Geert Jans Sterenborg

Male3 April 1865–30 July 1941

Brief Life History of Geert Jans

When Geert Jans Sterenborg was born on 3 April 1865, in Onstwedde, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Jan Geerts Sterenborg, was 61 and his mother, Hindertje Jans Eerenst, was 21. He married Zwaantje Berends Volders on 23 August 1888, in Onstwedde, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 30 July 1941, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Geert Jans Sterenborg
1865–1941
Zwaantje Berends Volders
1866–1951
Marriage: 23 August 1888
Fennechien Sterenborg
1889–1954
Hindertje Sterenborg
1891–1919
Jan Sterenborg
1893–1973
Berend Sterenborg
1895–1954
Jan Hidde Sterenborg
1897–1976
Geertruida Sterenborg
1899–1949
Janna Sterenborg
1901–1994
Nanne Sterenborg
1904–1985

Sources (2)

  • Geert Sterenborg in entry for Hindertje Sterenborg, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Geert Sterenborg in entry for Fennechien Sterenborg, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1888Onstwedde, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · Amstel Brewery

    Age 5

    Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

    1873

    Age 8

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

    1890

    Age 25

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    Name Meaning

    form of Gerhard .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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