Josephine De Vries

20 November 1877–28 April 1969 (Age 91)
Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine De Vries was born on 20 November 1877, in Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter Sjoerd DeVries, was 35 and her mother, Trijnte Snijder, was 32. She died on 28 April 1969, at the age of 91.

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Pieter Sjoerd DeVries
Trijnte Snijder
Antje De Vries
George Sjoerd Pieters DeVries
Janke DeVries
Japke Devries
Barney Bernard Pieters De Vries
Japke Devries
Josephine De Vries
Grietje Grace De Vries
Renze de Vries
Renze de Vries
Klaasje Clara de Vries

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World Events (8)


Age 13

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

Age 13

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 27

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

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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  • Japkje de Vries, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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