Bio included with drawing:
"Francois LeCocq Sr.
Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 1805. He came to America in 1847 and was one of the leaders of the organization of the Holland Colony. He was appointed as commander of the sail ship Pieter Floris by the Rev. H.P. Scholte and was financial adviser and leader of the immigrants. He was born in the business world in his native country, but upon arrival in this country started farming. He died in Pella in 1888 at the age of 83 years."
LeCocq, Francois, J.F., portrait, drawing