Klaas Jongsma

30 May 1870–2 February 1949 (Age 78)
Dokkum, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Klaas

When Klaas Jongsma was born on 30 May 1870, in Dokkum, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Tjalling Klazes Jongsma, was 37 and his mother, Grietje Boersma, was 21. He married Foekje Van Boerum on 3 December 1907, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 4, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940 and World in 1940. He died on 2 February 1949, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Klaas Jongsma
Foekje Van Boerum
Marriage: 3 December 1907
Marguerite Charlotte Jongsma

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1907Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · The Amnesty Act
    Age 2
    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 24
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Cornelus, Harm, Hendrik.West Frisian and Dutch (mainly Groningen): cognate of Dutch De Jong , from a genitivized form of Jong + the Frisian suffix -ma ‘(one of the) men of’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    De Jong

    Sources (22)

    • Klaas Jongsma in entry for Marguerita Charllotta Jongsma, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Klaas Jongsma, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Klaas Jongsma, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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