Geertje Bosman

23 November 1883–
Loppersum, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Geertje

When Geertje Bosman was born on 23 November 1883, in Loppersum, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Klaas Bosman, was 51 and her mother, Diena Schoonhoven, was 39. She married Jan Valk on 28 October 1906. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Jan Valk
1886–
Geertje Bosman
1883–
Marriage: 28 October 1906
Harm Valk
1907–
Klaus Valk
1909–1994
Elsien Valk
1913–1957

Spouse and Children

    Jan Valk

    Male1886–Male

    Female1883–Female

MARRIAGE
28 October 1906
children

(3)

    Harm Valk

    Male1907–Male

    Male1909–1994Male

    Elsien Valk

    Female1913–1957Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Martje Bosman

    Female1864–1885Female

    Female1866–1901Female

    Female1868–1940Female

    Jacob Bosman

    Male1870–1877Male

    Hendrik Bosman

    Male1873–1942Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 7

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 7

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a forester ( see Bosch ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geertje Bosman in entry for Elsien Valk, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Geertje Bosman in entry for Tammo Piet Cleij and Elsien Valk, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Geertje Bosman in entry for Klaas Valk, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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