BIJLSMA GENEALOGY  P.1A

V.1          Gabe Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Rauwerdehem on August 29, 1823;  died in Hommerts on April 1, 1870 at the age of 47.   Like his father, he worked as a smith, initially as apprectice in Hijlaard and later in Hommerts.  On May 4, 1850, in Hommerts, Wymbritseradeel, he married Tietje Klazes Walinga (see WALINGA GENEALOGY), born on March 26, 1831 in Hommerts, daughter of Klaas Gerkes Walinga and Janke Wattes van Eyck, and died in Hommerts on January 6, 1893 at the age of 62.

                From this marriage:

1.        Kornelis Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on March 21, 1851 (See V1.1).

2.        Janke Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on January 29, 1853;  married Jentje Jelmers de Groot in Rauwerdehem on May 9, 1878;  died in Rauwerdehem on April 16, 1929, aged 76, widow;  parents of Gabe, Gabe, Jentje..

3.        Tietje Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on April 26, 1854;  married with Pieter Vrijburg;  died in Utingeradeel on February 4, 1921, aged 66, married;  parents of Sytske, Gabe, Gabe.

4.        Klaas Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on February 16, 1856;  died on August 11, 1859, at the age of 3.

5.        Bauke Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on October 26, 1858;  died on September 22, 1859, at the age of 10 months.

6.        Klaas Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on October 6, 1860;  died on October 28, 1863 at the age of 3.

7.        Maaike Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on July 21, 1863;  died on January 14, 1864, at the age of 5 months.

8.        Klaas Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on December 17, 1864  (See VI.2).

9.        Bauke Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on November 9, 1866; occupation as blacksmith in Hommerts until 1928; died in Deventer on February 8, 1930, aged 63, while resident in Wymbritseradeel..

10.     Maaike Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on August 6, 1868;  died in Hommerts on December 12, 1868, at the age of 4 months.

 

VI.1         Kornelis Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on March 21, 1851:  see photo;  died in Balk, Gaasterland, on May 29, 1906, at the age of 55.  He continued in the smithing business;  he made frequent moves during his lifetime: from Hommerts to Tjallebert by 1882, to Oldeholtpade by 1891 and to Balk at the time of death in 1906.  On May 29, 1875, in Hommerts, he married Antje Beernts Sietsma, born on May 15, 1848 in Langweer:  see photo; daughter of Beernt Jans Sietsma and Janke Pieters Sietsma, and died on September 4, 1922 in the city of Wolvega at the age of 74 (see SIETSMA GENEALOGY).             

                From this marriage:

  1. Tietje Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on July 27, 1876; married Klaas Jurjen Boersma on May 17, 1899; her husband was a partner in a smith business in Wolvega with Tietje's brother Beerent Kornelis Bijlsma; retired in Huizum (Leeuwarden); she died on January 19, 1943, in Huizum, aged 67; he died in Leeuwarden on July 6, 1967;  parents of Jurjen and Anna:  see photo.
  2. Beerent Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on September 7, 1877; died on March 10, 1946 in Wolvega, aged 69; first marriage with Ydskje Roskam on May 8, 1900; after her suicide, he contracted a second marriage with Froukje Huitema:  see photo. He ran a prosperous smith business in Wolvega with his brother in law Klaas Jurjen Boersma:  see photo.
  3. Gabe Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on May 4, 1879; died on February 2, 1971, in Harlingen, aged 92; married Grietje Dijkstra on May 19, 1905 after authority given by parents via notarized permission in Balk on May 18, 1905. After working for a time in Germany and an auction sale of his goods in Balk, he ran a smith business in Harlingen with his younger brother Jan, starting in the early 1920’s; parents of Kornelis, Berend, Germ and Aagje.
  4. Jan Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on January 1, 1881; died in Hommerts on March 15, 1881, at the age of 2 months.
  5. Jan Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on March 31, 1882; died on June 4, 1882, at the age of 2 months.
  6. Janke Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on March 31, 1882; died on August 22, 1882, at the age of 4 months.
  7. Janke Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on July 14, 1883; died on October 12, 1974 in the Hague, aged 91; married on March 4, 1911 in Huizum with Harmen Swart:  see photo; he died on January 9, 1967 in the Hague; parents of Rinkje
  8. Sietske Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on May 24, 1885; died on October 7, 1977 in Bloemendaal, Holland, aged 92; married with Titus Boer in Amsterdam on August 18, 1910, after authority given by mother notarized permission in Balk on August 12, 1910; he was born in Wildervank, North Holland, parents were Jan Boer and Geessien Hazewinkel; he was a bank employee and died on April 16, 1916, in Amsterdam; parents of Jan Boer, Heiloo, born in 1914, family genealogist
  9. Klaas Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on August 9. 1886; died in Wolvega on June 14, 1974, aged 87; married on May 6, 1911, in Wijckel withReinschje van der Meer, born in Oudega (H-O) on December 16, 1890, daughter of Age Willems van der Meer and Maaike Harmens Bosga and died in Wolvega on March 17, 1974 (see VII.1).
  10. Jan Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on August 24, 1888; died in Harlingen on September 30, 1969, aged 81; married on March 8, 1912, with Sjoerdje Bosma. He ran a smith business in Harlingen with his older brother Gabe; later worked at gas factory in Harlingen.; parents of Kornelis.

VI.2         Klaas Gabes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on December 17, 1864;  married in Hommerts on May 16, 1891, with Anna Catherina Frederika Cnossen;  smith in Hommerts:  see photo;   she died in Hommerts on October 18, 1915; he died in Hommerts on August 21, 1916, aged 51, widower..

                From this marriage:

1.        Tietje Klazes Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on April 9, 1892.

2.        Petrus Klaas Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on March 16, 1897 (See VII.2)

 

VII.1        Klaas Kornelis Bijlsma, (see photo) born in Tjallebert on August 9. 1886;   died in Wolvega on June 14, 1974, aged 87;  married on May 6, 1911, in Wijckel withReinschje van der Meer, (see photo) born in Oudega (H-O) on December 16, 1890, daughter of Age Willems van der Meer and Maaike Harmens Bosga and died in Wolvega on March 17, 1974, aged 83 (see VAN DER MEER GENEALOGY).  Seephoto.  At marriage, he was a farm labourer;  during his marriage, he rented farms in Langezwaag, Nijlamer and Oldeouwer;  he was responsible for maintaining a water pump which drained the Trijegaster Veenpolder at his farm in Oldeouwer.

                From this marriage:

1.        Antje Bijlsma, born in Langezwaag on April 16, 1913 (See VIII.1).

2.        Maaike Bijlsma, born in Langezwaag on December 19, 1914 (See VIII.2).

3.        Cornelius Bijlsma, born in Langezwaag on February 9, 1919 (See VIII.3).

4.        Grietje Bijlsma, born in Nijlamer in 1925 (See VIII.4).

 

VII.2        Petrus Klaas Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on March 16, 1897;  married Trijntje van der Molen in Hommerts on May 28, 1919.   Family descendents currently run a garage business in Hommerts under the name J. Bijlsma.

                From this marriage:

                1.   Klaas Petrus Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on May 21, 1920.

                2    Anna Petrus Bijlsma.

                3.   Trijntje Petrus Bijlsma.

                4.   Jisk Petrus Bijlsma.

                 

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