Janna Jager

Female19 March 1797–2 May 1839

Brief Life History of Janna

When Janna Jager was born on 19 March 1797, in Heteren, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Derck Jager, was 50 and her mother, Hendrijna van Reeden, was 32. She married Jan Willem Jansen on 19 February 1815, in Hemmen, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. She died on 2 May 1839, in her hometown, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Jan Willem Jansen
Janna Jager
Marriage: 19 February 1815
Derk Jansen
Neulke Elizabeth Jansen
Jan Jerfaas Jansen
Hendrina Janssen
Sandrijna Jansen
Hermina Jansen
Jan Hendrik Jansen
Gerritje Jansen
Hendrika Jansen
Johanna Jansen
Cornelis Jansen
Johanna Jansen
Maria Jansen
Jan Willem Jansen

Sources (46)

  • Marriage Record of Jan Jerfaas Jansen & Stintje Blotenburg M. 1874
  • Johanna ter Maat in entry for Jan Hendrik Jansen and Harmina Maria Ordelman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Janna Jager, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1815Hemmen, Gelderland, Netherlands
  • Children (15)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (4)


    Age 2

    The United East India Company is liquidated.


    Age 16

    The Dutch defeated the French.

    1813 · Netherlands Regains Independence

    Age 16

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Bernhard, Dieter, Gunter, Hans, Irmgard, Kurt, Wilhelm, Wolfgang.

    German (also Jäger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic; Jäger); Dutch: occupational name for a hunter, from Middle High German jeger(e), Middle Low German jeger(e), Middle Dutch jagher ‘hunter’. See also Jaeger , compare Yager and Yauger .

    Slovenian; Slovak (mainly Jáger, also Jäger): occupational name for a hunter, from jager (Slovak jáger), a colloquial loanword from Middle High German (see Jaeger ). This surname is also found in Czechia (also Jáger) and Croatia. Compare Yager .

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

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