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Harm Hartzema 1807-1890

 The father of the first immigrants to Michigan, Muskegon USA.

 

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FIRST GENERATION

1. HARMANNUS DERCKS (HARTZMA), controller of the fortress Bourtange (Westerwolde). Died before 1673.

He married 10 Jul 1624 at Groningen with BAWIJEN KNOTTE, widow of Martino Sconero, convooimeester of the fortress Bourtange.
Harmannus second marriage 23 Jan 1636 at Groningen with HEIJELTIJEN SUERTZMA). Daughter of Wijbe Suertz and Aeffijn Eelts.

Children from the Second marriage:
2. Derck Hartzma
3. Lammichje Hartzma, (not sure) submitted by Bourtange (Westerwolde)
4. Wibrandus Hartzma, born
about 1652 comes from Westerwolde (Follow 4)

 

 

SECOND GENERATION

Son of 1 - Harmannus Dercks (Hartzma) and Heijltjen Siurtzma:
4 - WIBRANDUS HARTZMA, born
about 1652 in Westerwolde (Groningen). Pastor to Mensingeweer and Maarslag (Leens)1682-1686, to Eenrum 1686-29 Sep 1727. Died  29 Sep 1727 to Eenrum.

He married 7 Sep 1682 to Groningen  MAGDALENA TROMMIUS, 19 years old, born on 28 Jan 1663 to Haren (Gron.) Died 12 Apr 1692 to Eenrum, 36 years old. Daughter of  pastor Abraham Trommius and Hillegonda Martinus.

Wibrandus second marriage on 1 Aug 1699 in Groningen, 47 years old, CATHARINA MARIA MENNING about 29 years old, submitted by Frankenthal, Palz, Germany. Died Eenrum in 1735, about 65 years old.

Children from marriage to Magdalena Trommius:
5. Abraham Hartzma, born 24 Aug 1683,
christened 26 Aug 1683 in Groningen. Registered  9 Sep 1702, student of philosophy at University of Groningen (Follow 5)
6. Hermannus Hartzma, born 21 Oct 1684,
christened 26 Oct 1684 in Mensingeweer (Leens). Registered 29 Aug 1704 student of philosophy at University in Groningen
7. Johannes Martinus Hartzma, born 8 Jun 1687,
christened 12 Jun 1687 in Eenrum. Died 8 Sep 1690 in  Eenrum, 3 years old
8. Hillegonda Hartzma, born 20 Jun 1689,
christened 23 Jun 1689 in Eenrum
9. Johanes Martinus Hartzma, born 10 Sep 1691 in  Eenrum. Died 10 Apr 1692 in Eenrum, 7 months old

Children from the Second marriage to Catherine Maria Menninck:
10. Harmannus Hartzma, born 30 May 1700,
christened 2 Jun 1700 in Eenrum. Died 20 Sep 1723 in Eenrum, 23 years old
11. Johannes Martinus Hartzma, born 4 Aug 1701,
christened 4 Aug 1701 in Eenrum. Died shortly after birth
12. Helena Magdalena Hartzma, born 8 Jul 1702, christened 9 Jul 1702 in Eenrum
13. Johannes Martinus Hartzma, christened 26 Aug 1703 in Eenrum. Died shortly after birth
14. Johannes Martinus Hartzma, born 10 Sep 1704, christened 14 Sep 1704 in Eenrum
15. Margaretha Elisabeth Hartzma born 29 Aug 1706, christened 5 Sep 1706 in Eenrum

 

THIRD GENERATION


Son of 4 - Wibrandus Hartzma and Magdalena Trommius:
5 - ABRAHAMUS HARTZMA, born 24 Aug 1683 to Groningen, Pastor to Jukwerd (Appingedam) of  7 Feb 1733. Died 7 Feb 1733 to Jukwerd, 49 years
He married around 1714 with MARIA MEIJERS. In 1758 Meijers lived with her daughter Maria Magdalena Hartzma to Obergum (Winsum) in the Westerstraat.

