Hofma

                   Descendants of Sjoert Hofma


Descendants of Sjoert Hofma up to Myra Cornelis Struik(b.1878) the daughter of Beitjke(Bessie) Hofma,
and my Great-GrandMother.



 

                                               Generation No.#1

1.  SJOERT(1) HOFMA.

Child of SJOERT HOFMA is:
2.          i.   JAN SJOERDS(2)HOFMA.
 
 

                                                                   Generation No.#2

2. JAN SJOERDS(2)HOFMA (SJOERT(1). He married AAFKE RIENTZES.

Children of JAN HOFMA and AAFKE RIENTZES are:
3.          i.   RIENTS JANS(3)HOFMA,b.9 Dec.1785,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;d.3 Mar.1870,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands.
            ii.   RIGTSJE JANS HOFMA,b.Abt.1776,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;d.22 Apr.1814,Pietersbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;
                  m.JOHANNES RITSKES STELTINGWERT.
           iii.   SJOERDJE JANS HOFMA,b.Abt.1783,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;d.13 Jul.1841,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;
                  m.WYBE MARTEENS DE BOER.
           iv.   SYTSKE JANS HOFMA,b.Abt.1789,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;d.2 Mar.1856,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands.
 
 

                                                                    Generation No.#3

3. RIENTS JANS(3)HOFMA (JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 9 Dec.1785 in Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands, and died 3 Mar.1870 in Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands.  He married SIBBELTJE FREERKS JONGMA, daughter of FREERKS JONGMA and FOKELTJE YJPES.

Children of RIENTS HOFMA and SIBBELTJE JONGMA are:
4.          i.   SIMON RIENTSES(4)HOFMA,b.8 Oct.1831,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;d.16 Oct.1911,Zeeland,Ottawa County,Michigan.
5.         ii.   AAFKE RIENTSES HOFMA,b.Abt.1811,Klooster Lidlum,Netherlands.
           iii.   FREERK RIENTSES HOFMA,b.10 Aug.1812,Klooster Lidlum,Netherlands;d.2 Apr.1844,Veghel,(Noord Brabant),Netherlands.
           iv.   JAN RIENTSES HOFMA,b.2 Apr.1814,Klooster Lidlum,Netherlands;d.21 Mar.1884,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands.
6.          v.  JACOB RIENTSES HOFMAN,b.8 Aug.1815,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands;d.New Amsterdam,Wisconsin.
7.         vi.  FROKELTJE RIENTSES HOFMA,b.10 Aug.1820,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands.
           vii.  HINKE HOFMA,b.22 Apr.1822,Sexbierum,Friesland,Netherlands.
 
 

                                                                     Generation No.#4

4. SIMON RIENTSES(4) HOFMA (RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 8 Oct.1831 in Sexbierum, Friesland, Netherlands,and died 16 Oct.1911 in Zeeland,Ottawa County, Michigan.  He married MARIJKE ULBERG, daughter of YETJE ULBERG
and BEITSKE VISSER.

Children of SIMON HOFMA and MARIJKE ULBERG are:
8.          i.   BEITJE(BESSIE)(5) HOFMA,b.11 Feb.1857,Zeeland,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.17 May,1902,Jamestown Township, Ottawa
                  County, Michigan.
            ii.   LAWRENCE(RIENTZ)HOFMA,m.(1)KATE LEPELTAK;m.(2)ELLA SPEARMAN.
9.        iii.   EDWARD HOFMA,b.12 Apr.1859,Zeeland,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.15 Dec.1936,Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan.
10.      iv.   SIBYLLA HOFMA,b.4 Aug.1866,Zeeland,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.7 Feb.1944,Grand Rapids,Kent County, Michigan.
11.       v.   AGNES HOFMA,b.14 Feb.1869,Zeeland,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.20 Sep.1931,Zeeland,Ottawa County,Michigan.
12.      vi.   EFFA HOFMA,b.3 Feb.1872,Vriesland,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.28 Mar.1947,Zuni,McKinley County,New Mexico.
13.     vii.   CLARA HOFMA,b.20 Aug.1876,Vriesland,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.20 Jul.1921,Grand Rapids,Kent County,Michigan.

5. AAFKE RIENTSES(4)HOFMA (RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born Abt.1811 in Klooster Lidlum, Netherlands.
She married JAN DIRKS HOLLANDER.

