OVERMEER GENEALOGY

I.1           Haytse Johans, born in about 1675 in Gaastmeer; married with Geertje Haantjes in Jutrijp Hommerts on June 5, 1697; she was born in about 1675 in Jutrijp, a daughter of Haantje Yttes.

                From this marriage:

                1.  Johannes Haitses, born about 1695.

                2.  Hantje (Harntje) Haytses, born in 1703 in Gaastmeer (see II.2).

                3.   Jetske Haytses, born about 1720.

 

I.2          Jan Clases, married on January 14, 1694, in Woudsend with Frouck Johannes.

                From this marriage:

1.        Johannes Jans, baptised in Woudsend on October 20, 1695.

2.        Trijntje Jans, baptised in Woudsend on October 17, 1697.

3.        Antje Jans, baptised in Woudsend on February 11, 1700.

4.        Gerben Jans, baptised in Woudsend on October 22, 1702.

5.        Claes Jans, baptised in Woudsend on October 14,1703.

6.        Meike Jans, baptised in Woudsend on November 2, 1704.

7.        Claes Jans, baptised in Woudsend on April 25, 1706.

8.        Aeltje Jans, baptised in Woudsend on August 15, 1706. (?)

9.        Gosse Jans, baptised in Woudsend on August 15, 1706. 

10.     Meike Jans, baptised in Woudsend on May 6, 1708.

11.     Aeltje Jans, baptised in Woudsend on January 2, 1709 (?)

12.     Maike Jans, baptised in Woudsend on June 10, 1709. (see II.2) (?)

13.     Willem Jans, baptised in Woudsend on October 26, 1710.

14.     Trijntje Jans, baptised in Woudsend on December 11, 1712.

15.     Gosse Jans, baptised in Woudsend on April 2, 1714.

 

II.1          Geert Jans, living in Gaastmeer, first marriage in Gaastmeer Nijhuizum on April 27, 1721, with Jolk Harings of Gaastmeer; second marriage in Gaastmeer with Tytje Piers, from Elahuizen, on November 5, 1730; the first two children were born before this marriage; during the 1749 tax census, he is listed as a poor fisherman with 5 adults in the household and 3 children, paying taxes of 20-0-0.

                Prior to and after this second marriage:

                1.   Volkje (Folkjen) Geerts, born in Gaastmeer on November 13, baptized on

                      November 23, 1727; married on July 24, 1763, in Gaastmeer, with Jan Wygers

                      Visser; parents of Anne, Tytie.

                2.   Acke Geerts, baptized in Gaastmeer on September 11, 1729.

                3.   Grietje Geerts, baptized in Gaastmeer on July 8, 1731; died on February 7, 1781.

                4.   Jan Geerts, baptized in Gaastmeer on September 21, 1732;  married on May 30,

                      1762, in Gaastmeer, with Janke Cornelis from Gaastmeer; parents of: Gelk, Gelk,

                      Tytie, Tytie, Cornelis, Cornelis, Anne, Antie, Tytie, Gertje..

                5.   Tjepke Geerts, baptized in Gaastmeer on January 10, 1734;  married on May 29,

                      1763, in Gaastmeer, with Trijntje Piers from Gaastmeer; parents of: Lolkjen, Tytie,

                      Geert, Pier, Rein, Jelle, Jelle

                6.   Claas Geerts, baptized in Gaastmeer on October 16, 1735 (see III.1).

                7.   Klaske Geerts, baptized in Gaastmeer on June 3, 1741; died on February 10, 1779.

 

 II.2         Hantje (Harntje) Haytses, born in 1703 in Gaastmeer, married in Gaastmeer on September 18, 1735, with Maike Jans, baptised in Woudsend on June 10, 1709, living in Gaastmeer;  during the 1749 tax census, he is receiving public support, with 3 adults in the household and 4 children, paying no taxes;  he died in 1752.  

                From this first marriage:

                1.   Haitse Hantjes, baptized in Gaastmeer on June 10, 1736.

                2.  Geertje Hantjes, baptized in Sanfirden on November 24, 1737 (see III.1).

                3.   Haitse (Haitje ?) Hantjes, baptized in Gaastmeer on December 27, 1739; married 

                      with Gatske Klazes de Vries from Goinga; he died in Balk on March 4, 1781,

                      aged 44; she died on February 14, 1838; parents of Meike, Hantje, Klaas, Jan,

                      Tjeerd, Gretske; his descendents were members of the Mennonite church in

                      Balk

                4.   Jan Hantjes, baptized in Gaastmeer on May 13, 1742.

                5.   Tjeerd Hantjes, born on December 24, 1744; baptized in Gaastmeer on 

                      December 25, 1744; died on November 5, 1777, aged 32.

                6.   Akke Hantjes, born on August 9, 1747; baptized in Gaastmeer on August 13,

                      1747.

                7.   Johan Hantjes, born on November 4, 1749; baptized in Gaastmeer on November

                      23, 1749.

