The Soya Lineage

The first known forefathers

In the year 1733 lived in Soya (Ambon) the next Pesulima's:

Alexander PESULIMA
Atta PESULIMA
Cornelis PESULIMA


The names are found in a document in the VOC archive of the General State Archives (ARA) in The Hague. It is presented under the title: 'Description of the soles of all natives, their families and their clove trees'. Except the names, also the number of family members (men, women and children) of a household are recorded, together with the number of clove trees which the family in question owned. The household of Alexander consisted of six men, three women and nine children. Atta's family consisted of two men and one woman. Cornelis had a household of three men, one woman and one child.

(Source: Inhabitants of Ambon in the year 1733, General State Archives (ARA) in The Hague. Here are under the title De Negorij Zoya boven in 't Gebergt - The village Soya up in the Mountains - the following names: Guilliaan Patty, Thomas Latumanussey, Domingos Ririmassa, Samuel Isaas, Ealat Eipessi, Lucas Patty, Louis Eohoery, Jacob Latoemaloe, Abraham Louripet, Benjamin Jonas, Jordaan Tapiloehoe, Alexander Pessoelima, Marteuge Patty, Louis Patty, Bartholomeus Rismenila, Domingos Rismenila, Cornelis Tamatelahitoe, Cassoer Sopolanit, David Eahoeny, Bartholomeus Pattimara, Bartholomeus Solalopoe, Joan Patty, Jacob Latoepoety, Atta Pessoelima, Cornelis Pessoelima, Samuel Hoeway, Hendrik Lucasz, Domingos Sopolanit, Jacob Werihitoe (schoolmeester - teacher -) en Heren Latoemaler.)


Recent generations

 

II.1

Jacob PESULIMA
Maried to Anika JULIS [Mai supera dari Nania.]
[Anak cucu di Soya, Rutong, Waai, Waiheru, Hila, Amahusu.]

 

  III.1 Melchianus Jechuskiel PESULIMA
Three children:
1. Selvisina PESULIMA, see IV.1
2. Dominggus PESULIMA, see IV.2
3. Johanis PESULIMA, see IV.3

 

    IV.1 Selvisina PESULIMA
She was married to Salmon PATTY [Guru Injil pertama di Hilla.] [Kawin tahun 1820 - han.]
[Sesudah Salmon Patty mati, Selvisina Pesulima minta bantuan pati tua negeri Soya yang bernama: Stefanus Jacob Rehatta, untuk minta Annatje Patty punya anak nomor dua yang bernama Jacobus Patty, untuk datang tinggal sama2 Selvisina itu di Soya. Yang pergi jemput Jacobus Patty dari Hila waktu itu …:
1. Lamberth Rehatta 2. Marietje Huwaa/Soplanit 3. Wilmientje Pattyasina dengan suaminya Jacob Manuputty 4. Sabadu Soplanit
]
Four children:

 

      V.1 Henderina PATTY, married to Matheus Sahertian.

 

      V.2 Annatje PATTY. [Tidak kawin, dapat anak2. Luar Nikah dengan Simon Hehanussa di Hilla.]

 

      V.3 Petrus PATTY, married Bathsheba Rehatta [Tata nyong ende di Soya punya bapak punya sdr perumpuan]

 

      V.4 Mitjie PATTY married to Efraim Da Costa di Amahusu.

 

    IV.2 Dominggus PESULIMA
Married to Antji SOPLANIT
Six children:
1. Paulina PESULIMA, see V.1
2. Lodya PESULIMA, see V.2
3. Costansce PESULIMA, see V.3
4. Jacob PESULIMA, see V.4
5. Louisa PESULIMA, see V.5
6. Selviana PESULIMA, see V.6

 

      V.1 Paulina PESULIMA
Married to Johanis TUASELA, from Waai. Seven children:

 

        VI.1 Dominggus TUASELA

 

        VI.2 Martha TUASELA

 

        VI.3 Rachel TUASELA

 

        VI.4 Augustina TUASELA

 

        VI.5 Bernardus TUASELA

 

        VI.6 Antjie TUASELA

 

        VI.7 Bernardus TUASELA

 

      V.2 Lodya PESULIMA
Married to Lamberth REHATTA. Six children:

 

        VI.1 Jacob REHATTA

 

        VI.2 Petrus REHATTA

 

        VI.3 Arnold REHATTA

 

        VI.4 Elisabeth REHATTA

 

        VI.5 Stefanus (Bandus, Amus) REHATTA

 

        VI.6 Mezaac REHATTA

 

      V.3 Costansce PESULIMA
Not married.

