Minke Wagenaar
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Minke Wagenaar

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Minke Wagenaar
Born 1950s.
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Sister of [private sister (1950s - unknown)], [private sister (1950s - unknown)], [private sister (1960s - unknown)] and [private brother (1960s - 1970s)]
Mother of [private son (1980s - unknown)]
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Living in Amsterdam since 1974, I was born in 1956 in Emmeloord. This is a so called new town in the middle of this 1942 made Noord Oost Polder, it lacked history.
I love history and the underlying research. In 2012 I published the Bellamy Atlas[1] about my own neighborhood, which was originally outside the city limits and was used for gardens and country houses from the 15th century on. With this research my knowledge of the archive world has expanded enormously.
Minke is a participant of the Dutch Roots Challenge.
Most of my ancestors are Frisian, only before 1800 some of them come from the nearby provinces Groningen, Drente, Overijssel. The first known 'foreigner' is Bartholomeus Dopkewits [2]who came ca. 1649 to the University of Franeker in Friesland. The oldest known ancestor within Wikitree is Syts Buchodr.van Hemricksein (1463-1509) [3].
As the Frisian culture is one of oral history, I remember a lot of family stories I heard as a small child, visting birthday parties and funerals in Friesland. Some stories have hidden clues, which I try to reconstruct by genealogical research.
Did I hear a tone of jealousy in my mothers statement that her family in law imagined that they had some noble ancestors - who did they think they were? As all my family pedigrees were pedigrees composed by males, searching for their oldest known male ancestor, I decided to start seaking for all the female ones. My mother turned out to be a descendant of very prominent Frisian families. And also of an ancestor, who got very impoverished due to forced sale of all his capital farms. A result of his excessive drinking.... a story her first cousin told at her funeral in 2018. A story that was surrounded by shame. So now I know why there are no female silver objects in the family to be inherited by daughters from their mothers....


  1. [1]Bellamy Atlas
  2. Bartholomeus Dopkewits
  3. Syts Bockesdr (van Hemricksein) thoe Hemrikseyn

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Thanks for being awesome Minke!

A big thank you for the fun we had and all your wonderful work during the Source-a-Thon 2020

team Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders x

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma

The 5th! Source-a-Thon will take place from the 2nd of October till the 5th of October. We really hope you will join us at our Team The Flying Dutchmen. Registering is open now HERE. More info at our Team page HERE or at our G2G-S-a-Th-Chat.

Hope to see you!

Margreet, Bea and Astrid

Hello, Minke!

Thanks for the work you accomplished during our Connect-A-Thon 2020. It is amazing how many more profiles were created and added to our Shared Tree over the weekend. I hope you’ll join us for the Source-a-thon this fall.

Kind regards,

Pippin Sheppard ~ WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard
Hi Minke,

After a great Liberation day challenge, the Connect-a-Thon is coming up, it will take place from Friday 17 July 2020-Monday 20 July 2020) so everyone is invited to join the Flying Dutchmen Team - Vliegende Hollanders..so let's all hop on the boat (teampage) ;) again and have some fun together. Don't forget to first register here (you can register until wednesday 15 july) and let them know you're going to rock the Flying Dutchmen (women) - Vliegende Hollanders boat ..and here's our connect-a-thon chat.

Hope to see you soon,

Bea and Astrid x

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
I know......... first the Cl-a-Th now a DRP challenge. But it is our 5th Liberation Day challenge. Just to celebrate freedom and remember those that made us to live in FREEDOM! Join us please!
Hi there, Minke!

Thanks so very much for your participation in the spring Clean-a-thon! Every suggestion you cleared made our Tree that much better. The WikiTree community appreciates YOU!

Pip Sheppard WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard
Hi Pip,

Up till now I merely cleaned my own shit :p Minke

posted by Minke Wagenaar
Thanks for being awesome Minke !

A big thank you for the fun we had and all your wonderful work during the Clean-a-Thon 2020

team Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders x

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
The fourth Spring Clean-a-Thon is coming! The cleaning will start on Friday, April 24, at 8 AM (EDT) and run until Monday, April 27, at 8 AM (EDT).

Please join us at Team Flying Dutchmen after registering HERE.

And please feel welcome to join us in the mean time at cleaning up a Dutch Roots Gedcom we work on together for the next weeks.

Hope to see you soon!

Margreet, Bea and Astrid

Hi, I am your 7th cousins once removed.
posted by Christopher McEvoy
Namens de Flying Dutchmen-Vliegende Hollanders, super bedankt voor je enthousiasme en je geweldige werk en inzet tijdens Scan-a-Thon 2020 Minke, you rock! Bea & Astrid x
posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Incredibly great work during the 2020 Scan-a-thon! Our Tree has been enhanced by your efforts to preserve photos and documents, Minke!

The Appreciate Team THANKS YOU!

Pippin Sheppard Appreciation Team Member

posted by Pip Sheppard
Hoi Minke!

Allereerst een heel gelukkig en gezond 2020 gewenst ! Om het jaar goed te beginnen is er van vrijdag 10 januari (14:00 uur) tot en met maandag 13 januari (14:00 uur) weer een Scan-a-Thon dus als je zin hebt om mee te doen ?Meld je hier dan snel aan voor het evenement (reageer door te klikken op ANSWER en niet met een comment of reply!) en vermeld daarin ook dat je meedoet met het Flying Dutchmen- Vliegende Hollanders team ! Aanmelden kan tot 8 januari (11:59 pm, ET)) (morgen dus!)

