Jacobus Post

12 April 1859–
Delft, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Jacobus

When Jacobus Post was born on 12 April 1859, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Leendert Adrianus Post, was 27 and his mother, Alida Cornelia Snel, was 28. He married Martina Wilhelmina van Doorn on 16 September 1904, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jacobus Post
1859–
Martina Wilhelmina van Doorn
1874–1920
Marriage: 16 September 1904
Post
1905–1905
Post
1905–1905
Alida Cornelia Post
Jacobus Post
1908–1953

Spouse and Children

    Male1859–Male

    Martina Wilhelmina van Doorn

    Female1874–1920Female

MARRIAGE
16 September 1904
Delft, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(4)

    Post

    Male1905–1905Male

    Post

    Female1905–1905Female

    Jacobus Post

    Male1908–1953Male

    Alida Cornelia Post

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    Leendert Adrianus Post

    Male1832–1909Male

    Alida Cornelia Snel

    Female1831–1903Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1859–Male

    Leendert Adrianus Post

    Male1861–1861Male

    Leendert Adrianus Post

    Male1862–1931Male

    Johanna Maria Post

    Female1864–Female

    Laurens Post

    Male1867–1867Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

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

Age 11

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.
1890

Age 31

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.2 North German: occupational name for a mounted messenger or courier Middle Low German post.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacobus Post, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Jacobus Post, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Jacobus Post, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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