 

      V.4 Jacob PESULIMA
Married to Christina MANUPUTTY [Dari Waai.]
Two children:
1. Bernardus PESULIMA, see VI.1
2. Abigail PESULIMA, see VI.2

 

        VI.1 Bernardus (Nyong Adu, bapa Nadus) PESULIMA
Married to Anthoinetta SOPLANIT
[Sebelum nikah, Bernardus Pesulima telah mempunyai anak luar nikah dengan Henriëtha Soplanit, yang bernama: Junius Soplanit.]
Children:
1. Constanza (Tantja) PESULIMA, see VII.1
2. Fransina (aunt Panci) PESULIMA, see VII.2
3. Jacob (uncle Kokong) PESULIMA, see VII.3
4. Melanius (uncle Nanu) PESULIMA, see VII.4
5. Antji PESULIMA, see VII.5
6. Jorgen (Oken) PESULIMA, see VII.6
7. Paulina (Inya) PESULIMA, see VII.7
8. Gustaf (uncle Uta) PESULIMA, see VII.8
 

 

        VII.1 Constanza (Tantja) PESULIMA
Not married. She died in Soya. Two children:
   

 

       

VIII.1

Marie PESULIMA
She lives in Jakarta.
   

 

       

VIII.2

Julianus (Uli) PESULIMA
Not married.
 

 

        VII.2
  Aunt Panci Leatemia-Pesulima
Fransina (aunt Panci) PESULIMA
She was born in Soya on 26 February 1926, she died in Almelo, the Netherlands, on 28 January 2003.
She was married in ... on ... to Melkianus (Mickey) LEATEMIA. He was born Purworejo on 3 May 1925, son of Petrus LEATEMIA and Jochbed LUHULIMA, both from Saparua. Uncle Mickey died in Almelo on 4 December 2004, 79 years old. Buried Wierden 8 December 2004.

Aunt Panci was, as far as I know, the only Pesulima living in the Netherlands that was born in Soya.
Aunt Panci and uncle Mickey had no children, but they did take care for a long time for other children.
 

 

        VII.3
Oma Di
  Oma Di Pesulima-Soplanit
Jacob (uncle Kokong) PESULIMA
He was born in ... on ... .
Married to Dina SOPLANIT. She was born in ... on ... .

Nine children:
   

 

       

VIII.1

Jance PESULIMA
Married to Christina (Tien) SULILATU. Two children:
   

 

       

 

IX.1
  Flora Pesulima
Adriana (Flora) PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Jacqueline PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.2

Simon PESULIMA
Married to Naomi PATTILEUW, daughter of ... PATTILEUW and ... REHATTA.
   

 

       

 

IX.1 René PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Franklin (Franko) PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Redsky PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.3

Anika PESULIMA
She is married to Abinadab (Daatje) REHATTA.
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Willem REHATTA
   

 

       

VIII.4

 
  Bennie Pesulima and his daughter Senthia at ... .
Bernardus (Bennie) PESULIMA
He was born in ... on ... . Married to Caroline (Nell) SAIMIMA, she was born in ... on 16 May 1959. The family lives in Lateri.

Three or four children:
   

 

       

 

IX.1
 
  Sterland Pesulima
Sterland PESULIMA
He was born in ... on 26 August 1987.
   

 

       

 

IX.2
 
  Shentia Meirliand Pesulima
Shentia Meirliand (Senthia) PESULIMA
She was born in ... on 26 May 1986.
   

 

       

 

IX.3
 
  Voller Pesulima
Voller PESULIMA
He was born in ... on 6 September 1991.
   

 

       

VIII.5

Erlina PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.6

Dora PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.7

Johanis PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.8

Maria PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.9

Anthoinetta PESULIMA

Uncle Nanu Pesulima (left) and uncle Oken Pesulima (in the front) together with the former raja late René Rehatta of Soya (right) and his wife. The picture was taken during the Cuci Negeri, the claenup of the country. Picture used with permission of and made available by miss Rita Rehatta. Photographer and year unknown.

 

 

        VII.4 Melanius (uncle Nanu) PESULIMA
Not married.
 

