When Jan Noord Koning was born on 20 April 1837, in Oude Pekela, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Eeme Koning, was 31 and his mother, Geesien Willems Klei, was 31. He married Maria Korte on 25 May 1861, in Oude Pekela, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 January 1915, in Hoorn, Westerwolde, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 77.
Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Otto, Rainer.
Dutch; German (also Köning): from Middle Dutch coninc, Middle Low German konink ‘king’ (compare Koenig ), a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn name, or a nickname for someone who gave himself royal airs, or a status name for the head of a craftmen's guild, or a society of archers, or minstrels. Compare also De Koning and Koening .