Franeker

Franeker (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfraːnəkər] (listen); West Frisian: Frjentsjer) is one of the eleven historical cities of Friesland and capital of the municipality of Waadhoeke. It is located north of the Van Harinxmakanaal and about 20 km west of Leeuwarden. As of 1 January 2014, it had 12,781 inhabitants. The Eise Eisinga Planetarium, established in 1781, is located in the city.

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  1. Gemeente Leeuwarden Bevolkingsregister LeeuwardenCivil registry, Leeuwarden, 1876-1904, sheet 719
  2. Gemeente Leeuwarden Bevolkingsregister LeeuwardenCivil registry, Leeuwarden, 1904-1922, sheet 120
  3. Gemeente Franeker Burgerlijke Stand FranekerFranekerBirth record for Grietje Mud, civil registry of births, Franeker, 1847-04-07, sheet 30
  4. Gemeente Leeuwarden Burgerlijke Stand LeeuwardenLeeuwardenMarriage record for Jan Feenstra & Grietje Mud, civil registry of marriages, Leeuwarden, 1870-04-23, record 35