My name is Sjouwke G. Nubé, I am a female (54), and the mother of Roderick (28) and of Charlotte (25).
I am also the proud granny of Logan Hylke, born April 2010 and of Jade Sjouwke, born July 2012
I got interested in genealogy some 37
years ago, and what you'll find on this site is just a small part of what I
have in my dbase. Most of it is about families from
As I am Dutch I think it's just normal that some parts
are written in Dutch only. If you can't read Dutch, you've got two options:
learn Dutch or email me to send you whatever you want to know about
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They think that I should cook and clean,
and be a model wife.
I tell them it's more interesting
to study Grandpa's life.
They simply do not understand
why I hate to go to bed ...
I'd rather do two hundred years
of research work instead.
Why waste the time we have on earth
just snoring and asleep?
When we can learn of ancestors
that sailed upon the deep?
We have Priests, Rabbis, lawmen, soldiers,
more than just a few.
And yes, there's many scoundrels,
and a bootlegger or two.
How can a person find this life
an awful drudge or bore?
When we can live the lives of all
those folks who came before?
A hundred years from now of course,
no one will ever know
Whether I did laundry,
but they'll see our Tree and glow...
'Cause their dear old granny left for them,
for all posterity,
not clean hankies and the like,
but a finished Family Tree.
My home may be untidy,
'cause I've better things to do...
I'm checking all the records
to provide us with a clue.
Old great granny's pulling roots
and branches out with glee,
Her clothes ain't hanging out to dry,
she's hung up on the Tree!