Eva Maria Tjeerds Jager

Brief Life History of Eva Maria Tjeerds

When Eva Maria Tjeerds Jager was born on 9 September 1842, in Drachten, Smallingerland, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Tjeerd Jeens Jager, was 31 and her mother, Geertje Sipkes Wellinga, was 33. She married Hamke Keetlapper on 18 August 1866, in Smallingerland, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 10 September 1911, in Smallingerland, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Hamke Keetlapper
1841–1892
Eva Maria Tjeerds Jager
1842–1911
Marriage: 18 August 1866
William Kitler
1867–1940
Tjeerd Hamkes Keetlapper
1869–1873
Geertje Hamkes Keetlapper
1871–1934
Albertje Keetlapper
1873–1944
Tjeerd Hamkes Keetlapper
1876–1876
Jeltje Hamkes Keetlapper
1878–1878
Tjeerd Hamkes Keetlapper
1879–1879
Jeltje Hamkes Keetlapper
1880–1939
Bontje Hamkes Keetlapper
1883–1883

Sources (26)

  • Eva Jager in entry for Yuze Keetlapper and Jastje Heidenga, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Eva in entry for William Kitler, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"
  • Eva Maria Jager, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

World Events (7)

1853

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

1863

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

1870 · Amstel Brewery

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Bernhard, Dieter, Gunter, Hans, Irmgard, Kurt, Wilhelm, Wolfgang.

German (also Jäger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic; Jäger); Dutch: occupational name for a hunter, from Middle High German jeger(e), Middle Low German jeger(e), Middle Dutch jagher ‘hunter’. See also Jaeger , compare Yager and Yauger .

Slovenian; Slovak (mainly Jáger, also Jäger): occupational name for a hunter, from jager (Slovak jáger), a colloquial loanword from Middle High German (see Jaeger ). This surname is also found in Czechia (also Jáger) and Croatia. Compare Yager .

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

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