Janke Abeles Wytsma

Female17 September 1824–14 April 1872

Brief Life History of Janke Abeles

When Janke Abeles Wytsma was born on 17 September 1824, in Oudeschoot, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Abele Eeltjes Wytsma, was 33 and her mother, Froukje Keimpes Slagter, was 30. She married Gerrit Sjoukes Tadema on 15 September 1850, in Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 14 April 1872, in Schoot, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 47.

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Gerrit Sjoukes Tadema
Janke Abeles Wytsma
Marriage: 15 September 1850
Gerrit Sjoukes Tadema
Levenloos kind
Froukje Gerrits Tadema
Abele Gerrits Tadema
Jan Gerrits Tadema
Trijntje Gerrits Tadema
Gerrits Tadema
Antje Gerrits Tadema
Janke Gerrits Tadema
Gaele Gerrits Tadema

Sources (20)

  • Janke Abeles Wytsma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Janke Abeles Wietsma in entry for Levenloos kind, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Janke Abeles Wytsma in entry for Gaele Tadema and Pietje Alberts Stuiver, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1850Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 6

    Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.


    Age 29

    Birth of Vincent van Gogh.


    Age 39

    The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

    Name Meaning

    West Frisian: patronymic, formed with the suffix -ma ‘(one of the) men of’, from the personal name Sytze, a pet form of Sigitet, composed of the ancient Germanic elements sig ‘victory’ and tait ‘happy’.

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

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