Birth: 21 MAR 1809 in Drogeham, Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Nederland

Name Var: Tjeerd Cornelis Postma, Chat Postma

Christening: 30 APR 1809 Drogeham, Harkema Opeinde, Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Nederland

Marriage: 12 APR 1830 to Taapke Folkerts van der Tuuk in Achtkarspelen, The Netherlands

Birth of Son: 23 APR 1830 in Drogeham, Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Nederland
Name: Antje Tjeerds Postma

Birth of Son: 29 JAN 1832 in Drogeham, Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Nederland
Name: Folkert Tjeerds Postma

Birth of Son: 16 APR 1834 in Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Nederland Name: Kornelis Tjeerds Postma

Birth of Son: 30 MAR 1838
Name: Gerrit Postema
Place: Gronigen, The Netherlands (Harkema Opeinde, gem Achtkarspelen per genlias)

Birth of Child: 29 JAN 1843 in Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Nederland Name: N. Postma
Note: Died 29 JAN 1843

Birth of Daughter: 27 MAY 1845 in Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Nederland
Name: Feikje Postma

Birth of Daughter: 23 DEC 1851
Name: Lutske Postma

Occupation: 1857 Laborer

Occupation: 1862 Day Laborer

1885 census: West Branch, Sioux Co, Iowa
Note: Living with son, Gerrit Postma 46 years old. Also living in household are daughter-in-law, Hendrikje Postma 60 years old, grandson, Chat Postma 20 years old (must be Tjeerd), and himself Chat Postma 75 years old (Tjeerd).

Click here to see parents: Cornelis Haijes and Antje Jans van der Hoog (van der Heeg)

“Tjeerd Kornelis Postma lived before his departure to N. America (in) with his daughter Lutske Tjeerds Postma (deceased 1883) and her husband Sytze Jacobs Nauta. According to the death-certificate of Antje in Tietjerksteradeel in dec. 1892 (were) her father and mother (were) deceased. I can of course not determine in how far the informers knew what (there) with father Tjeerd Kornelis Postma had happened?” Page: 24 oct 2008 [Above comment from volunteer reading the Bevolkingsregister for the municipality of Achtkarspelen for the period 1880-1890, part 8, page 84 for the village of Harkema-Opeinde]

Taapke Folkerts van der Tuuk

Birth: ABT 1800 in Witveen, Tietjerksteradeel, Friesland, Nederland

Death: 06 MAR 1847 Achtkarspelen, The Netherlands

Parents are Folkert Harmens van der Tuik and Feikjen Errits Postma

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