 

        VII.5 Antji PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . She died in Soya on ... . She was married to Adrian TAMTELAHITU. Three children:
   

 

       

VIII.1

Elisa TAMTELAHITU
   

 

       

VIII.2

Anthoinetta TAMTELAHITU
   

 

       

VIII.3

Leonora TAMTELAHITU
 

 

        VII.6 Jorgen (Oken) PESULIMA
1) Related to Mitjie PATTY. One child from this relation.
2) Married to Hermina REHATTA. Four children from this marriage.
   

 

       

VIII.1

Fransina PATTY
   

 

       

VIII.2

Marets PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.3

Jongky PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.4

Imelda PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.5

Johnny PESULIMA
 

 

        VII.7 Paulina (Inya) PESULIMA
She was born in ... on ... , she died in ... on ... (before 1984).
Married to Alfaris SOPLANIT. Four children:
   

 

       

VIII.1

Jomima SOPLANIT
   

 

       

VIII.2

Leentje SOPLANIT
   

 

       

VIII.3

Julius SOPLANIT
   

 

       

VIII.4

Gijsberth SOPLANIT
 

 

        VII.8 Gustaf (uncle Uta) PESULIMA
Married to Jacoba (Coba) LATUPEIRISSA, daughter of ... (Nono) LATUPEIRISSA and Juul REHATTA. Children:
   

 

       

VIII.1

Erna PESULIMA
Married to Frits REHATTA. One child:
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Harvey REHATTA
   

 

       

VIII.2

 
  Eky Pesulima
Elkena (Eky) PESULIMA
He was born in ... on 16 April ... . Married to ... .
Children:
   

 

       

 

IX.1
 
  Maya Pesulima
   
Maya PESULIMA
She was born in Soya on 22 August ... . She lives in Ambon.
   

 

       

 

IX.2
 
  Rowan Pesulima
   
Rowan PESULIMA
He was born in ... on 29 February 1992. He lives in ... .
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Andre PESULIMA
He was born in ... on ... . He lives in ... .
   

 

       

VIII.3

Antjie PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Rita PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.4

Bouman PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.5

John PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.6

Suzan PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.7

Andrien PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.8

Fransina PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.9

Adolf PESULIMA

 

        VI.2 Abigail (Uteh) PESULIMA
She was married to Daantje SAPTENNO.
Ten children:
 

 

        VII.1 Maria PESULIMA
 

 

        VII.2 Afia (Afi, Nya) PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.1

Augustina PESULIMA
Married to Josua WALAKULA. Children:
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Refy WALAKULA
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Hendrik WALAKULA
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Rofina WALAKULA
   

 

       

VIII.2

Alfred PESULIMA
Married to Maritjie (Tji) TUHUMURY
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Maartje PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Rofina PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Jacob PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.4 Ebigail PESULIMA
Born in ... on 18 August 1980. She was married to ...
   

 

       

VIII.3

Augustinus PESULIMA
Married to Sri (from Java).
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Richard PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Abigail (Jani) PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Judy PESULIMA

Opa Soleman together with his grandchildren on this beautiful photo. We would very much like to know the names of the grandchildren present on this picture. Please mail us. Waiting for permission from Joanny F. Maryorie Pesulima to use this photo. The picture was made by ... on ... 2009.

 

 

        VII.3 Soleman (uncle Oleng) PESULIMA
He was born in Soya on 26 July 1915, he died in ... on 10 August 2009, being 94 years old. Married to Albarthina (aunt Abba) REHATTA. She was born in ... on ... , she died in ... on ... .
They lived in Seruang (part of Soya).
Five children:
   

 

       

VIII.1

Juliana PESULIMA
Died young.
   

 

       

VIII.2

Martha PESULIMA
Died young.
   

 

       

VIII.3

Anna Johanna (Joke, Jo) PESULIMA
She is married to Wijnand HITIAHUBESSY.
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Leny HITIAHUBESSY
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Roeland HITIAHUBESSY
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Willem HITIAHUBESSY
   

 

       

 

IX.4 Leonora HITIAHUBESSY
   

 

       

 

IX.5 Helpy HITIAHUBESSY
   

 

       

 

IX.6 Benony HITIAHUBESSY
   

 

       

VIII.4

Jacob (Jopy) PESULIMA
He was born in ... on ... . He died in ... on ... 2006.
Married to Esterlina (Ester) MUSKITTA-LEKATOMPESSY. She was born in Mahia on ... .
Six children:
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Ronia Rosia PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Elias SOUHUWAT. Four children.
   

