Simon Dogger

4 July 1880–23 April 1961 (Age 80)
Den Helder, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Simon

When Simon Dogger was born on 4 July 1880, in Den Helder, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Simon Jacobs Dogger, was 35 and his mother, Margrita Hilberts Wijkman, was 35. He married Adriana Isabella Heesterman on 1 March 1905, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 23 April 1961, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 80.

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Simon Dogger
Adriana Isabella Heesterman
Marriage: 1 March 1905
Simon Dogger
Margaretha Dogger

Spouse and Children

1 March 1905
Delft, South Holland, Netherlands


    Simon Dogger


    Margaretha Dogger


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 10

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 10

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English cogge ‘small ship’, ‘cock boat’, Old French cogue, hence an occupational name for a boat or cog builder or, more likely, for a sailor or master of a cog.

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

Sources (3)

  • Simon Dogger, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Simon Dogger, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Simon Dogger, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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