Sepkjen Rienks

24 September 1755–
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Sepkjen

When Sepkjen Rienks was christened on 24 September 1755, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Rienk Tijllasen, was 30 and her mother, Houkje Klazes, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Rienk Tijllasen
1725–
Houkje Klazes
1732–
Sepkjen Rienks
1755–
Claas Rienks
1758–
Tiele Rienksen
1762–
Tjitske Rienksen
1765–
Tietje Rienks
1767–1835
Jeltie Rienksen
1773–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1780

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1793

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

Dutch or Frisian: unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Sepkjen Tietes, "Netherlands Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Sepkjen Tietes, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"

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