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Grietje Gossels and Antje Tjakkes

Today is the baptismal date of two of my female ancestors: Grietje Gossels (dutch link), my 6th great-grandmother was baptized 17 May 1703 in Veendam; Antje Tjakkes (dutch link), my 5th great-grandmother 17 May 1716 in Oude Pekela. Both are on my mother’s side. Grietje’s great-granddaughter Harmke Davids (dutch link) married Antje’s grandson Ulben …

Jane Watson (1848-1902)

Jane Watson was born 12 May 1848 in Delaware County, NY, daughter of John Watson and Eliza Kirkwood. She was my son-in-law’s …

Jacob Hindriks (1710-1783)

Jacob Hindriks (Meppeler) (dutch link) was buried 8 May 1783 in the Martinikerk in Groningen. He is my 6th great-grandfather. He married …

More about Drachten

I got permission from the owner of the Dragten.nl site to post the map I referred to yesterday.(1) You can clearly see …