Aukje Gjalts de Jong

25 October 1875–15 November 1951 (Age 76)
Franeker, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Aukje Gjalts

When Aukje Gjalts de Jong was born on 25 October 1875, in Franeker, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Gjalt Folkerts de Jong, was 28 and her mother, Jantje Jannes Mulder, was 26. She married Barend Abma on 25 May 1901, in Wonseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 15 November 1951, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Barend Abma
Aukje Gjalts de Jong
Marriage: 25 May 1901
Cornelis Abma
Jantje Abma
Marijke Abma
Haring Abma

Spouse and Children

25 May 1901
Wonseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands


    Cornelis Abma


    Jantje Abma


    Marijke Abma


    Haring Abma


Parents and Siblings

    Gjalt Folkerts de Jong


    Jantje Jannes Mulder




World Events (8)

1885 · The Wereldmuseum Rotterdam opens

Age 10

In 1885, the Geography and Ethnology museum opened as a result of increased exposure to other cultures within its borders and exploratory efforts into foreign lands. It changed its name later to the Wereldmuseum Rotterdam.

Age 15

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 23

"Built in 1898, the """"White House"""" standing at 43 meters tall, was Europe's first skyscraper. Somehow it survived German bombings in May 14 1940. The White House was added to the UNESCO world heritage list."

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aukje De Jong in entry for Cornelis Abma, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
  • Aukje de Jong in entry for Gjalt Abma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Aukje de Jong in entry for Hendrika Abma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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