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
1852–1890
Fokeltje Sijbrens Elgersma
1851–1936
Marriage: 12 May 1874
Aagje Wijbrandi
1875–1938
Geertje Wybrandi
1876–
Gerbrig Baukes Wybrandi
1880–1954
Klaas Wijbrandi
1881–1969
Siebren Wybrandi
1884–
Ruurd Wybrandi
1886–
Geertje Wybrandi
1888–
Jan Baukes Wybrandi
1890–1966

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1853
Age 2
Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863
Age 12
The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1890
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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