Johannes Anthonius Derksen

9 July 1886–25 April 1945 (Age 58)
Renkum, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes Anthonius

When Johannes Anthonius Derksen was born on 9 July 1886, in Renkum, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrikus Derksen, was 41 and his mother, Hendrina Janssen, was 33. He married Lily Müller on 10 September 1919, in Salatiga, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 April 1945, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cimahi, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Anthonius Derksen
Lily Müller
Marriage: 10 September 1919
Alfred Derksen
Willy Derksen
Theodora Helena Derksen
Eduard Emil Derksen

Spouse and Children

10 September 1919
Salatiga, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia


Parents and Siblings



    Antonius Wilhelmus Derksen


    Wilhelmina Christina Derksen


    Johannes Theodorus Derksen


    Willemina Christina Cornelia Derksen


    Franciscus Antonius Derksen


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 4

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Derk .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Johannes Antonius Derksen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Johannes Antonius Derksen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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