SJAARDEMA GENEALOGY

I.1           Auke Obbes, born in Oppenhuizen in 1670;  married before 1700 with Trijntje Piers, born in Oppenhuizen in 1675;  she was a sister of Corneliske Piers  (see KINGMA GENEALOGY);  he was a tenant farmer for property 13 in Oppenhuizen in the Stemkohier for 1698, and for properties 2 and 8 in the Stemkohier for 1728.

                From this marriage:

1.        Obbe Aukes,  baptized in Oppenhuizen on September 19, 1697;  first marriage in Oppenhuizen on November 29, 1733, with Tjaade Taedes;  second marriage in Oppenhuizen on January 10, 1745, with Minke Willems;  died in 1777;  parents of Nijnke.

2.        Baucke Aukes,  baptized in Oppenhuizen on March 15, 1702 (or March 26?).

3.        Aete Aukes,  baptized in Oppenhuizen on February 2, 1706 (or April 10, 1707?).

4.       Pier Aukes,  baptized in Oppenhuizen on January 2, 1711 (or February 1, 1711?) (see II.1)

5.        Tet Aukes,  baptized in Oppenhuizen on August 26, 1714.

6.        Foppe Aukes,  baptized in Oppenhuizen on July 18, 1717.

 

II.1          Pier Aukes, baptized in Oppenhuizen on January 2, 1711 (or February 1, 1711?);  married in Oppenhuizen on September 1, 1737, with Lolkjen Taedes, born on March 2, 1716;  during the tax census of 1749, identified as well-off farmer with 4 children under 12, taxes were 39-0-0;  in November, 1777, he bought lands in Oppenhuizen that was identified as the Sjaarda-state (estate), which had previously been owned by the aristocratic Sjaarda family, originally from Franeker; the family name of Sjaardema was later chosen by their sons in 1811; he died in Oppenhuizen in 1797, aged 86;  she died in 1788.

                From this marriage:

1.        Auke Piers Piersma, baptized in Oppenhuizen on April 26, 1739;  married with Grietje Sybes;  parents of  Akke, Marijke, Sybe, Uilke, Taede.

2.        Taede Piers, baptized in Oppenhuizen on February 12, 1741

3.        Taede Piers, baptized in Oppenhuizen on February 2, 1742.

4.        Douwe Piers Sjardema, baptized in Oppenhuizen on August 23, 1744 (see III.2)

5.        Trijntje Piers Sjaarda, baptized in Oppenhuizen on April 30, 1747;  died in Wymbritseradeel  on February 19, 1828, widowed, aged 80.

6.       Gerrit Piers Sjaardema, baptized in Oppenhuizen on March 15, 1750 (see III.1)

7.        Ybel (Sybel) Piers Tjerda, baptized in Oppenhuizen on November 2, 1753;  married in Oppenhuizen on May 19, 1777, with Watte Annes Zijlstra;  he died in Wymbritseradeel on March 7, 1827;  she died in Wymbritseradeel on November 17, 1831, widowed, aged 78;  parents of Bregjte, Anne, Lolkje, Pier, Tjeerd, Uilkjen.

8.        Uilk Piers, baptized in Oppenhuizen on December 13, 1755.

 

II.2          Cornelis Tysses (Thyssen), married in Oppenhuizen on June 12, 1746, with Tyetzke Ennes; both are from Oppenhuizen; during the tax census of 1749, identified as a poor boatman (‘praamschuiver’) with 1 child, taxes were 15-0-0.

                From this marriage

                1.     Inne Cornelis, baptized on July 9, 1747, in Oppenhuizen.

                2.     Okjen Cornelis, baptized on October 17, 1751, in Oppenhuizen.

                3.    Jeltje Kornelis, baptized on November 10, 1754, in Oppenhuizen (see III.1).

                4.     Uilk Cornelis, baptized on March 28, 1758, in Oppenhuizen.

                5.     Enne Cornelis, born on March 27 and baptized on April 8, 1764, in

                        Oppenhuizen.

 

III.1         Gerrit Piers Sjaardema, born in Oppenhuizen in March 15, 1750;  married in Oppenhuizen on October 24, 1779, with Jeltje Kornelis from Oppenhuizen, born in 1754;  his name appears on the foundation stone as guardian for the Hervormde church school in Oppenhuizen, built in 1831;  she died in Oppenhuizen on May 28, 1832, aged 78, married;  he died in Oppenhuizen on June 15, 1832, aged 82, widower.

From this marriage:

1.        Lolkjen Gerrits Sjaardema (Tjaardema), born on September 9 and baptized on September 24, 1780, in Oppenhuizen (see IV.1)

2.     Tjitske Gerrits Sjaardema, born on April 19 and baptized on May 4, 1783, in Oppenhuizen; married with Arjen Johans Boorsma in Nijland, Wymbritseradeel on May 19, 1815; died in Wymbritseradiel on May 14, 1856, aged 73; parents of Johannes.

