SIETSMA GENEALOGY

               

I.1            Pieter Johannes,   born about 1665;  he may be a son of Johannes Pieters who owned a ‘sate’ in Goaingarijp;  lived in Indijken,  farmer and carpenter;  died before 1707;  married in 1680 with Grietje Bottes (see BOTTE MARTENS GENEALOGY), born in Oppenhuizen in 1658;  died before 1707;  after the death of both parents by 1707, Douwe Pieters (Dijkstra) (see DIJKSTRA II GENEALOGY) of Indijken acted as guardian for the minor children.

                From this marriage:

1.        Botte Pieters, born in 1682 in Langweer;  married with Bauk Sibbles in February, 1707;  died in 1707.

2.        Johannes Pieters, born on August 31, 1684 , in Langweer.

3.        Trijntje Pieters, born on April 24, 1686, in Langweer;  married with Ocke Ellerts;  lived in It Heidenskip.

4.        Marten Pieters, born in 1687 in Langweer.

5.        Douwe Pijtters, born in 1690 (see II.1)

6.        Ansche Pieters, born on December 3, 1694, in Langweer.

7.        Nieschke Pieters, born in 1697 in Langweer.

8.        Bauck Pieters, born in 1701 in Langweer.

9.        Inse Pieters, baptized on August 31, 1703, in Langweer;  died before 1707.

 

II.1          Douwe Pijters, born in Langweer in 1690, farmer;  married with Sytske Jenties in Uitwellingerga on February 7, 1717;  died before 1758 in Langweer.  In the 1749 tax census, he is listed as farmer, paying taxes of 55-0-0 and with a household of 6 adults, all over 12.

                From this marriage:

1.        Pijter Douwes, baptized on March 17, 1720, in Oppenhuizen (see III.1)

2.        Jan Douwes, born on December 20, 1722 in Uitwellingerga,  baptized in Oppenhuizen;  married with Fokeltje Bouwes Samplonius, from Tjerkgaast (see SAMPLONIUS GENEALOGY);  lived in Langweer; he died in 1798, aged 76; she died on February 23, 1823, aged 91; parents of Systske, Fem, Douwe de Boer, Grytje, Foekjen, Janke, Trijntje de Boer, Sjoukjen.

3.        Grietje Douwes, baptized in Oppenhuizen on September 24, 1724.

 

III.1         Pijter Douwes, baptized on March 17, 1720, in Oppenhuizen;  married in 1750 in Langweer with Ybeltje Sietses Osinga, born in 1728 in Teroele  (see OSINGA GENEALOGY);  died between 1778 and 1788 in Langweer;  farmer.

                From this marriage:               

1.        Johannes Pijters, baptized on March 22, 1750, in Langweer.

2.        Grietje Pijters, baptized on August 22, 1751, in Langweer; married in Langweer on June 21, 1778, with Pier Ates van der Zee of Boornzwaag; living in Zandgaast and Hommerts; parents of Pyter, Ate, Ybeltje, Pieter, Pieter, Tjitske; Pier Ates remarried in Hommerts on January 22, 1797 with Ybeltje Wybes Osinga (see VI.1.2).

3.        Sietse Pieters Sietsma, baptized on September 16, 1753 in Langweer  (see IV.1)

4.        Douwe Pieters Sietsma (Sytsma),  baptized on November 30, 1755, in Langweer;  lived in Langweer with 1 child in 1811;  died December 6, 1825, aged 70;  married on April 29, 1781, in Langweer with Pietertje (Pytertie) Beerends (Beerns) Sietsma (Sytsma), born on June 1, 1755, in Hommerts (see III.2.1);  she died on February 1, 1845, in Doniawerstal, aged 89;  he acted as guardian for his wife’s nephew, Beernt (Beent) Jans Sietsma (Sytsma) (see VI.1) after his father’s death and mother’s re-marriage;  parents of Ybeltje, Grietje, Grietje, Grietje; Grietje, Douwes Sytsma, born on April 25, 1795, married on December 14, 1827, with Romke Uilkes van der Kooii in Doniawerstal on December 14, 1827; farmer in Tjerkgaast; she died on October 1, 1883, in Aengwirden, aged 88.

5.        Uilkje Pijters Osinga, baptized on February 19, 1758, in Langweer;  married with Tiete van Hettinga in Langweer on June 4, 1786;  he was assessor for Doniawerstal; parents of Pieter.


III.2         Berent Jans,  likely born in Sibrandabuorren;  married in Sibrandabuorren on March 10, 1754, with Grijtje Klases, from Indijken;  lived in Indijken near Langweer.

                From this marriage:

1.        Pietertje (Pytertie) Beerends (Beerns) Sietsma (Sytsma), born on June 1, 1755, in Hommerts (see III.1.4).

2.        Jan Berents, baptized on June 11, 1758 in Indijken, Langweer  (See IV.2)

3.        Trijntje Berents, baptized on May 16, 1762 in Indijken, Langweer (See IV.1)

4.        Baukje Beernts, baptized in Langwaar on November 10, 1765;  married in Langwaar on October 17, 1790, in Langweer with Gerrit Jacobs Haagsma, son of Jacob Hylkes and Agnietje Bouwes Samplonius;  parents of Jacob and Antje;  she died before 1801.