Children, all born in Jukwerd: (vlg. the classical children)
16. Magdalena Hartzma, born 24 Sep 1715 to Jukwerd
17. Anna Margareta Hartzma, born 18 Jan 1717 to Jukwerd (died)
18. Anna Margaret Hartzma, born 17 Mar 1718 to Jukwerd (died)
19. Wybrandus Hartzma, born 6 Mar 1719 to Jukwerd
20. David Hartzma, born 15 Jun 1723 to Jukwerd (died)
21. Anna Margret Hartzma, born 17 Sep 1724 to Jukwerd
22. Maria Regina Hartzma, born 25 Feb 1727 to Jukwerd

23. David Hartzma, born 29 Jan 1731 to Jukwerd (Follow 23)
24. unknown Hartzma
, born in Jukwerd. The child that after the death of Abraham must have been born Vlg. "Boekzaal world learned of" Maria Meijers was pregnant when her husband died

 

            place: Boertange, county: Westerwolde,  province: Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

            place: Mensingeweer,  county: Leens,     province: Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

            place: Eenrum, county:  Eenrum,             province: Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

            place: Jukwerd, county: Appingedam      province: Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

            place: Zuidhorn, county: Zuidhorn          province: Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

 

 

FOURTH GENERATION

Son of 5 - Abraham and Mary Hartzma Meijers:
23 - DAVID HARTZMA, born 29 Jan 1731 to Jukwerd, baker in Zuidhorn, (deacon accountant of the poor) and elder of the Reformed Church in Zuidhorn. Died 10 Sep  1807 in Aduard, 76 years.

He married on 1 Jan 1753 in Zuidhorn, 21 years MARGARETHA (Grietje) HARMS, from Zuidhorn, born about 1727. Died 5 Sep 1800 in Zuidhorn, 72 years.

Children from this marriage, all christened in the Reformed Church in Zuidhorn:
25. Maria (Mary) Hartzma, christened 14 Oct 1753
26. Abraham Hartzma, christened 12 Jan 1755
(Follow 26)
27. Grietje Hartzma
, christened 10 Oct 1756
28. Anna Margaret Hartzma, christened 20 Nov 1757
29. Trijntje Hartzma, christened 2 Dec 1759
30. Helena Johanna Hartzma, christened 20 Dec 1761
31. Harm Hartzma, christened 11 Mar 1764
32. Catherine Hartzma, christened 10 Nov 1765
33. Jantje Hartzma, christened 27 Sep 1767

 

 

FIFTH GENERATION


Son of 23 - David Hartzema and Margaret Harms:
26 - ABRAHAM (DAVIDS) HARTZMA, christened on 12 Jan 1755 in Zuidhorn. Profession: farmer. Died 16 Sep 1818 te Ezinge.

He married 23 Apr 1780 to Feerwerd, gem. Ezinge, 25 years, BOUKJE FRANSSENS, born 8 Dec 1754 to Feerwerd gem. Ezinge. Died 17 Oct 1798 to Ezinge, 43 years. Daughter of  Frans Douwes, farmer and deacon and Jantien Peters.
Abraham remarried 10 Feb 1799, 44 years, RIEMKE GERRITS, 21 years, farmwersche to Ezinge, born on 22 Jan 1778 to Ezinge. Died 28 jul 1843 te Zuidhorn. Daughter of Gerrit Jan, farmer in  Ezinge (1741-1808) and Ida Luurts farmwersche (1746-1816) remarried to Jan Jonker Tonnis, farmer in Feerwerd.

Children of Abraham and Boukje Franssens:
34. David Hartzema, born 29 Jul 1781 in Ezinge
 
35. Frans Hartzema, born 18 Sep 1783 in Ezinge
 
36. Margarita Hartzema, born 25 Nov 1785 in Ezinge

Children of Abraham and Riemke Gerrits:
37. Grietje Hartzema, born 17 Mar 1800 to Ezinge
 
38. Gerrit Hartzema, born 4 Jan 1802 in Ezinge christened on 23 Jan 1902 to Lutjegast 
39. Ieda Hartzema, born 9 Aug 1804, christened 2 Sep1804 in Lutjegast 
40. Harm Hartzema, born 24 Jan 1807, christened 22 Febr 1807 to Lutjegast
(Follow 40)
41. Maria Hartzema
, born 25 Sep 1812 to Ezinge
42. Ellie Hartzema, born 28 Oct 1813 to Ezinge
43. Jan Hartzema, born 30 Sep  1815 to Ezinge
44. Helena Hartzema born 27 Jan 1818 to Ezinge

 

 

SIXTH GENERATION

 

Son of 26 - Abraham (Davids) Hartzma and Riemke Gerrits:

40 - HARM  HARTZEMA, Born 24 Jan 1807 in Lutjegast (Grotegast) Died 18 Jun 1890 in Euvelgunne. Occupation: boatman, toll-collector. Zie foto Home.

