Fokeltje Sijbrens Elgersma

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

The Life 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 Wybrandi
1890–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1874
children

(8)

    Aagje Wijbrandi

    Female1875–1938Female

    Geertje Wybrandi

    Female1876–Female

    Female1880–1954Female

    Male1881–1969Male

    Siebren Wybrandi

    Male1884–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Sijbren Fetzes Elgersma

    Male1829–1861Male

    Aagje Jans Wijnia

    Female1832–1856Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1851–1936Female

    Gerbrig Sijbrens Elgersma

    Female1853–1916Female

    Trijntje Sijbrens Elgersma

    Female1855–1900Female

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 (3)

  • 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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