Gerrit Erenst Broekema

21 May 1778–
Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Gerrit Erenst

When Gerrit Erenst Broekema was born on 21 May 1778, in Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Erenst Gerrits Broekema, was 30 and his mother, Jetske Geerts, was 28. He married Ida Tjalling Wolthuis on 27 January 1805, in Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Erenst Broekema
1778–
Ida Tjalling Wolthuis
1783–1865
Marriage: 27 January 1805
Grietje Gerrits Broekema
1806–1877
Jetske Broekema
1808–
Erenst Gerrits Broekema
1810–
Cornelia Broekema
1810–
Erenst Gerrits Broekema
1811–
Tjalling Gerrits Broekema
1812–1813
Cornelia Gerrits Broekema
1813–1881
Pietertje Gerrits Broekema
1815–1885
Marchien Gerrits Broekema
1817–1855
Janna Gerrits Broekema
1820–1870
Itje Gerrits Broekema
1823–1882
Tjalling Gerrits Broekema
1826–1842
Hillechien Gerrits Broekema
1828–1858

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1780
Age 2
A four year war with England was fought.
1788
Age 10
An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1813
Age 35
The Dutch defeated the French.

Name Meaning

Frisian: unexplained.

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

Sources (29)

  • Gerrit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerrit Ernst Broekema in entry for Pietertje Broekema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerrit Erenst Broekema in entry for Tjalling Broekema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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