He married 25 Nov 1837 in Oldehove EELJE DOUWES WOLTERS, born 21 Jun 1812 in Feerwerd. Died 15 Dec 1856 in Oldehove. Daugther from Douwe Wolters, farmer, and Trijntje Kornelis Schuiringa. Harm remarried 12 Nov 1857 in Oldehove 50 jr. HILLIJNA MOORLAG, born 7 May 1813 in Westerwijtwerd. Died 9 jun 1893 in Eppenhuizen. country Cantens. Daugther from Jannes Harms Moorlag, laborer en Anje Hendriks Pesman.

Children:

            45. Riemke Hartzema, born 9 Sep 1838 in Oldehove, county Oldehove,  province Groningen, kingdom Netherlands

            46. Douwe Hartzema, born 20 Aug 1841 in Oldehove

47. Abraham Hartzema, born 22 Dec 1843 in Oldehove, emigrant to Michigan USA.

       48. Trijntje Hartzema, born 1 Jul 1847 in Oldehove

       49. Wiepke Hartzema, born 26 Dec 1849 in Oldehove.

 

place: Westerwijtwerd county: Loppersum,  province:  Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands

place: Euvelgunne,    county:  Noorddijk,   province:  Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands          

place: Lutjegast,          county:  Grotegast,     province:  Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

            place: Ezinge,             county:  Ezinge,          province:  Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

            place: Feerwerd,        county:  Ezinge,          province:  Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

           

 

SEVENTH GENERATION

 

Son of 40 - Harm Hartzema and Eelje Douwes Wolters:

47 - ABRAHAM HARTZEMA, born 22 Dec 1843 in Oldehove. Died 13 Jan 1917 in Muskegon, Michican, USA. (of appeal baker tiles / dealer)

He married 21 Jul 1873 in Ezinge, 29 jr. old, with ANNEGIEN BOERSEMA, 30 years old, born 20 Feb 1843 in Wierum, (Aduard). Of Occupation shopkeeper. Widow of  Klaas Kolk. Died 1916 in Muskegon, MI. Daugther from Mente Jans Boersema (15 Jul 1810 -17 Feb 1879) and  Mattje Theodorie (29 mar 1808 - 1880) shopkeepers to Oostum (Winsum).

Children:

 50. Harm Hartsema, born 16 Apr 1874 in Feerwerd. Died 24 Jul 1874 in Ezinge

 51. Harm (Harry) Hartsema, born 18 may 1875 in Feerwerd

 52. Jan. Hartsema, born 4 Dec 1879 in Groningen. Died 1882

 53. John Hartsema, born 4 Apr 1882 in Muskegon, MI.

 54. Abraham Hartsema, born 15 Jun 1885 in Muskegon, MI, Residance Michigan

 

place: Oldehove, county:  Oldehove,   province: Groningen, kingdom: Netherlands.

place: Wierum,    county: Aduard,  province: Groningen, Kingdom: Netherlands.

place: Oostum,    county: Winsum, province: Groningen. Kingdom: Netherlands.

 

In the book "Klapper on the Emigrants 1880-1901" in the Groninger Archives at Groningen in the Netherlands, the Note: Hartsema - Abraham - 38 years - laborer. Place of origin: Groningen. Destination: The City of Holland North America. Year: 1880

 

 

Thanks for the many Hartsema-America information via ancestry.com / and Becky Haber "Ancestry World Tree Project Boerema-Bouwsma ancestry"

 

EIGHTH GENERATION

 

Son of 47 -  Abraham Hartsema and Annechien Boersema:

51 - HARM (HARRY) HARTSEMA, born 18 May 1875 in Feerwerd. Died 4 Jan 1923 in Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

He married 1901 in Michigan HATTY RITMAN, born 22 Oct 1879 in Netherlands. Died Sep 1943 in Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

Children:

55. Abraham Hartsema, born 20 Jul 1902 in Michigan, Michigan, USA.

56. Arnold Buster Hartsema, born 24 Nov 1908 in Michigan, Michigan, USA.

57. Harold Hartsema, born 24 Nov 1908 in Michigan, Michigan, USA.

58. Marjorie Hartsema, born 1915 in Michigan, Michigan, USA.

 

Son of  47 - Abraham Hartsema and Annechien BoerSema:

53 - JOHN HARTSEMA, born 4 Apr 1882 in Muskegon Michigan, USA.

He married JENNY DIJKSTERHUIS, born 11 Jun 1883 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. Died Sep 1970 in  Fremont, Newaygo, Michigan, USA.

