Pieter Reinders Roersma

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Pieter Reinders Roersma

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Son of Reinder Pietters and Antje Pietters
Husband of Sjoukje Willem Roersma
Father of Willem Pieter Roersma

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About Pieter Reinders Roersma

Pieter Reinders Roersma was the first Roersma. His father's name was Reinder pieters. Pieters is taken from his fahter, who was Pieter. They took their fahter's name and added an "s" to the end. In 1760, the use of last names was started in the Netherlands. (The same situation occurred with the Fokkemas. Tjeerd Fokkema was the first Fokkema. His father was Fokke Tjeerds.) "Roersma" means - "one who rows boat.".

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Pieter Reinders Roersma's Timeline

1767
February 4, 1767
1806
February 2, 1806
Age 38
Menaldum, Friesland, Netherlands
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