 

III.3         Pieter Jans, living in Harich in 1781 and later in Oldeouwer;  married in Harich with Jeltje Lubberts on July 15, 1781; members of the Mennonite church in Joure;  both died before 1811.

                From this marriage:

1.        Grietje (Gerdtje) Pieters, born in 1783 in Harich;  married in Mennonite church in Akkrum with Jetse Klases de Jong on April 2, 1808;  she died on March 27, 1819, in Oldeouwer, aged 36;  he re-married on May 23, 1823 in Haskerland with Grietje Thijsses Oosting;  parents of Johannes and Jelle;  he died on October 15, 1874, aged 92.

2.        Ymkjen (Imkjen) Pieters (de Jong?), born on May 31, 1785, in Harich (see IV.2).

3.     Jan Pieters, born on February 19 and baptized on April 6, 1788, in Wijckel.

 

IV.1         Sietse Pieters Sietsma;  baptized on September 16, 1753 in Langweer;  died on October 10, 1811, in Langweer, aged 58;  married on October 29, 1786 in Langweer with Trijntje (Stijntje) Berents, baptized on May 16, 1762 in Indijken, Langweer;  she died in about 1834, aged 72;  occupation as farmer.

                From this marriage:

1.        Pieter Sietses Sietsma (Sytsma), born on October 8 and baptized on October 21, 1787, in Langweer (See V.1)

2.     Grietje Sietses Sietsma, born on May 2 and baptized on May 9, 1790 in Langweer; died on April 23, 1870 in Lemsterland, aged 79.

3.    Beerend Sietses Sietsma, born on December 27, 1792, and baptized on January 6, 1793 in Langweer; married Foekjen Bouwes Dijkstra on June 3, 1821, in Follega; died January 3, 1856 in Lemmer, aged 63; parents of Trijntje, Geertje, Sietse, Bouwe, Pietertje, Pieter, Douwe, Jacobjen, Zwaantje, Johannes, Trijntje, Meinte, Jolle.

4.     Ibeltje Sietses Sietsma, born on April 11 and baptized on May 17, 1795, in Langweer.

5.     Johannes Sietses Sietsma, born on June 24 and baptized on July 16, 1797, in Langweer; married Antje Freeks de Jong on May 25, 1821, in Doniawerstal; died on March 19, 1881, in Haskerland, aged 83.

6.     Klaas Sietses Sietsma, born on February 25 and baptized on March 23, 1800, in Langweer; married Lutske Abes Bouma on October 21, 1830, in Doniawerstal; died in Doniawerstal on May 14, 1852, aged 52.

 

IV.2         Jan Berents, baptized on June 11, 1758, in Indijken, Langweer;  died in Langweer on January 18, 1810,  aged 51;  farmer in Indijken;  married on August 30, 1807, in Langweer, with Ymkjen (Imkjen) Pieters (de Jong), born on May 31, 1785, in Harich and from Joure;  prior to marriage, she belonged to the Mennonite church in Joure.

                From this marriage:

1.        Beernt (Beent) Jans Sietsma, born on September 12, 1809, in Indijken and baptized on January 14, 1810, in Langweer (see VI.1)

 

After the death of her first husband, the child of Ymkjen (Impkjen) Pieters (de Jong) became a ward of his uncle and aunt (see III.1.4);  she re-married, in Langweer, on September 12, 1811, with Pier Lammerts Jager, born on September 26, 1767, in Oudehorne, son of Lammert Dircks and Corneliske Piers;  she was identified as a farmer at marriage and he was a farm labourer;  he had previously been married with Pietertje Roelofs Oosten of Indijken on September 11, 1796, in Langweer;  one child, Pieter Piers Jager was born to his first marriage in 1797;  this son was married first to Trijntje Sipkes Sevensma (see IV.3.3) and second to Grietje Feyes Dijkstra. With the choosing of Jager as surname in 1811, the family was living in Indijken.  Pier Lammerts Jager died on April 12, 1832, aged 65, in Indijken; Ymkjen (Impkjen) Pieters Pieters (de Jong) died in Indijken on April 13, 1823, aged 38, soon after the birth of her last children.  The family name of ‘de Jong’ is questionable because it belonged to her brother-in-law.

From this second marriage:

2.        Corneliske (Korneliske) Piers Jager, born in Indijken on July 6, 1812;  married in Langweer on April 26, 1834, with Uilke van der Kooi,;  parents of Uilke;  died on July 1, 1859, aged 47.

3.        Jeltje Piers Jager, born in Indijken on May 26, 1815;  married in Langweer on August 7, 1840, with Barre Jans Esther;  parents of Pier, Ymkjen, Pier, Bartle, Lammert, Johanna;  died on June 20, 1870, in Lemsterland, aged 55.

