Jilte Zaagman

1 June 1861–31 March 1936 (Age 74)
Startenhuizen, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Jilte

When Jilte Zaagman was born on 1 June 1861, in Startenhuizen, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Willem Zaagman, was 33 and his mother, Jakomina Keizer, was 32. He married Jennie Kregel on 8 September 1883, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 31 March 1936, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jilte Zaagman
1861–1936
Jennie Kregel
1857–1937
Marriage: 8 September 1883
William Zaagman
1885–1885
Jennie Zaagman
1887–1890
Jennie Zaagman
1890–
Wilhelmina Zaagman
1892–1974
William Zaagman
1894–1970
John Zaagmen
1897–1950

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1936Male

    Jennie Kregel

    Female1857–1937Female

MARRIAGE
8 September 1883
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
children

(6)

    William Zaagman

    Male1885–1885Male

    Jennie Zaagman

    Female1887–1890Female

    Jennie Zaagman

    Female1890–Female

    Female1892–1974Female

    Male1894–1970Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Willem Zaagman

    Male1827–1896Male

    Jakomina Keizer

    Female1828–1905Female

siblings

(5)

    Jan (John) Zaagman

    Male1855–1921Male

    Agien Zaagman

    Female1858–1860Female

    Male1861–1936Male

    Elizabeth Zaagman

    Female1864–1934Female

    Agien Zaagman

    Female1867–1921Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863

Age 2

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Jilte Gaagman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Head J* Zaagmen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jilte Zaagman in entry for John Zaagman, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"

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