Antje Atsma herself has been officially acknowledged by Egbert Gerrits Huisman as her legitimate child when Egbert married her mother Hylkjen Ykes Atsma. Officially her name would have been Antje Huisman.
Antje remained unmarried, but gave birth to ast least 9 but possibly 11 children. She was assisted by mid wife Tjitske Arjens Burke who helped to give birth to all children.
When her father Egbert died, her mother married the much younger Jetze Baukes Schaafsma. He may have been the father of Antje Atsma's children, since he has been recorded in several instances as the partner of Antje.