Trijntje Broers Roorda

Female14 March 1839–10 November 1882

Brief Life History of Trijntje Broers

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.

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Haije Haitsma
Trijntje Broers Roorda
Marriage: 16 May 1868
Broer Haayes Haytsma
N.N. Haitsma
Akke Hayes Haytsma
Wijtze Haitsma
Janke Hayes Haytsma
Janke Hayes Haytsma
N.N. Haitsma

Sources (29)

  • Trientje Broors Roorda, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Trijntje Broers Roorda in entry for Janke Hayes Haytsma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Trijntje Broors Roorda in entry for Janke Hayes Haytsma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1868Tietjerksteradeel, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)


    Age 14

    Birth of Vincent van Gogh.


    Age 24

    The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

    1870 · Amstel Brewery

    Age 31

    Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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