Fokeltje Sijbrens Elgersma

6 August 1851–28 November 1936 (Age 85)
Lollum, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Fokeltje Sijbrens

When Fokeltje Sijbrens Elgersma was born on 6 August 1851, in Lollum, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Sijbren Fetzes Elgersma, was 21 and her mother, Aagje Jans Wijnia, was 18. She married Bauke Klazes Wijbrandi on 12 May 1874. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 28 November 1936, in Oosterend, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Bauke Klazes Wijbrandi
Fokeltje Sijbrens Elgersma
Marriage: 12 May 1874
Aagje Wijbrandi
Geertje Wybrandi
Gerbrig Baukes Wybrandi
Klaas Wijbrandi
Siebren Wybrandi
Ruurd Wybrandi
Geertje Wybrandi
Jan Baukes Wybrandi

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
Age 12
The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
Age 39
Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Ellger, Agilger, composed of the elements agil ‘point (of a sword)’ + gēr ‘spear’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (42)

  • Fokeltje Elgersma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Fokeltje Elgersma in entry for Siebren Wybrandi and Gesina Jikka van der Veen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Fokeltje Elgersma in entry for Yme Vellenga and Trijntje Tiemersma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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