Aaltje Klaassens

10 October 1736–January 1798 (Age 61)
Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Aaltje

When Aaltje Klaassens was born on 10 October 1736, in Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Claas Everts, was 40 and her mother, Sijntje Harms, was 34. She married Geert Balsters on 28 September 1754. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. She died in January 1798, in her hometown, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Geert Balsters
1729–1795
Aaltje Klaassens
1736–1798
Marriage: 28 September 1754
Klaas Balsters
1755–
Evert Jonker
–1836
Sijntje Balsters
1757–
Balster Balsters
1759–
Grietje Geerts Balsters
1762–
Grietje Balsters
1762–
Evert Balsters
1764–
Gepke Geerts Balster Jonker
1767–1817
Gebke Balsters
1767–
Harm Geerts Balsters
1769–
Harm Geert Balsters
1771–1830
Harm Geertsen
1771–
Sijntje Balsters
1773–
Trientje Geerts Balsters
1775–1840
Ede Balsters
1779–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 September 1754
Kerkelijke gemeente - Zuidbroek en Muntendam
children

(15)

    Klaas Balsters

    Male1755–Male

    Sijntje Balsters

    Female1757–Female

    Balster Balsters

    Male1759–Male

    Grietje Geerts Balsters

    Female1762–Female

    Grietje Balsters

    Female1762–Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Claas Everts

    Male1696–Male

    Sijntje Harms

    Female1702–Female

siblings

(10)

    Aaltjen

    Unknown1727–

    Evert

    Unknown1728–

    Geert

    Unknown1730–

    Harm

    Unknown1730–

    Oomke Klaassens

    Male1732–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1745

Age 9

England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.
1780

Age 44

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

Age 52

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Klaas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Aaltje Klasens in entry for Ede Geerts Jonker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Aaltje Klaassen in entry for Gebke, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Aaltjen Klaasens in entry for Trijntje, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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