Popko Van Bolhuis

15 April 1859–12 July 1907 (Age 48)
Midwolde, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Popko

When Popko Van Bolhuis was born on 15 April 1859, in Midwolde, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Albert van Bolhuis, was 42 and his mother, Dietje de Noord, was 25. He married Trijntje Groenmeijer on 26 May 1888, in Aduard, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 July 1907, in Den Ham, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 48.

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Popko Van Bolhuis
Trijntje Groenmeijer
Marriage: 26 May 1888
Albert Van Bolhuis
Harke "Harry" van Bolhuis
van Bolhuis
Diana Van Bolhuis
Pieter Van Bolhuis
Geertje Van Bolhuis
Pieter van Bolhuis
Elsina (" Alice") Van Bolhuis

Spouse and Children

26 May 1888
Aduard, Groningen, Netherlands


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 11

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 14

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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  • Popko Van Bolhuis, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Popko van Bolhuis, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Popke van Bolhuis, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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