18225Re: [Friesland-genealogy] Cornelis Allerts
- Dec 16, 2003Goedendag Klaas,
A meyerboer is a farmer=tenant, hiring/lenting mostly from a church or a monastery Some
farms and real estates in the NW Netherlands were called Altena dereived from low
(farmer)latin tenere (=to hold)and so on.
Peter Nanne Streekstra
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From: "kbylsma1" <kbylsma1@...>
Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2003 5:51 PM
Subject: [Friesland-genealogy] Cornelis Allerts
After 3 years of searching, I just discovered the place of marriage
of my direct paternal ancesters, Cornelis Allerts and Antje
Meinderts, who had their two children, Meindert and Allert, in
Lemmer, in 1754 & 1755. Cornelis Allerts was a butcher, who
eventually ended up and died in Workum.
Through a search of the Ryksarchief, I found that they were married
in Dokkum on April 8, 1753, in the Hervormde gemeente. I would never
have guessed that they would have come from the opposite end of
Fryslan! Cornelis is identified as a butcher (slachter) from Dokkum
while Antje was from Buitenpost.
I may also have discovered Cornelis' father, Allart Allerts, who was
identified as a 'slagter' in Dokkum in the 1749 Quotisatiekohieren;
his parents may have been Allart Allarts and Beitske Jans, both from
Anjum, who were married on April 25, 1716, in Anjum. Antje's father
may have been Meindert Foekes, from Achtkarspelen (Buitenpost),
identified as a 'meyerboer' in the 1749 Quotisatiekohieren. (What is
Does anyone have further information on the above people?
Klaas Bylsma (English, nederlands, frysk)
Genealogy yn Fryslân: http://www.genealogy-yn-fryslan.tk/.
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