|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1840|
|Death: ||Apr. 30, 1904|
He was born in 1840 as Remmeren de Jong in the seadyke village Wierum on the North Sea coast, in the former municipality Westdongeradeel, in the utter northeastern part of the Dutch northern province Friesland, son of the 43 yeaes aged dyke overseer (dijksopziener) Remmeren Ulriks de Jong and Doedtje Douwes Bloos, 42 yeas aged.
Remmeren de Jong married on 27 May 1872 in municipality Westdongeradeel, Friesland at the age of 31 years to the six years younger IJttje Dijkstra, also born in Wierum, daughter of late Meindert Foppes Dijkstra and baker Taetske Frederiks Schregardus.
Remmeren and IJttje de Jong had in Wierum the following seven children:
* Meindert, 9 May 1874, died 23 June 1927, Wierum;
* Remmeren, 10 July 1876;
* Jan, 20 October 1878;
* Doetje, 31 March 1881;
* Teatske, 6 October 1883;
* Jantje, 25 March 1886;
* Baukje, 23 August 1888.
Remmeren was in all those years a carpenter.
Son Meindert de Jong died in 1927 in Wierum, unmarried, without occupation and there is no marker of him in the cemetery of Wierum. He is moreover in 1904 and 1914 not a heir when his father and mother died. Son Jan de Jong, baker, residing in Franeker, married on 29 April 1905 in mun. Wonseradeel, Friesland, to the one year younger Sijtske van der Velde. He lived in 1915 in Tzummarum. Since then no trace of him. Emigrated to the USA too?? Son Remmeren de Jong emigrated in 1914 with his family to Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Carpenter Remmeren Remmerens de Jong died in April 1904 at the age of 63 years in his birth and residence place Wierum in municpality Westdongeradeel, Friesland. His widow Yttje Meinderts Dijkstra, head of a carpentry (timmerbedrijf), died in her birth and residence place Wierum too, in August 1914 at the age of 67 jaar.
1905, 1 maart, Metslawier, notaris J. Feenstra. Betreft de scheiding van een hele boedel te Wierum, waarde Fl. 4106.
- Ytje Meinderts Dijkstra te Wierum, weduwe van Remmeren Remmerens de Jong
- Jan Remmerens de Jong te Franeker
- Folkert Lieuwes Jousma te Nijkerk
IJttje M. Dijkstra (1847 - 1914)*
Remmeren De Jong (1876 - 1967)*
Created by: Peter Hakze
Record added: Dec 21, 2013
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