When Trijntje Broers Roorda was born on 14 March 1839, in Garijp, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Broer Andries Roorda, was 31 and her mother, Wijtske Barteles Paulusma, was 31. She married Haije Haitsma on 16 May 1868, in Tietjerksteradeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 November 1882, in Tietjerksteradeel, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 43.
Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Hessel, Dirk, Wouter.
West Frisian and Dutch (mainly Groningen): patronymic from a personal name, Roord, a compound of the ancient Germanic elements hrōd ‘fame, renown’ + ward ‘guard, ward’.