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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 …

Willem Cramer (1730-b.1820)

Willem Cramer (dutch link) was baptized NH in Amsterdam on 26 Apr 1730, son of Godfried Cramer and Maria de Fremantjou. He is …

Mary Thompson (1763-1839)

Mary Thompson was born 24 Apr 1763, daughter of Joseph Thompson. She was my son-in-law’s fifth great-grandmother. So far I don’t know …

Helena Abels (1730-)

Helena Abels was baptized 23 Apr 1730 in Blijham in Groningen, daughter of Abel Engels (dutch link) and his second wife Margaretha Luppes. …