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Re: Jakob Zijlstra m. Grietje Nieuwenhuis, 1866, Groningen
Posted by: Joan Carlson (ID *****2616) Date: April 04, 2003 at 07:42:03
In Reply to: ZYLSTRA by Lisa Lockett of 10

This could be the marrriage you are looking for; looks like three of the children were named after their grandparents: Peter/Pieter, Jennie/Jenke, and Clara/Klaas--

Algemeen
Archieflocatie: Groningen (northern Dutch province)
Gemeente: Oldehove (community or municipality)
Soort akte: Huwelijksakte
Nummer: 9
Datum: 10-05-1866 (10 May 1866)
Man Naam: Jakob Zijlstra
Plaats: Niehove, Oldehove (Jakob's place of residence)
Vrouw Naam: Grietje Nieuwenhuis
Plaats: Oldehove (also from Oldehove)
Vader man Naam: Klaas Wiebes Zijlstra
Vader vrouw Naam: Wietze Rietzes Nieuwenhuis
Moeder man Naam: Trijntje Jakobs van der Molen
Moeder vrouw Naam: Jenke Pieters van der Weg
Nadere informatie--bruidegom 27 jaar; bruid 24 jaar; weduwnaar van Grietje Mulder

Jakob was born about 1839 and was previously married to Grietje Mulder--

Algemeen
Archieflocatie: Groningen
Gemeente: Oldehove
Soort akte: Huwelijksakte
Nummer: 14
Datum: 21-05-1864
Man Naam: Jakob Zijlstra
Plaats: Niehove, gem. Oldehove
Vrouw Naam: Grietje Mulder
Plaats: Niehove, gem. Oldehove
Vader man Naam: Klaas Wiebes Zijlstra
Vader vrouw Naam: Gerrit Lubbartus Mulder
Moeder man Naam: Trijntje Jakobs van der Molen
Moeder vrouw Naam: Klaaske Tjipkes Posthema
Nadere informatie--bruidegom 25 jaar; bruid 22 jaar

Jakob's parents' marriage, listing his grandparents--

Algemeen
Archieflocatie: Groningen
Gemeente: Grijpskerk
Soort akte: Huwelijksakte
Nummer: 23
Datum: 26-11-1835
Man Naam: Klaas Wiebes Zijlstra
Plaats: Kommerzijl, gem. Grijpskerk
Vrouw Naam: Trijntje Jacobs van der Molen
Plaats: De Waard, gem. Grijpskerk
Vader man Naam: Wiebe Jacobs Zijlstra
Vader vrouw Naam: Jacob Roelfs van der Molen
Moeder man Naam: Jantje Klaassens (no surname given)
Moeder vrouw Naam: Antje Harms van der Laan
Nadere informatie--bruidegom 28 jaar; bruid 21 jaar

Grietje's parents were married in the neighboring province of Friesland--

Algemeen
Archieflocatie: Friesland
Toegangnr: 30-01
Inventarisnr: 2011
Gemeente: Achtkarspelen
Soort akte: Huwelijksakte
Nummer: 16
Datum: 08-05-1837
Man Naam: Wytse Reitses Nieuwenhuis
Vrouw Naam: Jenke Pieters van der Weg

Wytse was born about 1810; here he is in his father's 1811 surname registration--

Nieuwenhuis, Reitze Jans, Drogeham
k. IJlse 19, Frietzen 17, Ulkjen 14, Jantien 11, Klaas 9, Jan 6, Wytze 1
Mairie Augustinusga, fol. 49

Wytse had a brother born in 1814, and from this certificate we learn his mother's name (but no surname is given)--

Geboorteakte Achtkarspelen (mairie Augustinusga), 1814
Aangiftedatum 7 februari 1814, akte nr. 3
Gosse Reitzes Nieuwenhuis, geboren 6 februari 1814
Zoon van Reitze Jans Nieuwenhuis en Grietje Klazes

Sister IJlse (Itje) died in 1816, and father Reitze died in
1826, but still no clue to Grietje's surname, if she had one--

1) Overlijdensakte Achtkarspelen (mairie Augustinusga), 1816
Itje Reitzes Nieuwenhuis, overleden 15 september 1816, oud 24 jaar, dochter van Reitze Jans Nieuwenhuis en Grietje Klazes

2) Overlijdensakte Achtkarspelen, 1826
Reitze Jans Nieuwenhuis, overleden 28 maart 1826, oud 67 jaar, gehuwd (aged 67 years, married; born ~1759)

This could be her, meaning she had the same surname as her husband (and that could be how he chose the name in 1811 if his wife already had that family name)--

Overlijdensakte Achtkarspelen, 1826
Aangiftedatum 26 september 1826, blad nr. 39 (suppl. nr. 1-9)
Grietje Klazes Zijlstra, overleden 25 september 1826, oud 55 jaar, weduwe (aged 55 years, widowed; b. ~1771)

Now for Grietje's maternal grandparents--

It looks like Wytse's parents were Frisian, and Jenke's parents were from Groningen (the on-line Frisian marriage certificate does not tell us their names, except we know from Jenke's patronym that her father was Pieter). I think that after a Frisian wedding, the couple had their children in Gron., since I find no births for them in Fries. But I can find no clues as to Jenke's parents' names. They were probably married before 1813, as Jenke was born about that year.

If you would like to know the siblings of these people, let me know, and I'll do some more looking.



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