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  1. Generation 1
    1. Meerten Gerrits Knapper, son of Gerrijt Jans Knapper and Aaltje Klaassens Holtjer, was born on January 18, 1819 in Noordbroek and died on February 12, 1905 in Groningen at the age of 86. He married Eeke van der Wijk, daughter of Eisse Fokkes van der Wijk and Trijntje Jans Blaauw, on May 19, 1838 in Sappemeer. She was born on March 24, 1815 in Sappemeer and died on February 23, 1882 in Muntendam at the age of 66.

      Children of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk:

      1. Eise Knapper (18381868) - follow 2.1
      2. Gerrit Knapper (18401861) - follow 2.2
      3. Trijntje Knapper (18421908) - follow 2.3
      4. Jan Knapper (18441896) - follow 2.4
      5. Annechien Knapper (18491930) - follow 2.5
      6. Klaas Knapper (18521923) - follow 2.6
      7. Fokke Knapper (18561909) - follow 2.7
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Eise Knapper, son of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk, was born on July 4, 1838 in Sappemeer and died on March 25, 1868 in Muntendam at the age of 29. He married Willemtje Kiel, daughter of Evert Alberts Kiel and Regina Simons Pannenborg,. She was born about 1830 in Noordbroek and died on December 12, 1911 in Sappemeer.

      Children of Eise Knapper and Willemtje Kiel:

      1. Regina Knapper (18571901) - follow 3.1
      2. Eike Knapper (1860) - follow 3.2
      3. Everdina Knapper (18631940) - follow 3.3
      4. Annechien Knapper (18661927) - follow 3.4
    2. Gerrit Knapper, son of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk, was born on March 15, 1840 in Noordbroek and died on February 15, 1861 in Zuidbroek at the age of 20.

    3. Trijntje Knapper, daughter of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk, was born on January 29, 1842 in Zuidbroek and died on May 14, 1908 in Groningen at the age of 66. She married Henderikus van der Wijngaarden, son of Willem van der Wijngaarden and Martje Pieters Molema, on June 22, 1862 in Groningen. He was born on September 1, 1841 in Groningen and died on May 28, 1908 in Groningen at the age of 66.

      Children of Trijntje Knapper and Henderikus van der Wijngaarden:

      1. Meerten van der Wijngaarden (18641937) - follow 3.5
      2. Willem van der Wijngaarden (18631929) - follow 3.6
      3. Martje van der Wijngaarden (18671947) - follow 3.7
      4. Jan van der Wijngaarden (18691932) - follow 3.8
      5. Marchien van der Wijngaarden (18751915) - follow 3.9
      6. Eka van der Wijngaarden (18801950) - follow 3.10
    4. Jan Knapper, son of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk, was born on June 15, 1844 in Zuidbroek and died on April 23, 1896 in Muntendam at the age of 51. He married Lammechien van Emmen, daughter of Geert Willems van Emmen and Grietje Jans Redeker, on May 27, 1865 in Hoogezand. She was born on July 3, 1837 in Muntendam and died on May 3, 1901 in Zuidbroek at the age of 63.

      Children of Jan Knapper and Lammechien van Emmen:

      1. Geert Knapper (18651865) - follow 3.11
    5. Annechien Knapper, daughter of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk, was born on May 6, 1849 in Zuidbroek and died on May 14, 1930 in Groningen at the age of 81. She married Pieter Ruchtie, son of Jochum Ruchtie and Hillegie Hovens, on June 19, 1879 in Muntendam. He was born on April 3, 1856 in Sappemeer and died on February 7, 1919 in Sappemeer at the age of 62.

      Children of Annechien Knapper and Pieter Ruchtie:

      1. Hillechien Ruchtie (18801955) - follow 3.12
      2. Meerten Ruchtie (18891974) - follow 3.13
    6. Klaas Knapper, son of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk, was born on December 8, 1852 in Zuidbroek and died on April 23, 1923 in Muntendam at the age of 70. He married Hilje Rittman, daughter of Johann Heinrich Rittmann and Trijntje Everts Niemeijer, on January 6, 1876 in Muntendam. She was born on April 10, 1845 in Muntendam and died on November 1, 1921 in Muntendam at the age of 76.

