Pieter Sjabbes Mietus

4 April 1868–16 November 1943 (Age 75)
Menaldum, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Pieter Sjabbes

When Pieter Sjabbes Mietus was born on 4 April 1868, in Menaldum, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Sjabbe Pieters Mietus, was 25 and his mother, Janke Roelofs Zondervan, was 29. He married Hendrikje Berkenpas on 21 May 1891, in Menaldumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1888. In 1892, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as skipper in Menaldum, Friesland, Netherlands. He died on 16 November 1943, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Pieter Sjabbes Mietus
Hendrikje Berkenpas
Marriage: 21 May 1891
Janke Mietus
Grietje Mary Mietus
Aaltje or Alice Mietus
Charles P Mietus
Henry Peter Mietus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1891Friesland, Netherlands
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1870 · Amstel Brewery
    Age 2
    Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 22
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Polish Casimir, Bogdan, Bronislaw, Ewa, Stanislaw, Tadeusz, Wieslaw, Wladyslaw, Zdzislaw, Zophia.Polish (Miętus): from miętus ‘burbot’, either a nickname or a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman.

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

    Sources (35)

    • Peter Mietus, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Peter Mietus in entry for Henry Mietus and Thelma Dawson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Peter S. Mietus in entry for Hendrikje Berkenpas Mietus, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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