Antje Klases Terpstra

30 December 1897–before 2003 (Age 105)
Idaarderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Antje Klases

When Antje Klases Terpstra was born on 30 December 1897, in Idaarderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Klaas Terpstra, was 33 and her mother, Rinske Joukes Bijlsma, was 32. She died before 2003, in her hometown, at the age of 104.

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Klaas Terpstra
Rinske Joukes Bijlsma
Antje Klases Terpstra
Antje Klases Terpstra

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World Events (3)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention
Age 2
The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog
Age 7
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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands
Age 17
During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name denoting someone who lived on a terp, a prehistoric man-made mound built on lowlying land as a habitation site.

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

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