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  • James H. DeYoung
    Jul 8, 2000
      Please Delete my name from all future mailings. Thank you.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Gerda [mailto:gpieterse@...]
      Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2000 5:54 AM
      To: Friesland-genealogy@egroups.com
      Subject: Re: [Friesland-genealogy] napoleonic decree of 1811


      Beste Bram

      Mag ik vragen of de Katsma/Catsma ook in het boek staat? De familie
      "had de naam van ouds" bij registratie in 1811.

      Bijvoorbaat dank

      Gerda


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Bram Sonneveld" <bso@...>
      To: <Friesland-genealogy@egroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, July 07, 2000 9:26 PM
      Subject: Re: [Friesland-genealogy] napoleonic decree of 1811


      > Dianne,
      >
      > According to the book De Nederlandsche Geslachtsnamen (The Dutch
      surnames),
      > by J. Winkler, the book is from 1885, but still the best in this
      field, the
      > name Walta may either by derived from the word "woud", which means
      'wood',
      > the Frisian word for it is ';wald' or 'walt', so Walta means 'from
      the
      > wood', the second possibility is that the name comes from the
      mensname
      > 'Walte' or 'Woldo' and then it is a patronimicum.
      > Bram Sonneveld
      > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
      > Van: Dianne.W.Hart@... <Dianne.W.Hart@...>
      > Aan: Friesland-genealogy@egroups.com
      <Friesland-genealogy@egroups.com>
      > Datum: vrijdag 7 juli 2000 19:06
      > Onderwerp: RE: [Friesland-genealogy] napoleonic decree of 1811
      >
      >
      > >Matthias,
      > >
      > >My maiden name is Walta. Although the name pops up in history books
      > referring to
      > >a period around 1500 and some mummies in Wiewerd are called Waltas
      and one
      > can
      > >see the name on the streets in Tjerkwerd, the name apparently was
      not in
      > use
      > >prior to 1811 according to a genealogist. That makes me wonder if
      someone
      > simply
      > >applied the name Walta to people/soldiers/mummies/streets AFTER
      1811.
      > >
      > >Thank you for your prompt response!
      > >
      > >Dianne
      > >
      > >-----Original Message-----
      > >From: MCTeichert@... [mailto:MCTeichert@...]
      > >Sent: Friday, July 07, 2000 9:40 AM
      > >To: Friesland-genealogy@egroups.com
      > >Subject: Re: [Friesland-genealogy] napoleonic decree of 1811
      > >
      > >
      > >Dianne,
      > >
      > >Nobility and wealthy farmers did use a surname and often towns folk
      too.
      > With
      > >each century, up to 1811, more and more people used surnames. Most
      common
      > >people didn't have surnames. Traditionally Frisians have sued a
      patronymic
      > >names like, Tjerk Jans (Jan'son'). Their first name usually came
      from their
      > >mother's father. There is more to the tradition than what I
      explained here.
      > >Even when families did use a formal surname, they contiued to use
      this
      > >tradition. For example, my grandfather was Jacob Jans de Hoog, his
      father
      > was
      > >Jan Tjerks de Hoog, and his mother's father was Jacob Hoeksma.
      > >
      > >In my experience (I may be wrong) a larger number of towns people
      used
      > Dutch
      > >surnames prior to 1811. Can anyone comment?
      > >
      > >Frisian names ending with -sma, -ma, -inga, -inia (really
      an -inga), -da
      > are
      > >patronymic. Although there are exceptions, non-patronymic -sma
      and -ma
      > names
      > >likes my gr-grandmother's maiden name Hoeksma. Names ending
      with -stra, are
      > >origin names (I think -na is an origin ending too). If you would
      like, send
      > >me a list of your Frisian surnames and I can probably tell what
      most of
      > them
      > >mean.
      > >
      > >Matthias Teichert
      > >Minneapolis, MN
      > >MCTeichert@...
      > >
      > >
      > >
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