Johannes Gerardus Sips

17 February 1862–8 April 1945 (Age 83)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes Gerardus

When Johannes Gerardus Sips was born on 17 February 1862, in Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands, his father, Godefridus Sips, was 35 and his mother, Anthonia Ligt, was 33. He married Pieternella Hendrika Braams on 21 November 1883, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 April 1945, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Gerardus Sips
1862–1945
Pieternella Hendrika Braams
1863–1931
Marriage: 21 November 1883
Godefridus Sips
1884–1884
Dirkje Anthonia Sips
1885–1895
Antonia Geertruida Sips
1888–1888
Johannes Martinus Sips
1890–1891
Martina Maria Sips
1894–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1883
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Godefridus Sips

    Male1826–1900Male

    Anthonia Ligt

    Female1828–1873Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1863 · Rotterdam Bank is completed

Age 1

"On May 16, 1863, Rotterdam Bank was founded by Marten Mees, and a handful of other businessmen. It became the main rival to the bank he founded years earlier. Rotterdam bank's founders emulated Britain�s """"Colonial Bank"""", to help alleviate the increasing need for borrowing in the Dutch East Indies."
1885 · The Wereldmuseum Rotterdam opens

Age 23

In 1885, the Geography and Ethnology museum opened as a result of increased exposure to other cultures within its borders and exploratory efforts into foreign lands. It changed its name later to the Wereldmuseum Rotterdam.

Name Meaning

Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary): occupational name for a musician, from Hungarian sípos ‘piper’, a derivative of síp ‘whistle’.

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

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