Jan Hendriks Meibos

14 February 1872–14 November 1936 (Age 64)
Oudeschoot, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Jan Hendriks

When Jan Hendriks Meibos was born on 14 February 1872, in Oudeschoot, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Jans Meibos, was 31 and his mother, Iebeltje de Haan, was 23. He married Gertrude Hermina Bekker on 25 July 1902, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910 and Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1930. His occupation is listed as farmer in West Warren, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 14 November 1936, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jan Hendriks Meibos
Gertrude Hermina Bekker
Marriage: 25 July 1902
Jennie Gertrude Meibos
Ebertha Hermina Meibos
Alida Hendrika Meibos
Sadie Jennie Meibos
Hermina Gertruida Meibos
John Henry Meibos Jr
Henry John Meibos
Edward Bert Meibos
Joseph Hyrum Meibos

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1902Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 18
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    As a boy's name this represents a revival of Middle English Jan, a by‐form of John , or an adoption of the common European form with this spelling. As a girl's name it is a short form of names such as Janet and Janice .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Missionary Service in the Netherlands

    Friday, September 1, 1899, Brother Jan Hendrick Meibos of Amsterdam was ordained an Elder by President Alfred L. Farrell and set apart as a full time missionary and assigned to labor in the Armhern Co …

    Sources (38)

    • Johny H Meibos in entry for Hermina Gertruida Meibos, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Henry Meibos, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • John H Holland in entry for Don Henry Butler and Sadie Janie Meibos, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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