Jeltje Jacoba Maat

26 September 1888–6 February 1949 (Age 60)
Opsterland, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Jeltje Jacoba

When Jeltje Jacoba Maat was born on 26 September 1888, in Opsterland, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Berend Maat, was 37 and her mother, Froukjen Posthuma, was 35. She married Herman Gerard Engeltjes on 4 September 1912, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands. She died on 6 February 1949, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Herman Gerard Engeltjes
Jeltje Jacoba Maat
Marriage: 4 September 1912

Spouse and Children

    Herman Gerard Engeltjes



4 September 1912
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Berend Maat


    Froukjen Posthuma




World Events (8)


Age 2

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 2

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Maat, a short form of Mathias ( see Matthew ) or, with loss of -r-, of Martin .

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

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  • Jeltje Jacoba Maat, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jeltje Jacoba Maat, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jeltje Jacoba Maat, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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