KERKHOF / BILIAM GENEALOGY

I.1            Hendrik Wybes,, married with Grietje Claases; she had first been married in Heerenveen on March 4, 1753, with Coene Ypkes from Aengwirden.

                From this second marriage:

                1.       Wybe Hendriks (Henderks) Bijljam, baptized in Heerenveen on June 9, 1754

                          (see II.2).

                 2.      Claas Hendriks, baptized in Heerenveen on August 13, 1758.

 

I.2            Pieter Jurjens, born in Lemmer in about 1725, son of Pieter Jurjens and Swaantje Gates; he was married in about 1750 with Grietje Sietses, born in Lemmer in about 1725.

                From this marriage:

                1.     Antie Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on April 12, 1751; first marriage

                         in De Knijpe on December 15, 1776, with Eyt Wiegers from De Knijpe; second

                         marriage on February 4, 1778 in Lemmer with Fedde Hylkes Spaan; he was a

                         ships carpenter living in Lemmer; she died in Lemmer on May 16, 1822; he

                         remarried in Lemmer on July 8, 1823, with Myntje Klazes Feringa; parents of

                         Hylke, Pieter, Albert, Grietie, Sybren, Albertie.

                2.     Swaantie Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on October 8, 1752.

                3.     Swaantje (Swaantie) Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on December 9,

                        1753 (see II.2).

                4.     Jantie Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on December 14, 1755; married

                        with Rintje Berents; living in Heerenveen; parents of Berent, Antje, Sijtse,

                        Jetske, Antjen, Marijke, Jacob, Sijtske, Klaaske, Pieter.

                 5.    Froukjen Pieters (Pytters), baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on April 30, 1758;

                        married in De Knijpe/Het Meer on January 1, 1786, with Berent Gerrits; living in

                        Benedenknijpe and Drachten; parents of Gerrit, Gerrit, Pytter, Pieter.

                6.     Janke Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on September 13, 1761.

                7.     Jacobjen Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on March 19, 1764.

                8.     Janke Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on April 20, 1766; married in De

                        Knijpe/Het Meer on December 23, 1798, with Jacob Jans from Haskerdijken;

                        living in Het Meer; parents of Fetje.

                9.     Jurjen Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on November 27, 1768.

                10.   Jurjen Pieters, baptized in De Knijpe/Het Meer on April 1, 1770; married in De

                        Knijpe on November 28, 1802, with Tjitske Wytses from Bovenknijpe; living in

                        Bovenknijpe; parents of Grietje, Corneliske.

 

II.1          Hendrik Hendriks,  from De Knijpe;  married with Meiske Egberts from Mildam in Oudeschoot on February 18, 1759;  lived in Mildam / Oudeschoot.

                From this marriage:

 

1.        Hendrik Hendriks Kerkhof, baptized on July 15, 1759, in Oudeschoot; married with Cornelia Johannes Leheux (Schaap) from Oranjewoud in Oudeschoot on November 13, 1785; died in Schoterland on October 25, 1826, aged 66, married; son Martinus, born in Heerenveen on July 26, 1786: conscripted to Nalopeon's Grande Armée campaign to Russia in late 1812; died in Maagdenburg on March 24, 1813, aged 23.

2.     Egbert Hendriks Kerkhof, born in 1763, and baptized on August 5, 1764, in Mildam; married with Hylkjen Reins Soetendal in Schoterland on June 2, 1822; died in Schoterland on January 4, 1840, aged 76, married.

3.     Stijntje Hendriks Kerkhof, baptized on May 10, 1767, in Oudeschoot.

4.     Janke Hendriks Kerkhof, baptized on March 19, 1769, in Oudeschoot; married in Heerenveen on June 6, 1790, with Jelle (Jille) Lolkes from Katlijk; she was from Mildam; died in Schoterland on April 22, 1857, aged 88, widow.

5.     Harmen Hendriks Kerkhof, born on February 18 in Mildam and baptized on March 17, 1774, in Oudeschoot (see III.1)

 

II.2           Wybe Hendriks (Henderks) Bijljam, baptized in Heerenveen on June 9, 1754, son of Hendrik Wybes and Grietje Claases; lumber boss; married in De Knijpe on May 12, 1776, with Swaantje Pieters; she was baptized in De Knijpe on May 12, 1753, daughter of Pieter Jurjens; she died in Knijpe on April 17, 1815, aged 61, married; he died in Schoterland on September 2, 1834, aged 80, widower.

                From this marriage:

1.        Hendrik Wiebes, born on March 9 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on March 30, 1777, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; died young.

