Grietje or Geertje Schepers

17 September 1849–
Smilde, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Grietje or Geertje

When Grietje or Geertje Schepers was born on 17 September 1849, in Smilde, Drenthe, Netherlands, her father, Lubbe Scheper, was 27 and her mother, Aaltje Jans Karst, was 21. She married Herm ten Napel on 31 July 1874, in Ambt Hardenberg, Overijssel, Netherlands.

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Family Time Line

Herm ten Napel
1850–1913
Grietje or Geertje Schepers
1849–
Marriage: 31 July 1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 July 1874
Ambt Hardenberg, Overijssel, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Lubbe Scheper

    Male1821–1886Male

    Aaltje Jans Karst

    Female1827–1875Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1849–Female

    Jan Schepers

    Male1851–Male

    Aafje Schepers

    Female1854–Female

    Henderkien Schepers

    Female1857–Female

    Marchje Schepers

    Female1860–1939Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1853

Age 4

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 14

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1890

Age 41

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Scheper .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Geertje Schepers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Geertje Schepers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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