BOSGA GENEALOGY

I.1            Hessel Jans;  married with Aaltje ?;

                From this marriage:

                1.  Jan Hessels, born in about 1715 (see II.1)

 

II.1         Jan Hessels, born in about 1715;  married with Loltje Pieters, born in about 1727;  in the 1749 tax census, listed as a labourer living in Bovenknijpe, with taxes of 15-0-0, and 2 children;  died in Bovenknijpe in 1786, aged 61.

                From this marriage:

1.        Aaltje Jans Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe in 1746; married with Luitjen Eiles in De Knijpe on November 21, 1773; parents of Loltje, Eile, Janke; he died in 1781; daughter Baukjen was born from another relationship; she died in Benedenknijpe on February 27, 1823, aged 77, widow.

2.        Pieter Jans Bosga, baptized in De Knijpe, Het Meer on August 20, 1747; married with Baukjen Annes of Brongerga in Oudeschoot on June 28, 1767; second marriage with Eelkje Abeles of Benedenknijpe in De Knijpe on May 25, 1777; woodsman ('houtbaas'); died in Bovenknijpe on February 15, 1822, aged 75, widower; parents of Loltje.

3.        Hessel Jans Bosga, baptized in De Knijpe, Het Meer on September 27, 1750; died in Opsterland on March 9, 1823, aged 72, unmarried.

4.        Witse Jans Bosga, baptized in De Knijpe, Het Meer on September 23, 1753; died young.

5.     Harmen Jans Bosga, baptized in De Knijpe, Het Meer on May 4,1755; living with brother Hessel in Knijpe in 1811;  labourer;  died in Bovenknijpe on August 9, 1827, aged 72, unmarried.

6.        Wytze Jans Bosga, baptized in De Knijpe, Het Meer on May 4,1755; married with Janke Gaukes Peeting in Knijpe on January 31, 1796; she died on May 10, 1808 in Bovenknijpe, aged 43; parents of Adriaantje, Lolkje, Jan, Gauke; he was also the father of Aaltje Bosga from a common law relationship with Marijke Klazes Scheper;  labourer;  he died in Bovenknijpe on August 30, 1829, aged 74, widower; she died in Schoterland on December 29, 1840, aged 66, unmarried..

7.        Anne Jans Bosga, born in Bovenknijpe on March 16 and baptized in De Knijpe, Het Meer, on April 9, 1758  (see III.1)

 

II.2         Pytter Hendriks, married with Wijtske Binnes, born in 1725, living in Langezwaag;  she died on March 20, 1812 in Opsterland, aged 87, widow.

                Parents of:

1.        Antje Pytters, baptized in Langezwaag on April 4, 1754.

2.        Hiltje Pytters (Pieters) Jonker, baptized in Tjallebert on May 21, 1758 (see III.1).

3.     Hendrik (Hindrik) Pieters Jonker, born in Langezwaag in 1765;  married in Langezwaag on May 27, 1798, with Albertje Koops;  he died in Langezwaag (Terwispel?) on August 9, 1845, aged 80;  she died in Langwezwaag on February 19, 1812, aged 36;  trade as shoemaker;  parents of Pieter, Koop, Roel, Beene, Grietje, Wietske.

 

III.1         Anne Jans Bosga, born in Bovenknijpe on March 16 and baptized in De Knijpe, Het Meer, on April 9, 1758;  married in De Knijpe on June 27, 1784, with Hiltje Pytters (Pieters) Jonker, baptized in Tjallebert on May 21, 1758;  he died in Benedenknijpe on August 17, 1828, aged 70, widower;   she died in Benedenknijpe on September 23, 1822, aged 64.

                From this marriage:

1.        Jan Annes, born in Benedenknijpe on May 16 and baptized on June 12, 1785, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; died young.

2.     Jan Annes, born in Benedenknijpe on March 4 and baptized on March 25, 1787, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; died young.

3.     Jan Annes Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on November 28 and baptized on December 21, 1788, in De Knijpe, Het Meer;  married in Tjallebert, Aengwirden with Wytske Tjeerds van de Roeden (van de Roeven) on June 22, 1815;  lived in Het Meer;  he died in Aengwirden on August 15, 1872, aged 83, widower;   she died in Schoterland on March 5, 1844, aged 49, married;   parents of Tjeerd, Trijntje, Anne, Sipkjen, Geert, Geert.

4.        Pijtter Annes Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on November 5 and baptized on November 27, 1793, in De Knijpe, Het Meer (see IV.1) 


IV.1         Pijtter Annes Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on November 5 and baptized on November 27, 1793, in De Knijpe, Het Meer;  married in Heerenveen on May 11, 1825, with Maaike (Maayke) Harmens Kerkhof, born in 1800 in Katlijk (see KERKHOF GENEALOGY);  he was conscripted as a sailor in Napoleon's navy in 1812 and likely deserted by November, 1813;  labourer;  he died in Benedenknijpe on February 4, 1875, aged 83;  she died in Benedenknijpe on March 6, 1876, aged 76.

