Fanny Dams

February 1853–
Germany

The Life of Fanny

Fanny Dams was born in February 1853, in Germany. She had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Gerrit John Hemmeke.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit John Hemmeke
1838–1923
Fanny Dams
1853–
Evert Edward Hemmeke
1875–1957
Hendrikje Hattie Hemmeke
1877–1957
Herman Hendrik Hemmeke
1879–1945
Johanna Jennie Hemmeke
1882–1915
Fenna Fannie Hemmeke
1885–
Gesiena Sena Hemmeke
1887–1962
John H. Hemmeke
1890–1890
"Sister" Geesje Grace Hemmeke
1891–
Frederick J Hanson
1895–1951
Hermiena Hemmeke
1898–

Spouse and Children

    Gerrit John Hemmeke

    Male1838–1923Male

    Female1853–Female

children

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1864

Age 11

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1890

Age 37

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 61

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.

Name Meaning

English and French: from Old French dame ‘lady’ (Latin domina ‘mistress’), originally a nickname for a foppish man or a title of respect for a widow. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a lady.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fanny Dams in entry for Herman Hemmeke and Anna Smith, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Fannie Dampr in entry for Cornelius J. Dornbos and Hattie Hemmeke, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Fannie Dance in entry for Fred Hanson and Edna M. Snow, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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