                8.   Harntje Hantjes, born on November 26, 1752; baptized in Gaastmeer on

                      December 10, 1752. 

 

                After the death of Hantje (Harntje) Haytses, Maike Jans remarried in Gaastmeer with Wybe (Wiebe) Douwes of Oudega on April 4, 1756.

                From this second marriage:

                9.    Sytse Wiebes, born on June 24 and baptized on June 26, 1757, in Gaastmeer.

                10.  Tryntje Wiebes, born on August 8 and baptized on August 13, 1758, in

                       Gaastmeer.

 

III.1         Claas Geerts, baptized in Gaastmeer on October 16, 1735;  married in Gaastmeer on February 6, 1763, with Geertje Hantjes, baptized in Sandfirden on November 24, 1737.

                From this marriage:

1.        Tietje Klazes (Tyttie Clases) Overmeer, born in Gaastmeer on November 9, 1763; baptized on November 13, 1763 (see IV.1).

2.     Maikje Clases, baptized in Gaastmeer on May 26, 1766.

3.     Geert Klazes (Clases) Overmeer, born in Gaastmeer on October 17, 1766; baptized on October 20, 1766; married with Nantje Meyes Frankema; involved in polder making and windmill building in Gaastmeer in 1816; farmer in Gaastmeer; farmer and eel fisherman in Gaastmeer; farm sold in April, 1837;

        died in Wymbritseradeel on November 23, 1842, aged 76; parents of Gertje (Geertje), Meye, Meye (Meike?), Lysbert, Klaas, Hieke.

4.     Maike Clases, born in Gaastmeer on September 5, 1769; baptized on September 10, 1769.

5.     Hantie Clases, born in Gaastmeer on December 14, 1772; baptized on December 20, 1772.

6.     Tjeertje Clases, born in Gaastmeer on October 14, 1775; baptized on October 22, 1775; died young.

7.     Klaaske Clases Visser, born in Gaastmeer on August 28, 1779; baptized on September 5, 1779; married with Jacob Arjens (Arriens) van Sluis; she died in Wymbritseradeel on November 22, 1850, aged 74, widow; parents of Gerardus, Arrien, Jan, Klaaske, Aaltje, Aaltje, Gerardus.

8.     Haitze Klases Visser, born in Gaastmeer on March 4, 1782; baptized on March 11, 1782; married in Koudum on May 30, 1802, with Jetske Jetses Wiersma from Koudum; died in Koudum on October 2, 1851; parents of Klaas, Rinske, Geertje, Adaike, Hantze, Douwe, Albert, Grietje, Maike.

 

IV.1         Tietje Klazes (Tyttie Clases) Overmeer, born in Gaastmeer on November 9, 1763; baptized on November 13, 1763;  baptized on November 13, 1763;  married in Langweer on May 27, 1787 with Gerke Walings Walinga (see WALINGA GENEALOGY);  farmer in Heeg;  she  died on April 27, 1833, aged 69;  he died in Heeg, mun. of Wymbritseradeel.on November 11, 1829, at the age of 67.

                From this marriage:

1.        Geertje Gerkes (Gertje) Walinga, born on March 30 and baptized on April 13, 1788, in Langweer; married with Harmen Harmens Haringa in Workum on January 17, 1816; died in Wymbritseradeel on December 25, 1828, aged 39, married, parents of Harmen, Pietje, Harmen, Gerke. He remarried with Henke Harmens Oppewal in Wymbritseradeel on March 13, 1832, and later with Hinke Klazes Hernam.

2.     Waling Gerkes Walinga; born on March 1 and baptized on March 20, 1791, in Langweer; married in Wymbritseradeel (Nijland) on March 3, 1815, with Wypkjen Sybrens Brouwer; died in Ijlst on February 6, 1832, aged 40, married; parents of Trijntje (Tietje ?), Gerke, Haantje, Wybe, Haring.

3.     Klaas Gerkes Walinga, born on March 30 and baptized on April 17, 1796, in Heeg; died in Hommerts on June 13, 1853 at the age of 57. First marriage at the age of 25 on June 8, 1821, in the mun. of Wymbritseradeel (Hommerts) with Martzen Jans Vierstra, born in about 1792 in Oosthem, daughter of Jan Meintes Vierstra. Second marriage at age 34 on June 22, 1830, in Hommerts with Janke Wattes van Eyck, born in about 1798, and died on February 23, 1860, at the age of 62. He also acted as guardian for the children of his siblings who had died early. Farmer in Heeg, parents of Jan, Tietje, Tietje, Gerke, Watte, Yke, Geertje.

4.     Anne Gerkes Walinga, born on March 27 and baptized on May 7, 1807, in Heeg; married in Wymbritseradeel on September 3, 1833, with Jeltje Wiebrens Hooghiemstra; died in Wymbritseradeel on October 2, 1844, aged 37, married; parents of Gerke, Trijntje, Tietje, Wybren; she remarried on October 6, 1849, with Douwe Harmens Dijkstra.

 

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