Jan Siemonsma

11 May 1902–3 December 1969 (Age 67)
Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Jan

When Jan Siemonsma was born on 11 May 1902, in Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Arjen Siemonsma, was 31 and his mother, Anna Jansdr. Rynja, was 29. He married Johanna Ligthart in 1927, in Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands. He died on 3 December 1969, at the age of 67.

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Jan Siemonsma
Johanna Ligthart
Marriage: 1927

Spouse and Children

Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Arjen Siemonsma


    Anna Jansdr. Rynja




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World Events (7)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 2

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 12

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Age 20

Dutch women get the vote.

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