4.        Lammert Piers Jager, born in Indijken on August 18, 1817;  married in Langweer on May 12, 1848, with Jeltje Obbes Bouma;  parents of Ymkjen, Obe, Trijntje, Pier, Eile, Liesabeth, Ypke and Lamkjen;  died in Doniawerstal on January 22, 1900, aged 82.

5.        Pietertje Piers Jager, born in Indijken on April 18, 1820;  married in Langweer on December 24, 1840, with Kornelis Johannes voor de Wind;  parents of Rinske, Imkje, Johannes, Pier, Geeske,Albertje.

6.        Eile Piers Jager, born in Indijken on April 5, 1823;  died in Doniawerstal on May 6, 1861, aged 38;  unmarried.

7.        Grietje Piers Jager, born in Indijken on April 5, 1823;  married in Sloten on January 12, 1848, with Pieter Harmens Visser;  parents of Cornelia, Pier, Harmen;  died in Sloten on March 4, 1856, aged 33.  

 

V.1          Pieter Sietses Sietsma (Sytsma), born on October 8 and baptized on October 21, 1787, in Langweer;  died in Doniawerstal on March 18, 1857, aged 70;  farmer in Doniaga and Langweer;  married in Langweer on June 6, 1817, with Antje Sipkes Sevensma, born in Langweer on December 20, 1797 and died on February 3, 1891, aged 92.  (see SEVENSMA GENEALOGY).

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 (See VI.1).

3.        Uilkjen Pieters Sietsma, born in Doniaga on November 23, 1823;  married Willem Aukes Rinkema in Doniawerstal on June 8, 1849;  farmer in St. Johannesga; 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;  farmer;

        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. 


VI.1         Beernt (Beent) Jans Sietsma, born in Langweer on September 12, 1809;  labourer in Langweer and farmer in Indijken and Oosterzee;  died in Oosterzee on March 19, 1876, aged 66;  married in Langweer, on May 28, 1841, with Janke Pieters Sietsma, born in Doniaga on September 13, 1821;  lived in St. Johannesga in 1868 at 25th anniversary;  she died in Langweer on August 31, 1891, aged 69.

From this marriage:

1.        Jan Beernts Sietsma, born in Langweer on September 14, 1842;  married with Baukjen Keizer on May 29, 1880, in Sloten;  he died in Lemsterland on January 10, 1891, aged 48.

2.        Antje Beernts Sietsma, born in Langweer on July 14, 1846;  died June 30, 1847, at the age of 11 months.

3.        Antje Beernts Sietsma, born in Langweer on May 16, 1848 (See VII.1).

4.     Imkjen (Ymkje) Berends Sietsma, born in St. Johannesga on September 13, 1852;  married in Lemsterland with Fokke Wiebe Klijnsma from Schoteruitdijken on May 10, 1876;  she died in Doniawerstal on March 13, 1929, aged 76 (age given as 66);  he died in Doniawerstal on August 17, 1892, aged 43, married;  parents of Wiebe, Beent, Trijntje.

 

VII.1        Antje Beernts Sietsma, born in Langweer on May 16, 1848;  died in Wolvega on September 4, 1922, aged 74;  married in Hommerts on May 29, 1875, with Kornelis Gabes Bijlsma (See BIJLSMA GENEALOGY), son of Gabe Kornelis Bijlsma and Tietje Klazes Walinga, born on March 19, 1851, in Hommerts.  At marriage, he was a smith’s apprentice and she was a servant;  he worked as smith in a number of localities and died in Balk on May 28, 1906, aged 56.

                From this marriage:

1.        Tietje Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on July 27, 1876; died on January 19, 1943, in Huizum;  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.

2.        Beerent Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on September 7, 1877;  died on March 10, 1946 in Wolvega;  first marriage with Ydskje Roskam on May 8, 1900;  after her suicide, he contracted a second marriage with Froukje Huitema.  He ran a prosperous smith business in Wolvega with his brother in law Klaas Jurjen Boersma.

3.        Gabe Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Hommerts on May 4, 1879;  died on February 2, 1971, in Harlingen;  married Grietje Dijkstra on May 19, 1905 after authority obtained via notarial act 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.

4.        Jan Kornelis Bijlsma, born (in Hommerts?) on January 1, 1881;  died on March 15, 1881, at the age of 2 months.

5.        Jan Kornelis Bijlsma, born (in Hommerts?) on March 31, 1882;  died on June 4, 1882, at the age of 2 months.

6.        Janke Kornelis Bijlsma, born (in Hommerts?) 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;  she died on October 12, 1974 in The Hague;  married on March 4, 1911 in Huizum with Harmen Swart;  he died on January 9, 1967 in the Hague.

8.        Sietske Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on May 24, 1885;  she died on October 7, 1977 in Bloemendaal, Holland;  married with Titus Boer in Amsterdam on August 18, 1910, after authority obtained via notarial act in Balk on August 12, 1910;  he died on April 16, 1916, in Amsterdam;  parents of Jan Boer, Heiloo, born in 1914, family geneologist.

9.        Klaas Kornelis Bijlsma, born in Tjallebert on August 9. 1886; died in Wolvega on June 14, 1974;  married on May 6, 1911, in Wijckel with Reinschje 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.

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.

  

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