2.     Grietje Wiebes Biliam, born on December 16, 1778, in Benedenknijpe and baptized on January 10, 1779, in De Knijpe, Het Meer (see III.1).

3.     Pyter Wiebes Biliam, born on September 10 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on October 15, 1780, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; labourer; married in De Knijpe, Het Meer on May 11, 1806, with Bartje Hendriks van der Zee of Benedenknijpe; parents of Wiebe, Hendrik, Andries, Klaas, Foppe; she died on December 11, 1822, in Schoterland, aged 41, married; second marriage in Schoterland on March 7, 1824, with Antje Feddes Luckes; parents of Fedde; he died in Schoterland on October 15, 1826, aged 46, married; she died in Schoterland, on January 8, 1875, aged 83, widow.

4.     Hinke Wiebes Biliam, born on October 7 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on November 10, 1782, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; married in De Knijpe with Jelle Joukes Hofstra of Langezwaag on February 28, 1802; lived in Luxwolde in 1811; he died in Opsterland on December 9, 1846, aged 67, married; she died in Opsterland on March 23, 1870, aged 88, widow; parents of Trijntje, Wiebe, Zwaantje, Grietje, Janke, Jan, Hendrik, Antje, Hendrikjen, Klaaske.

5.     Klaas Wiebes Byliam (Bilyam), born on March 3 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on May 15, 1785, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; ship servant and storekeeper; married in Knijpe on January 15, 1814, with Johanna Kornelis Knijpstra; she died in Schoterland on January 25, 1848, aged 61, married; he died in Schoterland on August 16, 1860, aged 75, widower; parents of Grietje, Swaantje, Wiebe, Kornelis, Zwaantje, Jan, Janna.

6.     Hendrik Wiebes Bijlyam, born on July 5 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on August 9, 1795, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; lumber boss and salesman; married in Schoterland on November 16, 1817, with Geiske Hendriks Heida, born in Katlijk on March 17, 1794; he died in Het Meer on August 28, 1849, aged 54, married; she died in Het Meer on November 11, 1864.

 

III.1         Harmen Hendriks Kerkhof, born on February 18 in Mildam and baptized on March 17, 1774, in Oudeschoot; labourer; married in De Knijpe on January 28, 1798, with Grietje Wiebes (Wybes) Biliam, born on December 16, 1778, in Benedenknijpe and baptized on January 10, 1779, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; prior to this marriage, Grietje Wiebes (Wybes) Biliam had a son out of wedlock with Jan Ypes (Winters?); she died in Benedenknijpe on June 18, 1808, aged 29; he died in Schoterland on June 19, 1823, aged 49, widower.

                From the first relationship:

                1.    Jan Jans Biliam, born in November 22, 1795; married in Schoterland on May 7,

                       1820, with Jantje Wytzes Idzinga, aged 21, born in Langezwaag, daughter of

                       Wytze Idzenga en Lamkjen Folkerts; labourer;  he died in Hemelumer Oldeferd

                       on May 27, 1835, aged 39, married; parents of Grietje, Lamkjen and Zwaantje.

                From the marriage:

1.        Maaike (Maayke) Harmens Kerkhof, born on March 23 and baptized on April 7, 1799, in Mildam (see IV.1).

2.     Wybe Harmens Kerkhof, born on November 21 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on December 14, 1800, in De Knijpe, Het Meer.

3.     Hendrik Harmens Kerkhof, born on September 20 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on October 17, 1802, in De Knijpe, Het Meer; soldier;  died in Schoterland on July 6, 1871.

4.     Pieter Harmens Kerkhof, born on October 10 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on November 18, 1804, in De Knijpe, Het Meer.; married in Schoterland on December 12, 1841, with Kunnigje Hendriks de Jong; died in Schoterland on February 27, 1887, aged 82, widower; parents of stillborn child.

5.     Klaas Harmens Kerkhof, born on February 19 in Benedenknijpe and baptized on March 27, 1808, in De Knijpe, Het Meer.; died in Schoterland on September 8, 1827, aged 19.  

 

IV.1         Maaike (Maayke) Harmens Kerkhof, born on March 23 and baptized on April 7, 1799, in Mildam;   married in Heerenveen on May 11, 1825, with  Pijtter Annes Bosga, born in Benedenknijpe on November 5 and baptized on November 27, 1793, in De Knijpe, Het Meer (see BOSGA GENEALOGY);  she died in Benedenknijpe on March 6, 1876, aged 76;  he died in Benedenknijpe on February 4, 1875, aged 83. 

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.

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.

 

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