Epke Luuesz Banta
(Abt 1569-Between 1625/1630)


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1. Sil Cornelisdr

Epke Luuesz Banta

  • Born: Abt 1569, Minnertsga, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Marriage (1): Sil Cornelisdr
  • Died: Between 1625 and 1630, Minnertsga, Friesland, Netherlands

bullet  General Notes:

# Note:

Mabel Spell and James F. Banta located data in the county of Friesland that indicates that Epke, son of Luuesz "probably spent his entire life at Minnertsga and Jelgersma nearby. These places were located north of Harlingen, a seaport. Epke owned an hereditary interest in a farm called Jelgersma Estate. This entitled Epke to vote in the Landdag, the county assembly."

The Landdag was the Legislative assembly of the County of Friesland in the Dutch Repurblic. Only the owners of certain hereditary properties were eligible to vote on the Landdag. Some members of the Landdag represented towns and districts while others represented only their own properties and families.

# Event: Epke Lieuwes was identified as a resident of Minnertsga, 47 years of age. Document 7 SEP 1616 Court of Barradeel, Province of Friesland, Netherlands


Epke married Sil Cornelisdr. (Sil Cornelisdr was born in 1569 in Friesland, The Netherlands and died after 1630 in Friesland, The Netherlands.)


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