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Fokke Postma Descendants Holland/MI/CA
Posted by: Ronald G. Martin Date: July 13, 2001 at 23:00:12
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I hope this data is helpful -- corrections are welcome. Thnx v/r rgm

Descendants of Fokke Jans Postma


Generation No. 1

1. FOKKE JANS3 POSTMA (JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born March 23, 1780 in Wanswerd, Friesland, The Netherlands, and died May 03, 1851 in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands. He married (1) JANNEKE HEINS STIENSTRA. She was born July 08, 1783 in Steins, Friesland, Netherlands. He married (2) GERTJE PIETERS DE VRIES (HOEKSTRA) May 07, 1809 in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands, daughter of PIETER MEINDERTS and ANTJE HOEKSTRA. She was born January 17, 1785 in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands, and died October 22, 1828 in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
       
Children of FOKKE POSTMA and GERTJE (HOEKSTRA) are:
       i.       SJOUKJE FOKKES4 POSTMA, b. December 31, 1809; m. LAKE PIETERS HELLINGA, May 07, 1831, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
       ii.       ANTJE FOKKES POSTMA, b. May 1814, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; m. GERBEN B. VAN DYK, May 1836, Dantumadeel, Firesland, Netherlands.
2.       iii.       JAN FOKKES POSTMA, b. February 25, 1821, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. August 30, 1877, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.


Generation No. 2

2. JAN FOKKES4 POSTMA (FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born February 25, 1821 in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands, and died August 30, 1877 in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands. He married TJITSKE (JENNIE) CHRISTOFFELS VAN KAMMEN May 27, 1848 in Wanswerd, Friesland, Netherlands, daughter of CHRISTOFFEL VAN KAMMEN and TJETIE VANDER LEEST. She was born May 20, 1829 in Kollum, Friesland, Netherlands, and died December 20, 1911 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       
Children of JAN POSTMA and TJITSKE VAN KAMMEN are:
       i.       FOKKE JANS5 POSTMA, b. March 30, 1849, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. January 31, 1861, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
3.       ii.       TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS POSTMA, b. September 30, 1850, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. October 20, 1938, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       iii.       GERTJE (GERTRUDE) JANS POSTMA, b. March 30, 1852, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. November 25, 1933, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. (1) HESSEL (HAROLD) RUWERSMA, Netherlands; m. (2) OUWE BUURSTRA, September 22, 1926, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       iv.       CHRISTOFFEL (CHRISTOPHER) JANS POSTMA, b. September 19, 1853, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. November 03, 1929, Rudyard, Chippewa County, Michigan; m. GEESKE (GRACE) RUURDS OSINGA, June 12, 1880, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
       v.       SJOUKJE JANS POSTMA, b. December 17, 1855, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. July 23, 1863, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
       vi.       ANTJE (ANNA) JANS POSTMA, b. September 25, 1857; d. November 15, 1920, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. PETER HAGA, May 18, 1878, Wanswerd, Friesland, Netherlands.
       vii.       PIETER JANS POSTMA, b. January 23, 1860, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. January 18, 1866, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
       viii.       FOKJE JANS POSTMA, b. August 26, 1861, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. August 26, 1861, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
       ix.       FOKKE (FRANK) JANS POSTMA, b. November 22, 1863, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. October 08, 1935, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. DORA DEJONG, November 11, 1892, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       x.       SJOUKJE JANS POSTMA, b. January 10, 1867, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. August 18, 1868, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands.
       xi.       SJOUKJE (SADIE) JANS POSTMA, b. June 14, 1869, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. November 23, 1944, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. (1) LOURUS (LOUIS) ORANJE (ORANGE), June 06, 1890, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. (2) JOHN VANDERVEEN, January 24, 1912, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       xii.       ROELOFKE (ROSE) JANS POSTMA, b. January 06, 1872, Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands; d. September 12, 1926, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. THOMAS FELLMER, December 01, 1891, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.


Generation No. 3

3. TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA (JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born September 30, 1850 in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands, and died October 20, 1938 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. She married HENDRIK (HENRY) JOHANNES FENNEMA May 19, 1877 in Wanswerd, Friesland, Netherlands, son of JOHANUS FENNEMA and AALTJE POSTMA. He was born October 14, 1847 in Blija, Friesland, The Netherlands, and died June 15, 1913 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.

