Jan Slink

Male29 April 1892–16 August 1969

Brief Life History of Jan

When Jan Slink was born on 29 April 1892, in Wildervank, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Willem Slink, was 20 and his mother, Swaantje Sterenborg, was 21. He married Margaretha Uitvlugt on 24 July 1915, in Wildervank, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 16 August 1969, in Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Jan Slink
1892–1969
Margaretha Uitvlugt
1891–
Marriage: 24 July 1915
Swaantje Slink
1916–
Saartje Slink
1920–
Maria Slink
1923–
Willem Slink
1921–1921

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jan Slink - Government record: Marriage record or certificate: birth-name: Jan Slink

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1915Wildervank, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention

    Age 7

    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 12

    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.

    1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

    Age 22

    During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (Angus): nickname from Middle English spink ‘chaffinch, finch’ (probably of imitative origin), bestowed on account of some fancied resemblance to the bird. Compare Pink .

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

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