Gerhardus Harmanus Janzen

9 September 1857–4 November 1927 (Age 70)
Gorssel, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Gerhardus Harmanus

When Gerhardus Harmanus Janzen was born on 9 September 1857, in Gorssel, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Harmanus Janzen, was 28 and his mother, Johanna van der Meij, was 26. He married Petronella Siebenheller on 7 November 1888, in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands. He died on 4 November 1927, in Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 70.

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Gerhardus Harmanus Janzen
Petronella Siebenheller
Marriage: 7 November 1888

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7 November 1888
Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands

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World Events (8)


Age 6

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 13

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Age 33

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Jantzen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gerardus Hermanus Jansen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Gerhardus Hermanus Janzen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerhardus Hermanus Janzen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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