- For many years, I have searched for information on the MONSMA family from
Engelum, Friesland. Especially Johannes Barend Felmer Monsma born 02 Feb.
1802 in Woudsend, Friesland. He was the son of Cornelis Monses Monsma and Hil
tje Jans Haga. He married Grietje Ymmens de Vries 06 Feb. 1828 in
Menaldumadeel. Johannes died 14 jan 1867 in Engelum. His son, Minne
Johannes Monsma was born in Makkum 26 Nov. 1841. I would like to find out
why he had three names? I hope someone out there can help me with my
mystery. Margaret Hovinga Madden