      Children of Klaas Knapper and Hilje Rittman:

      1. Hendrik Knapper (18761896) - follow 3.14
      2. Jan Knapper (18771938) - follow 3.15
      3. Fokke Knapper (18791949) - follow 3.16
      4. Trijntje Knapper (18801960) - follow 3.17
      5. Klaas Knapper (18821883) - follow 3.18
      6. Annechien Knapper (18821968) - follow 3.19
    7. Fokke Knapper, son of Meerten Gerrits Knapper and Eeke van der Wijk, was born on May 5, 1856 in Zuidbroek and died on June 18, 1909 in Groningen at the age of 53. He married Martje Grasmeijer, daughter of Roelf Grasmeijer and Tietje Bossema, on April 6, 1882 in Muntendam. She was born on September 10, 1858 in Sappemeer and died on February 24, 1942 in Foxham at the age of 83.

      Children of Fokke Knapper and Martje Grasmeijer:

      1. Meerten Knapper (18821968) - follow 3.20
      2. Roelf Knapper (18851937) - follow 3.21
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Regina Knapper

      Regina Knapper, daughter of Eise Knapper and Willemtje Kiel, was born on November 9, 1857 in Noordbroek and died on February 9, 1901 in Sappemeer at the age of 43. She married Derk Bontsema, son of Tonnis Hindriks Bontsema and Aaltje Egberts Bijmolt, on September 2, 1882 in Slochteren. He was born on January 22, 1861 in Siddeburen and died on May 3, 1938 in Veendam at the age of 77.

      Children of Regina Knapper and Derk Bontsema:

      1. Tonnis Bontsema (18821956) - follow 4.1
      2. Willem Bontsema (18831965) - follow 4.2
      3. Pieter Bontsema (18851903) - follow 4.3
      4. Willemtje Bontsema (18871905) - follow 4.4
      5. Aaltje Bontsema (1889) - follow 4.5
      6. Everdina Bontsema (1893) - follow 4.6
      7. Heika Bontsema (1895) - follow 4.7
    2. Eike Knapper, daughter of Eise Knapper and Willemtje Kiel, was born on May 15, 1860 in Siddeburen. She married Jan Huizinga, son of Roelf Daniëls Huizinga and Derkje Pieters Kraak, on October 11, 1879 in Noordbroek. He was born on April 25, 1856 in Noordbroek.

      Children of Eike Knapper and Jan Huizinga:

      1. Roelf Huizinga (18801880) - follow 4.8
    3. Everdina Knapper, daughter of Eise Knapper and Willemtje Kiel, was born on August 12, 1863 in Noordbroek and died on January 6, 1940 in Sappemeer at the age of 76. She married Jan de Boer, son of Jacob de Boer and Trijntje Topper, on December 27, 1884 in Sappemeer. He was born on September 9, 1866 in Hoogezand and died on May 21, 1950 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 83. . She had a relationship with Vader Onbekend

      Children of Everdina Knapper and Jan de Boer:

      1. Naamloos de Boer (1885) - follow 4.9
      2. Jakob de Boer (18861966) - follow 4.10
      3. Trijntje de Boer (18881890) - follow 4.11
      4. Willempje de Boer (18881891) - follow 4.12
      5. Willemtje de Boer (1891) - follow 4.13
      6. Trijntje de Boer (1893) - follow 4.14
      7. Regina de Boer (1895) - follow 4.15

      Children of Everdina Knapper and Vader Onbekend:

      1. Eisse Knapper (18821883) - follow 4.16
    4. Annechien Knapper, daughter of Eise Knapper and Willemtje Kiel, was born on May 16, 1866 in Noordbroek and died on December 24, 1927 in Hoogezand at the age of 61. She married Klaas Mulder, son of Harmannus Mulder and Hindrika Dooijes, on June 4, 1892 in Noordbroek. He was born on March 13, 1868 in Kalkwijk and died on December 31, 1932 in Hoogezand at the age of 64.

      Children of Annechien Knapper and Klaas Mulder:

      1. Hindrika Mulder (1893) - follow 4.17
      2. Willemtje Mulder (18951948) - follow 4.18
      3. Harmannus Mulder (18971899) - follow 4.19
      4. Regina Derkina Mulder (19001902) - follow 4.20
      5. Geertje Mulder (1902) - follow 4.21
      6. Everdina Jantina Mulder (1904) - follow 4.22
    5. Meerten van der Wijngaarden, son of Henderikus van der Wijngaarden and Trijntje Knapper, was born on October 29, 1864 in Groningen and died on December 22, 1937 in Groningen at the age of 73.

