Trijntje Kuipers

8 October 1844–6 March 1929 (Age 84)
Scharmer, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Trijntje

When Trijntje Kuipers was born on 8 October 1844, in Scharmer, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Jan Harms Kuipers, was 42 and her mother, Aaltje Eppes Brakema, was 40. She married Tammo Kruiger on 11 January 1873, in Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 6 March 1929, in Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Tammo Kruiger
Trijntje Kuipers
Marriage: 11 January 1873
Elizabeth Kruiger
Elisabeth Kruiger
Jan Kruiger

Spouse and Children

11 January 1873
Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands


    Elizabeth Kruiger


    Elisabeth Kruiger


    Jan Kruiger


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 9

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 19

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 26

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Kuiper .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Trijntje Kuipers in entry for Jan Kruiger, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records" Death record 1927
  • Trijntje Kuipers in entry for Jan Kruiger, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records" Birth record 1878
  • Trijntje Kuipers in entry for Jan Kruiger and Anna Garmtdina Smit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records" Marriage record 1908

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