Hopelijk tot snel,

Bea en Astrid :)

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Hi Minke,

Heb je zin om mee te doen met de eerstvolgende DRP Challenge? We hebben je er graag bij! Het gaat vooral om hulp, gezelligheid en elkaar beter leren kennen. Duurt van 30 december tot 6 januari. Maakt niet uit of je er elke dag bij bent. Elke bijdrage is welkom! Bovendien lijkt het ons gewoon geweldig om met elkaar al Wikitree-end het Nieuwe Jaar in te duiken!!! HIER vind je meer info.

We wensen je alvast een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!

Bea, Margreet en Astrid

posted by Margreet Beers

749 - Het gebruik van een patroniem in de naam is overbodig indien een echte achternaam al in gebruik is. Als in de officiele documenten toch een patroniem gebruikt wordt dan behoort het tot de voornamen. Geen patroniem in doopinschrijving of geboorteakte? Dan is er geen enkele aanleiding om het toch in de naam op te nemen. Het ontgaat mij daarom bijvoorbeeld waarom jouw grootvader Wytze als naam hier Wytze Andries heeft terwijl hij in geboorteakte en huwelijksakte uitsuitend Wytze wordt genoemd, en bovendien op zijn profiel direct te zien is dat zijn vader Andries heette. Kortom, mijns inziens in het algemeen een methodiek die overbodig is en inconsekwent wordt toegepast.

Grote groet, Jan

posted by Jan Terink
Hoi Minke, ik zal je even uitleggen hoe je het Dutch Roots project als co-manager toevoegd, ga bij het betreffende profiel, bijv het profiel van https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Jans-3829 Antje Jans, ga bovenin naar de balk naar privacy, klik hierop. scroll naar beneden tot Add to Trusted list. vul hieronder het emailadres van het Dutch Roots Project in dit is wikitree-dutch-roots-project@googlegroups.com klik dan op add this person, je ziet nu onder jouw naam Dutch Roots Project Wikki Tree verschijnen, klik nu op add as manager, boven in verschijnt nu Set Dutch Roots Project WikiTree as manager for profile, kilk nu op private View en je ziet dat het Dutch Roots Project Wikki Tree is toegevoegd als co-manager en klaar is Kees.

Veel succes, ik hoor het wel of het gelukt is groetjes Enoch

posted by Enoch Stuivenberg

Wanna have some fun ? It's almost time for the Source-a-Thon 2019 (Friday 4 October-Monday 7 October) and we would love to see you ! make sure to first register (with an answer!), and let them know you join the Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders and of course feel free to add your name to the team here (click link) (don't forget to remember and add your number (for the prizedrawings) there as well). ;)

Hope to see you soon and have a great day,

Bea + Astrid :)

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Hi !

The registration for the brand new Connect-a-Thon is open now, so if you would like to join us, make sure you first add an answer at this Connect-a-Thon 2019 registration G2G saying you would like to participate and join the Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders team and just add your WT ID to the team Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders, at our Connect-a-Thon team page where you also can see how everything works. And here's our team chat .

Many thanks and hope to see you (again) !

The Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders Team :D

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Hi there!

It is time for the spring cleaning at WikiTree! For the third time WT organizes a Clean-A-Thon (CaTh-) challenge. And we need you! Please join us! Here is all info. And make sure to first register by clicking “answer“ Here and let them know you want to join the Team Flying Dutchmen-Vliegende Hollanders .

Many thanks and hope to see you all !

The Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders

Hoi, heb je misschien zin in een leuke minichallenge ?

Quest for Great-Grandparents and Gedcom help: Dutch Edition-Nederlandse editie Alle hulp is welkom !

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Thank You Minke for all the wonderful work during the Scan-a-Thon and being a wonderful member of team Vliegende Hollanders - The Flying Dutchmen !
posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Hoi Vliegende Hollanders !

En jiehaa de Scan-aThon is begonnen en...voor het geval je dit nog niet gezien hebt ...er is iets gewijzigd..we hoeven geen tracker te gebruiken zoals we gewend waren tijdens eerdere Thons...betekent...je kunt een foto/scan/akte uploaden en gewoon doorgaan met de volgende, zonder eerst datgene wat je gedaan hebt te vermelden in de tracker, alle bijdragen worden nu automatisch bijgehouden !

Natuurlijk hebben we nog wel de Team voortgangs tracker waarin we elkaar kunnen volgen: Scan-a-Thon Team Progress Tracker

Heel veel plezier en succes !

Bea :)

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma

Wist je al dat onze 1e jaarlijkse Scan-a-Thon 2019 bijna van start gaat? Het duurt 72 uur en is in het weekend van 11 januari-14 januari 2019, een groots evenement hier kun je je aanmelden en aangezien je lid bent van ons project, misschien heb je zin in een leuk weekend en om gezellig met ons mee te doen? Hier is ons Vliegende Hollanders Scan-a-Thon Team hopelijk snel tot ziens!

Groetjes uit Nederland, Het Dutch Roots Project Team

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma
Hoi Minke,

Wist je al dat onze 3e jaarlijkse Source-a-Thon bijna van start gaat? Het duurt 72 uur en is in het weekend van 28 september-1 october 2018, een groots evenement hier kun je je registreren en aangezien je lid bent van ons project, misschien heb je zin in een leuk weekend en om gezellig met ons mee te doen? Hier is ons Vliegende Hollanders Source-a-Thon Team hopelijk snel tot ziens!

Groetjes uit Nederland,

Het Dutch Roots Project Team

posted by Bea (Timmerman) Wijma

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