Harmke Werkman

29 November 1890–
Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Harmke

When Harmke Werkman was born on 29 November 1890, in Drenthe, Netherlands, her father, Lammert Werkman, was 30 and her mother, Trijntje Santing, was 29. She married Harmannus Wessels on 18 November 1909, in Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Harmannus Wessels
1885–1920
Harmke Werkman
1890–
Marriage: 18 November 1909
Wessels
1909–1909
Wessels
1910–1910
Luchina Wessels
1911–1911
Trijntje Wessels
1911–1911
Trijntje Wessels
1912–1919
Lammert Wessels
1916–1946

Spouse and Children

    Harmannus Wessels

    Male1885–1920Male

    Female1890–Female

MARRIAGE
18 November 1909
Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands
children

(6)

    Wessels

    Male1909–1909Male

    Wessels

    Male1910–1910Male

    Luchina Wessels

    Female1911–1911Female

    Trijntje Wessels

    Female1911–1911Female

    Trijntje Wessels

    Female1912–1919Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1860–1943Male

    Trijntje Santing

    Female1861–1937Female

siblings

(7)

    Anna Werkman

    Female1887–Female

    Aaltje Werkman

    Female1888–Female

    Female1890–Female

    Female1892–Female

    Trijntje Werkman

    Female1895–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 9

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 14

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1922

Age 32

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

German (Werkmann): occupational name for a craftsman, artisan, or builder, from Middle High German wërcman.

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Harmke Werkman - Government record: birth-name: Harmke Werkman

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