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Jullius Eisses Halsema
was a farmer who was born in Nijenklooster and baptized in Den Hoorn on 10 Jan 1797. He married Geziena Harmannus Boerema in Leens in 1827. He and Geziena had ten children, five of which came to live in the United States. Julius died in den Hoorn on 12 Nov 1870.

He and his wife had a histoy with Farm 'Nieuwe Meren'. A brief synopsis of the history of the farm follows.

From Koos Halsema, NL:
Farm 'Nieuwe Meren' in Mensingeweer.
On 30 December 1811, our anniversary (Koos and Bernarda's) Harmannus Jans Boerema bought the farm, 27.20.90 Hectares, for Dfl. 12.590,--.

His daughter married Julles, Eisses Halsema. They sold the farm on 15 September 1854.

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