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  • kbylsma1
    Feb 22, 2005
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      Hi Sue:

      You should make use of the online search tools of the archives in
      Ljouwert: http://www.tresoar.nl/ The search tools are available in
      English although the records themselves are in Dutch. A good general
      website in English on Fryslan is at:

      Your ancestor's first name was Eve, not Ewe, and he appears to be
      from the village of Wierum in the 'grietenij' (like a county) of
      Westdongeradeel in north-east Fryslan. The following comprises Eve's
      family: parents' marriage, siblings and his own marriage. Good luck!

      From Tresoar:

      Geboorteakte Westdongeradeel, 1818 (birth)
      Aangiftedatum 19 mei 1818, akte nr. 59
      Eve Elzinga, geboren 18 mei 1818
      Zoon van Melle Jans Elzinga en Dieuwke Ietes Dijkstra

      Trouwregister Hervormde gemeente Nes Wierum, 1810 (marriage)
      DTB nr: 760, 1697 - 1811
      Vermelding: Bevestiging huwelijk van 10 juni 1810, Wierum
      Man: Melle Jans, Wierum
      Vrouw: Dieuke Yetes, Wierum

      Births of family members:
      1) Geboorteakte Westdongeradeel (mairie Nes), 1814
      Yte Elzinga, geboren 25 januari 1814 Zoon van Melle Jans Elzinga en
      Dieuwke Ytes
      2) Geboorteakte Westdongeradeel, 1818
      Eve Elzinga, geboren 18 mei 1818 Zoon van Melle Jans Elzinga en
      Dieuwke Ietes Dijkstra
      3) Geboorteakte Westdongeradeel, 1821
      Regina Elzinga, Dochter van Melle Jans Elsinga en Dieuke Ietes
      4) Geboorteakte Westdongeradeel, 1825
      Wynzen Elzinga, geboren 20 april 1825 Zoon van Melle Jans Elzinga en
      Dieuke Ietes Dijkstra

      Klaas Bylsma
      Website at: http://kbylsma.bravehost.com/

      --- In Friesland-genealogy@yahoogroups.com, Sue Crittenden
      <crittendensue@y...> wrote:
      > Hello,
      > I have just found this group. I am a beginner at Family History.
      I live in the US and only speak and write english. My Grandmother
      was from the Netherlands. My pedigree stops in 1818 with Ewe Melles
      Elzinga. Where is the best place to get information for Wierum and
      Oenkerk Friesland.
      > Thanks, Sue
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