Bencina De Boer

1863–28 September 1949 (Age 86)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Bencina

Bencina De Boer was born in 1863, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands as the daughter of Simon de Boer. She married Jan Heersma about 1890, in Netherlands. She died on 28 September 1949, in her hometown, at the age of 86.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jan Heersma
Bencina De Boer
Marriage: about 1890

Spouse and Children

about 1890

Parents and Siblings

    Simon de Boer




World Events (8)


Age 0

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1865 · Construction of the North Sea Canal

Age 2

After the Noordhollandsch Kanaal proved inadequate after several decades, it was decided that a new canal was necessary. Digging began at Breesaap on March 8, 1865. Working conditions were considered horrible: manual labor workers lived in manmade huts and were exposed to diseases, alcohol abuse, and fighting. King William III of the Netherlands officially opened the North Sea Canal on November 1, 1876 The canal is 15 miles long (25 km) and connects to the North Sea by Ijmuiden (a port city in North Holland). It is now considered a vital part of the Western Netherlands' groundwater management system.

Age 27

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Bencina.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.