VAN DER MEER GENEALOGY

I.1            Jan Willems, married with Mijke (Marijke) Jans; living in Harich; died by 1774 in Balk.

                Parents of:

    1. Trui (Truike) Jans (Jansen) Ploegstra, baptized in Harich on June 3, 1742 (see II.1)
    2. Willem Jans, baptixed in Harich on February 16, 1744; married on May 14, 1769, in Harich with Trijntje Meinses from Harich,
    3. Stijntje Jans, baptized on September 18, 1746, in Harich.
    4. Rink Jans, baptized in Harich on January 7, 1748, in Harich.
    5. Lubbert Jans, baptized in Harich on February 14, 1751, in Harich.
    6. Jantjen Jans Harigsma, born on February 23 and baptized on March 9, 1755, in Harich; first marriage in Oldemardum on November 9, 1783, with Meine Pieters; parents of Pieter; second marriage with Symen Tjeerds Hoekstra; she died in 1821; he died in Harich on August 25, 1825, aged 68.
    7. Lubbert Jans Ploegstra, baptixed on June 4, 1758, in Balk; married with Froukjen Lubberts Zandstra; he died on August 24, 1818, in Harich;  parents of Stijntje, Jan, Lubbert, Lubbert.
    8. Jan Jans, born on November 29 and baptixed on December 2, 1759, in Balk.
    9. Jacob Jans Ploegstra, born on January 6 and baptized on January 16, 1763, in Wijckel; married in Balk on March 19, 1786, with Froukjen Hisses; he died on March 23, 1836, in Wijckel, aged 73.
    10. Johannes Jans Haarsma (Harigsma) (?), married in Oldemirdum on Janaury 10, 1790, with Maaike Reinderts de Vries; he died on May 21, 1804; she died on October 19, 1840, aged 76; parents of Jan, Waeke, Geeske, Feike, Age.

II.1           Age Johannes (Hinkes), farmer, living in Sondel;  married with Trui (Truike) Jans (Jansen) Ploegstra in Harich on May 18. 1766;  she was baptized in Harich on June 3, 1742; at marriage, he is identified as from Harich and she from Balk;  he died before 1811; in 1811, the surname Hinkes was chosen for his family by his widow;  however, the three living children chose other surnames in 1811;  she died on December 9, 1826, aged 84.

                From this marriage:

1.        Lolkjen Ages Aagsma (van der Meer);  baptized in Harich on March 8, 1767;  married with Rommert Bokkes de Vries on May 8, 1791, in Sondel;  she died in Gaasterland on August 9, 1834, aged 67, widowed;  in 1811, they lived in Nijemirdum;  he died in Gaasterland on July 9, 1815, married;  parents of Bokke, Age, Hendrik, Trui, Mieke, Tietje.

2.        Jan Ages van der Meer, born on February 6 and baptized on February 11, 1768, in Harich  (See III.1)

3.        Johannes Ages van der Meer, born on January 6 and baptized on January 23, 1774, in Sondel; lived in Sondel in 1829; died in Gaasterland on June 7, 1848, aged 74, unmarried.

4.     Mieke (Myke) Ages; born on July 24 and baptized on July 27, 1777, in Sondel; died about 1803?.

 

III.1         Jan Ages van der Meer, born on February 6 and baptized on February 11, 1768 in Harich; married with Jantjen Willems Beuckens in Sondel, Gaasterland, on May 28, 1797 (see BEUCKENS GENEALOGY):  both resident in Sondel;  she was born on April 16 and baptized on April 23, 1775, in Sondel;  resident in Wijckel in 1811 when he chose van der Meer as surname;  he died in Gaasterland on December 19, 1827, aged 58 (59?);  she died in Gaasterland on September 24, 1835, aged 70, widow.

                From this marriage:

1.        Age Jans van der Meer, born on April 17 and baptized on April 22, 1798, in Sondel (see IV.1).

2.        Willem Jans van der Meer, born on January 7 and baptized on January 19, 1800, in Sondel; died in Wijckel on November 20, 1824, aged 24.

3.     Mieke (Mietje, Mijke) Jans van der Meer, born on February 21 and baptized on March 7, 1802, in Sondel; married Jan Siebes de Boer in Lemmer on December 2, 1827; farm labourer; died on February 22, 1840, in Lemsterland, aged 37, married; he re-married in Lemsterland on September 18 ,1840, with Sytske Tijsses de Jong; children from the first marriage: Jan, Grietje, Jantje, Siebe, Jeltje.

4.     Hielkjen (Hielkie) Jans van der Meer, born on May 24 and baptized on June 3, 1804, in Balk;  died in Wijckel on March 26, 1822, aged 17..

5.     Johannes Jans van der Meer, born on February 14 and baptized on March 8, 1807, in Balk; married Jilkje Jelles van der Kooy in Lemsterland on October 6, 1839; farmer;  died in Lemsterland on September 11, 1877, aged 70, widower; parents of Jantje, still-born child, Geeske, Jan.

