SEVENSMA GENEALOGY

I.1           Jelle Johannes, born in Ouwsterhaule in about 1600; married in Haskerland on May 1, 1629, with Hylck Wybrens.

                From this marriage:

                1. Johannes Jelles Dyckstra (see II.1).

 

I.2            Wybren Romkes Hentinga, married in Teroele on March 13, 1636 with Wyts Waltedr Hettinga.

                From this marriage:

                1.  Tryntje Wybrens Hentinga. (see II.1).

 

II.1          Johannes Jelles Dyckstra, first marriage on May 8, 1651, with Janthien Edes Holstra; second marriage on May 2, 1660, with Tryntje Wybrens Hentinga; she later married with Wybe Hylckes Peekama.

                From this marriage:

                1.  Romke Johannes Dijkstra (see III.1).

                2.  Walte Johannes.

                3.  Jurjen Johannes.

 

II.2        Wopcke Jacobs, married in Joure on December 28, 1656, with Griettie Gerbens;

               both are from Joure.

               From this marriage:

               1.    Grietje Wopkes (see III.2)

 

III.1        Lykle Jans, married with Lysbet Pieters (Peters).

               From this marriage:

               1.    Hiske Lykles, baptized on March 13, 1670, in Heerenveen.

               2.    Jan Lykles, baptized on March 16, 1673, in Heerenveen.

               3.    Jan Lykles, baptized on July 22, 1674, in Heerenveen.

               4.    Petrus (Peter) Lykles Sevensma, baptized in Heerenveen on November 19, 1676 

                     (?); entered the Academie of the University of Franeker in 1689; received as 

                     candidate for the ministry on April 17, 1699; minister in Cornjum as of 1699 and

                     in Hallum as of 1707; married in Hallum on March 18, 1708, with Anna Gravius of

                     Hallum; he died in May, 1714; she remarried in Hallum on April 16, 1719, with

                    Theodorus Wierdsma from Leeuwarden; parents of Reinuke, Lolle (Lollius) and

                     Jeltje.

                5.   Sipke Lykles (?) (see IV.1)

 

III.2        Romke Johannes Dijkstra, married in Joure on July 4, 1687, with Grietje Wopkes.

               From this marriage:

               1.   Wybren Romkes, born by 1687 (see IV.2).

               2.   Wopke Romkes; first marriage in Joure on January 17, 1723, with Sjoerdje 

                      Meines; second marriage in St. Johannesga on September 17, 1747, with Trijntje

                      Sjoerds.

 

III.3        Cornelis Carstes, married with Wimke Jacobs.

               From this marriage:

               1.   Siouck Cornelis, baptized on January 28, 1687 in Joure.

               2.   Janke (Jancke) Cornelis, baptized on May 11, 1690, in Joure (see IV.2).

               3.   Jacob Cornelis, baptized on September 25, 1692, in Joure.

 

IV.1         Sipke Lykles, from Broek; married with Okjen Brants;  he died in Sloten on August 11, 1747; she died in Sloten on January 2, 1758.

                Parents of:

                1.   Brand Sipkes, baptized in Broek on March 24 or April 24, 1720 (see V.1).

                2.   Pieter Sipkes, baptized in Tjerkgaast on June 6, 1723; identified as from Sloten;

                       first marriage in Ouwsterhaule on August 19, 1747, with Trijntje Wybrens (see

                       IV.2.3) ; parents of Sipke, born in Idskenhuizen in 1749; second marriage in

                       Sloten after January 19, 1755, with Aukjen Jochems from Wijckel; parents of

                       Jeltjen, born in Sloten in 1755surname of Sevensma first noted in 1764 when 

                       passing through the Sont (Zont) in Denmark in 1764; storekeeper in Sloten;

                       mayor of Sloten in about 1775-85; died by 1786; descendants lived in Sneek.

 

IV.2         Wybren Romkes, born about 1687, married in Joure on Janaury 21, 1714, with Janke Cornelis, both from Joure; master brewer by profession.

                From this marriage:

                1.  Grietje Wybrens, baptized on October 26, 1715, in Joure (see V.1).

                2.  Wmpkjen Wybrens, baptized on January 27, 1719, in Joure.

                3.  Tryntje Wybrens, baptized on August 1, 1721, in Joure; first marriage in   

                      Ouwsterhaule on August 19, 1747, with Pijter Sipkes from Sloten (see IV.1.2);

                      parents of Sipke, born in Idskenhuizen in 1749.

