Johanna Wilhelmina Bakker

17 May 1895–26 June 1978 (Age 83)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johanna Wilhelmina

When Johanna Wilhelmina Bakker was born on 17 May 1895, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Minne Pieter Bakker, was 36 and her mother, Johanna Willemina Beeuwkes, was 35. She married Arie Knollema on 19 April 1916, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 26 June 1978, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arie Knollema
Johanna Wilhelmina Bakker
Marriage: 19 April 1916
Petronella Johanna Knollema
Johanna Wilhelmina Knollema
Hendrik Knollema
Hermina Knollema
Alida Knollema
Annigje Maria (Mary Anne) Knollema
Martha Knollema

Spouse and Children

19 April 1916
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Jan Manus Petrus Beeuwkes




    Abraham Bakker


    Johanna Bakker


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 1

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for a baker, Dutch and Low German bakker. Compare English Baker .2 Norwegian: variant of Bakke , using a plural formation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johanna Knollema, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Johanna Bakker Knollema in household of Arie Knollema, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Johanna Bakker in entry for Hendrik Knollema, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"

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