Johannes Gerrit Klooster

17 March 1871–21 August 1964 (Age 93)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes Gerrit

When Johannes Gerrit Klooster was born on 17 March 1871, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit Klooster, was 39 and his mother, Theodora Hendrika Van Der Vorst, was 39. He married Helena Wilhelmina Adriana Hoffmann on 22 November 1894, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 21 August 1964, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Gerrit Klooster
Helena Wilhelmina Adriana Hoffmann
Marriage: 22 November 1894
Gerrit Klooster
Helena Klooster
Theodora Hendrika Klooster
Helena Theodora Hendrika Klooster

Spouse and Children

22 November 1894
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands



    Helena Klooster


    Theodora Hendrika Klooster


    Helena Theodora Hendrika Klooster


Parents and Siblings

    Gerrit Klooster


    Theodora Hendrika Van Der Vorst




    Hendrika Grietje Jeanne Susanna Klooster


    Gerrit Johannes Klooster


    Theodora Hendrika Klooster



    Dieuwertje Klooster


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1880 · Second Golden Age

Age 9

The period during the end of the 19th Century is often referred to as Amsterdam's Second Golden age. The industrial revolution began, new museums were built, and a railway station was constructed.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone living by or working in a monastery, Middle Dutch kloestere.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johannes Gerrit Klooster in entry for Helena Klooster, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Johannes Gerrit Klooster in entry for Helena Theodora Hendrika Klooster, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Johannes Gerrit Klooster in entry for Theodora Hendrika Klooster, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"

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