Nicolaas Freher

1748–18 August 1804 (Age 56)
Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname

The Life of Nicolaas

When Nicolaas Freher was born in 1748, in Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname, his father, Nikolaas Freher, was 34 and his mother, Philippa Johanna L Espinasse, was 33. He married Johanna Verspijck on 1 September 1772, in Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 August 1804, in Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Nicolaas Freher
1748–1804
Johanna Verspijck
Marriage: 1 September 1772
Philippa Freher
1773–
Susanna Catharina Freher
1774–
Leonard Theodoor Freher
1777–
Nicolaas Hendrik Philip Freher
1779–1826

Spouse and Children

    Male1748–1804Male

    Johanna Verspijck

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
1 September 1772
Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands
children

(4)

    Philippa Freher

    Female1773–Female

    Susanna Catharina Freher

    Female1774–Female

    Leonard Theodoor Freher

    Male1777–Male

    Nicolaas Hendrik Philip Freher

    Male1779–1826Male

Parents and Siblings

    Nikolaas Freher

    Male1714–1782Male

    Philippa Johanna L Espinasse

    Female1715–1758Female

siblings

(4)

    Henri Freher

    Male1744–Male

    Male1748–1804Male

    Mattheus Freher

    Male1755–Male

    Sara Petronella Freher

    Female1756–Female

World Events (4)

1780

Age 32

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

Age 40

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

Age 45

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss: metronymic from the female personal name Frene or an occupational name meaning ‘bondsman of a woman called Frene’. The name is testified in old documents as the name of St. Verena of Zurzach in Aargau, Switzerland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nicolas Freher in entry for Nicolas Henry Philippe Freher and Jeanne Frederic Gerbaden, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Nicolas Freher in entry for Nicolas Henry Philippe Freher and Jeanne Frederic Gerbaden, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Nicolaas Freher in entry for Nicolaas Hendrik Philip Freher, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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