Fedde Jacobs Braaksma

1772–4 February 1850 (Age 78)
Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Fedde Jacobs

When Fedde Jacobs Braaksma was born in 1772, in Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Jacob Jelkes Braaksma, was 44 and his mother, Folke Douwes Feddema, was 27. He married Maaike Harmens Nicolai on 28 June 1807, in Dantumawoude, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 4 February 1850, in Akkerwoude, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 78.

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Fedde Jacobs Braaksma
Maaike Harmens Nicolai
Marriage: 28 June 1807
Ytje Feddes Braaksma
Jacob Feddes Braaksma

Spouse and Children

28 June 1807
Dantumawoude, Friesland, Netherlands


    Ytje Feddes Braaksma


    Jacob Feddes Braaksma


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World Events (6)


Age 8

A four year war with England was fought.

Age 16

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Age 21

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived by a piece of wasteland or newly cultivated land, from Frisian, Dutch braak ‘fallow’, ‘waste’ + Frisian ma ‘man’. Compare Brach .

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

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