                4.   Johannes Wybrens, baptized on October 24, 1723, in Joure.

                5.   Kornielis Wybrens, baptized on February 10, 1726, in Joure; married in

                      Haskerhorne on December 28, 1760, with Antie (Antje) Alberts from

                      Haskerhorne: identified as from Heerenveen.

                6.  Dieuke Wybrens, baptized on August 1, 1728, in Joure.

                7.   Romke Wybrens, baptized in December, 1729, in Joure; died young.

                8    Jacob Wybrens, baptized on March 21, 1733, in Joure; married in Joure on May

                      5, 1754, with Lysbet Gaukes from Joure; identified as from

                      'Halle' (Ouwsterhaule); parents of Janke, Lolkje, Tryntje, Lolkien, Wenke,

                      Wybren, Gauke.

                9.   Romke Wybrens, baptized on August 28, 1735, in Joure (see V.2).

               

V.1           Brand (Brandt) Sipkes, baptized in Broek on March 24 or April 24, 1720; identified as from Boornzwaag; married in Ouwsterhaule on June 5, 1746 with Grietje Wybrens,  baptized on October 26, 1715, in Joure; farmer in Sloten according to 1749 tax census, paying taxes of 33-11-0;  farmer in Haskerhorne; he died after 1753 in Haskerhorne; she died in Langweer in April, 1797.

                From this marriage:

1.        Ockjen Brands, born on September 18 and baptized on September 24, 1747, in Ouwsterhaule; married in Langweer on December 20, 1772, with Tjebbe Geerts from Langweer; parents of Geert, Brant, Geert, Geert.

2.     Sipke Brants Sevensma, baptized in Haskerhorne on September 7, 1749 (see VI.1).

3.     Janke Brands Sevensma, baptized in Haskerhorne on February 28, 1751; married on May 11, 1777 in Langweer with Petrus Sybrandus (Brands) Keverling, son of Sybrandus Petrus Keverling (surgeon) and Antje Klazes from Joure; lived in Joure; he died on February 11, 1819; she died on July 21, 1824, in Joure; parents of Antje, Grietje, Brand and Sybrandus.

4.    Tryntje Brands, baptized on March 18, 1753, in Haskerhorne.

 

V.2           Romke Wybrens, baptized on March 21, 1733, in Joure ; married with Antje Uilkes (Uiltjes) van der Kooij, baptized in Terkaple or Akmarijp on January 13, 1737 (see VAN DER END GENEALOGY); living in Joure.

                Parents of:

                1.  Wiebren Romkes, born on June 21 and baptized on July 27, 1760 in 

                     Ouwsterhaule.

                2. Uiltje Romkes van der Kooi, baptized on September 11, 1763, in Goingarijp or

                     Broek; married on December 7, 1794, in Langweer with Margjen Jochems, both

                     from Teroele, parents of Antje, Klaaske, Romkje, Romke, Jochem, Wiebren,

                     Kornelis, Jacob; living in Teroele in 1811; he died on May 14, 1835, in

                     Doniawerstal, aged 71, married.

                3.  Janke Romkes van der Kooij, baptized on December 28, 1766, in Joure (see VI.1).

                4.   Cornelis Romkes, born on August 13 and baptized on August 20, 1769, in Joure.

                5.   Pieter Romkes, born on July 4 and baptized on July 11, 1773, in Joure.

                6.   Antje Romkes, born on February 4 and baptized on February 15, 1776, in Joure;

                      married in Langweer on December 18, 1796, with Wijbren Gabes Schut of

                     Teroele; parents of Grietje, Romke, Antje, Femme, Gabe, Femme, Gatske.

 

VI.1         Sipke Brants Sevensma, baptized in Haskerhorne on September 7, 1749;  married in Langweer on May 24, 1789, with Janke Romkes van der Kooij, baptized on January 12, 1766, in Joure;  he was from Langweer and she was from Teroele;  tanner by profession;  he died on May 27, 1825, aged 75, in Langweer and she died on January 8, 1839, aged 73.

