Background information Westra.info
Bathmen at the end of world war II
Westra's in the far east
St Johannisga 1725
Presumably born as the son of Wybe Claes in the small Frisian town of Sint Johannisga. Jurrien Wybes marries Akke Reytses and they have three children of which Auke Jurrien is the youngest.
St Johannesga 1756
Son of Jurrien Wybes. Takes on the surname of Westra for the first time in recorded history. Jurrien buys land and moves ten kilometres east to the tiny agricultural community Katlijk.
Born as the son of Auke Jurriens and Jansje Jans in Katlijk. Moved 50 kilometres east to the Drente provincial capital of Assen. As a and owner Harmen builds a mansion ans marries Elisabeth Kremers.
Augustus Hermanus is born in 1845 in Assen. At a young age he moves to the Dutch East Indies to become a high ranked govenment official. He lives his life in present day Indonesia for most of his days.
Born in Pajacombo on the island of present day Sumatra Otto August tred in his fathers footsteps. After a Dutch education Otto also spent most of his life serving the govenment of the Dutch East Indies.
Born in the capital of the Dutch East Indies August was raised by maids in the household of his parents untill he was sent to The Netherlands were he studied medicine and became a general pactitioner in the town of Bathmen.