Jantje Dikken

9 April 1864–12 November 1954 (Age 90)
Wanneperveen, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Jantje

Jantje Dikken was born on 9 April 1864, in Wanneperveen, Overijssel, Netherlands. She married Gerhardus Hendrikus Plaggemars on 2 February 1889, in Wanneperveen, Overijssel, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 12 November 1954, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Gerhardus Hendrikus Plaggemars
1863–1940
Jantje Dikken
1864–1954
Marriage: 2 February 1889
Wilhelmina Plaggemars
1890–
Egbert Plaggemars
1891–1964
Grietje Plaggemars
1894–1896
Grietje Geertruida Plaggemars
1896–
Willem Hendrik Plaggemars
1902–1943

Spouse and Children

    Gerhardus Hendrikus Plaggemars

    Male1863–1940Male

    Female1864–1954Female

MARRIAGE
2 February 1889
Wanneperveen, Overijssel, Netherlands
children

(5)

    Wilhelmina Plaggemars

    Female1890–Female

    Male1891–1964Male

    Grietje Plaggemars

    Female1894–1896Female

    Grietje Geertruida Plaggemars

    Female1896–Female

    Willem Hendrik Plaggemars

    Male1902–1943Male

World Events (8)

1865 · Construction of the North Sea Canal

Age 1

After the Noordhollandsch Kanaal proved inadequate after several decades, it was decided that a new canal was necessary. Digging began at Breesaap on March 8, 1865. Working conditions were considered horrible: manual labor workers lived in manmade huts and were exposed to diseases, alcohol abuse, and fighting. King William III of the Netherlands officially opened the North Sea Canal on November 1, 1876 The canal is 15 miles long (25 km) and connects to the North Sea by Ijmuiden (a port city in North Holland). It is now considered a vital part of the Western Netherlands' groundwater management system.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 6

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 26

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from a pet form of the personal name Dick .

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

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