Children of AAFKE HOFMA and JAN HOLLANDER are:
              i.   CATARINA(5)HOLLANDER,b.Abt.1837.
             ii.   DIRK HOLLANDER,b.Abt.1849.
            iii.   JAN HOLLANDER,b.Abt.1851.
            iv.   RIENTS HOLLANDER,b.Abt.1852.

6. JACOB RIENTSES(4)HOFMAN (RIENTS JANS(3)HOFMA, JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 8 Aug.1815 in Sexbierum,Friesland, Netherlands, and died in New Amsterdam, Wisconsin.  He married TRIJNTJE SIPPES DIJKSTRA.

Children of JACOB HOFMAN and TRIJNTJE DIJKSTRA are:
               i.   RIENTZ(5)HOFMAN.
              ii.   JAN HOFMAN.
             iii.   CORNEIL HOFMAN.
             iv.   ISABEL HOFMAN.
              v.   SIBBELTJE JACOB HOFMAN,b.Abt.1849;m.VANDER PONT.
14.        vi.   SIPPES JACOB HOFMAN,b.Abt.1850.
15.       vii.   AKKE JACOB HOFMAN,b.Abt.1853.

7. FROKELTJE RIENTSES(4)HOFMA (RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 10 Aug.1820 in Sexbierum,Friesland, Netherlands.  She married GERRIT ZYLSTRO.

Children of FROKELTJE HOFMA and GERRIT ZYLSTRO are:
               i.   FRANCIS(5)ZYLSTRO,m.TIGELAAR.
              ii.   SIBYLLA ZYLSTRO,m.TIGELAAR.
 
 

                                                                      Generation No.#5

8. BEITJKE(BESSIE)HOFMA (SIMON RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 11 Feb.1857 in Zeeland, Ottawa County, Michigan, and died 17 May.1902 in Jamestown Township, Ottawa County, Michigan.  She married CORNELIS STRUIK.

Children of BEITJKE(BESSIE)HOFMA and CORNELIS STRUIK are:
                 i.   PETER EDWARD STRUIK,b.9 Jun.1877,Jamestown Township, Ottawa County,Michigan;d.1957;m.MATTIE JOLDERSMA.
                ii.   MYRA CORNELIA STRUIK(6),b.13 Dec,1878,Jamestown Township, Ottawa County,Michigan;d.6 May.1966;m.DICK DEKLEINE
               iii.   MAUDE CORNELIA STRUIK,b.27 Oct.1880,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.28 Oct.1908;m.RALPH BREDEWEG.
               iv.   JOHANNA ETTA STRUIK,b.28 Sep.1885,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.25 Nov.1965;m.JAKE JOLDERSMA.
                v.   WINNIFRED MAY STRUIK,b.21 Feb.1888,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.17 Mar.1969;m.HERMAN BRENNER.
               vi.   SYLVIA AGNES STRUIK,b.3 Oct.1889,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.1 Nov.1973;m.OLIVER SPAULDING.
              vii.   BOB STRUIK,b.Jan.1891,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.19 Feb.1963;m.LILLIAN ROTH.
             viii.   IDA ALICE STRUIK,b.9 Sep.1893,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.14 Feb.1947;m.JOHN MEENGS.
                ix.   EFFA BERTHA STRUIK,b.9 Feb.1895,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;d.1982;m.JOHN D.ROELOFS.
                 x.   MARIAN ESTHER STRUIK,b.1 Nov.1896,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;m.VICTOR A.BLANDFORD.
                xi.   LAURA MABEL STRUIK,b.29 Sep.1899,Jamestown Township,Ottawa County,Michigan;m.THEODORE VANDER MEER.

9. EDWARD(5) HOFMA (SIMON RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 12 Apr.1859 in Zeeland Ottawa County, Michigan, and died 15 Dec.1936 in Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan. He married ELIZABETH PRUIN.

Child of EDWARD HOFMA and ELIZABETH PRUIN is:
                  i.   KATE FERRINGA(6) HOFMA.

10. SIBYLLA(5)HOFMA (SIMON RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 4 Aug.1866 in Zeeland, Ottawa County, Michigan, and died 7 Feb.1944 in Grand Rapids,Kent County, Michigan. She married MILAN COBURN.

