Okke Van Solkema

1871–1944 (Age 73)
Echten, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Okke Van

Okke Van Solkema was born on 10 December 1871, in Echten, Friesland, Netherlands as the son of Martje Bouwes Van Solkema. He married Jantje van der Veer on 20 May 1897, in Hemelumer Oldeferd, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 31 December 1944, at the age of 73.

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Okke Van Solkema
Jantje van der Veer
Marriage: 20 May 1897
Bouwe van Solkema
Wabe van Solkema

Spouse & Children

  • Male1871–1944Male

  • Jantje van der Veer


20 May 1897
Hemelumer Oldeferd, Friesland, Netherlands


  • Bouwe van Solkema


  • Wabe van Solkema


Parents & Siblings

  • Martje Bouwes Van Solkema




World Events (8)


Age 2

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Line

Age 2

Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.
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.

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Sources (3)

  • Okke van Solkema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Okke van Solkema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Okke van Solkema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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