Notes for HENDRIK (HENRY) JOHANNES FENNEMA:
1. Fennema also Venema

       
Children of TIETJE POSTMA and HENDRIK FENNEMA are:
4.       i.       JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6 FENNEMA, b. August 13, 1879, Wanswerd, Friesland, The Netherlands; d. January 10, 1947, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California.
5.       ii.       ALICE FENNEMA, b. September 08, 1883, Friesland, The Netherlands; d. October 09, 1978, Pilgrim Manor, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       iii.       JOHN HENRY FENNEMA, b. August 26, 1885, Ferrysburg, Ottawa County, Michigan; d. April 18, 1959, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. (1) ZORA CROSS; b. 1883; d. January 31, 1958, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. (2) EDNA M. WARNER, October 26, 1922, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.


Generation No. 4

4. JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6 FENNEMA (TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born August 13, 1879 in Wanswerd, Friesland, The Netherlands, and died January 10, 1947 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California. He married MATILDA (TILLIE) WAGENAAR August 07, 1902 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, daughter of HARMEN WAGENAAR and TJITSKE ANDRAE. She was born July 09, 1882 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and died November 04, 1944 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California.

Notes for MATILDA (TILLIE) WAGENAAR:
1. Occupation - - Housewife
2. Possibly related to Rensma
       
Children of JOHANNES FENNEMA and MATILDA WAGENAAR are:
6.       i.       HENRY7 FENNEMA, b. 1903, Grand Rapids, Michigan; d. 1960, Venice, Los Angeles County, California.
7.       ii.       VIRGINIA JEANETTE FENNEMA, b. November 11, 1905, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; d. June 05, 1976, Bloomington, San Bernardino County, California.
8.       iii.       TRESSA "MARY" FENNEMA, b. July 20, 1911, Grand Rapids, Michigan; d. December 26, 1990, Chehalis, Washington.


5. ALICE6 FENNEMA (TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born September 08, 1883 in Friesland, The Netherlands, and died October 09, 1978 in Pilgrim Manor, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. She married WILLIAM J. DYKSTRA June 11, 1907 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He was born February 16, 1884 in Kent County, Michigan, and died July 04, 1971 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       
Children of ALICE FENNEMA and WILLIAM DYKSTRA are:
9.       i.       JOHN W.7 DYKSTRA, b. Abt. 1909.
10.       ii.       HENRY J. DYKSTRA, b. November 30, 1912; d. May 30, 1973, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
11.       iii.       CLIFFORD E. DYKSTRA, b. November 22, 1919; d. July 19, 1974, Auto-Train Accident, Kent City, Michigan.
       iv.       THERESA DYKSTRA, b. Abt. 1920, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; m. DONALD E. VANLIER.
12.       v.       CALVIN R. DYKSTRA, b. Abt. 1925, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.


Generation No. 5

6. HENRY7 FENNEMA (JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born 1903 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and died 1960 in Venice, Los Angeles County, California. He married MINNIE (MARIE) SHAW GRACE Abt. 1927. She was born October 05, 1904, and died May 1990 in Anaheim, Orange County, California.
       
Child of HENRY FENNEMA and MINNIE GRACE is:
13.       i.       LOIS ROXANNA (ROXIE)8 FENNEMA, b. May 08, 1928, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California.


7. VIRGINIA JEANETTE7 FENNEMA (JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born November 11, 1905 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, and died June 05, 1976 in Bloomington, San Bernardino County, California. She married VICTOR MARTINI SACILOTTO MARTIN March 31, 1924 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, son of AGUSTINO MARTIN and ROSA SACILOTTO. He was born November 19, 1892 in Udine, Venezia Giulia Province, NE Italy, and died January 02, 1953 in Auburn, Placer County, California.

Notes for VIRGINIA JEANETTE FENNEMA:
1. Primary Occupations:
       1. Housewife
       2. Fruit Packer
       3. Child Care

Notes for VICTOR MARTINI SACILOTTO MARTIN:

1. Had 5 children with 2nd wife, Bertha E. Gay Kincaid.
2. Possibly Martini surname.
3. Died in Rocklin, California 95677
4. Social Security No. 558-14-2204
       
Children of VIRGINIA FENNEMA and VICTOR MARTIN are:
14.       i.       DONALD ARTHUR8 MARTIN, b. April 13, 1925, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California; d. November 28, 1984, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California.
15.       ii.       BETTY JEAN MARTIN, b. August 06, 1926, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.
16.       iii.       ROBERT ROY MARTIN, b. October 06, 1927, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California; d. August 13, 1995, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California.


