Debora Heising

13 January 1890–14 August 1951 (Age 61)
Termunten, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Debora

When Debora Heising was born on 13 January 1890, in Termunten, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Habbe Heising, was 30 and her mother, Geertruida Muntinga, was 27. She married Johannes de Jonge on 25 October 1913, in Wedde, Groningen, Netherlands. She died on 14 August 1951, in Wedde, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 61.

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Johannes de Jonge
Debora Heising
Marriage: 25 October 1913

Spouse and Children

    Johannes de Jonge



25 October 1913
Wedde, Groningen, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings




    Jarko Jan Heising


    Grietje Heising


World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 9

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 14

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 24

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with heida ‘heath’, ‘open field’ or heit ‘nature (of a person)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Debora Heising, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Debora Heising, "Netherlands Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Debora Heising, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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