Children of SIBYLLA HOFMA and MILAN COBURN are:
                  i.   SIMON(6) COBURN,d.Abt.1919.
                 ii.   WALDO COBURN,b.Abt.1894;d.Abt.1919.
                iii.   GLADYS COBURN,b.Abt.1897;d.Abt.1919.
                iv.   LILLIAN COBURN,b.Abt.1907;d.13 May.1924.
                 v.   MARY N. ELIZABETH COBURN,b.Abt.1908;d.Abt.1919.

11. AGNES(5) HOFMA (SIMON RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 14 Feb.1869 in Zeeland,Ottawa County, Michigan, and died 20 Sep. 1931 in Zeeland,Ottawa County,Michigan. She married LAMBERT DE VRIES.

Children of AGNES HOFMA and LAMBERT DE VRIES are:
16.            i.   EFFIE ELIZABETH(6) DE VRIES,b.23 Apr.1896;d.11 Sep.1955.
                ii.   HENRY LAMBERT DE VRIES,b.22 Jul.1900;d.31 Dec.1923.
               iii.   LAWRENCE HOFMA DE VRIES,m.AUDREY IONE TRIPLETT.

12. EFFA(5) HOFMA (SIMON RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 3 Feb.1872 in Vriesland,Ottawa County,Michigan, and died 28 Mar.1947 in Zuni,McKinley County,New Mexico. She married ANDREW VANDER WAGEN.

Children of EFFA HOFMA and ANDREW VANDER WAGEN are:
17.           i.   ANDREW EDWARD(6) VANDER WAGEN,b.6 Jul.1897,Ft.Defiance,Arizona;d.3 Dec.1954,Zuni,McKinley County,New Mexico.
18.          ii.   MARY VANDER WAGEN,b.17 Apr.1900,Zuni,McKinley County,New Mexico;d.19 Apr.1981,Riverside,Riverside County,California.
19.         iii.   SIMON HOFMA VANDER WAGEN,b.12 Apr.1902,Zuni,McKinley County,New Mexico;d.11 Nov.1936,Los Angeles,Los Angeles
                     County California.
20.         iv.   MARGARET VANDER WAGEN,b.12 Oct.1904,Zuni,McKinley County,New Mexico;d.9 Aug.1989,Gallup,McKinley County,
                     New Mexico.
               v.   ELIZABETH VANDER WAGEN,b.13 Sep.1906,Zuni,McKinley County,New Mexico;d.Dec.1906,California.
                     Burial: Z.I.Ranch,McKinley County,New Mexico.
21.         vi.   ELEANOR VANDER WAGEN.
22.        vii.   RICHARD ANDREW VANDER WAGEN.
23.       viii.   BERNARD JOHN VANDER WAGEN.
24.          ix.   GETRUDE STELLA VANDER WAGEN.

13. CLARA(5) HOFMA (SIMON RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3), JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born 20 Aug.1876 in Vriesland,Ottawa County,Michigan, and died 20 Jul.1921 in Grand Rapids,Kent County, Michigan. She married GERRITT J. ROOKS.

Children of CLARA HOFMA and GERRITT ROOKS are:
                 i.   CLARISSA(6) ROOKS,m.EDWARD HUNDERMAN.
25.           ii.   WENDELL HOFMA ROOKS.
               iii.   JOHN MARION GIRARD ROOKS,m.(1)MARIAN DEJONGE; m.(2)CECIL BOX.
26.          iv.  JULIA ELIZABETH ROOKS.

14. SIPPES JACOB(5) HOFMAN (JACOB RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3) HOFMA, JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born Abt.1850.
He married FLORENCE.

Child of SIPPES HOFMAN and FLORENCE is:
                 i.   TED(6) HOFMAN.

15. AKKE JACOB(5) HOFMAN (JACOB RIENTSES(4), RIENTS JANS(3) HOFMA, JAN SJOERDS(2), SJOERT(1) ) was born Abt.18553.
She married PERRO.

Child of AKKE HOFMAN and PERRO is:
                 i.  KATHRYN(6) PERRO.
 

OTHERS RESEARCHING THE "HOFMA" FAMILY:

           James Vander Meer:    Jim4598@aol.com
           Laura Hofma:       lhofma@vol.com
           Elaine Thomas:      erthomas@nm.net

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