8. TRESSA "MARY"7 FENNEMA (JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born July 20, 1911 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and died December 26, 1990 in Chehalis, Washington. She married JAMES LAWSON. He was born 1874, and died 1947 in Bloomington, San Bernardino County, California.
       
Children of TRESSA FENNEMA and JAMES LAWSON are:
17.       i.       MARYBELL8 LAWSON, b. 1940, California.
18.       ii.       JAMES MELVIN "RED" LAWSON, b. September 04, 1942, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; d. April 28, 1999, San Bernardino, San Bernardiino County, California.
19.       iii.       GLEN LAWSON, b. 1944, Bloomington, California; d. August 24, 1997, Washington.


9. JOHN W.7 DYKSTRA (ALICE6 FENNEMA, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born Abt. 1909. He married JEANETTE HONDORP August 19, 1931 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, daughter of HONDORP. She died December 03, 1999 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       
Children of JOHN DYKSTRA and JEANETTE HONDORP are:
       i.       SHARON8 DYKSTRA, m. GEORGE VAN ANTWERP.
       ii.       CAROL DYKSTRA, m. DOUG YONKER.


10. HENRY J.7 DYKSTRA (ALICE6 FENNEMA, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born November 30, 1912, and died May 30, 1973 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He married GERTRUDE RITSEMA.
       
Children of HENRY DYKSTRA and GERTRUDE RITSEMA are:
20.       i.       WILLIAM J.8 DYKSTRA, d. March 18, 1998, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       ii.       MARVIN DYKSTRA, m. JOYCE.
       iii.       PHILLIP DYKSTRA, m. JANET.
       iv.       RAYMOND DYKSTRA, m. BETH.


11. CLIFFORD E.7 DYKSTRA (ALICE6 FENNEMA, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born November 22, 1919, and died July 19, 1974 in Auto-Train Accident, Kent City, Michigan. He married FRANCES JEAN ROBERSON. She died July 19, 1974 in Auto Accident, Kent City, Michigan.
       
Children of CLIFFORD DYKSTRA and FRANCES ROBERSON are:
       i.       ELLEN JANE8 DYKSTRA, d. July 19, 1974, Auto Accident, Kent City, Michigan.
       ii.       JERRY DYKSTRA.
       iii.       ROBERT DYKSTRA.
       iv.       JAMES DYKSTRA.
       v.       CLIFFORD DYKSTRA.


12. CALVIN R.7 DYKSTRA (ALICE6 FENNEMA, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born Abt. 1925 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He married JULIA DEHAAN June 11, 1946 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. She was born January 27, 1923 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, and died November 04, 1987 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
       
Children of CALVIN DYKSTRA and JULIA DEHAAN are:
       i.       JUDY8 DYKSTRA, m. THOMAS PETERSON.
       ii.       MARY DYKSTRA, m. WINEGAR.
       iii.       THOMAS DYKSTRA, m. LOUISE.
       iv.       JON (JACK) DYKSTRA.


Generation No. 6

13. LOIS ROXANNA (ROXIE)8 FENNEMA (HENRY7, JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born May 08, 1928 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California. She married DUERSON.
       
Child of LOIS FENNEMA and DUERSON is:
       i.       DONNA9 DUERSON, b. 1954.


14. DONALD ARTHUR8 MARTIN (VIRGINIA JEANETTE7 FENNEMA, JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born April 13, 1925 in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, and died November 28, 1984 in Fontana, San Bernardino County, California. He married BEVERLY JEAN WILLIS October 25, 1953 in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, daughter of JOSEPH WILLIS and BESSIE GOFORTH. She was born August 24, 1934 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

Notes for DONALD ARTHUR MARTIN:

       
       