                Parents of:

1.        Brand (Brant) Sipkes Sevensma, born on February 13 and baptized on February 28, 1789 in Langweer; married in Langweer on June 6, 1817, with Jitske Roefstra; tanner and shoemaker in Langweer;  became farmer in Nijega, Doniawerstal in 1847, where he had a new farmhouse built;  however, by the mid 1850’s, he appears to run into debt and sells off his property; died in Wonseradeel on August 19, 1864, aged 74; parents of Sipke, Sjoerdtje, Janke, Sipke (later a minister in Garnwerd and Uithuizen, Groningen; immigrated to Grand Rapids, Michigan), Reitze, Reitske.

2.     Romke Sipkes Sevensma, born on October 10 and baptized on October 30, 1791, in Langweer; first marriage in Doniawerstal on June 2 , 1820, with Janke Solkes Tromp; parents of Janke; second marriage on September 13, 1827, in Workum with Wietske Michiels Tromp; Hervormde minister in Broek, Lekkum and Workum; he died in Workum on November 10, 1859, aged 68, widower.

3.     Grietje Sipkes Sevensma, born on December 30, 1793 and baptized on January 12, 1794, in Langweer; married with Wytse Rinkes Oenema from Ouwsterhaule on September 10, 1813; died in Doniawerstal on June 2, 1862, aged 68; . parents of Janke, Rinke, Aafjen, Rinke, Sipke, Jan, Brant.

4.     Wiebren Sipkes, born on June 17 and baptized on July 3, 1796, in Langweer.

5.     Antje Sipkes Sevensma, born on December 20, 1798, and baptized on January 5, 1799, in Langweer (see VII.1).

6.     Trijntje Sipkes Sevensma, born on October 30 and baptized on November 15, 1801, in Langweer, married to Pieter Piers Jager, carpenter  (see SIETSMA GENEALOGY);  died August 12, 1835, aged 34; parents of Pietertje, Sipke, Sipke, Fim, Sipke.

7.     Janke Sipkes Sevensma, born on February 23 and baptised on March 10, 1805, in Langweer; married with her second cousin Brand Petrus Keverling, leatherworker in Joure  (see V.1.3) on November 26, 1824, in Langweer; parents of 3 sons named Petrus; died in Joure on June 26, 1831, aged 26.

8.     Pietertje Sipkes Sevensma, born on January 15 and baptized on January 31, 1808, in Langweer; married with Frederik Luiking in Doniawerstal on April 24, 1829; he worked as a clerk in Leeuwarden; on November 26, 1839, she obtained the legal authorization to commit him to an mental hospital, St. Elisabeth Gasthuis, in Deventer; she worked as storekeeper; he died in Deventer on May 8, 1849, in Deventer, aged 48; she died on March 29, 1857, aged 49; parents of Sipke, Hendrik and Janke.

 

VII.1         Pieter Sietses Sietsma (Sytsma), born on October 8 and baptized on October 21, 1787, in Langweer (see SIETSMA GENEALOGY);  married in Langweer on June 6, 1817, with Antje Sipkes Sevensma, born on December 20, 1798, and baptized on January 5, 1799, in Langweer; farmer in Doniaga and Langweer; he died in Doniawerstal on March 18, 1857, aged 69; she died on February 3, 1891, aged 92. .

From this marriage:
1.     Trijntje Pieters Sietsma, born  in Langweer on December 13, 1819;  died in 

         Langweer on  September, 1842, aged 22.

2.        Janke Pieters Sietsma, born in Doniaga on September 13, 1821.

3.        Uilkjen Pieters Sietsma, born in Doniaga on November 23, 1823;  married Willem Aukes Rinkema in Doniawerstal on June 8, 1849;  died in Doniawerstal on June 14, 1875,  aged 51;  parents of Pieter.

4.        Sipke Pieters, born on January 29, 1826;  died on August 4, 1826, aged 6 months.

5.        Sipkjen Pieters Sietsma, born in Langweer on December 18, 1828,  married in Langweer on June 1, 1855, with Heere Jelles Hoekstra, from Teroele;  died in Lemsterland on November 4, 1879, aged 50;  parents of Romkje, Siebrigje, Pieter, Jelle..

6.        Sietske Pieters Sietsma, born in Doniawerstal on May 19, 1833;  married in Doniawerstal on May 18, 1866, with Hein Zijlstra;  parents of Hein.

7.        Romkjen Pieters Sietsma, born in Doniawerstal on November 26, 1835;  died in Doniawerstal on March 29, 1857, aged 21.

8.        Sietze Pieters Sietsma, born in Doniawerstal on April 11, 1839;  died in Doniawerstal on October 25, 1841, aged 2.

 

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