Otto Groote

7 March 1899–13 March 1954 (Age 55)
Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Otto

When Otto Groote was born on 7 March 1899, in Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands, his father, Otto Groote, was 30 and his mother, Aaltje Doldersum, was 27. He married Trientje Eisinga on 25 April 1931, in Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 March 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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Otto Groote
Trientje Eisinga
Marriage: 25 April 1931
Jan Johannes Groote

Spouse and Children

25 April 1931
Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands


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World Events (7)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 5

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 15

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

Age 18

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Name Meaning

North German: variant of Groth .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Otto Groote, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Otto Groote, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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