 

       

 

  X.1 Jacob Son Lefrans SOUHUWAT
   

 

       

 

  X.2 Jefry SOUHUWAT
   

 

       

 

  X.3 Raymond SOUHUWAT
   

 

       

 

  X.4 Erick SOUHUWAT
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Adrian A. PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Paulina SAPALETTE. Two children:
   

 

       

 

  X.1 Alfarencia Julian Marcelina PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

  X.2 Agnes Albarthina PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Marthen M. PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Viviana (Vivi) MANUPUTTY. Three children.
   

 

       

 

  X.1 Andreson PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

  X.2 Romega PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

  X.3 Diego Soleman PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

IX.4 Broery J. PESULIMA
Born in ... on ...
Not married.
   

 

       

 

IX.5
 
  Maryorie Pesulima
Joanny F. Maryorie PESULIMA
Born in ... on 24 June 1977. She lives in Soya.
Profession: Jurnalis dan Aktivis Perempuan dan Anak.
   

 

       

 

IX.6 Frederik Ch. PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Koce LAIMAHERIWA. Two children.
   

 

       

 

  X.1 Keren Theresya Marissa PESULIMA
   

 

       

 

  X.2 Almendo Jacob Hendrik PESULIMA
   

 

       

VIII.5

Marietje PESULIMA
Married to Andreas MUSKITTA
   

 

       

 

IX.1 Steven MUSKITTA
   

 

       

 

IX.2 Jeffry MUSKITTA
   

 

       

 

IX.3 Johanna MUSKITTA
   

 

       

 

IX.4 Marijke MUSKITTA
   

 

       

 

IX.5 Christin MUSKITTA
 

 

        VII.4 Frans SAPTENNO
 

 

        VII.5 Jonathan SAPTENNO
 

 

        VII.6 Rofina SAPTENNO
 

 

        VII.7 Naomi SAPTENNO
 

 

        VII.8 Nathaniel (Tanel) SAPTENNO
 

 

        VII.9 Dirk (Dicky) SAPTENNO
 

 

        VII.10 Esther SAPTENNO

 

      V.5 Louisa PESULIMA
Not married.

 

      V.6 Selviana PESULIMA
Married to Melchias MAILUHU, from Waiheru.

 

        VI.1 David MAILUHU
Died, lived in Soya.

 

        VI.2 Dominggus Matheus MAILUHU
Lived in Waiheru.

 

    IV.3 Johanis PESULIMA
[Kawin dan menetap di Rutong.]
Married to ... TELAPARY.

 

      V.1 Andrias PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to ... Maria MAKALPESSY.
Eight children:

 

        VI.1 Louisa (Lou?) PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Albert MATAHELUMUAL.

 

        VI.2 Hermina PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Simon MASPAITELLA.

 

        VI.3 Jecheskiel (Nyong) PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Neeltje MASPAITELLA.

 

        VI.4 Johanis (Tata) PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Margaretha Sara MASPAITELLA.

 

        VI.5 Jacob (Dayak) PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Jacoba MAKATITA.
 

 

        VII.1 Cosmus PESULIMA
He was born in ... on ... , he died in ... on .. March 2004. Married to Juliana Geertruida (Jul) LEIWAKABESSY, she was born in ... on ... 19.., daughter of ... and ... .
   

 

       

VIII.1

Ray Grand PESULIMA
Born in ... on 22 February 1980. Married to ... .
   

 

       

VIII.2

 
  Georgie Pesulima
Georgie PESULIMA
Born in ... on 28 June 1983. Married to ... she was born in ... on ... 19.., daughter of ... and ... .
Children: ...

 

        VI.6 Clara PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to 1) Ati BAMAN.She was married 2) to Nicolaas MASPAITELLA

 

        VI.7 Filip PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to Johanna MASPAITELLA.

 

        VI.8 Zadrach PESULIMA
Born in ... on ... . Married to ... . [Tidak kawin.]

 

 

         
This picture is made in 1987 in Soya, Ambon, in front of the Pesulima house. The room at the right is the guestroom. The man holding the child is Melianus (uncle Nanu) Pesulima. Behind him is Gustaf (uncle Uta) Pesulima. (He is married to Coba Latupeirissa.)
The person in the center of the picture with the sunglasses is Marc Gerritsen from Wierden, the Netherlands. The woman behind him (in the door opening) is Augustien Malawau-Teterissa. (Marc Gerritsen gave the photo to tante Panci Pesulima long time ago).
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