Niesje Hendriks Wind

Female29 June 1792–25 October 1877

Brief Life History of Niesje Hendriks

When Niesje Hendriks Wind was born on 29 June 1792, in Sintjohannesga, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Hendrik Jans Wind, was 41 and her mother, Lijsbeth Jans Miggels, was 38. She married Jouke Johannes Akkerman on 25 May 1817, in Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 October 1877, in Rohel, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 85.

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Jouke Johannes Akkerman
Niesje Hendriks Wind
Marriage: 25 May 1817
Saakje Joukes AKKERMAN
Hendrik Joukes Akkerman
Johannes Joukes Akkerman
Jan Joukes Akkerman
Joukjen Joukes Akkerman

Sources (12)

  • Niesje Hendriks Wind in entry for Thijs Douwes Maat and Saakjen Joukes Akkerman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Niesje Hendriks Wind in entry for Hendrik Joukes Akkerman and Jeltje Jans de Jong, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Niesje Hendriks Wind in entry for Hendrik Akkerman and Geertje Hoogeboom, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1817Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.


    Age 3

    France and Napoleon conquered the Netherlands.


    Age 23

    Sunday observance in Netherlands was regulated by law.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Gerhard, Elfriede, Florian, Kajetan, Klaus, Kurt, Reinhold, Wilhelm.

    English (Durham): topographic name for someone who lived by a winding path, ascent, or stream, from Middle English wind (Old English (ge)wind). Alternatively, a nickname from Middle English wind, perhaps for someone who was as speedy as the wind (compare 2 below).

    German, Danish, and Dutch: nickname from Middle High German, Middle Dutch wint ‘wind’, Middle High German also ‘greyhound’, denoting a swift runner or a boaster, one who is full of wind.

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

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