||1860 Chautauqua County, New York, United States||Engelina Nijenhuis (1788-aft1848)|
|Garrijtjen te Kolstee (1797-?)||26 January 1797 Meddo, Winterswijk, Gelderland, Netherlands|