Marriage contract on March 18, 1793 between Jan Harms and Metje Meinders, made by Georgh Cirtko Christian van Grevinck, lord of "Gevingha tot Leermens, 't Zand, Eenum and Zeerijp":

Witnesses of the bridegroom's side: Pieter Harms, full brother and Hindrik Bon(e?)ma Junior, as "dedigsman".

Dito of the bride's side: Jacob Meinders and Roelf Meinders as full brothers and Garbrand Jurjens as brother-in-law by marriage.

Conclusion: Metje must be a daughter of the Opwierde couple Meindert Tiddes and Aaltje Jelles.

Albert Geurink.
Date: Winsum, February 23, 2005.

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