    6. Willem van der Wijngaarden, son of Henderikus van der Wijngaarden and Trijntje Knapper, was born on July 22, 1863 in Groningen and died on January 11, 1929 in Groningen at the age of 65.

    7. Martje van der Wijngaarden, daughter of Henderikus van der Wijngaarden and Trijntje Knapper, was born on May 2, 1867 in Groningen and died on May 6, 1947 in Groningen at the age of 80.

    8. Jan van der Wijngaarden

      Jan van der Wijngaarden, son of Henderikus van der Wijngaarden and Trijntje Knapper, was born on September 18, 1869 in Groningen and died on February 7, 1932 in Groningen at the age of 62.

    9. Marchien van der Wijngaarden, daughter of Henderikus van der Wijngaarden and Trijntje Knapper, was born on March 15, 1875 in Groningen and died on August 30, 1915 in Groningen at the age of 40.

    10. Eka van der Wijngaarden

      Eka van der Wijngaarden, daughter of Henderikus van der Wijngaarden and Trijntje Knapper, was born on August 3, 1880 in Groningen and died on November 2, 1950 in Groningen at the age of 70.

    11. Geert Knapper

      Geert Knapper, son of Jan Knapper and Lammechien van Emmen, was born on September 6, 1865 in Windeweer and died on October 18, 1865 in Windeweer at the age of 42 days.

    12. Hillechien Ruchtie, daughter of Pieter Ruchtie and Annechien Knapper, was born on April 25, 1880 in Muntendam and died on April 12, 1955 in Groningen at the age of 74.

    13. Meerten Ruchtie, son of Pieter Ruchtie and Annechien Knapper, was born on June 5, 1889 in Muntendam and died on August 11, 1974 in Groningen at the age of 85.

    14. Hendrik Knapper, son of Klaas Knapper and Hilje Rittman, was born on March 17, 1876 in Muntendam and died on November 13, 1896 in Veenhuizen at the age of 20.

    15. Jan Knapper

      Jan Knapper, son of Klaas Knapper and Hilje Rittman, was born on February 7, 1877 in Muntendam and died on June 12, 1938 in Muntendam at the age of 61. He married Grietje Hinderica Bakker, daughter of Christoffer Bakker and Geessie Leijenga, on July 16, 1904 in Sappemeer. She was born on March 18, 1880 in Sappemeer and died on December 29, 1965 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 85.

    16. Fokke Knapper, son of Klaas Knapper and Hilje Rittman, was born about 1879 in Muntendam and died on June 4, 1949 in Muntendam. He married Biekiena Holtman, daughter of Christiaan Holtman and Grietje Bakema, on May 22, 1909 in Zuidbroek. She was born on August 27, 1883 in Zuidbroek and died on November 5, 1964 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 81.

      Children of Fokke Knapper and Biekiena Holtman:

      1. Grietje Knapper (19091962) - follow 4.23
      2. Klaas Knapper (1911) - follow 4.24
      3. Christiaan Knapper (1914) - follow 4.25
    17. Trijntje Knapper, daughter of Klaas Knapper and Hilje Rittman, was born on November 4, 1880 in Muntendam and died on March 6, 1960 in Groningen at the age of 79. She married 2 times. The first time she married Stefanus Harmannus Duurken, son of Hindrikus Duurken and Gerritdina Johanna Schuitema, on July 5, 1924 in Sappemeer. He was born on May 2, 1887 in Sappemeer and died on November 29, 1940 in Groningen at the age of 53. The second time she married Jan Weijer, son of Pieter Weijer and Assina Vrugt, on September 7, 1901 in Sappemeer. He was born on February 2, 1880 in Sappemeer and died on October 1, 1917 in Sappemeer at the age of 37.

      Children of Trijntje Knapper and Jan Weijer:

      1. Assina Weijer (19031919) - follow 4.26
      2. Klaas Weijer (1904) - follow 4.27
      3. Pieter Weijer (19051905) - follow 4.28
      4. Grietje Weijer (1909) - follow 4.29
      5. Pieter Weijer (1914) - follow 4.30
    18. Klaas Knapper, son of Klaas Knapper and Hilje Rittman, was born on January 9, 1882 in Muntendam and died on July 7, 1883 in Muntendam at the age of 17 months.