                From this marriage:

1.        Anne Pieters Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on February 14, 1824;  married with Aaltje Hendriks de Vries in Heerenveen on May 23, 1852;  he died on the public road in Katlijk on June 16, 1858, aged 34, married;  she died in Schoterland on February 28, 1891, aged 64, widow;  parents of stillborn child, Maaike, Maaike.

2.        Grietje Pieters Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on August 5, 1827;  married with Thijs Arends Rienstra in Utingeradeel on May 30, 1852;  she died in Heerenveen on October 23, 1876, aged 49, married;  he died in Aengwirden on Janaury 7, 1886, aged 71, widower;   parents of Tetje, Tettje.

3.        Hiltje Pieters Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on August 22, 1830;  married with Hans Joukes Bakker in Schoterland on November 21, 1852;  she died in Benedenknijpe on October 28, 1867, aged 37;  parents of Jouke, Maaike, Hiltje, Anna, Pieter;  he re-married in Leeuwarden with Joukje Ligthart on November 17, 1870;  he died in Schoterland on August 1, 1883, aged 59, married.

4.        Harmen Pieters Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on October 29, 1833 (see V.1)

5.        Jan Pieters Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on October 17, 1836; died on July 8, 1838, aged 1.

6.        Jan Pieters Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on April 29,1840;  married with Jantje Harmens Bloemsma (see BLOEMSMA GENEALOGY) in Heerenveen on May 15, 1864;  died in Utingeradeel on June 26, 1878, aged 38;  parents of Trijntje, Pieter, Harmen, Maaike;  she re-married in Schoterland on May 10, 1885, with Jan Schippers;  she died in Schoterland on November 13, 1909, aged 70, married.

 

V.1          Harmen Pieters Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on October 29, 1833;  died in Oranjewoud on January 26, 1931, aged 97;  married in Heerenveen on November 15, 1857, with Reinskje Harmens Bloemsma, born on December 10, 1835  (see BLOEMSMA GENEALOGY)

                From this marriage:

1.        Maaike Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on September 27, 1858 (see VI.1)

2.        Harmen Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on June30, 1862;  married with Trijntje Regts in Heerenveen on May 27, 1897;  died in Heerenveen on December 14, 1946, aged 84;   parents of Frederik, Rinksje, Hiltje.

3.        Pieter Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on August 4, 1866;  married with Antje Hoekstra in Heerenveen on May 27, 1900;  died in Oranjewoud on May 31, 1959, aged 92;  parents of stillborn child, Herman, Akke, Evert, Reinskje, Jeltje.

4.        Anne Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on August 5, 1869;  married with Sjoerdtje Gerbens Koldijk in Wymbritseradeel  on June 4, 1898;  gardener in Voorburg;  he died in Warnsveld on October 23, 1955, aged 86;  she died in Voorburg on February 2, 1936;  parents of Herman, Gerben.

5.        Trijntje Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on August 25, 1872;  married in Haskerland on November 5, 1896, with Lolke Woudstra;  immigrated to and died in the U.S.

6.        Jan Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on May 7, 1875;  married in Opsterland on May 19, 1904, with Elisabeth Holkema;  worked on tram system;  lived in Joure;  he died in Haren on August 3, 1963, aged 88;  she died in Haren on September 6, 1974;  parents of Froukje, Reinskje, Johan, Hiltje, Bertha, Harmen, Jan.

7.        Hiltje Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on April 23, 1879;  married in Schoterland on May 10, 1903, with Sander Postma;  he was a tram driver;  she died in Leeuwarden.on November 6, 1937, aged 58, married;  he died in Leeuwarden on June 7, 1944;  parents of Sander.

 


VI.1         Maaike Harmens Bosga, born in Het Meer on September 27, 1858;  married in Gaasterland on June 2, 1882, with Age van der Meer, born on March 18, 1858, in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert (see VAN DER MEER GENEALOGY);  occupation as butcher and farmer;  he died on June 5, 1930, in Oldeouwer, aged 72;  she died in Wijckel on November 9, 1932, aged 74;  buried in Wijckel.

                From this marriage:

1.        Grietje Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on March 7, 1883;  married with Tjitte van der Schoot in Gaasterland on May 13, 1905.

2.        Harm Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on January 2, 1885;  married with Luitje Broersma in Gaasterland on May 18, 1907.

3.        Willem Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on November 22, 1886;  married with Stijntje de Wilde in Gaasterland on May 21, 1910.

4.        Jan Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on December 7, 1888;  married with Dirkje Hoekstra in Sloten on May 12, 1912;  second marriage with Grietje Hoekstra (sister of Dirkje) in Gaasterland on June 10, 1920.

5.        Reinschje Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on December 16, 1890 married in Wijckel on May 6, 1911, with Klaas Kornelis Bijlsma.

6.        Joukjen Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on February 28, 1893;  married with Meine Wierda in Gaasterland on May 6, 1915.

7.        Auke Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert on February 9, 1895;  married with Klaaske van der Veer in Hemelumer Oldefert on May 20, 1920.

8.        Pieter Ages van der Meer,  born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on February 9, 1895;  died on February 17, 1895.

9.        Trijntje Ages van der Meer;  married with Jan Tromp.

10.     Geertje Ages van der Meer;  married with Siebren de Vries.

 

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