6.     Truike Jans van der Meer, born on August 30, 1810; married Pieter Wabes de Vries in Balk on March 8, 1835; died in Gaasterland on December 20, 1876, aged 66, married; parents of Tjitske, Jan, Willem, Abe, Hielke, Pieter, Wabe.

7.     Geeske Jans van der Meer, born in Sloten on October 4, 1814; died in Gaasterland on October 9, 1818, aged 4.

 

IV.1         Age Jans van der Meer, born on April 17 and baptized on April 22, 1798, in Sondel (see III.1);  married in Gaasterland on June 5, 1825, with Grietje Libbes Tjalma, born on April 26 and baptized on May 7, 1809 (see TJALMA GENEALOGY), in Oosterzee; farmer in Ruigahuizen; farmer in Ruigahuizen; tenant farmer in Wijckel; she worked as storekeeper; he died in Wijckel on October 1, 1874, aged 76; she died on June 29, 1883, in Gaasterland, aged 74.

                From this marriage:

1.        Willem Ages van der Meer, born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on December 3, 1826 (see V.1)

2.        Libbe Ages van der Meer, born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on July 12, 1828;  married Geeske Wiebes Stegenga on April 20, 1861;  she had previously been married to Hendrik Baukes Schilstra in Gaasterland on October 4, 1843;  he died in Gaasterland on December 11, 1908, aged 80;  she died in Gaasterland on May 2, 1895, aged 70, married.

3.        Jan Ages van der Meer, born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on April 30, 1830;  married Rinske Lucas Bouwman in Gaasterland on May 11, 1856;  he died in Hemelumer Oldefert on April 19, 1921, aged 90;  parents of Grietje, Lucas.

4.        Afke Ages van der Meer, born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on January 11, 1832;  married with Willem Muurling in Sloten on May 13, 1855;  she died in Sloten on December 30, 1897, aged 64, widow;  parents of Johannes.

5.        Jantje(n) Ages van der Meer, born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on April 4, 1833;  mother of son Hylke van der Meer, born in Gaasterland on September 29, 1858;  married in Lemsterland with Willem Abeles Brandenburg on Janaury 16, 1870;  died in Lemsterland on March 4, 1899, aged 52 (?), married;   parents of Trijntje.

6.        Hielkjen Ages van der Meer, born in Lemsterland on September 21, 1834;  died on November 30, 1835, aged 10 weeks.

7.        Johannes Ages van der Meer, born in Lemsterland on November 7, 1835;  died in Gaasterland on October 27, 1847, aged 10.

8.        Age Ages van der Meer, born in Lemsterland on July 5, 1837;  married in Hemelumer Oldeferd on November 8, 1866, with Geertruida Meines van der Sluis;  died in Gaasterland on June 20, 1891, aged 54, married;  parents of Meine, Age.

9.        Douwe Ages van der Meer, born in Lemsterland on January 2, 1840;  died young.

10.     Douwe Ages van der Meer, born in Lemsterland on December 28, 1841;  married with Hendrikje Pieters Weerman in Gaasterland on May 25, 1876, in Balk;  died on November 24, 1913, In Gaaasterland, aged 71, married;  parents of stillborn child, Tijs, Elisabeth.

11.     Thys Ages van der Meer, born in Sloten on July 17, 1845;  married in Gaasterland on August 19, 1875, with Anneke Boelsma.

12.     Johannes Ages van der Meer, born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on January 15, 1850;  married Jeltje Dijkstra in Gaasterland on May 10, 1883;  died in Gaasterland on February 11, 1932, aged 82;  parents of Klaaske, Age, Grietje.

13.     Jentje Ages van der Meer, born in Gaasterland on January 31, 1854;  married in Gaasterland with Elisabeth Koeze on October 30, 1879;   he died in Gaasterland on April 5, 1934, aged 80, widower;  she died in Wijkel on August 30, 1927, married, aged 69;   parents of Age, Andriesje, Grietje.

 

V.1         Willem Ages van der Meer, born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on December 3, 1826;  born in Ruigahuizen, Gaasterland, on December 3, 1826; married in Lemmer on May 8, 1853, with Joukjen Jans Bos, born on June 5, 1829 in Rotsterhaule   (see BOS GENEALOGY);  she died on November 22, 1900, in Hemelumer Oldeferd, aged 71; he died in Gaasterland on September 29, 1902, aged 75.

                From this marriage:

1.        Grietje Willems van der Meer, born in Lemsterland on March 17, 1854;  died on September 17, 1875, aged 21.

2.        Geertje Willems van der Meer, born in Lemsterland on August 11, 1856;  married in Wynbritseradeel on May 11, 1882, with Auke Hendriks Prins;   she died on May 25, 1935, in Gaasterland, aged 78, widow;  he die in Gaasterland on July 30, 1934, aged 76, married;  parents of Trijntje, Willem, Ytje, Joukje, still-born child, Hendrik, Jouke, Joukje, Gerrit.