    19. Annechien Knapper

      Annechien Knapper, daughter of Klaas Knapper and Hilje Rittman, was born on January 9, 1882 in Muntendam and died on June 30, 1968 in Groningen at the age of 86. She married 2 times. The first time she married Jan Westerveld, son of Johannes Westerveld and Maria Feeringa, on June 17, 1943 in Groningen. He was born on March 2, 1879 in Sappemeer and died on March 4, 1956 in Groningen at the age of 77. The second time she married Harm Sikkerman, son of Folkert Sikkerman and Elsje Everts, on April 23, 1904 in Sappemeer. He was born on March 30, 1886 in Sappemeer. Annechien Knapper and Harm Sikkerman were divorced on April 30, 1931.

      Children of Annechien Knapper and Harm Sikkerman:

      1. Folkert Sikkerman (1904) - follow 4.31
      2. Hillechien Sikkerman (19051982) - follow 4.32
      3. Elsje Sikkerman (1908) - follow 4.33
    20. Meerten Knapper, son of Fokke Knapper and Martje Grasmeijer, was born on May 17, 1882 in Muntendam and died on January 27, 1968 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 85. He married Anje van Sloten, daughter of Pieter van Sloten and Jantje Hoedemaker, on June 3, 1905 in Hoogezand. She was born on May 13, 1882 in Sappemeer and died on January 27, 1968 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 85.

      Children of Meerten Knapper and Anje van Sloten:

      1. Martje Knapper (19051959) - follow 4.34
      2. Naamloos Knapper (1906) - follow 4.35
      3. Pieter Knapper (19081950) - follow 4.36
    21. Roelf Knapper

      Roelf Knapper, son of Fokke Knapper and Martje Grasmeijer, was born on November 13, 1885 in Muntendam and died on January 8, 1937 in Foxham at the age of 51.

  4. Generation 4back to top
    1. Tonnis Bontsema, son of Derk Bontsema and Regina Knapper, was born on February 2, 1882 in Siddeburen and died on December 24, 1956 in Wildervank at the age of 74.

    2. Willem Bontsema, son of Derk Bontsema and Regina Knapper, was born on September 19, 1883 in Siddeburen and died on June 7, 1965 in Veendam at the age of 81.

    3. Pieter Bontsema, son of Derk Bontsema and Regina Knapper, was born on July 8, 1885 in Siddeburen and died on November 20, 1903 in Veendam at the age of 18.

    4. Willemtje Bontsema, daughter of Derk Bontsema and Regina Knapper, was born on October 30, 1887 in Siddeburen and died on October 17, 1905 in Veendam at the age of 17.

    5. Aaltje Bontsema, daughter of Derk Bontsema and Regina Knapper, was born on November 29, 1889 in Siddeburen.

    6. Everdina Bontsema

      Everdina Bontsema, daughter of Derk Bontsema and Regina Knapper, was born on December 7, 1893 in Sappemeer.

    7. Heika Bontsema, daughter of Derk Bontsema and Regina Knapper, was born on November 23, 1895 in Sappemeer.

    8. Roelf Huizinga, son of Jan Huizinga and Eike Knapper, was born on January 6, 1880 in Noordbroek and died on June 11, 1880 in Noordbroek at the age of 5 months.

    9. Naamloos de Boer

      Naamloos de Boer, child of Jan de Boer and Everdina Knapper. He died on October 16, 1885 in Sappemeer.

    10. Jakob de Boer, son of Jan de Boer and Everdina Knapper, was born on September 4, 1886 in Muntendam and died on December 21, 1966 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 80.

    11. Trijntje de Boer, daughter of Jan de Boer and Everdina Knapper, was born on August 21, 1888 in Muntendam and died on July 27, 1890 in Muntendam at the age of 23 months.

    12. Willempje de Boer, daughter of Jan de Boer and Everdina Knapper, was born on August 21, 1888 in Muntendam and died on January 18, 1891 in Muntendam at the age of 2.

    13. Willemtje de Boer, daughter of Jan de Boer and Everdina Knapper, was born on July 29, 1891 in Sappemeer.

    14. Trijntje de Boer, daughter of Jan de Boer and Everdina Knapper, was born on July 31, 1893 in Sappemeer.

    15. Regina de Boer, daughter of Jan de Boer and Everdina Knapper, was born on October 23, 1895 in Sappemeer.

    16. Eisse Knapper, son of Vader Onbekend and Everdina Knapper, was born on February 23, 1882 in Noordbroek and died on April 30, 1883 in Noordbroek at the age of 14 months.

