Jan Bramer

16 October 1882–19 December 1963 (Age 81)
Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Jan

When Jan Bramer was born on 16 October 1882, in Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Gerhardus Bramer, was 41 and his mother, Anna Maria Schmale, was 36. He married Hendrina Hendrika van Loo on 21 April 1909, in Delfland, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 19 December 1963, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 81.

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Jan Bramer
Hendrina Hendrika van Loo
Marriage: 21 April 1909
Hendrina Hendrika Bramer

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World Events (8)

Age 8
Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands
Age 8
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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

1 German: topographic name in the south for someone who lived where brambles grew ( see Brahm 3).2 German (Brämer): variant of Bremer .3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a janitor, Yiddishized form of Polish bramarz.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Jan Bramer, "Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952"
  • Jan Bramer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Jan Bramer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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