Rotger Roelfs Branch from the "Blink Family Book"
The Rotger Roelfs Branch from the "Blink Family Book" (available in the Groningen Archives):
- Family Branch M:
- Eppe (Geerts??) married ....
- Son Derk Eppes from Loppersum/Tjuchem married (1) on Dec. 9, 1693 in Loppersum with Hijcke Claasen from Siddeburen.
- Dito married (2) on April 15, 1707 in Opwierde with Lisabeth Geerts from Eelwerd.
- Dito married (3) on March 23, 1725 in Siddeburen with Geeske Robers, widow of Asmus [* or Klaas?] Hindriks, with who she was married on Sept. 29, 1692.
i. Children of Derk Eppes and Hijcke Claasen:
- Eppe Geerts Derks, born 1695 Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
- Claas Derks, born Oct. 14, 1694 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
- Geert Derks, born Jan. 15, 1697 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
- Eppe Derks, born August 8, 1699 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
- Jantje Derks, born ...??? in Siddeburen/Tjuchem. She married April 19, 1746 Rotger Roelfs from Farmsum. [*Note A.G.: this year 1746 must be wrong: I've found the year 1740, which was the date of their marriage contract: their wedding in the Farmsum church was on May 15, 1740]
ii. The children of Derk Eppes and Lisabeth Geerts:
- Geert Derks, born May 29, 1708 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
- Klaas Derks, born April 27, 1710 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
- Pieterke Derks (Blink), born Oct. 25, 1713 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem. She married in Uitwierde in April 1724 with Eltje Peters, from Uitwierde.
- Geert Derks, born Jan. 5, 1717 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
- Nameless, born Oct. 10, 1717 in Siddeburen/Tjuchem.
Transcription and translation: Albert Geurink.
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2004.
Graphics by Lynn Waterman, ©2004