3.     Uilkjen (Uiltje) Gerrits Sjaardema, born on September 28 and baptized on October 23, 1785, in Oppenhuizen; married with Anne Wattes Zijlstra before 1812; she died in Wymbritseradeel on April 8, 1857, aged 71; he died in Wymbritseradeel on April 17, 1857, aged 789, widower; parents of Ybeltje, Jeltje, Okjen, Watte, Okjen.

4.     Corneliske Gerrits Sjaardema, born on August 19 and baptized on September 9, 1787, in Oppenhuizen.

5.     Okjen Gerrits Sjaardema, born on March 26 and baptized on April 18, 1790, in Oppenhuizen.

6.     Pier Gerrits Sjaardema; born on October 17 and baptized on November 11, 1792, in Oppenhuizen;; first marriage with Palskjen Gerbens Lanting (Frankena) on May 10, 1821, in Wymbritseradiel; second marriage with Barbertje Douwes van der Linde in Wymbritseradeel on June 1, 1833; died in Wymbritseradeel on October 10, 1872, aged 79, married; parents of Gerrit, Nantje, Gerben, Douwe, Jelle, Rinske, Engletje.

7.     Taede Gerrits Sjaardema, born on July 5 and baptized on August 9, 1785, in Oppenhuizen.

8.     Antje Gerrits Sjaardema, born on June 9 and baptized on June 24, 1798, in Oppenhuizen; married with Gerrit Uiltjes de Jong in Wymbritseradeel on February 3, 1821; second marriage with Marten Johannes Grondsma in Wymbritseradeel on November 10, 1840; died in Wymbritseradeel on November 20, 1851, aged 55, married; parents of Uiltje, Akke, Jeltje, Uiltje, Gerrit, (all de Jong), Grietje, Lolkje (both Grondsma).

 

III.2         Douwe Piers Sjardema, born in Oppenhuizen on August 23, 1744;  married with Baukjen Anes Stellinga, born in 1749;  farmer;  died in Woudsend on June 29, 1814, married, aged 68.

                Father of:

1.        Pier Douwes Sjaardema;  married in Wymbritseradeel with Imtie Gerrits Hassink (Ymkjne Gerbens Hossing) on July 3, 1827; 

Parents of .Jouke Sjaardema, born on January 26, 1831;  married in Wymbritseradeel on May 15, 1858 with Sibbeltje Freerks de Boer

        Parents of:

1.        Freerk Sjaardema, born in Wymbritseradeel on March 10, 1861

2.        Douwe Sjaardema, born in Wymbritseradeel on October 10, 1863

3.        Gerben Sjaardema, born in Wymbritseradeel on December 14, 1869

The above 3 sons immigrated to Iowa, USA, as of 1892;  Douwe was the father of a clan for which a book has been written.

 

IV.1         Lolkjen Gerrits Sjaardema (Tjaardema), born on September 9 and baptized on September 24, 1780, in Oppenhuizen; married in Terkaple on January 13, 1805,

                with Tomes (Thomas) Engeles Engelsma, born in Terhorne in 1772 and died in Terkaple on April 26, 1851 (see ENGELSMA GENEALOGY);  she died in Akmarijp on July 24, 1861, aged 81.

                From this marriage:

1.        Engele Thomas Engelsma, born in Akmarijp in 1805;  married with Jildou Hettes Jellema in Utingeradeel on December 19, 1858;  he died in Utingeradeel on March 12, 1888, aged 82;  she died in Utingeradeel on March 2, 1894, aged 71, widowed.

2.        Gerrit (Gerryt) Thomas Engelsma, born in Akmarijp in 1808;  married with Freerkjen Adams de Boer in Utingeradeel on May 4, 1836;  died in Opsterland on February 3, 1922, aged 87, widower;  parents of Doede, Doede, Thomas, Adam, Lolke, Hotske.

3.        Thaede (Teede) Thomas Engelsma, born in Akkrum, Utingeradeel, on May 28, 1812;  married with Gerbrig Sjoukes Hilverda in Utingeradeel on June 2, 1842;  farmer in Terkaple;  died in Utingeradeel on February 18, 1870, aged 57;  parents of Thomas, Elisabeth, Sjouke, Lolkje.

4.        Marijke Thomas Engelsma, born in Terkaple on August 13, 1814;  married with Pieter Durks de Vries.

5.        Jeltje Thomas Engelsma, born in Utingeradeel on January 24, 1821;  married with Haring Tjeerds Zijlstra in Utingeradeel on November 19, 1848;  she died in Utingeradeel on September 2, 1899, aged 78;  he died in Utingeradeel on June 15, 1895, aged 79, married.

 

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