52 Ancestors – #7: Sjouke Sijes Noteboom

Sjouke Sijes Noteboom was born sometime before 1707 in Oenkerk, Friesland, Netherlands.  He was baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church in Oenkerk on 2 October 1707.  He was a master builder and carpenter. Sjouke married Jannetje Zweersen on 1 May 1733 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Sjouke was responsible for constructing the new city council chamber behind the townhall in Leeuwarden.  He died in 1760 before construction could be completed.  He was buried on 13 December 1760 in Oenkerk.

Leeuwarden City Hall

Leeuwarden City Hall
Wutsje / Wikimedia Commons, via Wikimedia Commons

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