Frederik Jan Solkes

1887–1948 (Age 61)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Frederik Jan

When Frederik Jan Solkes was born on 13 February 1887, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Frederik Jan Solkes, was 38 and his mother, Femia Lucretia Niederlander, was 27. He married Alida Jacoba Boom on 14 October 1915, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 9 October 1948, in his hometown, at the age of 61.

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Frederik Jan Solkes
Alida Jacoba Boom
Marriage: 14 October 1915

Spouse & Children

14 October 1915
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Frederik Jan Solkes


  • Femia Lucretia Niederlander




  • Frederika Jeanne Solkes


  • Male1887–1948Male

  • Male1889–1945Male

  • Jan Martinus Jeremias Solkes


  • Anna Hendrika Sophia Solkes


World Events (8)


Age 3

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1895 · Museum Willet-Holthuysen

Age 8

Louisa Holthuysen, owner of a prestigious house she had inherited from past generations, bequeathed the property to the city of Amsterdam at the time of her passing. Her only request was that the building, and its contents, become a museum known by the name of Willet-Holthuysen. The building remains open to the public, and contains many decorative paintings (including some of unknown origin).
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 17

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

English: variant of Foulks .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frederik Jan Solkes, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Frederik Jan Solkes, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Frederik Jan Solkes, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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