55721Re: [Friesland-genealogy] Hovinga line from Amsterdam, originally from Friesland
- Sep 29, 2013I have passed on the information to Masija Hovinga and suggested she get in contact with the Genealogy of East Frisia and Ancestors from Ostfriesland Group. Both are closed groups on Facebook.Thank you for your help,SincerelyMargaret Hovinga Madden
From: Nynke van den Hooven <nynkevandenhooven@...>
Sent: Sunday, September 29, 2013 1:17:16 PM
Subject: RE: [Friesland-genealogy] Hovinga line from Amsterdam, originally from Friesland
Margaret,Among the “huwelijksbijlagen” (marital supplements) of the 1893 Amsterdam marriage certificate there is a “akte van bekendheid” (could be translated as “deed of acknowledgment”), in which Martin Hovinga states that he was born in Jemgum (Leer, Oost-Friesland) on 27 March 1852 and that he doesn’t know the names of his parents. Although he has written several letters to Jemgum authorities he has not been able to obtain a birth certificate and therefore this deed of acknowledgement has been drawn up in which 4 of Martin’s acquaintances state that all Martin has previously declared (w.r.t. his birth) is the truth.So it might be quite hard to find Martin’s ancestors…Kind regards,Nynke van den HoovenThank you. I had also found the family on Ancestry.com but the Tree had been removed.
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