Johannes Hendricus Hensing

1 October 1843–24 June 1927 (Age 83)
Leiden, Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes Hendricus

When Johannes Hendricus Hensing was born on 1 October 1843, in Leiden, Holland, Netherlands, his father, Hendricus Hensing, was 30 and his mother, Elisabeth Helena van Maastricht, was 26. He married Helena Johanna Houps on 12 June 1867, in Leiden, Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 June 1927, in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 83, and was buried in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands.

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Johannes Hendricus Hensing
Helena Johanna Houps
Marriage: 12 June 1867
Hendricus Jacobus Hensing
Helena Maria Wilhelmina Hensing
Johannes Hendricus Hensing
Johanna Helena Hensing
Dirk Jacobus Hensing
Antonius Hendricus Hensing
Helena Geertruida Hensing
Jacobus Hendricus Hensing
Dirk Theodorus Hensing

Spouse and Children

12 June 1867
Leiden, Holland, Netherlands


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 20

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

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Bens(o).

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

Sources (3)

  • Johannes Hendricus Hensing in entry for Dirk Hensing, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
  • Johannes Hendricus Hensing in entry for Helena Geertruida Hensing, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
  • Johannes Hendricus Hensing in entry for Jacobus Hendricus Hensing, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"

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