Maria Petronella Janssen

4 September 1880–17 September 1955 (Age 75)
Ubbergen, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria Petronella

When Maria Petronella Janssen was born on 4 September 1880, in Ubbergen, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Johannes Janssen, was 41 and her mother, Theodora Otten, was 30. She died on 17 September 1955, in Ooij, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 75.

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Johannes Janssen
Theodora Otten
Maria Petronella Janssen
Cornelia A. W. Janssen
Johannes Wilhelmus Janssen

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Janssen


    Theodora Otten




World Events (8)


Age 10

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 10

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 24

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from Jan, a vernacular form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Petronella Janssen, "Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952"
  • Maria Petronella Janssen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Maria Petronella Janssen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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