Abraham Jans Zeilstra, born in Tietjerksteradeel on February 3, 1837, son of Jan Bonses Zeilstra (fisherman) and Haakje Martens de Vries, died in Smallingerland on April 11, 1883, aged 46 years.

Abraham was married in Smallingerland on May 20, 1865, at the age of 28 to
Lijsbert Ybeles Vaartstra (aged 25 years), born in Rottevalle on May 29, 1839, daughter of Ybele Freerks Vaartstra and Hiltje Johannes van der Woude.

From this marriage: