Pedigree of the Kolkert-family.
genealogy starts with Gerrit Kolkert
van Hengforden who was born around 1590 at the estate
"Erve en Goet KOLKERT", in old times called
"den Trynenkolk", near Olst.
He and his ancestors - amongst whom was Gheryt tot den Trynenkolk,
mentioned in 1520 - were "leenman"(vassal)
of this "leen"(fief) to the Bishop of
Today, the family consists out of three main branches, having their joint roots in the mid 1700's. Then, Gerrit's great-grandson, Gerrit Jansen Kolkert and Jenneken Martens Meuleman, who married in 1753, got twelve children of whom the seventh, Gerrit, and the twelfth, Jacob, became the branch-holders of today's generation (see pedigree ).
background "Erve Kolkert"
is shown. This Rijksmonument is already mentioned in
the archives of the Bishop of
The last Kolkert living here was the wife of Hendricus
Gerritz Kolkert van Hengforden. When she died in 1763 the