Jacob Jacobs Braaksma

October 1786–1 November 1841 (Age 55)
Dantumawoude, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Jacob Jacobs

When Jacob Jacobs Braaksma was born in October 1786, in Dantumawoude, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Jacob Jelkes Braaksma, was 58 and his mother, Folke Douwes Feddema, was 41. He married Saapke Roelofs Hoogstra on 15 October 1811, in Raard, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 November 1841, in Akkerwoude, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Jacobs Braaksma
1786–1841
Saapke Roelofs Hoogstra
1791–1862
Marriage: 15 October 1811
Roelof Jacobs Braaksma
1813–1895
Jacob Jacobs Braaksma
1816–1816
Folkje Jacobs Braaksma
1817–1902
Jacob Jacobs Braaksma
1819–1820
Jacob Jacobs Braaksma
1822–1906
Sybren Jacobs Braaksma
1825–1896
Sybrigje Jacobs Braaksma
1827–1864
Grietje Jacobs Braaksma
1830–1832

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1811
Raard, Friesland, Netherlands
children

(8)

    Roelof Jacobs Braaksma

    Male1813–1895Male

    Jacob Jacobs Braaksma

    Male1816–1816Male

    Folkje Jacobs Braaksma

    Female1817–1902Female

    Jacob Jacobs Braaksma

    Male1819–1820Male

    Male1822–1906Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1788

Age 2

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1793

Age 7

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.
1813

Age 27

The Dutch defeated the French.

Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived by a piece of wasteland or newly cultivated land, from Frisian, Dutch braak ‘fallow’, ‘waste’ + Frisian ma ‘man’. Compare Brach .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jakob Jakobs, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jakob Jakobs, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jacob Jacobs Braaksma in entry for Roelof Jacobs Braaksma and Bijtske Fokkes van Hijum, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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