Children:

59. Abraham John Hartsema, born 11 Oct 1907 in Muskegon, MI.

60. Genevieve Hartsema, born 19 Jun 1911 in Muskegon, MI.

 

Son of  47- Abraham Hartsema and Annechien BoerSema:

54 - ABRAHAM HARTSEMA SR., born 15 Jun 1885 in Muskegon, Muskegon Michigan USA. Died Nov 1964 in State Michigan.

He married 10 May 1910 in Muskegon, Muskegon Michigan DENA (JENNIE) DE BOER, born 30 Apr 1887 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. Died 31 Jul 1963 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. Daughter to Julius de Boer - Netherlands.

Children:

61. Abraham Julius Hartsema, born: 9 Nov 1911 in Norton Shores, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

62. Cornelia Hartsema, born 18 Aug 1915 in Norton Shores, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. 

63. Julius Hartsema, born 1920 in Norton Shores, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

 

 

NINTH GENERATION

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Son of  51 - Harm (Harry) Hartsema and Hatty Rittman:

55 - ABRAHAM HARTSEMA, born 20 Jul 1902 in Michigan, Michigan, USA. Died 8 Jul 1975 in  Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

He married ANNA THORTON, born 13 Mar 1896. Died 2 Nov 1973 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

Children: Not known

 

Son of 51 - Harm (Harry) Hartsema and Hatty Rittman:

56 - ARNOLD BUSTER HARTSEMA, born: 24 Nov 1908 in Michigan, Michigan, USA. Died 20 Apr 1974 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

He married ALICE WIECHNER, born 29 Dec 1910. Died 16 Jan 1988 in Dalton, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

Children:

64. Not known

 

Son of 51 - Harm (Harry) Hartsema and Hatty Rittman:

57 - HAROLD HARTSEMA, born 24 Nov. 1908 in Michigan, Michigan, USA. Died Oct. 1968 in Muskegon, Muskegon Michigan, USA.

He married 7 Jan 1932 in Inrrehauin Indiana EVELYN EBBA HAZEL PEDERSEN, born 28 Oct 1913 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Died 7 Aug 1992 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan USA. Daugther from Jack Pedersen Born 22 Dec 1890 in Laurvig, (Noorwegen) and Eva Muskovin, born: 21 Mar 1874 in Sweden

Children:

65. Not known

66. Not known

 

Daughter of  51 - Harm (Harry) Hartsema and Hatty Rittman:

58 - MARJORIE HARTSEMA. Died 2002. Se married ERNIE HANSON

Children:

Not known.

 

Son of 53 - John Hartsema and Jenny Dijksterhuis:
59 - ABRAHAM JOHN HARTSEMA, born on 11 Oct 1907 in Michigan, occupation salesman (salesman, representative). Died 30 Jul 1989 to Fremont, Newaygo, Michigan, USA. 81 years. He married 16 May 1943 in Kent City, MI with ANN MATUZENSKY, born in Ohio
Children:
67 Not known

68 Not known

69 Not known

 
Daughter of 53 - John Hartsema and Jenny Dijksterhuis:
60 - GENEVIEVE HARTSEMA, born 19 June 1911 in Muskegon, Muskegon MI. Se married 3 april 1935 HOWARD ALVIN DAVIS, born 25 June 1909 in Brighton,
Michigan, USA. Son to John Alvin Davis geb. in St. Louis, Gatriot Co., MI en Matie Elizabeth Haring, born 7 mei 1876 in Gratiot Co., MI.

Kinderen:

Not known.

Not known.

     Not known.

 

Son of 54 - Abraham Hartsema and Dena de Boer:

61 - ABRAHAM JULUS HARTSEMA Jr., born 9 Nov 1911 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan USA. Died 20 May 1996 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. (Recidance Norton Shores). He married 8 Mar 1939 MARGARET GREEN.

       Children:

            70. Not known

            71. Not known

72. Not known

            73. Not known

 

Daughter of 54 - Abraham Hartsema and Dena de Boer:

62 - CORNELIA  HARTSEMA, born 18 Aug 1915 in Norton Shores, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. Died: 27 May 1998 in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

           

Son of  54 - Abraham Hartsema and Dena de Boer:

63 - JULIUS  ARTHUR HARTSEMA, born 1920 in Norton Shores, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. He married ELIZABETH McCANN, born in Philadelphia.

            Children:

            74. Not known

            75. Not known

 

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