Frederik Dirk Bosman

Male12 August 1806–4 April 1883

Brief Life History of Frederik Dirk

When Frederik Dirk Bosman was born on 12 August 1806, in Hummelo, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Bosman, was 26 and his mother, Derkjen ten Have, was 22. He married Garritjen Smeitink on 3 January 1844, in Hummelo, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 4 April 1883, in Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands, at the age of 76.

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Frederik Dirk Bosman
Garritjen Smeitink
Marriage: 3 January 1844
Derkje Bosman
Derkje Bosman
Hendrik Bosman
Hendrik Bosman
Grietje Bosman
Dina Megtelina Bosman
Fredrik Gerhard Bosman
Gerritjen Bosman

Sources (1)

  • Derk Bosman in entry for Gerrit Willem Roodheuvel and Derkje Bosman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1844Hummelo, Gelderland, Netherlands
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)


    Age 7

    The Dutch defeated the French.

    1813 · Netherlands Regains Independence

    Age 7

    In 1810, when Louis Bonaparte resigned from the throne, the Netherlands was annexed from the French. Finally in 1814, the Netherlands became sovereign and independent.


    Age 24

    Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Franz, Johann, Orlo, Otto.

    Dutch: from bos ‘wood’ + man ‘man’, a topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a wood (see Bosch , compare Bos 2). This surname (in any of the two possible senses; see also 2 below) is also established in South Africa. Compare also Bossman .

    Dutch: variant of Bos 1 + man ‘man’.

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

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