Tjipke Sijtses van der Werf


Brief Life History of Tjipke Sijtses

When Tjipke Sijtses van der Werf was born in 1816, in Birdaard, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Sytse Frederiks van der werf, was 30 and his mother, Aaltje Bokkes Wiersma, was 29. He married Eke Gerlofs Tilma on 23 May 1846, in Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Tjipke Sijtses van der Werf
Eke Gerlofs Tilma
Marriage: 23 May 1846
Gerlof van der Werff
Gelf van der Werf
Aaltje Werf
Jitske van der Werf
Sijtse van der Werf
Pier van der Werf

Sources (15)

  • Tjipke van der Werf, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Tjipke Sytses van der Werf in entry for Aaltje van der Werf, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Tjipke Sytses van der Werf, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1846Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)


    Age 14

    Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.


    Age 37

    Birth of Vincent van Gogh.


    Age 47

    The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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