3.        Age Willems van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on March 18, 1858 (see VI.1)

4.        Jan Willems van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on June 12, 1862;  married in Wymbritseradeel on May 18, 1889, with Jolkje Sjoerds Feenstra;   he died in Harich on November 13, 1931, aged 69;  she died in Akkrum on December 12, 1931, aged 70;  parents of Wypkje, Wijpkje, Age, Joukje, Willem, Sjoerdtje.

5.        Jantje Willems van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on October 19, 1865;  married in Wymbritseradeel with Lolle Vellinga on May 15, 1886; parents of Pier, Willem, Grietje, Joukje.

6.        Willem Willems van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on February 16, 1872;  died February 17, 1872, aged 1 day.

7.        Willemke Willems van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on October 8, 1873;  married Eeuwe Jan Hoekstra in Gaasterland on September 30, 1893;  she died in Harich on May 4, 1950, aged 77;  he died in Harich on April 27, 1930, aged 57;  parents of Jol, Willem. 


VI.1          Age Willems van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on March 18, 1858; married in Hemelumer Oldefert on June 2, 1882 with Maaike Harmens Bosga, daughter of Harmen Pieters Bosga and Reinskje Harmens Bloemsma from Schoterland (see BOSGA GENEALOGY);  see photooccupation as butcher and farmer, living in the Eebuurt in Wijckel; he died on June 5, 1930, in Oldeouwer, aged 72; she died in Wijckel on November 9, 1932, aged 74; buried in Wijckel:  see photo.

                From this marriage:

    1. Grietje Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on March 7, 1883; married with Tjitte van der Schoot in Gaasterland on May 13, 1905; farm labourer; parents of Age, Zwaantje..
    2. Harm Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on January 2, 1885; married with Luitje Broersma in Gaasterland on May 18, 1907; parents of Wietze, Age, Maaike, Jantje, Griet
    3. Willem Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on November 22, 1886; first marriage with Stijntje de Wilde in Gaasterland on May 21, 1910; she died in Gaasterland on October 18, 1929;  parents of Age;  second marriage with Johanna Visser; custodian of the Wijckel church..
    4. Jan Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on December 7, 1888;  married with Dirkje Hoekstra in Sloten on May 12, 1912;  parents of  Maaike, Hiltje, Age, still-born child;  she died in Wijckel on December 19, 1918, aged 30;  second marriage with Grietje Hoekstra (sister of Dirkje) in Gaasterland on June 10, 1920;  he died in Wijckel on November 5, 1963, aged 75;  she died in Wijckel on July 8, 1982, aged 83;  parents of  Durkje, Anna, Klaas, Harm;  cattle dealer and farmer.
    5. Reinschje Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on December 16, 1890 (see VII.1)
    6. Joukje Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on February 28, 1893; married with Meine Wierda in Gaasterland on May 6, 1915;  parents of Maaike, Meintje, Sjerp, Age.
    7. Auke Pieter Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert on February 9, 1895;  married with Klaaske van der Veer in Hemelumer Oldefert on May 20, 1920;  pig dealer living in Wijckel;  he died in Wijckel on June 15, 1956, aged 61;  she died in Wijckel on August 10, 1978, aged 83;  parents of  Age,  Makke.
    8. Pieter Ages van der Meer, born in Gaasterland on February 9, 1895; died on February 17, 1895.
    9. Trijntje Ages van der Meer; born in Gaasterland on June 11, 1897; married with Jan Tromp; farm labourer;  parents of Eke, Age, Watze, Maaie (Max), Rintje, Maaike.
    10. Geertje Ages van der Meer; born in Gaasterland on January 11, 1900; married in Koudum on October 16, 1923, with Sybren Eeuwes de Vries;  he died in Warns on June 2, 1957, aged 63;  she died in Warns on April 20, 1985, aged 85;  parents of  Hieke, Maaike, Age, Anna.

VII.1         Reinschje Ages van der Meer, born in Oudega, Hemelumer Oldefert, on December 16, 1890;  died in Wolvega on March 17, 1974;  married in Wijckel on May 6, 1911, with Klaas Kornelis Bijlsma, son of Kornelis Gabes Bijlsma and Antje Beernts Sietsma (see BIJLSMA GENEALOGY).

                From this marriage:

1.        Antje Bijlsma, born in Langezwaag on April 16, 1913 

2.        Maaike Bijlsma, born in Langezwaag on December 19, 1914

3.        Cornelius Bijlsma, born in Langezwaag on February 9, 1919

4.        Grietje Bijlsma, born in Nijlamer on February 11, 1925

 

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