    17. Hindrika Mulder, daughter of Klaas Mulder and Annechien Knapper, was born on March 1, 1893 in Sappemeer.

    18. Willemtje Mulder, daughter of Klaas Mulder and Annechien Knapper, was born on February 16, 1895 in Nieuw-Scheemda and died on September 25, 1948 in Hoogezand at the age of 53.

    19. Harmannus Mulder, son of Klaas Mulder and Annechien Knapper, was born on November 10, 1897 in Hoogezand and died on March 23, 1899 in Hoogezand at the age of 16 months.

    20. Regina Derkina Mulder, daughter of Klaas Mulder and Annechien Knapper, was born on February 13, 1900 in Hoogezand and died on October 25, 1902 in Hoogezand at the age of 2.

    21. Geertje Mulder

      Geertje Mulder, daughter of Klaas Mulder and Annechien Knapper, was born on February 14, 1902 in Hoogezand.

    22. Everdina Jantina Mulder

      Everdina Jantina Mulder, daughter of Klaas Mulder and Annechien Knapper, was born on January 20, 1904 in Hoogezand.

    23. Grietje Knapper, daughter of Fokke Knapper and Biekiena Holtman, was born on November 20, 1909 in Muntendam and died on May 12, 1962 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 52. She married Hendrik Roetert, son of Hendrik Roetert and Bijke Schut, on May 1, 1930 in Muntendam. He was born on May 28, 1900 in Anloo.

    24. Klaas Knapper, son of Fokke Knapper and Biekiena Holtman, was born on November 19, 1911 in Muntendam.

    25. Christiaan Knapper, son of Fokke Knapper and Biekiena Holtman, was born on November 19, 1914 in Muntendam. He married Siementje Kuipers, daughter of Aldert Kuipers and Wilhelmina Kasemir, on January 18, 1934 in Muntendam. She was born on December 30, 1915 in Hoogezand.

      Children of Christiaan Knapper and Siementje Kuipers:

      1. Naamloos Knapper (1924) - follow 5.1
      2. Fokko Knapper (19341935) - follow 5.2
    26. Assina Weijer

      Assina Weijer, daughter of Jan Weijer and Trijntje Knapper, was born about 1903 in Sappemeer and died on June 21, 1919 in Sappemeer.

    27. Klaas Weijer, son of Jan Weijer and Trijntje Knapper, was born on January 21, 1904 in Sappemeer.

    28. Pieter Weijer

      Pieter Weijer, son of Jan Weijer and Trijntje Knapper, was born on June 21, 1905 in Sappemeer and died on September 25, 1905 in Sappemeer at the age of 3 months.

    29. Grietje Weijer, daughter of Jan Weijer and Trijntje Knapper, was born on July 30, 1909 in Sappemeer.

    30. Pieter Weijer, son of Jan Weijer and Trijntje Knapper, was born on July 3, 1914 in Sappemeer.

    31. Folkert Sikkerman, son of Harm Sikkerman and Annechien Knapper, was born on August 11, 1904 in Sappemeer.

    32. Hillechien Sikkerman, daughter of Harm Sikkerman and Annechien Knapper, was born on November 27, 1905 in Sappemeer and died on July 14, 1982 in Groningen at the age of 76.

    33. Elsje Sikkerman

      Elsje Sikkerman, daughter of Harm Sikkerman and Annechien Knapper, was born on May 28, 1908 in Sappemeer.

    34. Martje Knapper, daughter of Meerten Knapper and Anje van Sloten, was born on October 10, 1905 in Martenshoek and died on February 9, 1959 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer at the age of 53. She married Nantko Koers, son of Klaas Koers and Antje van der Molen, on May 5, 1934 in Slochteren. He was born on June 30, 1906 in Sappemeer.

    35. Naamloos Knapper

      Naamloos Knapper, child of Meerten Knapper and Anje van Sloten. He died on September 25, 1906 in Martenshoek.

    36. Pieter Knapper, son of Meerten Knapper and Anje van Sloten, was born on June 3, 1908 in Martenshoek and died on August 16, 1950 in Zuidlaren at the age of 42.

  5. Generation 5back to top
    1. Naamloos Knapper

      Naamloos Knapper, daughter of Christiaan Knapper and Siementje Kuipers. She died on January 3, 1924 in Muntendam.

    2. Fokko Knapper, son of Christiaan Knapper and Siementje Kuipers, was born about 1934 in Muntendam and died on October 4, 1935 in Muntendam.