Ruurdtje Jarigs Leenstra

31 March 1893–
Wommels, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Ruurdtje Jarigs

When Ruurdtje Jarigs Leenstra was born on 31 March 1893, in Wommels, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Jaring Klaases Leenstra, was 24 and her mother, Tietje Aukes Bergsma, was 24. She married Rients Bakker on 24 April 1918, in Hennaarderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands.

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Rients Bakker
Ruurdtje Jarigs Leenstra
Marriage: 24 April 1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1918Hennaarderadeel, Friesland, Netherlands
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    World Events (8)

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention
    Age 6
    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 11
    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.
    Age 35
    Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    West Frisian and Dutch: variant of Feenstra .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Ruurdtje Leenstra, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
    • Ruurdtje Leenstra, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
    • Ruurdtje Leenstra, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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