Johannes Kleiman

17 August 1896–28 January 1959 (Age 62)
Koog aan de Zaan, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Johannes

When Johannes Kleiman was born on 17 August 1896, in Koog aan de Zaan, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Kleiman, was 35 and his mother, Emmetje Vink, was 32. He married Johanna Catharina Reuman on 12 July 1923, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 28 January 1959, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Kleiman
Johanna Catharina Reuman
Marriage: 12 July 1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1923Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention
    Age 3
    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.
    1903 · Railroad strikes in the Netherlands (1903)
    Age 7
    A labor dispute broke out among Amsterdam workers regarding union rights. Union membership was obligatory with certain companies, but this was not the case for some other employers. The strikes began in January of 1903 and quickly spread across the country. Workers fought for the right to organize into unions and have the freedom to implement strikes.
    1914 · WWI and the Netherlands
    Age 18
    During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Ari, Boruch, Shlomo, Shulem, Ephraim, Hyman, Irit, Izak, Mayer.Americanized form of North German Kleimann: topographic name for a farmer who worked on heavy clay soil (see Kleier ).Americanized form of German Kleimann: nickname from a shortened form of Kleinmann ‘small man’.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Johannes Kleiman in entry for Sn Kleiman, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
    • Johannes Kleiman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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