Children of DONALD MARTIN and BEVERLY WILLIS are:
       i.       RONALD GENE9 MARTIN, b. April 24, 1954, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; m. (1) MARY ALICE ACOSTA, October 21, 1978, Riverside, Riverside County, California; b. August 17, 1955, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; m. (2) DESIREE ANN PIETZSCH, January 09, 1991, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; b. August 25, 1955, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.
       ii.       DONALD ARTHUR MARTIN JR., b. April 21, 1956, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; m. (1) DEBORAH DENISE WHITT, April 03, 1982, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California; b. June 12, 1962, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California; m. (2) KATHERINE LOUISE CALDWELL, June 27, 1998, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California; b. January 20, 1957, Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California.
       iii.       SHARON LOUISE MARTIN, b. May 15, 1958, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; m. SAMUEL BRITTANY MENEFEE, Spanaway, Washington.


15. BETTY JEAN8 MARTIN (VIRGINIA JEANETTE7 FENNEMA, JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born August 06, 1926 in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California. She married CALVIN FRANKLIN BROWN November 28, 1943 in Yuma, Arizona, son of JERRY BROWN. He was born November 10, 1925 in Atoka County, Oklahoma.
       
Children of BETTY MARTIN and CALVIN BROWN are:
       i.       DARIA DIANE9 BROWN, b. June 10, 1945, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California; m. STANLEY LILLIBRIDGE, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California.
       ii.       DEIDRE ANN BROWN, b. September 29, 1947, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; m. LARRY ANDREWS.


16. ROBERT ROY8 MARTIN (VIRGINIA JEANETTE7 FENNEMA, JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born October 06, 1927 in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, and died August 13, 1995 in Fontana, San Bernardino County, California. He married JACQUELYN LEE BLACK October 27, 1948 in Yuma, Arizona. She was born June 02, 1932 in Albequerque, New Mexico.
       
Children of ROBERT MARTIN and JACQUELYN BLACK are:
       i.       CATHY JO9 MARTIN, b. September 09, 1949, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; m. (1) TERRY FORRESTER; d. 1971; m. (2) KURT FORRESTER.
       ii.       LINDA LEE MARTIN, b. October 15, 1951, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California; m. DAVID DOOLEY.
       iii.       ROBERT WILLIAM MARTIN, b. April 21, 1953, Fontana, San Bernardino, California.
       iv.       GRACE ELIZABETH MARTIN, b. January 25, 1956, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California; m. DAVID GEPFORD, 1978, Redlands, San Bernardino, California.
       v.       LARRY ROY MARTIN, b. June 10, 1957, Fontana, San Bernardino County, California; m. SUZANN, 1979, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.


17. MARYBELL8 LAWSON (TRESSA "MARY"7 FENNEMA, JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born 1940 in California. She married (1) MORRIS KEITH. She married (2) MR. LEGGETT.
       
Children of MARYBELL LAWSON and MORRIS KEITH are:
       i.       RICK9 KEITH.
       ii.       RUTH KEITH.
       iii.       CAROL KEITH.
       iv.       DANIEL KEITH.


18. JAMES MELVIN "RED"8 LAWSON (TRESSA "MARY"7 FENNEMA, JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born September 04, 1942 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, and died April 28, 1999 in San Bernardino, San Bernardiino County, California. He married (1) NANCY. He married (2) ELLA.
       
Child of JAMES LAWSON and NANCY is:
       i.       BRANDY9 LAWSON.


19. GLEN8 LAWSON (TRESSA "MARY"7 FENNEMA, JOHANNES HENDRICKS (HENRY)6, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) was born 1944 in Bloomington, California, and died August 24, 1997 in Washington. He married JANICE SOLEZ.
       
Children of GLEN LAWSON and JANICE SOLEZ are:
       i.       TERISA9 LAWSON, b. 1961.
       ii.       BRENDA E. LAWSON, b. 1966; m. WILLIAM PEEK.


20. WILLIAM J.8 DYKSTRA (HENRY J.7, ALICE6 FENNEMA, TIETJE (TILLIE) JANS5 POSTMA, JAN FOKKES4, FOKKE JANS3, JAN2 JANSENS, JAN1) died March 18, 1998 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He married MARCIA.
       
Children of WILLIAM DYKSTRA and MARCIA are:
       i.       DEB9 DYKSTRA, m. TOM VAN DUINEN.
       ii.       SANDY DYKSTRA, m. RICK DOORNBOS.
       iii.       WILLIAM J. DYKSTRA.



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