Joannes Henricus Dijkman

Brief Life History of Joannes Henricus

When Joannes Henricus Dijkman was born on 13 August 1826, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Joannes Hermanus Dijkman, was 23 and his mother, Christina Margaretha Meij, was 27. He married Aaltje Ages on 7 March 1849, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 21 February 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joannes Henricus Dijkman
1826–1913
Aaltje Ages
1822–1863
Marriage: 7 March 1849
John Henry Dijkman
1845–1898
Johanna Alida Ages Dykman
1848–1849
Christina Margaretha Dijkman
1850–1851
Mary Alice Dykman
1852–1937
Henricus Christian Dykman
1854–1928
Johanna Maria Dijkman
1856–1857
Alida Cornelia Dykman
1857–1910
Christina Margaretha Dijkman
1859–1866
Johanna Maria Dijkman
1863–1863

Sources (52)

  • Indexed census record with image for John Dikeman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Indexed birth record with image for Alida Cornelia Dijkman, daughter of Joannes Henricus Dijkman, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Indexed marriage record for Maria Louisa Kissick and John H. Dykman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1838 · Natura Artis Magistra (Zoo)

The Natura Artis Magistra, also known as Artis, is the oldest Zoo in the Netherlands and among the oldest zoos in all of Europe. It is located in the center of Amsterdam. Gerard Westerman, J.W.H. Werlemann and J.J. Wijsmuller founded the Zoo in 1838, where it was initially open only to members. The zoo would become public in 1851. In addition to the typical Zoo fare, Artis also contains an aquarium, planetarium, arboretum, and a sizeable collection of art.

1852 · Bijbels Museum

The Bijbels (Biblical) Museum was founded in Amsterdam during 1852. Reverend Leendert Scouten laid the foundations for the museum with a scale model of the tabernacle. The museum is now home to rare exhibits, including the oldest printed Bible found in the Netherlands (from 1477).

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dich(e), dike ‘dike, earthwork’ + man ‘man’ (Old English dīc + mann), hence an occupational name for someone who worked at a ditch or dike, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or dike. See also Dyke and compare Dicker .

English: occupational name meaning ‘servant (Middle English man) of Dick ’.

Americanized form of Dutch Dijkman, see Dykman .

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

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Joannes Henricus Dykman

also known as John Henry was a ship builder in Amsterdam, Holland. He was born Aug. 13, 1826 to Joannes Henricus Dijkman and Margareth Meig. He married Aaltje (Olive) Ages on March 7, 1849. He came to …

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